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Access the TMA's services for professional musicians.
Join the professionals. It's a sound investment towards a successful future.

What You Get:

The TMA offers real benefits to musicians participating in any area of the music business.  By joining the TMA you also become a member of the Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM), the American Federation of Musicians(AFM) and after two years as a TMA member, with periodic work (at least every six months) under TMA/CFM/AFM contracts you become a member of the Musicians Pension Fund of Canada.  Through this network you receive:

• Ability to work under professional agreements that maintain minimum fees, standards and benefits
Legal protection, assistance and advice
• Access to benevolent funds for access when you cannot work due to injury or illness and to support community performances
Discounts on many services, including Instrument insurance
• Music industry contacts
• Buyers directed to you from our searchable member database
• Other advantages of our benefits package

You can apply online by going to:


Download an application (pdf)

and Contact our team

Rebecca Sinnaeve
Phone: (416) 421-1020 ext. 228
Fax: (416) 421-7011

Regular Fee Structure (payable by Cash, Credit Card or Certified Cheque)

Initiation fee - $225.00
Thereafter, members pay $63.75 per quarter.
Full year before Feb 1 - $235.00
After Feb 1 - $255.00

Student Membership Fee Structure

For new members signing up as a student (Proof of being a full time Student is required when joining and paying dues)
• Initiation fees are waived (savings of $160) and not collected if moving to regular membership at a later time
• Membership Fee $120.00 per year (must be paid in full in first year regardless of initiation date)


