To place an ad please contact Advertising Director Karen Godgart:


Audition Notices

There is no fee to post an audition notice in Overture Magazine & Overture Online for orchestras that have a current CBA with Local 47. For orchestras outside of Local 47’s jurisdiction offering union employment, the fee is $100 per issue. Submission deadline: 15th of the month preceding issue date. Submit Audition Notices to

Overture Online App

Frequency: Published monthly
Circulation: 4,000+

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 (flash required). Browse the web archives.

Overture Online Deadlines

15th of each month preceding issue date


All digital ads run one full-page and measure 900px W x 1200px H (minimum 72 dpi).

Member Directory Book

Click here for information about advertising in our annual Member Directory.

Overture Magazine

Frequency: Published quarterly
Circulation: 7,000

Our award-winning Overture Magazine, redesigned as a color magazine in Spring 2015, is mailed to the homes of our more than 7,000 members every January, April, July and October. Learn more about Overture Magazine.

Overture Magazine Deadlines

Winter 2019 issue: Dec. 7, 2018
Spring 2019 issue: March 15, 2019
Summer 2019 issue: June 14, 2019
Fall 2019 issue: Sept. 13, 2019


Download Overture Magazine specs

The Local 47 Beat

Frequency: Every other Friday
Circulation: 4,500+

The Local 47 Beat

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

The Local 47 Beat Deadline

Download 47 Beat publication schedule


View ad specs & reserve your next Beat ad here.

Pay for your Ad

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

* 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.