The Finnish Musicians’ Union is an organization for music performers, founded in 1917. It has approximately 3,800 members. Nearly one-third of the membership consists of orchestral musicians, while the rest work as freelancers or entrepreneurs in various sectors of the music industry.

The Finnish Musicians’ Union has 25 collective agreements in various production sectors of music. It offers personalized advisory and consulting services to its members regarding contracts, taxes, copyright, social security matters, and various work-related situations. The union also provides legal assistance to its members. Additionally, sector-specific and workplace-specific representatives are available to the membership.

The Union offers several benefits and services to its members, including insurance coverage and artist residencies.

The Union advocates for the overall interests of the music industry by influencing cultural policies and legislation.

The Finnish Musicians’ Union promotes the music industry and owns Radio Helsinki as well as G Livelab venues in Helsinki and Tampere.

Organizational Cooperation:

The Finnish Musicians’ Union is a member of various organizations, including the International Federation of Musicians (FIM), the Nordic Musicians’ Union (NMU), the International Artist Organization (IAO), and the Central Organization of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK). Additionally, the Finnish Musicians’ Union is a member of several other organizations.