Atlantic Federation of Musicians Local 571

Welcome to the official site of the Atlantic Federation of Musicians.  Located in Atlantic Canada's largest metropolitan city, Halifax, Nova Scotia, our jurisdiction includes both Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. We are Local 571 of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada, the largest organization of its kind representing professional musicians.   


  • AFM Local 571 Workshop Training - Digitizing the Landscape

    Hello! The Atlantic Federation of Musicians, AFM Local 571, applied for and received funding from the Canadian Performing Arts Resilience Fund (CPARF), Arts Branch, Department of Canadian National Heritage through the Government of Canada and the American Federation of Musicians. The funding we received will be used to host an education program, Digitizing the Music Landscape: Transitioning to Live Digital Performances. The program will consist of eight (8) individual workshops held from February 17 to March 20, 2023 at the Music Room in Halifax located on 6181 Lady Hammond Road. The goal of this workshop is to teach freelance musicians, aged 40 and above, how to put a digital livestreamed performance together, start to finish, including how to post it on social media from your own location. We would like to invite members from all music organization to participate. There is an application form attached which includes participant eligibility and additional information about this program. Each workshop will have up to twelve (12) participants. We have attached an application form for you to complete. Please check off the preferred date that you would like to attend a workshop. Due...


Phone: 902-479-3200
Fax: 902-479-1312
Email: [email protected]

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