Calgary Contemporary Showcase

Organization Type: Arts, Culture & Heritage
Address: 216 Wood Valley Court SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 5S8
Contact: Katrina Fost
Phone: 403-404-9188
Website: https://www.cscalgary.com/

Founded in 1990 by composer Roberta Stephen, Calgary’s Contemporary Showcase has been held every year, reaching thousands of students since its inception. Part of the Alliance for Canadian New Music Projects (ACNMP), Contemporary Showcase is hosted in centres around the nation, drawing on a wide range of sponsors to sponsor awards at the local and national level. 

The only festival of its kind in Canada, Contemporary Showcase is devoted entirely to music by Canadian composers. It is non-competitive in that no marks are awarded, no ranking given and the adjudications take place in a master class atmosphere designed to be informative and supportive. Outstanding performers are further encouraged through scholarship recognition. Many scholarship recipients of the past festivals have gone on to make their mark in the music world. Notables include Jean Stillwell, Scott St. John, Measha Brueggergosman, Lara St. John, and Stewart Goodyear.

The organization is growing and being recognized as one that is currently building performers, composers and audiences for the future. No other organization continues to promote the performance, composition and study of Canadian Contemporary Music.


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Chairperson-Calgary Contemporary Showcase

Organization: Calgary Contemporary Showcase
Category: Special Events / Festivals
Description: Volunteer Position: Chairperson, Calgary Contemporary Showcase Founded in 1990 by composer Roberta Stephen, Calgary’s Contemporary Showcase has been held every year, reaching thousands of …Read More
This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one, the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap, the being a force of nature instead of a feverish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.
George Bernard Shaw

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