Help fellow musicians protest canned ballet music

Ballet Company Replacing Musicians with Recordings Made in China

Dear friends and colleagues,

In June, 2008, the artistic staff of the Texas Ballet Theater traveled to Shanghai, paid $30,000 to the government of China and killed the jobs of AFM musicians. Then, two Board members of the ballet company were paid six-figure salaries, while the musicians were thrown out on the street.

The Texas Ballet Theater management is harming musicians, cheating it’s patrons and cheating it’s community. Onsite protests are taking place this week. You can download the flyer for the Dallas Local 72-147 action here. If you are outside of Dallas, you can help by using the link below.

Go to to add your voice to those who think that live music is an integral part of live performance!