Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada
Everyday the American Federation of Musicians
of the United States and Canada helps thousands of musicians.
It is the largest organization in the world representing
the interests of professional musicians. Whether negotiating
fair agreements, protecting ownership of recorded music,
securing benefits such as health care and pension, or
lobbying our legislators, the AFM is committed to raising
industry standards and placing the professional musician
in the foreground of the cultural landscape.
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The American Federation of Musicians of the United States
and Canada, unites professional musicians through our
Locals so that:
Musicians can live and work in dignity;
Musicians work will be fulfilling and compensated fairly;
Musicians will have a meaningful voice in decisions
that affect them;
Musicians will have the opportunity to develop their
talents and skills;
Musicians collective voice and power will be realized
in a democratic and progressive union;
Musicians can oppose the forces of exploitation through
Kingston Musicians' Union- Local 518
KMU represents professional musicians throughout the
folllowing counties: Hastings, Prince Edward, Lennox,
Addington, Frontenac, Peterborough, Northumberland,
Victoria, Haliburton and a portion of Durham County
, and Gananoque in Leeds County.
" If you are a member of our local or considering
joining, we hope you will find the information you're
looking for. If you're looking for live music for your
event, convention, meeting, conference, wedding, reception,
fair, festival or themed event, this is the place to
find the professional musicians you need. "
Kingston Musicians' Union Local 518
654 Rogers Sideroad
Phone/fax -(613) 542-3732
Email [email protected]