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Oct 27
Help make it happen for Secure the future of the Sears Drama Festival! https://t.co/7hGs7Zdxak#indiegogo via @indiegogo
Oct 23
An important article for all @TMA149 @cfmusicians @MusiciansUnion members. https://t.co/SwAQ1nS7DR
Oct 18
We are devastated along with the rest of Canada to say goodbye to Gord @cfmusicians @MusiciansUnion member for life https://t.co/7Ws7XVRcUq
Oct 04
Thank-you to @NTSofCanada , but especially fellow arts union @IATSE @IATSECANADA for keeping @SearsDramaFest going ! https://t.co/HbjA8PBsfc
Sep 21
RT @CBCToronto: New Regent Park project aims to help house struggling musicians: https://t.co/MxQuKCNYSV https://t.co/vA22vABoAm
Sep 20
Opportunity knocks.TMA looking 4 a new high energy team member dedicated 2 bettering musicians working conditions https://t.co/dUbRGi6vcZ
Sep 19
7th workshop is happening today 6-9pm at Aki Studios! Come and learn about organizations who hire musicians #mymusic150 #music
Sep 16
We'll be chatting with cool musicians today about freelancing in Toronto from 1 - 4, and bring a friend!#TorontoMusicians #MyMuslc150
Sep 15
Come hang with us tomorrow at the Canadian Music Centre 1-4pm learn about music freelancing! Bring a friend.#MyMusic150 #Toronto
Sep 10
Come by Pickering Learning Centre across from Pickering Go station for today's event from 1:30 - 4:30 #MyMusic150 #Toronto
Sep 04
Happy Labour Day! Performing together and negotiating together keeps us together. https://t.co/dcVqeNZFOp
Aug 25
1. Toronto Musicians’ Association rejects the shameful messages put forth by Sheraton Caldwell Orchestra. https://t.co/KqVOtIqZ8L
Aug 18
Follow this link for video registrations :https://t.co/g4MfPj7SJx#mymusic150 #torontomusic #ontario150 #music #musicians #worldmusic
Aug 18
Reminder for MyMusic150+ participants to send in video applications by 5pm today - Takes two minutes to show us what you're all about! 😎
Aug 15
Meet the movers and shakers of your generation, discuss artistic responses to current social issues #mymusic150 #torontomusicians #music
Aug 15
Feeling the need for social change? Musicians 18-35 check out our 4th workshop tomorrow on Creating Social Change Through Music #mymusic150
Aug 10
And remember to register at on our main website. https://t.co/zZJTa5b3IG to be considered for a travel refund #MyMusic150 #Ontario150
Aug 10
If you missed the boat but want to catch the next one: August 16th 2-5pm Port Credit Library!See you on the Go Train #MyMusic150 #Music
Aug 10
Brains are still buzzing from yesterday's workshop @ City Hall. Gr8 content + great questions from our guests #MyMusic150 #TorontoMusicians
Jul 31
Never to early to mark your calendar. TMA Fall General Meeting Oct. 27@City Hall details on upcoming visit https://t.co/oxrvCJ8xRp
Jul 27
Hey! The next #MM150 #workshop will be August 9, 1-4pm @ City Hall! Invite your friends, and make new ones it's going to be a great one.
Jul 26
We're working hard confirming details for workshop 3! In the meantime, sign up to be featured in our documentaries. it's a paid! #music
Jul 26
Attn - TMA Members: Local 149 be taking to the streets Sept. 5, 2017 to march in the annual Labour Day Parade https://t.co/19izloDMZo
Jul 25
Visit https://t.co/XGsPvVW7bB for more info on how to be reimbursed for your travel to MyMusic150 #canada150 #mymusic150 #torontomusicians
Jul 25
Did you know we help with travel? More information here https://t.co/jjXOEABoqt#mymusic150 #canada150https://t.co/mu68fhVidu
Jul 25
Toronto, ON - New Musicians Local Tariff of Fees set to take effect September 5, 2017. For further details visit: https://t.co/SfZzWmonpv
Jul 19
Registration is still open for MyMusic150+ Only 6 workshops left! Check the website for updates https://t.co/zZJTa5b3IG#torontomusicians
Jul 11
Why did the student throw books at the librarian? - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Because he wanted to facebook him #MyMusic150
Jul 11
Why did the librarian slip and fall in the library? - - Because she strayed into the non friction section @torontolibrary
Jul 11
In its honor we have some Tuesday entertainment coming your way - ready to laugh or sigh #Canada150 #MyMusic150 #Music #TorontoMusicians
Jul 11
We're on a library theme this week for our 2nd workshop at Northern District Library @torontolibrary @canada150 @MyMusic150#TorontoMusic
Jul 10
Paid video opportunity! for musicians 18-35 link here: https://t.co/g4MfPjpu87#music #canada150 #torontomusicians
Jul 10
Happy Monday, it's the music funding workshop week! This Wednesday 1-4pm. We're almost halfway through July!#Canada150 #TorontoMusic
Jul 06
Our second workshop will feature guests from Canada’s top funding organizations! Come meet them at our 2nd workshop on July 12 #MyMusic150
Jul 06
Register and find out more info about MyMusic150 on our main website https://t.co/al2jc0o3UV#MyMusic150 #Canada150 #Music #TorontoMusicians
Jul 06
Funding is the best part of a project! Learn where to apply for it at our second workshop on Wednesday, July 12th #Canada150 #MyMusic150
Jul 05
Head to https://t.co/ZG8LdCQnpx to apply for a role in our mini-doc. Musicians are paid pretty excited to put you on film #MyMusic150
Jul 05
It was great hearing from everyone at last week's event, g8 questions, and comments! Huge thanks to the speakers #MyMusic150 #Canada150
Jul 01
Happy Canada Day ! https://t.co/xtp09zQuTf
Jun 29
Hot drinks and great company today at 2! Our first MyMusic150+ workshop at The CSI, Annex #MyMusic150 #TorontoMusicians #Canada150
Jun 28
Are unions, lawyers and publishers superheroes or villains in the music industry? 6/29/17 2-5p #CSI #Annex #MyMusic150 #TorontoMusicians
Jun 27
10 magic brownie points to anyone bringing a friend for #MyMusic150 🙂, free coffee and great conversation - why not #music #torontomusician
Jun 27
2 days left to register! What do a music executive, 2 music lawyers, and music copyrighters have in common? Find out Thurs 2-5 #MyMusic150