Happy Founder's Day! On October 6, 1898 our beloved Sinfonia was founded at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Since then we have grown to over 120,000 living members and nearly 250 chapters. Brothers all over the country this week have been participating in our National Philanthropy - the
This is a reminder to all chapters and affiliates subject to the payment of Convention Tax that the rate in 2016-17 increases from $100.00 to $130.00 per reporting period. This will be reflected on chapter personnel reports beginning this fall. For those who may be new to office, the delegates of the National Assembly
Last week, reports surfaced indicating that NAfME Executive Director Michael Butera made inappropriate and offensive comments during a National Endowment for the Arts summit on Diversity, Inclusion and Equity in the Arts. Following those comments, the NAfME Executive Committee placed Mr. Butera on administrative leave, and on Wednesday, he and NAfME agreed to
Enjoy the latest episode of Mark's Remarks on The Sinfonian Network where Brother Lichtenberg talks about the #iamsinfonia project, new Fraternity Calendars, GinSystem, National Mills Music Mission Week, the new #SinfoniaSongChallenge, and some upcoming events to add to your calendar. Further details are below. Keep these dates
Increased Fees for 2016 The NEC voted to increase the insurance fee and initiation package costs at its Fall face-to-face meeting in Evansville. In response to increases in the Fraternity’s General Liability Insurance over the past two years, the National Executive Committee voted at its latest meeting to increase the Insurance Fee
In accordance with Title I, Article XVIII, Section I of the National Bylaws, the National President has released the legislative docket for the 2015 National Convention as set by the National Executive Committee. This docket includes previously approved proposals that are to be considered by the National Assembly at the 55th National Convention.