Welcome to Local 72-147! We’re glad that you are interested in joining us and we look forward to working with you. Whether you’re interested in the benefits of union membership, in making your job better, or simply in joining the largest association of professional musicians in the North Texas area, we’re here for you.
Membership applications are available online CLICK HERE to complete and submit form. If you which to mail in your application click here to download the PDF application. Once completed, send signed application and check or money order for processing to the address below. Do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions regarding the completion and submission of your application.
You may visit with us in person at 1939 Stadium Oaks Court, Ste. 110, Arlington, TX 76011 or call us at 817-469-6040 or 800-635-0072 (Toll free), or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How Much Does It Cost to Join Local 72-147?
If you have never been a member of any AFM Local the minimum cost to join Local 72-147 is $240.00. This includes a $100.00 Local 72-147 initiation fee, a $75.00 Federation initiation fee, and $65.00 for current semi-annual dues. Annual dues of $135.00 is payable in January of each calendar year. If you wish to pay with a credit card CLICK HERE to make credit card payment through PayPal.
If you are currently a member of another AFM Local, resigned in good standing from another local or dropped by any AFM Local for nonpayment of dues please contact Stewart Williams, Secretary-Treasurer at (817) 469-6040 or email him at email@example.com for the amount of dues necessary to join.
Student Membership Discount:
If you are a student of an accredited school, college or university you can take advantage of our incredible Student Membership rate – $135.00 – annual dues for one year! All initiation fees are waived (for a savings of $165.00). A copy of your current student I.D. must accompany your membership application. If you wish to pay with a credit card CLICK HERE to make credit card payment through PayPal.
Discount for Self-Contained Bands:
Musicians performing in self-contained bands or musical groups of two or more can save $165 each in initiation fees if all band members apply together and join at the same time – $135 each includes annual dues for one year! Plus the bands get a free web page listing with photos, bio, sound files, and video for bookings and job referrals. If you wish to pay with a credit card CLICK HERE to make credit card payment through PayPal.
How Do I Join?
Membership applications are available online. CLICK HERE to complete and submit form. Once you have submitted application form please click here to make credit card payment through PayPal.
CLICK HERE to download the membership application and beneficiary card. You may either drop by our office with your completed application or return it by mail to:
American Federation of Musicians Local 72-147
1939 Stadium Oaks Court, Suite 110
Arlington, TX 76011
Please contact us if you are not sure how much to pay. Make checks payable to: DFW Professional Musicians Association. Please note that initiation fees and membership dues are non-refundable. If you wish to pay with a credit card CLICK HERE to make credit card payment through PayPal.