In light of the recent Covid 19 pandemic and out of respect for the health of our fellow citizens, the London Musicians Association (Local 279 of the Canadian Federation of Musicians) has decided to cancel this years Springbank Gardens Concert Series.Since August...
We at the LMA have a lot of musicians asking me about financial aid for full-time players. For AFM/CFM members there is many resources to go to but there is also help for non-members as well. This link will give you a starting point.CFM
The LMA office is moving within the next 10 days of early March to the 3rd floor of the Boys and Girls Club at 184 Horton St E, London, ON N6B 1K8. Doug Eyre our Secretary Treasurer will be running out of a new office there to attend to any LMA needs you might have or...
Features of the Program All Risks coverage on your instruments and equipment Worldwide coverage Rental reimbursement if you need to rent an instrument or equipment in the event of a loss, up to $1,000 $100 Deductible Commercial General Liability including bodily...
"loud fast words" includes the complete lyrics from over 40 years of songwriting from @soulasylum lead singer and Local 30-73 member Dave Pirner. The book includes firsthand commentary from Pirner, reflecting on every album and song from his repertoire.
The Player Conferences Council (PCC) consists of the top elected leader of each Player Conference. The PCC has begun weekly videoconference meetings to discuss both issues specific to each group as well as common issues among all groups.
Karen Schnackenberg of @dfwmusicians has been principal librarian of the @DallasSymphony for 30 years. Even during the pandemic, she explains that orchestra librarians are still hard at work rolling out parts to players finish the season.
Husband and wife duo Duo Tachoir of @nashmusicians have release their new album "Shades of Blue". The album features a selection of original, eclectic jazz compositions for piano and vibraphone infused with blues influences.
During this time of social distancing, many musicians are finding supplemental income by teaching online music lessons to existing students and encouraging others adults and children alike to pick up an instrument. "While we wait, be creative."