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There has been much written about our negotiations both leading up to and since the strike began. Here are links to those articles with the most recent on top. We will try to keep this listing up-to-date so check back often.

4/12/09 – Strike-breaking in Madison?
The AFM Observer
http://theafmobserver.typepad.com/my_weblog/2009/04/st.html

4/9/09 – Summer Bummer?
The Isthmus
http://www.thedailypage.com/isthmus/article.php?article=25592

3/27/09 – Point-Counterpoint In Madison
Adaptistration by Drew McManus
http://www.adaptistration.com/?p=4279

3/24/09 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra issues ‘best and final’ offer
77 Square (Capital Times)
http://77square.com/arts/music/story_444268

3/6/09 – You Can Almost Smell The Lighter Fluid
Adaptistration by Drew McManus
http://www.adaptistration.com/?p=4057

3/3/09 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra – unfair labor practices at every turn
Jason Heath’s Double Bass Blog
http://doublebassblog.org/2009/03/wisconsin-chamber-orchestra-unfair-labor-practices-at-every-turn.html

3/4/09 – Two more Chamber Orchestra concerts canceled
77 Square (Capital Times)
http://77square.com/arts/music/story_441467

2/6/09 – Madison’s Red Herring Special
Adaptistration by Drew McManus
http://www.adaptistration.com/?p=3622

2/2/09 – Something Doesn’t Smell Right In Madison
Adaptistration by Drew McManus
http://www.adaptistration.com/?p=3571

2/2/09 – Chamber orchestra displays bad showmanship
The Capitol Times
http://www.madison.com/tct/opinion/436012

1/30/09 – WCO Masterworks III concert is cancelled amid ongoing labor dispute
The Isthmus
http://www.thedailypage.com/daily/article.php?article=24985

1/30/09 – WCO Musicians Continue To Strike
WISC TV Channel 3
http://www.channel3000.com/entertainment/18608712/detail.html

1/30/09 – WCO strike lingers; Masterworks performance cancelled
77 Square (Capital Times)
http://77square.com/arts/music/story_435734

1/30/09 – WCO rejects contract offer, threatens continued strike
WKOW TV Channel 27
http://www.wkowtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=9762413

1/30/09 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra cancels next concert
The Wisconsin State Journal
http://www.madison.com/wsj/home/local/435847
11/14/08 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra to perform Nutcracker
WMTV TV Channel 15
http://www.nbc15.com/news/headlines/34464219.html

11/14/08 – Peace for Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra?
The Isthmus
http://www.isthmus.com/isthmus/article.php?article=24316

11/12/08 – Negotiation News From Wisconsin
Adaptistration by Drew McManus
http://www.adaptistration.com/?p=2805

11/8/08 – Temporary Deal Saves Middleton Holiday Pops Concert
WISC TV Channel 3
http://www.channel3000.com/entertainment/17938550/detail.html

11/7/08 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Holiday Pops conert is on
The Isthmus
http://www.thedailypage.com/daily/article.php?article=24276

11/7/08 – Middleton Holiday Pops Concert to Proceed as Planned
WMTV TV Channel 15
http://www.nbc15.com/home/headlines/34107614.html

11/7/08 – Middleton holiday pops concert to proceed as planned
WKOW TV Channel 27
http://www.wkowtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=9312981&nav=menu1362_2

11/7/08 – Chamber Orchestra strike lifted
The Capital Times
http://www.madison.com/tct/mad/breaking_news/313387

10/24/08 – Wisconsin Musicians File Unfair Labor Practice Charge
Adaptistration by Drew McManus
http://www.adaptistration.com/?p=2486

10/23/08 – Music to picket to: WCO brass musicians play free concert
77 Square (Capital Times)
http://77square.com/arts/music/story_310993

10/22/08 – WCO musicians and management engage in bitter public battle
Wisconsin State Journal
http://www.madison.com/wsj/mad/top/310761

10/14/08 – Strike forces WCO to cancel Halloween concert
77 Square (Capital Times)
http://77square.com/arts/music/story_309458

10/14/08 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra cancels Halloween concert
The Isthumus
http://www.thedailypage.com/daily/article.php?article=24022

10/14/08 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra cancels Halloween show due to strike
The Wisconsin State Journal
http://www.madison.com/wsj/mad/entertainment/309450

10/14/08 – Strike Cancels Chamber Orchestra’s Halloween Concert
WISC TV Channel 3
http://www.channel3000.com/entertainment/17714065/detail.html

10/10/08 – WCO wants ‘complete’ proposal from musicians’ union
The Capital Times
http://www.madison.com/tct/news/308905

10/10/08 – Chamber Orchestra Still On Strike; New Proposals Presented
WISC TV Channel 3
http://www.channel3000.com/entertainment/17690533/detail.html

10/10/08 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra on strike
SocialistWorker.org
http://socialistworker.org/2008/10/10/chamber-orchestra-strike

10/8/08 – Revisiting Disposable Labor
Adaptistration by Drew McManus
http://www.adaptistration.com/?p=2115

10/7/08 – Latest Strike News
Adaptistration by Drew McManus
http://www.adaptistration.com/?p=2100

10/3/08 – Strike Cancels Chamber Orchestra’s Opening Concert
WISC TV Channel 3
http://www.channel3000.com/entertainment/17610508/detail.html

10/3/08 – For WCO musicians, the show goes on amidst strike
The Isthmus
http://www.isthmus.com/daily/article.php?article=23941

10/3/08 – Music on hold for city players
The Badger Herald
http://badgerherald.com/news/2008/10/03/music_on_hold_for_ci.php

10/2/08 – WCO cancels Friday’s concert due to strike
77 Square (Capital Times)
http://77square.com/arts/music/story_307630

10/2/08 – No progress in WCO talks; opening concert in jeopardy
77 Square (Capital Times)
http://77square.com/arts/music/story_307582

10/2/08 – Wis. orchestra strikes for better job conditions
Chicago Tribune
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-wi-orchestrastrike,0,2620525.story

10/2/08 – Chamber Orchestra’s Season Opening Concert Could Be Canceled
WISC TV Channel 3
http://www.channel3000.com/entertainment/17610508/detail.html

10/2/08 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Musicians Strike
Adaptistration by Drew McManus
http://www.adaptistration.com/?p=2060

10/2/08 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra on Strike
Jason Heath’s Double Bass Blog
http://doublebassblog.org/2008/10/wisconsin-chamber-orchestra-on-strike.html

10/2/08 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Goes On Strike (Video)
WISC TV Channel 3
http://www.c3ktogo.com/news-video/?mgid=18786

10/2/08 – Musicians of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra walk away from contract offer
WKOW TV Channel 27
http://www.wkowtv.com/global/story.asp?s=9111160

10/1/08 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra players strike
Wisconsin State Journal
http://www.madison.com/wsj/home/local/307496

10/1/08 – Chamber orchestra musicians strike, picket Overture Center
77 Square (Capital Times)
http://77square.com/arts/music/story_307463

9/24/08 – WCO contract negotiations stall; strike possible
77 Square (Capital Times)
http://77square.com/arts/music/story_306332

9/24/08 – Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra in contract wrangle
Wisconsin State Journal
http://www.madison.com/wsj/home/local/303533

8/22/08 – Will Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra musicians strike?
The Isthmus
http://www.thedailypage.com/isthmus/article.php?article=23563

5/1/08 – Musicians vs. the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra
The Isthmus
http://www.thedailypage.com/daily/article.php?article=22494r

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