REMINDER General assembly on October 20

To all GMMQ members,

Please note that a general meeting of the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec will take place on:
TUESDAY OCTOBER 20 , 2015, at 1:30PM

Congratulations to our members : 26th SOCAN gala

The annual SOCAN Montreal Awards Gala celebrate the careers, and past year's success, of many of the greatest songwriters, composers and music publishers that Quebec has to offer.

The GMMQ congratulates its members awarded on this occasion :

- SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Alex Nevsky

Prix Excellence
Pierre Létourneau

The winners of the 2015-2016 Music Promotion Fund grants are...

The 2015-2016 grants of the Music Promotion Fund of the GMMQ were awarded to the projects of Orchestre symphonique de la vallée du Haut-Saint-Laurent ($ 1000), Jennifer Gasoi ($500) and Choros ($500). Congratulations!

NOTICE OF CONVOCATION : General meeting

To all GMMQ members,

Please note that a general meeting of the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec will take place on:
TUESDAY OCTOBER 20 , 2015, at 1:30PM

Attachment: 

Death notice : Christopher Jackson

The GMMQ learned with sadness the death of Christopher Jackson, organist, chef de choeur and Master of Renaissance music. A GMMQ member since 1973, M. Jackson died on September 25 at the age of 67 from lung cancer.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.

October 5 : videoconference/webinar of the Musicians' Pension Fund Canada

Quebec Bill 34 - An Act to amend the Supplement Pension Plans Act with respect to the funding and restructuring of certain multi-employer pension plans. Read the Bill 34 (in French)

Alert : significant P2 processing backlog

As they received a huge flow of P2 files, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is experiencing a significant processing backlog which is also causing Canadian Federation of musicians (CFM) office a backlog.

Processing time is now : About 75 days 

I VOTE ARTS ET CULTURE!

GMMQ President Luc Fortin is also a Board Member of the Canadian Conference of the Arts.

Conference : U.S. Ivory ban

GMMQ members are invited to the following event :

GMMQ proud partner of L'OFF JAZZ festival

09.09.2015 - GMMQ President Luc Fortin attended yesterday the press conference of L'OFF Festival de Jazz de Montréal during which the line-up for the 16th edition taking place from October 1st to 10, was revealed.

The GMMQ is very proud to be a partner of this festival. Luc Fortin will reward a musician or a band who has particularly distinguished himself during the festival, with the François-Marcaurelle / GMMQ Award.

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