Are you 802?

If you’re a professional musician and support the work of professional musicians—You are 802!

If you want to be part of a guild that includes the finest musicians in the world, the orchestral musicians who perform at Lincoln Center, Broadway pit orchestra musicians, the jazz artists who perform in our city’s world-famous jazz clubs, the hotel, club and cabaret musicians, recording musicians, orchestrators, arrangers and copyists, as well as teaching artists and the musicians who work in every genre from rock and blues to Latin and all diverse World Music scenes—You are 802!

If you care about the wellbeing of musicians employed in New York’s music and entertainment industries and are dedicated to the preservation and promotion of live music and music education—You are 802!

If you see the benefits in being part of the largest local union of professional musicians in the world, and believe that workers everywhere have far more in common than whatever issues may divide us—You are 802!

New York City is the live music capital of the world, and the artists who make it so are members of Local 802. Join us to meet other musicians like yourself, network, create and grow as an artist—while helping to ensure fair treatment of musicians through organizing, collective bargaining, legislative and political action.

If you are a professional musician we invite and encourage you to join. If you are simply interested in music or in our union, we invite you to explore our web site!