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Board of Directors Minutes, Sep 24, 1953 - Sep 24, 1953

ID:
606-02-55
Abstract
Report on AGMA negotiations and prohibitive cost of hiring union choruses and vocal soloists. Recommendation of Ralph Colin that no contract with AGMA be signed. After much discussion, a motion was approved authorizing Management to sign a contract with AGMA in a form to be approved by the Managers acknowledging terms of jurisdiction of AGMA over soloists and choristers; Annual Meeting set for October 20; election of certain Officers, Directors and Members; financial reports on subscriptions, radio memberships,recording royalties and Friends' Fund; death of Maurice van Praag, orchestra personnel manager for 36 years; resignation of Boris Sokoloff and appointment of George E. Judd, Jr., as Assistant Manager; report on negotiations regarding closed circuit telecasts; engagement of new orchestra personnel; report on interest of James C. Petrillo, President of Local 802 of Musicians' Union, in a Federal Department of the Arts; sponsorship of Critics' Workshop under the American Symphony Orchestra League; authorization to print section of the President's and Treasurer's Annual Reports; General Resolution designating persons entitled to sign checks and transact business at National City Bank attached to minutes
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
Board of Directors Minutes, 24 Sep 1953 - 24 Sep 1953, Folder 606-02-55, Board of Directors Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.
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