American Federation of Musicians
An international labour union representing professional musicians of all kinds.
American Federation of Musicians' and Employers' Pension Fund
U.S. pension fund offering normal and early retirement, death, and disability payments, with contributions made by employers for eligible musicians (does not appear to have a website).
American Federation of Musicians' and Employers' Pension Welfare Fund
Canadian pension fund offering normal and early retirement, death, and disability payments, with contributions made by employers for eligible musicians.
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
A labour union representing performers, journalists and artists working in the entertainment and news media.
The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers
An association of U.S. composers, songwriters, lyricists, and music publishers.
Canadian Federation of Musicians
Canadian office of the American Federation of Musicians.
The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency
An agency that handles licensing of copyrighted material for release on recordings in Canada.
Canadian Network for Health in the Arts
A network whose aim is to bring together people interested in performing arts medicine.
The Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Records
A loan program for Canadian musicians making independent recordings.
Freelance Musicians' Association
An AFM conference representing musicians who perform primarily in small concert venues, night clubs, community halls, etc.
Future of Music Coalition
A non-profit collaboration whose mandate is to educate the media, policymakers and the public about musical issues.
Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund
A fund providing residual wage payments to musicians for film use of their music.
International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians
An AFM conference representing symphony orchestras in the U.S.
International Executive Board
The governing board of the American Federation of Musicians.
The official publication of the American Federation of Musicians.
The National Association for Music Education
A US-based organization whose mission is to "advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all."
Music Publishers' Association of the United States
The "oldest music trade organization in the United States, fostering communication among publishers, dealers, music educators, and all ultimate users of music."
Music Performance Fund
A recording industry fund that sponsors live performances throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Music Teachers National Association
Not sure what they do, as I didn't feel like waiting for the Flash website to load.
National Association of Schools of Music
An organization of 600 accredited schools, conservatories, colleges and universities.
National Music Publishers' Association
An organization representing over 800 American music publishers, that works to interpret copyright law, educate the public about licensing, and safeguard the interests of its members.
Organization of Canadian Symphony Musicians
An AFM conference representing Canada's professional symphony musicians.
Recording Artists Coalition
A non-profit coalition representing the interests of recording artists.
Recording Industry Association of America
A trade group representing the U.S. recording industry, which fights legal battles against CD piracy and illegal distribution of music on the Internet.
Recording Musicians Association
An AFM conference representing recording musicians in the U.S. and Japan.
Regional Orchestra Players' Association
An AFM conference representing its member orchestras and their musicians.
Sound Recording Labor Agreement
An agreement setting minimum wage scales and working conditions for recording musicians, and providing additional compensation to musicians through the Special Payments Fund.
The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada
A performing rights society that licenses the public performance of music and disperses royalties to songwriters, composers, and music publishers.
Theater Musicians Association
An AFM conference representing professional theatre musicians in the U.S. and Canada.
Brad Howland is the Principal Trombonist of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra.