North Carolina Symphony Contract Gives Raises and Lengthens Season

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The North Carolina Symphony musicians and administrators announced yesterday that they have reached a four-year contract.

The 68 musicians of the orchestra will receive raises averaging 4% per year, with each successive season gradually expanding from 41 to 44 weeks. The minimum salary of $47,237 in 2006-07 will jump to $59,400 in 2010-11, which is comparable to orchestras in Nashville, San Diego, Columbus, OH and Fort Worth.

The NCS, which currently gives 175 concerts annually, reported $11.5 million in revenue for its most recent fiscal year.

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