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AFM Local 500 represents the finest musical talent in the Triangle and 37 North Carolina Counties.

Chartered in 1908, the Professional Musicians’ Association is eastern North Carolina’s local union of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada. The AFM is the world’s largest union of performing artists. Local 500′s jurisdiction includes Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Durham, Cary, Fayetteville, Wilmington, Jacksonville, Goldsboro, Greenville, Wilson, Rocky Mount, and much more of Eastern NC.

FEATURED ARTIST: JONATHAN RANDAZZO

In October of 2010, Jonathan Randazzo was appointed Assistant Principal Trombone of the North Carolina Symphony while in pursuit of his Bachelor of Music Degree in performance at the New England Conservatory of Music. Graduating in May of 2011, Jonathan studied with Norman Bolter, former Second Trombonist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. In addition, he has also studied with Joseph Alessi of the New York Philharmonic, James Markey of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Willard Sprague, a local pedagogue on Long Island. While in high school, Jonathan attended the Juilliard School pre-college division program.
Jonathan is currently the Adjunct Trombone Professor at NC State University and is also in high demand as a private trombone instructor. In past years, Jonathan has been hired as guest artist-clinician at UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, East Carolina, Gardner-Webb and Appalachian State Universities.
In addition to his commitments with the North Carolina Symphony, Jonathan freelances with a variety of musical ensembles, including the Boylan Brass. As a founding member of the Boylan Brass, Jonathan is committed to performing educational outreach concerts, recitals, and other special events across the state of North Carolina.

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