Members of AFM Local 47 are high-level studio musicians, signed to major and indie labels, work on major motion pictures and television, tour throughout the world, and are members of premiere orchestras and symphonies including the LA Philharmonic, LA Opera, Pasadena Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and more. Members are arrangers, composers, producers, contractors, engineers, and freelance musicians, regarded as some of the best in the world. To place an ad please email

Audition Notices

For orchestras with a current CBA with Local 47, there is no fee to post an audition notice in Overture Online. For orchestras outside of Local 47’s jurisdiction offering union employment, the fee is $150 per issue. Submission deadline: 20th of the month preceding issue date. All digital ads run at "full-screen" size and measure 1800px W x 2400px H (minimum 72 dpi). You may submit notices to

Overture Online Emagazine/App

Frequency: Published monthly
Circulation: approx. 3,800

Our award-winning digital app & emagazine, Overture Online, is published the 1st of each month. The app is available for free download on smartphones and tablets from the Apple App Store & Google Play. While optimized for viewing as an app, readers without smart devices can also access our emagazine on any web browser. Browse the pdf archives.

Overture Online Ad Deadlines

20th of each month preceding issue date


All digital ads run at "full-screen" size and measure 1800px W x 2400px H (minimum 72 dpi).


Digital ads cost $200 per issue.

Classified ads (i.e. text-only "for sale," "wanted" etc. ads) are not accepted for Overture Online. To place a classified ad, please see informaton about our Local 47 Beat Email newsletter below.

The Local 47 Beat Email Newsletter

Frequency: Every 1st and 3rd Friday
Circulation: approx. 3,800

The Local 47 Beat

Our award-winning email newsletter, The Local 47 Beat, is delivered to our members' inboxes twice monthly to announce the latest news in music, entertainment, and the labor movement. View recent issues of The Local 47 Beat here.

47 Beat Advertising

We accept digital ads (images) and classifieds. Ads due Thursday 10am prior to email blast date (every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month).

Specs & Rates

View Beat specs & reserve your ad


If you have already booked your ad, you may submit payment here.

Please note: Publication of our quarterly print Overture Magazine is currently on hiatus due to cost-saving measures. We will continue to publish our monthly digital e-magazine, Overture Online, and will continue email blasts and our Local 47 Beat email newsletter.

* DISCLAIMER: To place an ad promoting a musical recording or concert/musical event, there must be an AFM contract associated with the recording or performance, which must be verified prior to ad placement. All advertisements are subject to acceptance by the publisher. The publisher will not accept advertisements that are illegal, defamatory, or an infringement on a third party's rights. The publisher has the right to refuse or edit any ad copy deemed inappropriate or offensive.