American Federation of Musicians Local 443 – Oneonta, NY

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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.

Click here to learn more about United States AFM member benefits.

HOW TO JOIN IN 3 EASY STEPS

1. Go to AFM.org and go through the online membership application
-or- download the AFM Membership Application and mail to our Local 443 PO box

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!


LOCAL 443- ONEONTA

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.

Join today and protect your music tomorrow.

MEMBERS ONLY AREA

We have installed a MEMBERS ONLY AREA on our website (on the top right menu on the main home page) that includes approved Executive Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes, as well as monthly Treasurer’s Reports.

In order to gain access to this material, you must click on the MEMBERS AREA menu heading; you will then be prompted to register with your name and email (must be the email we have on file for you); the web admin must manually approve your registration (so, please be patient…if you do not receive confirmation within a week, please contact me at afmlocal443@gmail.com); once your request has been approved, you will receive an email confirmation which will allow you to set up a personal password and give you access to the site material (we will not be aware of your password or personal information).