Musicians Union Local 6
116 Ninth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Office Hours: 10am to 4pm
Dues Dept. closes at 3:30pm
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Archived issues of the Musical News are now available. Look for a new Membership Directory online, and in printed form, in the coming months.
The Musicians Union Local 6 is a labor union for professional musicians. Our goal is to improve the economic status, social position and general welfare of our members. We serve the following Bay Area locations: Includes all of San Francisco, Alameda, Marin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey Counties.
Membership is open to all musicians and vocalists who work part-time or full-time in pop, rock, country, jazz, classical, folk or other areas of music making. We are affiliated with the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM). If you are outside of our jurisdiction and would like to find the local in your area, visit the AFM National Website.
Tue, Feb 18, 2014
by Alan Thomas, Life Member, Musicians Union Local Six Patience Scales is probably the most renowned music teacher who ever taught in San Francisco. When she and I engaged in conversation after the Local Six Life Member Luncheon at Nick’s … Continue reading
Tue, Feb 18, 2014
Beth: When did you first start working for the union? Gretchen: It depends what you mean by working. Sometime in the late 1980s, when I was in the SF Ballet Orchestra, I was appointed steward. I think that was the … Continue reading
Fri, Dec 6, 2013
Photo used in the Standard Oil Educational Series of films on the history of music. Gordon played on the soundtrack. When Gordon Messick graduated from college, he decided to go to New York to see if he could make it … Continue reading
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