WELCOME TO THE VANCOUVER MUSICIANS ASSOCIATION
LIFETIME VMA MEMBER CHARLOTTE DIAMOND, RECIPIENT OF THE ORDER OF CANADA
Charlotte Diamond is a proud lifetime member of the Vancouver Musicians’ Association, Local 145 and was recently a recipient of the Order of Canada. Charlotte and her husband Harry recently traveled to Rideau Hall in Ottawa for her Investiture into the Order of Canada on August 25, 2017.
Charlotte said of the event ”It was a pleasure to receive this recognition from the Governor General for my contribution to children’s music in English, French and Spanish as well as my support of music education in our schools. I also appreciate the talented work that many BC VMA musicians performed on my recordings and popularized my songs. It has been an amazing musical journey. The Beat still goes on!”
NOTICE REGARDING EFT PAYMENTS AND DIRECT DEPOSIT!
Good news, musicians! VMA 145 will be returning to EFT payments for all gig payouts. The direct deposit form, along with instructions, can be found in the link below. Once completed, the form can be returned to us in the following ways:
- Mail to the office – Suite 100 – 925 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1H4
- Drop off in person.
- Call to give us the information over the phone.
We do NOT recommend emailing the information since we do not have an encrypted email system.
If you have previously sent this form, please contact us to ensure that the information we have at the office is up to date and correct.
We are hoping to have this process up and running in September.
2016 Audited Financial Statements:
The 2016 Audited Financial Statements are available in the Member’s Only section under ‘Bylaws’. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like a PDF copy emailed to you.
Designation of Beneficiary:
As a member of the VMA you are also a member of the Musicians’ Benevolent Society. For more information and/or to designate your beneficiary click here.
You can now pay your Membership Dues on PayPal. Please click use the drop-down menu below for membership dues. For custom amounts, please use the second “Miscellaneous” button.
We are working on a new website which will launch in the very near future. As a result we are not updating the member profiles on this website. You can check your member profile and ways to contact other members by logging into the AFM website HERE. If you have not used their website before you will have to register as a new user on their website.
9:30am to 5:30pm (Monday to Friday) for Phone Service, Payments, Drop Off and Pick Up
Please make an appointment if you want help in person with a contract or a P2 application.
PLEASE NOTE: The office will be closed for the following statutory holidays:
Monday October 9th 2017 for Thanksgiving
Monday November 13th 2017 for Remembrance Day
Christmas Break Closure: Our office will close on Friday December 22 after 12:00 PM, and re-open on Tuesday January 2
Please don’t hesitate to contact the office with any questions or concerns.
We LOVE to hear from our members.
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