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Happy New Year 2024

Congratulations to the 24-26 Board members: President & Primary Delegate: John Van Voris Vice President & Business Agent: Carmen Lookshire Secretary/Treasurer: Anna Lammly Recording Secretary/Assistant to the President: Diane Geddes At large Board Members: Elias Assimakopoulos Alex Atchley Joe Finn Bronte Roman Tony Schettino The slate of officers will be sworn in at our General […]

April is Jazz Appreciation Month!

  Jazz Appreciation Month  In recent years the museum’s jazz program stepped up its efforts in recognizing contributions of women in jazz, from the genre’s earliest development to present successes and challenges. Our work is far from being done and will continue to be an integral part of our ongoing effort as we delve into […]

Tommy Ippolito Music Scholarship 2021

To our Music Community: The Albany Musicians’ Association, Inc. announces the availability of the prestigious Tommy Ippolito Music Scholarship which is awarded to one or two talented instrumentalists and/or vocalists who are pursuing a college education in music (major or minor). THE APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 31, 2021. An application form is enclosed within. We […]

Congratulations to Albany Symphony on Grammy for Best Classical Instrumental Solo

63rd GRAMMY Awards THE GRAMMY GOES TO… David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony for Best Classical Instrumental Solo . The win was for violist Richard O’Neill’s solo in Christopher Theofanidis’ “Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra”recording made under the baton of Miller and backed by the Albany Symphony. The recording on the Albany Records label features […]

Membership Mtg Oct 21, 7 PM

Our next membership meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 21 at 7:00. The meeting will held online through or, on the telephone if you don’t have a camera or microphone on your computer. You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (872) 240-3212 Access Code: 561-602-045 New to GoToMeeting? […]

Transition: Neil C. Brown, Jr. President Emeritus

Dear fellow Local 14 members, It is with great sadness that I write to inform you that Local 14 President Emeritus Neil Brown passed away on Friday, August 7. Neil was a longtime pianist-member, Secretary/Treasurer, President of Local 14, and when I became President, he graciously volunteered to come back from retirement as Secretary/Treasurer. On […]

Tommy Ippolito Scholarship Awards 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 Tommy Ippolito Scholarship Awardees! Sam Hatfield from Burnt Hills/ Ballston Lake High School, a drummer who will be studying Commercial Music/Jazz Studies/Jazz Performance at Belmont University. Catherine Jantson from Bethlehem High School, a vocalist who will be studying Music Education at Ithaca College. William Han from Shenendehowa High School, a cellist […]