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Welcome to Island Musicians Online

The Island Musicians Association 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).
If you hire or promote music - use the professionals of L247.
If you are a musician, why go it alone? Join the pros, be a pro.
• The AFM/CFM is the world's largest organization of musicians
• Local 247 members are the music professionals of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands
• Contracts, pensions, insurance, travel visas and more
• Networking, education, seminars

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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.

Labour Day 2019

We were out in support at the Labour Council's 1919 Labour Day Picnic in Victoria, and enjoyed a great day. There was a L247 band, and lots of folks and smiles all around.

Mark Reed, Gary Preston, and Jan Randall at our table:
Board menbers at Labour Day

With Carole James, and photobombed by the Premier.
Board menbers at Labour Day .

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 Services pages to learn more.

For Our Members

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.


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