** NEW OFFICE LOCATION **
After nearly 50 years located at 20 Jackson Street West,
the Hamilton Musicians' Guild has moved. Our new location is:
20 Hughson Street South, Suite 401
Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 2A1
If you are a full-time or part-time musician, it is to your advantage to belong to the only organization that truly represents the interests of musicians and performers. For a detailed explanation of the numerous benefits and services Local 293 and the AFM have to offer the professional musician, please read the Membership Benefits page. Also, check out the AFM Solution Series brochures as listed below. Once again, thank you for your interest, and we look forward to the opportunity to support you!
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Why Join The AFM? Good Question, Great Reasons *Note: Some of the services mentioned in this brochure may not be available to Canadian members. Please check with the Local 293 office for details.
Music Is Our Business...And Yours
How To Get More Money From Your Music
How To Stay Alive And Working
How To Protect Your Independent Recording
How The New-Use Procedure Benefits You
*** Local Membership Drive ***
Hamilton Musicians’ Guild, Local 293, AFM
Limited Time Offer
Expires June 30, 2013
If you have been contemplating joining or rejoining the Hamilton Musicians’ Guild (the association for the Professional Musician), now is the time to take action and save money.
Join as a new member now and save $105.00!
If you have never been a member of the Hamilton Musicians’ Guild or any other local of the American Federation of Musicians, you can join during our membership drive and save by not having to pay the Federation Initiation Fee and Local Initiation Fee of $105.00.
Former members can rejoin without penalty and save money!
Former members expelled from Local 293 or other AFM Locals for failure to pay periodic annual dues shall be permitted to join Local 293 as a new member four years after the date of expulsion, without payment of any outstanding annual dues or related fines.
Early bird special - Save $10.00
Renew your annual membership before February 15th and save $10.00. You can pay at the guild office or send a cheque and we will mail your 2012 membership card and receipt of payment.
You can also renew your annual membership dues with the Hamilton Musicians’ Guild on line and pay by Visa or MasterCard. Complete the online form at http://www.afm.org/payment (make payment to: 293: Hamilton Musicians’ Guild) and submit. Note: a 6% fee will be added to the Payment Total for use of the online payment feature. A receipt will be emailed to the email address that you supply.
For further information or questions,
please call the Hamilton Musicians’ Guild at 905-525-4040
How To Join
or download a membership application English French
2012 Dues Structure
Annual Dues: $ 150.00
Annual Dues ( if paid before February 15th): $ 140.00
Quarterly Dues: $ 37.50
Life Member Annual Dues: $ 74.50
Initiation Fees for new member (one-time):
Local 293 Initiation Fee (LIF) (one time): $ 40.00
Federation Initiation Fee (FIF) (one-time): $ 65.00
Total Initiation Fees for new member: $ 105.00
Inquire about joining as a group to save Initiations Fees.