Death notice : Jan Jarczyk

The GMMQ learned with sadness the death of Jan Jarczyk, jazz pianist, composer and McGill University Professor, on Sunday August 3rd following a battle with cancer.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and colleagues of Mr. Jarczyk.

Congratulations to our members

The Guilde would like to congratulate Composer, Conductor and radio host, François Dompierre, who has been appointed to the Order of Canada for his contribution to

Congratulations to our members

The Guilde would like to congratulate its members who were recently rewarded, including:

Press release - The intimidation continues

Montreal, June 19, 2014 – Following the recent announcement of the results of its referendum on disaffiliation from the American Federation of Musicians (AFM), the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec (GMMQ) learned from AFM management on June 16th that charges have been filed by a member against GMMQ President Luc Fortin and Secretary-Treasurer Éric Lefebvre and that they are to be judged by the AFM’s International Executive Board

Québec musicians vote YES to disaffiliation from AFM

Montreal, June 11, 2014. – The June 2–8 referendum by the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec (GMMQ) on disaffiliation from the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) was the widest consultation of Guild members since the Québec union was founded over 100 years ago.

Referendum on disaffiliation from the AFM - Voting in progress

The accounting firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton (RCGT) is in charge of handling the vote. Whether by email (for those who have an email address entered in our system) or regular mail (f

Message from Martin Léon to Quebec Musicians

Press release on May 23, 2014

Québec musicians threatened with trusteeship

« A serious attack on our right of association »

 - Luc Fortin, President

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