Guest concerts

Be part of the music, and music becomes part of your life

As part of the educational experience that is MusicFest, there are concerts in every idiom. These concerts feature professional musicians from all over North America as well as the MusicFest Canada Honour Ensembles comprised of the best young musicians in Canada.

When attending any one of these concerts, MusicFest Canada requests that all students and directors discuss the expectations pertaining to proper concert etiquette.

FEATURED ENSEMBLES AND EVENTS

MONDAY, MAY 18

8:00 p.m.:  CALGARY YOUTH ORCHESTRA, directed by Edmond Agopian. Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University.

TUESDAY, MAY 19

6:30 & 8:00 p.m.:  THE JODI PROZNICK QUINTET.  Special guest Christine Jensen. Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20

6:00 & 8:00 p.m.: CALGARY WIND SYMPHONY, directed by Dr. Jeremy Brown, and ALBERTA WINDS, directed by Gareth Jones. Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University.

THURSDAY, MAY 21

6:30 & 8:00 p.m.:  KOKOPELLI, directed by Scott Leithead. Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University.

FRIDAY, MAY 22

9:30 a.m.:  MUSICFEST AWARDS CEREMONY, featuring the Humber National Youth Jazz Combo, directed by Kirk MacDonald.  Reeve Theatre, University of Calgary.

10:30 a.m.:   HUMBER NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ COMBO, directed by Kirk MacDonald. Reeve Theatre, University of Calgary.

11:30 a.m.:  ELLISON CANADIAN HONOUR CHOIR, directed by Scott Leithead. Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University.

1:30 p.m.:  THOMASTIK-INFELD CANADIAN STRING ORCHESTRA, directed by Donnie Deacon. Special guest Alisa Klebanov. Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University.

4:00 p.m.:  CONN-SELMER CENTERSTAGE JAZZ BAND directed by Christine Jensen. Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University.

6:30 & 8:30 p.m.:  DENIS WICK CANADIAN WIND ORCHESTRA, directed by Dr. Mark Hopkins and Dr. Gillian MacKay , and the WOODSHED CANADIAN PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, directed by Andy Morris.  Special guest Tom McCaslin, tuba.  Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University.

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