April 2008 Juno Awards

The “World’s Largest Band” event was organized by CADME. Over 1300 Calgary Board of Education band students attempted to make history when they took part in the band event at the Round Up Centre during the Music Lives Here events leading up to the Juno Awards. Close to 3000 Calgary students participated in the event.
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Band Director Academy

From 2006 – 2009 CADME maintained a partnership with the faculty from Jazz at the Lincoln Center. Each year the Faculty was brought to Calgary to work with Jazz educators, covering such topics as Jazz Improvisation, Rhythm Section Fundamentals and Rehearsal Techniques.

Jon Batiste (2014)

CADME in conjunction with the EPCOR CENTRE for the Performing Arts hosted workshops and performances by Jon Batiste and the band Stay Human for students of all ages. Everyone who was in attendance would agree that it was a huge success! Students from Richmond Elementary School recently wrote letters of appreciation for this experience, which
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Dale Lonis and Music Mentors International (2015)

CADME brought renowned educator, inspirational speaker, and international conductor Dale Lonis to Calgary for a weekend workshop, where he worked with educators of students grade 6-Adult. This workshop was a taste of the workshops that Music Mentors International run yearly at Seneca Lake, NY and Tuscany, Italy. At the workshop, he addressed a huge number
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Richard Nace and Geoffrey Boers Choral Workshops (2012-2015)

CADME has been able to support groups of between 15-25 choir directors coming together for a 3 day intensive workshop, where they developed a deeper understanding of not only the mechanics of singing, but also of inspiring students to express themselves. Usually, this workshop is only offered in Seattle, but thanks to CADME Mr. Nace
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Jens Lindemann

“As both a professional performer and educator, I must say that my experience with CADME was beyond any expectations. The mandate of this organization is extraordinary and virtually unprecedented anywhere in the world. The students, mentored by international artists who are brought in to educate them both in concert and instruction, are the true beneficiaries.
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