The members of the Chicago Federation of Musicians
are performing artists of the highest quality, renowned
both locally and around the world.  

The professional musicians of Local 10-208 achieve the highest levels of artistry in every performance.

The Chicago Federation of Musicians represents a wide variety of musicians including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera Orchestra, the Grant Park Symphony Orchestra, The Chicago Sinfonietta, The Elgin Symphony, and more.  Our members also perform in the theatre pits for all major Chicago theatres and record the highest quality music for television, broadcast, and other commercially available music.  

The CFM is proud to represent the many talented musicians who perform at corporate and private events, as well. Their collective  knowledge and experience is invaluable in making your event successful. The members of the Chicago Federation of Musicians perform all styles of music including Jazz, Classical, Contemporary and Classic Rock, Latin, Folk, Blues, Reggae, World, Ethnic Music, and more. You will find soloists, ensembles and bands for whatever type of event you are planning. If you need music arrangers or copyists, they are also CFM members!

The Chicago Federation of Musicians is a Local of the American Federation of Musicians, the world's largest union representing musicians. With almost 100,000 members, the AFM is the leading advocate for musicians' rights.