The Entracte Fall-Winter 2012-2013 issue just came out !

The GMMQ members received (or are going to within a couple of days) the latest issue of the Entracte journal (Fall-Winter 2012-2013 issue) either electronically and/or by post. 

Opening hours and Labour day

The Summer opening hours of the GMMQ offices in Montreal end on Friday, September 3, 2012. Please note that the offices in Montreal and Quebec will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2012, for the Labour day. 

GMMQ opening hours in Montreal, from September 4, 2012:

Increase of the Minimum working conditions (stage performances) from September 1st, 2012

We remind both producers and GMMQ members that the 2011 Minimum working conditions applicable to stage performances and background music will increase from September 1st, 2012. The changes apply to the pay scales for musicians, copy, orchestration and arrangement (pages 17 to 29) as well as meal allowances (page 15).

Questionnaire to all members


Some members of the GMMQ are finalists at the 2012 Musical Instrument Bank Competition of the Canada Council for the Arts

July 23, 2012 - In September 2012, 30 musicians will gather in Toronto to audition before a jury for the loan of a fine-stringed instrument from the Canada Council's Musical Instrument Bank. The instruments include 13 violins, 4 cellos and 1 cello bow with a total value over $ 28 millions. 

Prix du CALQ à la création artistique de Montréal 2012-2013

The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) is pleased to be associated with the Prix de Montréal pour les arts et la culture, organized by the Conseil des arts de Montréal, in order to award the Prix du CALQ à la création artistique de Montréal. The prize is being awarded in addition to the Prix à la création artistique granted in all regions of Québec.

Technical problem

Because of a failure of the GMMQ server, we haven't been able to send or receive emails.

The Orchestre Métropolitain and the GMMQ signed a new collective agreement

Montreal, Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - The Orchestre Métropolitain and the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec (GMMQ), affiliated to the Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ), signed today a new collective agreement binding the two parties until 2015. This action makes official the agreement reached by the Orchestre Métropolitain and its musicians' union.

Follow the GMMQ on social networks

If you don't know it yet, the GMMQ is active on Facebook and Twitter. These social networks allow the GMMQ to share some news about its activities or any subject related to musicians in Québec. Follow us and comment the news! 

A new GMMQ Facebook page has just been created. We invite all our friends from the previous page (which will be closed within a couple of weeks) to follow us on the GMMQ new Facebook page ! 

Follow the GMMQ now :