Guilde des musiciens et des musiciennes du Québec
Montréal / 514.842.2866

Membership Form

Before filling out this form, please first read the page of the eligibility criteria for membership to the GMMQ. Note that fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required and at least one telephone number is required for the form to be valid. The Member Services will receive this form and contact you within the next couple of days.
INFORMATION
Social Insurance Number *
Gender *
Woman Man
Date of Birth *
Status *
Canadian Citizen Permanent Resident Work Permit Holder
Name *
First Name *
Artist Name (if different)
Artist First Name (if different)
Membership Category *
Regular Student Band Permittee
Indicate the Name of the Institution *
Download, fill out and send us the form proof of school attendance (in french).
Indicate the Name of the Band *
Indicate the Website of the Band *
Have You Ever Had a Guild Work Permit? *
Yes No
Address *
City *
Province *
Country *
Postal Code *
Phone - Home
Phone - Mobile
Phone - Other
Personal Website
Personal Email *
Manager Email
Language *
English Français
CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
The GMMQ provides its members and the general public with a membership directory available at all times on its website. All GMMQ musicians’ names or artist names and contact details are automatically published in this directory. If you want to keep your contact information confidential, please let us know below.
I would like the following information to stay confidential:
Legal Name
Address
Phone - Home
Phone - Mobile
Phone - Other
Email
OTHER ORGANIZATIONS
Please indicate if you are a member of another artistic association.
ACTRA
UDA
SPACQ
Other, please specify
Please indicate if you are a member of a copyright society.
ARTISTI
SOCAN
SODRAC
Other, please specify
COMMUNICATION
The GMMQ communicates regularly with its members. We publish newsletters every month and our digital journal entracte twice a year. We also forward all audition notices from Quebec’s symphony orchestras. How would you like to receive the following publications?
Audition notices (only for symphony orchestras in Quebec)
Print Digital Do not wish to receive
Newsletters (sent once a month by email)
Yes No
Entracte Journal (sent twice a year by email)
Yes No
MEMBERSHIP
Why do you want to be a member of the GMMQ? *
P2 Visa
Discount on Insurance
Future Contracts
Contracts with Radio-Canada
Working Conditions
To Be Part of a Professional Organization
Others, Please Specify
INSTRUMENT
What instrument(s) do you play? *
Please be specific. For instance, if you play guitar, mention "classical guitar" and/or "electric guitar", etc.
MUSICAL STYLE
What is your musical style? *
For statistical purposes, please limit your choices (maximum 3).
Classical/Contemporary music
Pop/Rock/Blues
Jazz
Traditional/World music
Country/Western
Urban/Electronic/Hip-hop
Others
JOB TYPES
What are your main types of jobs? *
For statistical purposes, please limit your choices (maximum 2).
Stage
Radio/Television
Sound recording
Teaching
TEACHING
Do you teach private classes?
No Yes
If yes, which instrument(s):
RULES

Rules about Resignation, Suspension, Expulsion and Readmission.

Resignation according to the rules

A member may resign according to the rules at any time. To be deemed ‘according to the rules’, the resignation must be notified in writing to the GMMQ.

  • The resignation becomes effective upon receipt of the notice.
  • A member may not resign if he owes money to the GMMQ.
  • No refund of any subscription fees or annual dues will be considered.
  • If the resigning member is registered to pre-authorized debit (PAD) for the payment of his annual dues, he must continue the PAD until the end of the current year or pay the remaining balance at the time of resignation.

Suspension

The annual membership dues are payable on January 1st of each year.

  • A member whose dues are unpaid after March 30 shall be suspended.
  • A late fee of $15 will be charged after March 30.

Expulsion

  • A member who fails to comply with the Code of Ethics or the General By-laws shall be expelled, subject to appeal before the Board of Directors.
  • A member whose regular membership dues remain unpaid for more than six months shall be expelled.

Readmission

A former member may once again become a Regular member of the GMMQ at any time.

  • A member who has been suspended and wishes to reintegrate the GMMQ shall pay a $15 late fee in addition to the amount of the annual dues.
  • An expelled member shall be readmitted upon payment of $130 readmission fee in addition to the annual dues applicable at the time of reintegration.
  • A resigning member who wishes to reintegrate the GMMQ must pay a $ 45.00 subscription fee in addition to the annual dues. However, if the resigning member wishes to reintegrate the GMMQ before the end of the year during which he resigned, he/she must pay the annual dues for the full year in addition to a $ 15.00 late fee.
I have read all the rules. *
UNDERTAKING AND AUTHORIZATION
  • I undertake to comply with the General By-laws of the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec, an affiliate of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada;
  • I authorize the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec to represent me and to act on my behalf in any matter or dispute relating to any of the following functions: instrument musician, orchestra conductor, music librarian, arranger, orchestrator, contractor, transcriber, sound advisor, music editor, and singer and instrument player;
  • I authorize the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec to collect all sums deposited under my name in connection with the practise of the above functions, including pension plan contributions and the annual leave indemnity;
  • I authorize the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec to remit the said sums according to the regulations and laws in force;
I hereby join the Guilde des musiciens et musiciennes du Québec (GMMQ) and accept all conditions of employment and authorization. By typing my name, I confirm my signature on this application form.*
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