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2014 Program Page 1

Full Program

AFVBM Biennial General Meeting

May 7-11, 2014

Our last meeting took place at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower.

This was a closed meeting. Only AFVBM member were invited to attend.

Ivory Ban Information (scroll down for more)

Forbes article: Punishing Ivory Owners Rather Than Saving Elephants

AFVBM president Yung Chin and others interviewed WQXR: Good for Elephants-Headache for Musicians

AFM President: Testimony on Ivory:  a plea for an exemption for musicians: AFMTestimony

A musician describes process of application for a Musical Instrument Passport: Passport Application Description

Musical Instrument Passport Form: link here: Passport Form 3-200-23

Ivory Ban FAQs: Includes links to  original May 15, 2014 Director’s Order 210 and June 26, 2014 revisions:  Ivory Ban Q & A

Want to express concern to your Senator or Representative? League of American Orchestra Action Tips


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