WHY JOIN THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS?
From a pension and insurance, to deals and discounts on top of world-class protection under contract negotiation, labor relations, and collective bargaining, you stand to benefit from AFM union membership far beyond what is available to most unaffiliated musicians, performers, recording artists, and music industry professionals.
HOW TO JOIN IN 3 EASY STEPS
2. After receiving your application, the Local will contact you to discuss the application and AFM membership details
3. Enjoy the protection and benefits of working as an AFM musician!
Regular Membership Dues if Paid Annually: $117.00
Dues if Paid Quarterly: $29.25
Local 443 Initiation Fee (one-time): $20.00
Federation Initiation Fee (one-time): $65.00
TOTAL UPFRONT COST TO JOIN: $202.00
Student Membership available to currently-enrolled college students, neither of the one-time initiation fees is required for new Student members.
If you’re local to Oneonta, NY or in most parts of Otsego, Schoharie, Delaware, and Chenango Counties in Central New York State, Local 443 is the union for you– protecting you on the job in your hometown, communities across the Catskills and Leatherstocking regions of Upstate NY.