2020 Red Deer Adult Concert Band Workshop

Red Deer College logoThe 2020 Red Deer Adult Concert Band Workshop will be held January 24, 25, 26.

This is a great opportunity to meet concert band folks from all over the province and have fun making music together. The directors will be Ken Rogers (Lethbridge) and Cheryl Ferguson (Canadian Mennonite University).

  • 2 levels of bands offered – Grade 2/3 & Grade 4/5
  • Full band rehearsals with top notch professional guest conductors
  • Social events – welcome reception, coffee breaks and lunch is included
  • Final performance on Arts Centre Mainstage
  • CD recording of final performance available

Fee: $150 + GST | Register by January 6 to receive a 10% discount

Register on-line here (you have to create a student profile and then register) or by phoning 403-356-4900. After registration you will receive a confirmation email asking your details (instrument/band choice).

All the information is here.


Early Music Voices presents Handel’s Messiah

Early Music Voices and their partner group Voicescapes  –  are holding two Messiah events this December!

December 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Christ Church Elbow Park
Pre-concert talk at 7:00 pm
Our intimate and beautiful, period-instrument Messiah returns after last year’s sell-out. A full performance of Handel’s beloved work with Rosa Barocca on period instruments led by Claude Lapalme. They will be joined by soloists and an elite 16-voice choir made up of VoiceScapes and local professional singers.

Single Tickets: $60 General, $50 Students/Senior
Single Tickets Online!

December 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Knox United Church

VoiceScapes Sing Along Messiah

The Calgary tradition lives on – its 18th year! Auditioned young soloists along with VoiceScapes and Friends will sing the arias. And you, the audience, can join the professional choir and orchestra (Rosa Barocca) to sing along with the choruses if you wish…or just sit back and enjoy! All conducted by Claude Lapalme.

NOTE: Scores are available to use on-site for a small fee.
Tickets: $30, 15 and under Free
Single Tickets Online

More information about Early Music Voices 2019-2020 Season

Calgary Wind Symphony Concert December 8

Medieval Feast
The Calgary Wind Symphony presents both seasonal and medieval music featuring their own Lilac Gilad performing de Meij’ trombone concerto!

Sunday, December 8 at 2:30pm
Eckhardt-Gramatte Hall, Rozsa Centre
University of Calgary

Tickets: $22 (12 & under free)

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Westwinds Concert Band Workshop December 7

One Day Concert Band Workshop – with Scott Campbell & Paul Brown

2 levels of instruction: Approx Grade 2-3 and Grade 3-4
Saturday, December 7
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lord Beaverbrook High School


Information and Registration

This workshop includes:
• Instrument Specific Masterclass
• Sectionals
• Optional theory lesson
• Rehearsal
• And Short Concert

River Reeds At Cochrane and Area Hospice Society Event

Join Cochrane and Area Hospice Society for a Remembrance Tree Celebration
Saturday, November 30
12 – 2pm
Cochrane Ranche Clubhouse

  • Celebration outside (dress for the weather)
  • Refreshments inside
  • Music by Cochrane Music Society’s River Reeds

The Remembrance Tree is decorated with white light bulbs that, with a small donation, are changed to color to shine throughout December to honor loved ones.

Pre-register by emailing info@cochranehospicesociety.ca or simply Drop In!