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Artistry. Integrity. Passion.
During the late summer and fall of 2020, the Chicago Federation of Musicians initiated a program called Music Helping All Recover Together in order to bring live, professional music back to civic life. The program created 30 concerts all over the metropolitan area, employing 100 musicians in support of local first responders, food pantries, centers for the disabled, and local neighborhood gatherings. Our intention was to create a "soundtrack for the recovery," and the program has been a resounding success. Due to a change in weather and our current need to schedule performances outside, the program will be on hiatus until spring of 2021. In the meantime we are seeking donations in order to expand the reach and impact that the joy of music can bring to a weary public. Please consider donating to help fund M-HART.
Contact: BJ Levy, Chicago Federation of Musicians, Secretary-Treasurer
Office phone: 312-782-0063, ext. 333
Cell phone: 773-562-6206
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, 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.