Dallas/Fort Worth Professional Musicians Association

Collective Bargaining Agreements

Casa Manana Theater – Fort Worth, Texas
Establishes the wages, fringe benefits and working conditions for the fifteen member Casa Manana Orchestra, which performs as the pit orchestra for theatrical musical productions presented by Casa Manana Theater in Fort Worth.

Dallas Chamber Orchestra – Dallas, Texas
Establishes the wages and working conditions for musicians performing with this orchestra in Dallas, directed by Ron Neal.

Dallas Opera Orchestra – Dallas, Texas
Establishes the wages, benefits and working conditions for 57 full time and 2 part time musicians performing as the in-house orchestra of The Dallas Opera during a 16 week season at the Whispear Opera House in Downtown Dallas. Emmanuel Villaume, Music Director/Conductor.

Dallas Summer Musicals – Dallas, Texas
Establishes the wages, fringe benefits and working conditions for the pit orchestra performing theatrical musicals at the State Fair Music Hall in Dallas.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra – Dallas, Texas
Establishes the wages, fringe benefits and working conditions for 82 full time musicians performing a 52 week season at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in downtown Dallas. Jaap Van Zweden, Music Director/Conductor.

Dallas Theater Center 2015-2019
Establishes the wages, fringe benefits and working conditions for all musicians performing services as pit musicians, for theatrical musical productions presented by the Dallas Theater Center.

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra – Fort Worth, Texas
Establishes the wages, fringe benefits and working conditions for 58 full time and 14 part time musicians performing a 46 week season that includes both classical and pops subscription concerts at Bass Hall in downtown Fort Worth, performing as the orchestra for the Fort Worth Opera and Fort Worth/Dallas Ballet, and the Fort Worth Chamber Orchestra series at Bass Hall. Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Music Director/Conductor.

Garland/Las Colinas/Arlington Symphony Orchestra – Garland, Texas
Establishes the wages and working conditions for musicians performing a season consisting of a series of six subscription concerts and at least two young people’s concerts each year with performances in Garland, Irving (Las Colinas), and Arlington. Robert Carter Austin, Music Director/Conductor.

Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra – Lawton, Oklahoma
Establishes the wages and working conditions for 24 full time and several more part time musicians performing 3 subscription concerts at McMahon Auditorium in Lawton, Oklahoma. Jon Kalbfleish, Music Director/Conductor.

Lewisville Lake Symphony – Lewisville, Texas
Establishes the wages and working conditions for symphonic musicians performing five subscription concerts a year in Lewisville. In addition to providing concerts of the symphonic repertoire the LLS, directed by Adron Ming, performs as the pit orchestra for LakeCities Ballet Theatre of Lewisville.

McMahon Foundation – Lawton, Oklahoma
Covers the services of 50 musicians who perform for the McMahon Competition, a virtuoso instrumental competition held each spring in Lawton, Oklahoma.

Miss Texas Pageant – Fort Worth, Texas
Establishes the wages and working conditions for the orchestra performing the Miss Texas Pageant held each July in Fort Worth.

Sammons Jazz Concert Series – Dallas, Texas
Sets the wages for shows held at the Sammons Arts Center in Dallas.

Southwestern Exhibition and Fat Stock Show – Fort Worth, Texas
Establishes the wages and working conditions for employment of a 22 piece orchestra for thirty services at the world’s largest indoor rodeo held each January in Fort Worth.

Waco Symphony Orchestra – Waco, Texas
Establishes the wages and working conditions for 55 musicians performing six subscription concerts, plus ballet and other venues in the Waco area. Stephen Heyde, Music Director/Conductor.

West Texas Rehab Telethon – Abilene, Texas
Establishes the wages and working conditions for twenty musicians performing the annual telethon benefitting the West Texas Rehab Center in Abilene. Telecast across north Texas each January.

Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra – Wichita Falls, Texas
Establishes the wages and working conditions for musicians performing 5 subscription concerts at Memorial Auditorium in Wichita Falls. Candler Schaffer, Music Director/Conductor.