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Meeting with members in RIMOUSKI

The first meeting with the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec's members will take place on Friday, April 25 at noon, at the

Meeting with members in RIMOUSKI

The first meeting with the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec's members will take place on Friday, April 25 at noon, at the

Montreal selected to host the 2017 International Orchestra Conference

Montreal, April 9, 2014 – The Quebec Musicians’ Guild (GMMQ) is proud to announce that Montreal has been chosen to host the 4th edition of the International Orchestra Conference (FIM IOC) to be held in 2017.

A lookback at the General Assembly - November 27, 2012

The GMMQ's general Assembly was held on November 27, 2012 at the Gesù, in Montreal, where thirty musicians attended. The items on the agenda led to some very interesting discussions. 3 resolutions, related to the GMMQ requests to the AFM, the Charter of the French Language and amendments to the article 12.3 of the minimum working conditions,were adopted by the General Assembly.

The OF extends its recruitment campaign

The Orchestre de la Francophonie (OF), under the direction of conductor Jean-Philippe Tremblay, extends its recruitment campaign for its 2014 summer program. The candidates sought are classically trained musicians aged between 18 and 30. They must have successfully completed their undergraduate or graduate degree, or be about to complete it.

The Guild submits a bid for Montréal to host the 2017 FIM IOC

Mylène Cyr, Executive Director of the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec, will attend from February 24 to 26 the International Orchestra Conference (IOC) organized by the International Federation of Musicians (FIM) in Oslo, Norway. On that occasion, Mrs.

Important : upcoming communication from the GMMQ about the referendum

February 17, 2014 - GMMQ members are going to receive by post shortly some information from the GMMQ regarding the referendum process and on certain issues related to a possible disaffiliation with the AFM such as pension fund and work permits for the United States.

IMPORTANT - Message from GMMQ members to Alan Willaert, AFM Vice President from Canada

We invite the GMMQ members to login into the members access of this website to read the message from Luc Fortin, GMMQ President, sent on February 4, 2014 to Alan Willaert, AFM Vice-President from Canada.

We also remind you that all information related to the GMMQ's autonomy and affiliation to the AFM is available on this website's members access under the section "GMMQ/AFM File".

Death notice - Ray Petch

The GMMQ learned with sadness the death of Ray Petch, former Vice President from Canada of the American Federation of Musicians and Director of the Musicians’ Rights Organization Canada (MROC), on February 1st, 2014. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and colleagues of M. Petch.