Applying for Membership to Local 72-147 is easy. Choose the option below that applies to you. By clicking any of the applications below you will be able to fill out, submit and pay your joining fees by credit card.
If you have never been a member of the AFM before, joining costs consist of one-time Local and Federation initiation fees of $165 and your choice of either your first semi-annual ($70) or annual ($135) dues payment.
If you are or have been a member of the AFM, joining costs consist of a one-time Local initiation fees of $100 and your choice of your first semi-annual ($70) or annual ($135) dues payment.
Special Student Discount
If you are enrolled at a college or university, you may be eligible for this special joining discount, in which the customary one-time initiation fees are waived. Your joining cost will simply consist of your first annual dues payment of $135. You will be asked to provide a copy of your Student ID to verify your enrollment.
Joining Together with a Band
If your entire band is joining together at the same time, AFM bylaws allow for Federation and Local Initiation fees to be waived. If this applies to you, your joining cost will simply be a first annual dues payment of $135. The membership status of the band will be verified as your application is processed.
Youth Membership Application
Musicians below the age of 21 may now join as a Youth Member. If you are eligible for this special, the customary one-time initiation fees are waived. Your joining cost will simply be your first annual dues payment of $99.
If you prefer,you may download a copy of our membership application by CLICKING HERE and mailing the appropriate joining payment to:
Local 72-147, AFM
1939 Stadium Oaks Ct #110
Arlington, TX 76011