MFM Public Musician Forum

MFM Public Musicians Forum #12

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | March 15, 2019

Run by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi (Presidenet) and Billy Harper (BoD). This forum will feature topics on a variety of subjects of interest to our members and non members. Not only ALL musicians of ALL genres are invited to attend, but also music educators, DJ’s, Hip Hop artists, music advocates, Union people, etc. according to #UnityInTheMusicCommunity.…

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MFM Public Musicians Forum #11

MFM Public Musicians Forum #11 Report w. Important Announcement

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | February 27, 2019

2019: MFM Hits the Ground Running by Dawoud Kringle The 11th MFM Public Musicians Forum (and first public forum of 2019 – the January meeting having been cancelled due to inclement weather) began with discussion of the membership drive. President Sohrab Saadat Ladjavardi talked a moment about the need to approach MFM’s agenda with passion…

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Membership Drive

MFM Membership Drive Winter 2019

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | January 17, 2019

Dear Board members, Supporters & ex-Free Members, First of all, Happy New Year! The new year is always a time of changes, looking back, and most importantly, looking ahead. Musicians for Musicians (MFM) is doing just that. As you doubtless read in our Membership Meeting Report (part 1 & part 2), MFM made an astonishing amount of…

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New York Composers Circle

Roger Blanc joined the AC!

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | December 29, 2018

Text by Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi Roger Blanc joined officially the AC and the MFM Family December 24th. Congrats and respect!  Many of you met him at almost all MFM Public Musicians Forums since November last year. Speaking about him: he’s a composer (nu music?), excellent guitar player and a member of following organizations: Local 802,…

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Result of the Membership’s Annual Board Election 2018

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | December 26, 2018

Official result of the annual Board Election 2018: all Board members (Billy Harper, David Belmont, Melanie Frey and Stefan Andemicael) were approved unanimously for another year by the membership. Congrats!! Members: 86 (100%) In Person: 2 (2.3%) Email: 32 (37%) Call-In: 2 (2.3%) Abstention: 50 (58.4%)

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MFM Annual Membership Meeting 2018 Report P.2

MFM Annual Membership Meeting 2018 Report P.2 – Membership and Finances

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | December 21, 2018

Report and photos by Dawoud Kringle  For the last year and a half, MFM has offered free membership. This was an attempt to promote MFM to musicians in a risk-free manner. The idea served its purpose: it presented MFM and its new approach to securing musician’s rights to an understandably skeptical public. According to MFM…

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2018 MFM Annual Membership Meeting

MFM Annual Membership Meeting 2018 Report P.1

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | December 21, 2018

Report and photos by Dawoud Kringle   Date: 12/5/2018Venue: WigSpan Arts (NY) MFM brought 2018 to a close with its annual board member vote, a recap of MFMs achievements during the past year, and a look ahead to 2019. The meeting began with MFM President Sohrab Saadat Ladjavardi giving an overview of MFM’s achievements in 2018: 1. Creating #UnityIntheMusicCommunity:…

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MFM Public Musicians Forum #8 Report

Public Musicians Forum #9 Report

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | December 3, 2018

Report by Dawoud Kringle (with Ken Hatfiled) – Photos by Dawoud Kringle MFM held its 9th Public Music Forum – and the last such meeting of 2018 – on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 (which fell on Jimi Hendrix’ 76th birthday). The meeting was run by Billy Harper (MFM Board member) and Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi (MFM President).…

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2018 MFM Annual Member Meeting

MFM Annual Membership Meeting 2018

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | November 9, 2018

MFM Annual Membership Meeting 2018 Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 Time: 5 PM – 6:50 PM Venue: Wingspan Arts, 630 9th Avenue, Suite 602, New York, NY 10036 (http://wingspanarts.org/) Dear Members, This is the most important event for you to attend which gives you the opportunity to make yourself heard. Please speak out and address…

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MFM Public Musician Forum

MFM Public Musicians Forum #9 Invitation

By Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi | November 9, 2018

MFM Public Musicians Forum #9 Invitation MFM Public Musicians Forum will be run by Billy Harper and Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi. This will be our last forum for this year. Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Time: 7pm – 9pm Venue: Upper West Side Yeoryia Studios, 2067 Broadway, (Between 71st & 72nd Streets), New York, NY 10023, Studio name: Norma (#55, 5Fl.) Our forum will feature…

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