MFM Fundraiser

MFM and We, the World Celebrating Fundraiser Advocating #UnityInTheMusicCommunity and #MakingMusicIsAProfession By Dawoud Kringle Photos by Carla Maria Rupp On Saturday, December 21st, 2019, MFM and We, the World joined forces at Dardo Galletto Studios, NYC, for a holiday party and fundraiser, and to celebrate unity and solidarity. We, The World and MFM member Rick…

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2019 MFM Annual Membership Meeting

Date: December 4, 2019 Venue: WingSpan Arts (NY) By Dawoud Kringle On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019, MFM held its annual membership meeting. The purpose of this meting is to analyze MFM’s activities and progress for the past year, and plan for the coming new year. After MFM President Sohrab Saadat Ladjavardi’s opening address, the meeting began with…

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The MFM Unity Ensemble

MFM has been invited by Make Music NY 2019 to perform in their all-day event this Friday June 21. We view our involvement in the event as an extension of our overall mission, which is #UnityInTheMusicCommunity and #MakingMusicIsAProfession. Our group is composed primarily of MFM leadership (including MFM President Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi) and will perform together…

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2018 MFM Annual Membership Meeting

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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Review by Dawoud Kringle On Thursday, April 19th, MFM presented its fifth Musicians Forum. The meeting was a little late in starting. As we waited, the subject of strategies for the MFM agenda, the politics of the music business, and various pension plans were casually discussed. There was also discussion about union vs. nonunion contracts.…

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Let’s welcome David Belmont to our board of directors (BoD). He subs Paul Testagrossa who resigned yesterday due to his start up. Thanks Paul for the good work you have done. Good luck in your business! About David Belmont David Belmont (dobro, percussion) is a mixed media artist and community organizer living in New York City. An indie…

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