The Count Basie Orchestra

  CADME is thrilled to present the Count Basie Orchestra! The Count Basie Orchestra is considered to be one of the most important and influential ensembles in the history of jazz. This opportunity will inspire and ignite musicians of all ages and from all genres of study!   Count Basie Orchestra History   On Thursday,
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Holiday Tubafest 2017!

Dear Tuba/Euphonium Player – We would like to cordially invite you to the 10th Annual Holiday TubaFest in Calgary, this year! It takes place on Saturday December 16th. Rehearsals begin at 10am at: TransAlta Performing Arts Studios, on Stampede Park; 1302 – 6 Street S.E. (drop off point) and Calgary Arts Academy, on Stampede Park; 640 – 14 Avenue S.E. The performance is
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CADME 2017 Fall Residencies

           CADME is thrilled to collaborate with Music Mentors International (MMI) in presenting workshop/residency opportunities for concert band and orchestra with Dr. Dale Lonis, Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz with Reggie Thomas and Choir/Vocal Jazz with Dr. Jim Sparks in the fall of 2017. To learn more about Dr. Lonis and
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CADME Jazz Jam

Once again this year, CADME is very excited to present the All-Ages Jazz Jam. The idea of the event is to provide “under aged” kids with an opportunity to attend and be a part of a supportive jazz jam. This is our 10th year and the initiative is really starting to pick up steam and become
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Building a Culture of Success

This fall, CADME in our commitment to foster teacher development, along with generous support from Music Mentors International, is extremely pleased to present an inspiring day of professional development with Dr. Dale Lonis. Topics may include, but are not limited to: Building an environment of trust in your music program Engaging in social justice through music A philosophy
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Conspirare Private Concert and Workshop – May 23, 2016

CADME is excited to announce the sponsorship of a private concert and workshop with Conspirare on Monday, May 23, 2016, in partnership with Podium 2016, the Rozsa Foundation, Cantare Children’s Choir, Luminous Voices and Mount Royal Conservatory. Conspirare, directed by Craig Hella Johnson, is the 2015 Grammy award winner (and 2016 nominee) for best Choral
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Vanguard Jazz Orchestra Workshop – April 14

Mid-day workshop for high school jazz ensembles with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra at the Jack Singer Concert Hall. CADME will provide pre-study materials for these students. They MUST attend the concert on the 13 and have completed the pre-study. Stay tuned for details! Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra Private Concert – April 13

CADME’s landmark project of the year – The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra – private concert for students at the Jack Singer Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Ticket orders for block bookings by schools will be out soon. This is for all students from elementary through high school – ticket orders will include room for adult supervisors
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CADME Vocal Jazz Workshop – January 28-29

CADME Vocal Jazz Workshop with Grammy nominated Jeremy Fox and others. Each participating school will host a workshop and perform at Lord Beaverbrook on the evening of January 29. Stay tuned for details.

James Zollar – November 23-27

CADME is proud to present James Zollar in partnership with the Calgary Creative Arts Ensemble. He will be available for school workshops from November 23 through 27. Mr. Zollar has been featured with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, Count Basie Band, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and numerous others. To learn more, visit Please use the
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