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Online Membership Dues, Payments & Contributions (Updated for 2021)

NEW MEMBERS: If you are just joining Local 56, you will also need to download, complete and return the application available here.

ALL: Online dues and other payments is an optional service and is provided by Local 56 as a convenience to its members. A 3% online processing fee will be added to the total amount, which is deducted by PayPal before payment is forwarded to Local 56. Payment can be made by credit card or electronic check. Any information received by Local 56 for payment of dues is used only for purposes of recording such payments and is not shared with other parties.

New Member AFM Init. Fee
  • New Member AFM Init. Fee

New Member AFM Init. Fee

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$65.00

May be waived for former and current AFM members, students, and all under age 21.

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One Quarter Minus Discount for Early Payment
  • One Quarter Minus Discount for Early Payment

One Quarter Minus Discount for Early Payment

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$38.50

$5 Discount applied for any Quarter Dues payed before beginning of the Quarter.

Please put down what Quarter you are paying for in the Notes section before paying.

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One (Current) Quarter Dues
  • One (Current) Quarter Dues

One (Current) Quarter Dues

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$43.50

Membership Dues for One Quarter.

Please specify which Quarter you are paying for in the Notes section before paying.

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Regular Annual Membership Dues
  • Regular Annual Membership Dues

Regular Annual Membership Dues

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$156.00

Save $18. Use only when paying for full year in advance.

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Active Life Annual Dues
  • Active Life Annual Dues

Active Life Annual Dues

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$114.00

Life Members must be at least 65 years of age and have been a member of the AFM for at least 35 years.
Active Life Members retain all rights and privileges of Regular Membership.

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Inactive Life Annual Dues
  • Inactive Life Annual Dues

Inactive Life Annual Dues

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$97.00

Life Members must be at least 65 years of age and have been a member of the AFM for at least 35 years.
Inactive Life Members voluntarily accept the following restrictions to membership: they may not perform musically on competitive engagements, run for Local office, nor vote in Local elections.

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Former Member Reinstatement Fee
  • Former Member Reinstatement Fee

Former Member Reinstatement Fee

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$10.00

Pay this amount if you are a former member who has been expelled for non-payment of dues. Contact the L56 Office to verify you owe this.

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Active Life Board Member
  • Active Life Board Member

Active Life Board Member

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$50.00

Current or Emeritus Board Members only Age 65+ & AFM Member for at least 35 yrs

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Pay Work Dues
  • Pay Work Dues

Pay Work Dues

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Pay Work Dues

Please choose a price: $ USD ($0.50 or more)

Please pay at least $0.50

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$0.50

Use this option if you need to pay work dues to the local for any gigs that you have recently played

Please type in the notes section of the payment screen what you are paying for specifically

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Other Amount (Prior Year Dues, Member Web Page, etc)
Please Use the "Make a Donation" Button on the Right.

If you wish to pay an amount different from the above selections,
or make a donation to one of the items below, 
indicate the purpose of the payment by clicking on "Write a Note" under "Amount".
(If "Write a Note" does not appear on the first page, it will after you select your payment method.)


Contributions

GRFM Scholarship Fund - Contributions are applied toward scholarships for deserving young musicians who undertake summer music study. Tax deductible under IRS rules. Make check or online payment payable to "GRFM Scholarship Fund, Inc.".

TEMPO - a voluntary political action club. Contributions are used to help promote legislators who are sympathetic to issues that affect professional musicians. Use this link to make TEMPO contributions..

GRFM Emergency Relief Funds Contributions are put into an account specifically for our members who are going through hardships due to lose of work or other financial instability issues. Members can apply to receive an amount from the ERF by filling out and sending in this application form  ERF Application

Other - Please indicate how you wish to designate your contribution in the "Write a Note" box under your payment amount.

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