Musicians’ Association of Victoria & the Islands, Local 247 CFM

Online Referral Service • Services for Professional Musicians

Government & Community Resources

BC Arts Funding Initiative

Creative BC
The General BC Arts Funding Initiative
Amplify BC
Amplify BC Programs

MROC - Musicians' Rights Organization Canada

MROC
Information about royalties to be collected, and more
MROC Application pdf

Other Links

Arts Victoria
Events, venues and resources serving the arts community of Victoria

Alliance for Arts and Culture
Represents and serves the arts community in Vancouver, Canada

BC Music Teachers' Association
Formed in 1930, the Victoria Branch of the BCRMTA is the second oldest Branch in the province

BC Touring Council
Connects artists and presenters in BC via the Pacific Contact Conference

Canada Council for the Arts
Provides grants and services to professional Canadian artists and organizations

CARAS
Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
Created to contribute towards higher artistic and industry standards through the Juno Awards

CMRRA
Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency
Handles licensing of copyrighted material for release on recordings in Canada

FACTOR
Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Records

SOCAN
Performing rights society that licenses the public performance of music and disperses revenue as royalties to songwriters, composers, and music publishers

Songwriters’ Association of Canada
Workshops, seminars, and showcases to develop the art of songwriting.

SoundExchange
Performance rights organization that collects and distributes royalties from satellite radio, internet radio, cable TV music channels and similar platforms.

Sound Recording Special Payments Fund
Fund responsible for distributing revenue collected under the Sound Recording Labor Agreement to musicians.

TAXI
Connects unsigned artists, bands and songwriters with major record labels, publishers and film & TV music supervisors


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