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 (IMA) 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).
L247 members are the music professionals of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.
If you hire or promote music, use the professionals of CFM Local247.
If you are a musician, why go it alone? Join the pros, be a pro.

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Next General Meeting will be Monday, March 18, 2024.
This is rescheduled from the original date of March 4.

At the September Nominations General Members Meeting, Gary Preston was acclaimed as President, Anita Bonkowski was acclaimed as Vice-President, and Patricia Kostek was acclaimed as a Board member - all these position are for 2024 - 2025.
Please remember to pay your 2024 dues
Dues And Other Payments Online
Click here to pay your dues or make other payments online.

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

Thinking of Joining?

Go to our Join and Benefits pages to learn more.


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.

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