Front Row Insurance Announces Donation to SOCAN Foundation

Posted by David Hamilton on Jan 26, 2021 6:58:14 AM

Front Row Insurance Announces Donation to SOCAN Foundation

Vancouver, Canada – January 26, 2021 Front Row Insurance Brokers Inc. has donated $4,000 CAD to the SOCAN Foundation to support the grants, awards and programs offered by the foundation to musicians.

“Of course, we were pleased to see so many SOCAN member musicians protect their valuable instruments online using our musical instrument insurance website,” states David Hamilton, President+CEO of Front Row Insurance. “However, we’re even more pleased to be able to make this donation to SOCAN Foundation now given this is a challenging time for the music industry.”

“This generous gift from Front Row Insurance empowers SOCAN Foundation to foster Canadian music and its creation,” says Charlie Wall-Andrews, Executive Director of SOCAN Foundation.

Front Row’s online insurance for musical instruments is a good option for insuring instruments of all types, including studio equipment. Policies are available online in 5 minutes, 24/7, currently starting at $73 CAD (subject to change). Covers theft, fire and breakage, including while on an aircraft.

Note: currently, Quebec residents must purchase offline. Canadian residents can get a quote and purchase a policy online in just a few minutes:

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About: Front Row Insurance Brokers Inc. is an independent insurance broker that works on behalf of the Canadian arts, entertainment and music communities to provide insurance for the lowest cost. Should a claim occur, Front Row ensures that clients receive the money they are owed per the insurance policy, as quickly as possible. Front Row has offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Los Angeles. Visit their website at

About: Founded in 1992, SOCAN Foundation is dedicated to fostering musical creativity and promoting a better understanding of the role of music creators in today’s society. SOCAN Foundation is an independent organization guided by its own board of directors. The board, which consists of composers, songwriters and music publishers, reflects concert music and popular music genres as well as the geographic and linguistic regions of Canada. It is closely aligned to the interests of the members of SOCAN – the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada. Visit their website at

For more information, contact:
David W. Hamilton, President + CEO
602-1788 W Broadway
Vancouver, B.C., V6J 1Y1
P 604 684 3456

Topics: Musical instrument insurance