Retired Chicago Symphony member Sam Denov was honored for his work as a founder of ICSOM.
WHEREAS, Sam Denov was a leader and member of the Chicago Symphony at the formation of the International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians in 1962; and
WHEREAS, He served ICSOM in those early years in a variety of leadership capacities including Vice-Chairman from 1963-66 and then again in 1968-69, as Editor of Senza Sordino while serving as Vice-Chairman from 1965-66, and finally as Chairman of ICSOM from 1969-70; and
WHEREAS, As Vice-Chairman and then Chairman of ICSOM
, Sam Denov
helped fulfill George Zazofsky's and ICSOM's
goal of establishing the AFM Strike Fund in 1970; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That the delegates and officers of ICSOM
recognize, thank and honor Sam Denov
many contributions as an early leader in the orchestra field; and, be it further
RESOLVED, As a token of that recognition for Sam Denov's
work on ICSOM's behalf, he
be given a framed copy of this resolution as an expression of ICSOM's respect and admiration as an ICSOM Founder.