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Music and Sound Recording

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Here are some of the many Canadian professional organizations in music and sound recording. Contact them directly or visit their websites. That's a great way to start researching your future career.

National organizations and contacts

American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFofM)

Canada Council for the Arts

Canadian Heritage (information on copyright)

Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA)

Canadian Music Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA)

Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA)

Music Industries Association of Canada

Re-Sound, Music Licensing Company

Orchestras Canada

L’Union des Artistes

Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA)

Association des professionnels de l’édition musicale (APEM)

Association of Canadian Women Composers (ACWC)

Audio-Video Licensing Agency Inc. (AVLA)

Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS)

Canadian Amateur Musicians (CAMMAC)

Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA)

Canadian Conference of the Arts

Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA)

Canadian Disc Jockey Association

Canadian Music Centre

Canadian Music Publishers Association

Fonds RadioStar

Freelance Musicians Association

Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR)

Guild of Canadian Film Composers

National Youth Orchestra of Canada

Radio Starmaker Fund

Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN)

Songwriters Association of Canada

Society for reproduction rights of authors, composers and publishers in Canada (SODRAC)

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Provincial Music Industry Associations

Alliance nationale de l'industrie musicale (ANIM)

Association québécoise de I'industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la vidéo (ADISQ)

Manitoba Music

Music BC Industry Association

Music/Musique NB Inc.

Music Nova Scotia

Music Prince Edward Island

Music NL

Music Yukon

Saskatchewan Recording Industry Association