St. Louis Symphony musicians agree to 5-year contract
ST. LOUIS (AP) – The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and the union representing its musicians have reached agreement on a new five-year contract.
The symphony announced the new contract with the American Federation of Musicians, Local 2-197 on Monday – more than seven months before the old contract expires.
The contract calls for pay increases averaging 2.8 percent annually. The minimum scale will increase from $86,053 in the current fiscal year to $98,304 in fiscal 2022.
The St. Louis Symphony has won numerous awards. Music director David Robertson has announced that he will step down after the 2018-2019 season.