Symphonic Winds Masterworks III

Symphonic WindsJoin the Calgary Wind Symphony on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 2:30pm at the University of Calgary, Rozsa Centre as they dive into some of the greatest Symphonic Masterworks. Featuring the incredibly talented Adam Zinatelli, Principle Trumpet of the CPO and Miranda Canonico, Assistant Principle trumpet of the CPO as guest artists, the Calgary Wind Symphony will perform works by Horovitz, Grainger and the world premier of Allan Bell’s Flat out, covering ground.

Date: March 18, 2018
Time: 2:30 pm
Location: University of Calgary, Rosza Centre | 206 University Ct NW
Parking: For parking info, visit the university parking website
Adults: $20, Seniors/Students: $15, Children: Free
Online , from members, or at the door on concert day.

Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra “All Beethoven”

Don’t miss the RMSO “All-Beethoven” Season Finale!

Airdrie Town & Country Centre
Friday, May 4, 2018
Doors open at 7
Concert at 7:30

High River United Church
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Doors open at 7
Concert at 7:30

Children’s tickets only $5!
All other tickets $20-$38
During the month of March, automatically save 10% – no promo code required!

Buy tickets online  or call the RMSO Box Office at (587) 331-6226

Westwinds 30th Anniversary Grand Gala Concert

On Sunday, March 11, 2018, at 3:00pm the Westwinds Music Society will present a Grand Gala Concert featuring all of its bands and choirs on the glorious stage of the Jack Singer Concert Hall.  Started 30 years ago as a single concert band, the organization now has an annual membership of 350 to 400 members learning and performing in 5 Concert Bands, 5 Jazz Ensembles and 4 Choirs.

You are cordially invited to join Westwinds as they celebrate in grand fashion.  Their ensembles will perform an entertaining and moving afternoon of music hosted by the Heebee Jeebees, and joined by special guests.  Over 300 musicians will perform a grand finale composed by Mr. Mike Gardner, who has been a Westwinds music director since 1997.

Jens Lindemann, internationally renowned trumpet soloist, will perform a special tribute to Tommy Banks!

The Westwinds members hope you will support your fellow community musicians at this wonderful event.

Purchase  Tickets  Or call the office at (403) 255-3485

For more information please see the Westwinds website.


Jazz Night at Killarney’s March 24

Killarney's Jazz Night 2018 posterJazz Night is coming! Reserve your spot for a great evening of food, friends, and most of all…jazz!  

On Saturday evening, March 24, Cochrane Music Society’s Riverside Jazz will host our 5th Annual Jazz Night at Killarney’s, joined by the Midnight Blue Jazz Band and the Razzama Jazz Big Band. It’s always a sold out show so reserve your seats now by making a dinner reservation.


Dinner: Starts 5:30pm (A la carte)
Music: 7:00 – 10:00pm

Reservations: Killarney’s 587-362-2552
To be assured of a seat, come for dinner!

$15/person Door Fee in appreciation of the great live music will be added to dinner bills or collected at the door from those without reservations.

For more information about the bands see our Jazz Night webpage


MELUDIA – The Ultimate Ear Training Experience

Calgary Philharmonic logoThe Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) has entered into a unique partnership with the French web-based music-learning platform, Meludia. Starting on December 6, 2017 and for a period of one year, unlimited access to the Meludia web platform of 625 interactive music learning exercises will be made available free of charge to every resident and visitor in Canada, a gift to the nation by the CPO and its Music Director, Rune Bergmann, who have made it their mission to encourage and nurture music literacy in Canada. The CPO wants to enrich the concert experience for all Canadians by fostering deeper engagement in music.

Meludia logoMeludia develops your ability to listen and understand music through fun and progressive exercises. Its innovative approach covers melody, harmony, rhythm, and so much more, all without the need for scores or tedious analysis.

Anyone with a Canadian IP address can log into and enter the program free of charge until December 5, 2018. Canadians will benefit from the fun and interactive learning exercises offered on the platform. By using the platform just 15-minutes a day four days per week, a beginner should complete the ‘Discovery’ module in three months, the ‘Intermediate’ module in six months, and the ‘Advanced’ module in 12 months.