Joining AFM Local 293

AFM Unity Harmony Artistry

It’s a Great Time to Be a Member!

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. Once again, thank you for your interest, and we look forward to the opportunity to support you! 

If you wish to apply by mail, use the online PDF form below, print it off, sign and mail it to the Guild office. We’ll contact you to complete your application. Please see the Fee Structure chart at the bottom of this page.

Download a membership application       English         French



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 membership card and receipt of payment.

Below are the four ways you can pay your dues:

Four Options for Payment of Membership Dues

For Option #4 you must pay by Visa or MasterCard. Complete the online form at (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


Annual Dues $180.00
Early Bird Special – Pay Annual Dues (4 Quarters prior to quarterly expiry date & Save $10) $170.00
Semi-Annual Dues $100.00
Quarterly Dues $ 50.00
Life Member Annual Dues $ 95.00
Life Member Early Bird Special – Pay Annual Dues (4 Quarters prior to quarterly expiry date & Save $10) $ 85.00
     Local Initiation Fee (LIF) (one-time) $40.00
     Federation Initiation Fee (FIF) (one-time) $65.00
Total Initiation Fees for new member (one-time only) $105.00

Inquire about joining as a group to save initiation Fees.