Island Musicians Association, Local 247 CFM

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Welcome to Island Musicians Online

Note from the President
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The Island Musicians Association is Local 247 of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM), operating in Canada as the Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM).
L 247 members are the music professionals of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.
If you hire or promote music, use the professionals of L247.
If you are a musician, why go it alone? Join the pros, be a pro.

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IMPORTANT Information Related to COVID-19

BC CFM Locals are lobbying the Government

Local 247 and Local 145, along with IATSE, Associated Designers of Canada, and Actors Equity have formed a coalition to work together on the challenges due to Covid 19. We have talked with federal and provincial government officials about support for the unique problems facing arts professionals.

ASK YOUR MLA TO HELP SAVE LIVE ARTS

Local 247 is part of a group initiative asking the BC Legislature to direct financial support to arts professionals. You can help by asking your MLA to support this initiative.
Here is information about how to use the letter and contact your MLA
Here is a DOWNLOAD of the letter, in Word format, that you can customize and send out: Letter , OR you can phone them or use your own letter.

CFM COVID-19 RESOURCE PAGE

The CFM National Office has set up a CFM Covid Resource Page to assist musicians in finding information during this crisis.

OTHER COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR ARTISTS

Canada Performs
Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA)
Showcase BC
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Looking for musicians?
Musicians, Ensembles, and Teachers Available

Use our Find Musicians service to tell us what you are looking for.
Also, check out our Member Websites.

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FOR OUR MEMBERS

Members in good standing can access the members' area here. You'll find our meetings schedule, Tariff of Fees, Contract forms, our members list & more.
Don't have a password yet, or forgot yours? Click here.

Dues And Other Payments Online
Click here to pay your dues or make other payments online.

Playing in the USA - Travel Visas
We can help CFM members get the appropriate visa to perform in the United States.
Click here to learn more about playing in the USA.

Flying With Musical Instruments

Here is the new Guide to Flying with Musical Instruments in Canada, prepared
by the AFM/CFM. The CFM has worked along with the Minister of Transport, the Canadian Transportation Agency, the Air Transport Association of Canada, and others, to improve musicians rights and the airlines obligations with regard to
flying with musical instruments in Canada.

Thinking of Joining?

Go to our Join and Benefits pages to learn more.


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Please contact us for permission to use the material on this website in any form.