Joining the AFM

Member Profile
Who: Adam Desorgo
Instrument : Oboe

Former Vice-President
of Local 427-721

Current: AFM Symphonic Services Negotiator
Why Join

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.

  • Network with other Musicians
    Personal listing in the Local Directory of Member Musicians
    Free Listing of your musical group/act on AFM Entertainment
    Audition Ads
    Free Subscription to the International Musician of news, national auditions, and products
    Add your name and/or group to the Gig Referral Program at the Local

  • Access to Group Insurance Plans
    Two of our most popular plans:
    1) Low-cost Instrument and Equipment Insurance
    2) Low-cost Business Liability Insurance at venues for gigging groups/bands

    Life insurance benefit to your designated beneficiaries is free with membership
    Medical coverage available through AFM vendors
    Disability insurance plan
    Personal legal and liability coverage plans

  • Job and Wage Enhancement
    Contract negotiation for fair wages and conditions
    Contract enforcement - we'll fight for you if you don't get paid!
    Music Performance Trust Fund- apply for funds for education and public performances
    AFM Pension Plan - $1.9 billion in effect. You can become vested in only 5 years!

  • Financial Benefits
    Loan programs
    Mortgage programs
    Credit card plans with exclusive discounts and benefits

  • Educational Advancement
    Scholarship support
    Seminars available on request



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