Program Details

SPRING BREAK - Week 1 March 21st to 25th
Week 2 March 28th to April 1st 
Each week will consist of music and movement, drama, art and play. Created for young children, no experience is necessary and the focus is on fun exploration. 
The themes and inspiration for our Spring Break weeks: Week 1 - Colours of the Rainbow
Week 2 - Weather and the Seasons

Summer Camps
Week 1 - June 20th 'Masks and Puppets'
Week 2 - June 27th 'Playing with Percussion'
Week 3 - July 4th 'Exploring Asia'
Week 4 - July 11th 'All About Bugs'
Week 5 - July 18th 'Carnival of the Animals'
Week 6 - July 25th 'Instrument Zoo'
Week 7 - August 1st 'Exploring Europe'
Week 8 - August 8th 'Disney Week'
Week 9 - August 15th 'Folk songs and dances'
Week 10 - August 22nd 'Sun, Moon and Stars'

Artistic Director - Claire Butler has over 25 years experience working with children in various settings. She is a professional musician and educator. Currently she is the music specialist at Montessori School of Calgary, a member of the jazz ensemble Clicquot Trio and has a large private music studio. After graduating from Royal College of Music in London UK, Claire has enjoyed teaching posts at Luckley-Oakfield School for Girls and Bermuda School of Music. Now residing in Calgary, she continues to perform as a pianist and has worked with many organizations in Calgary as accompanist and music director. Claire enjoys creating music programming and combining all art forms for children to enjoy. Some of her musical story projects have been performed in Calgary Public Libraries and various preschools in Calgary. 

Chamber Music Week for Teens

Julie studied at the prestigious Royal College of Music and Trinity College of Music with distinguished professors Peter Buckoke and Chichi Nwanoku. 
Julie has worked with: Philharmonia Orchestra English National Ballet Opera Theatre Company, Dublin Royal Philharmonic Orchestra National Sinfonia Milton Keynes City Orchestra The Belmont Ensemble of London Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra London Festival Orchestra Royal Ballet Sinfonia Camden Chamber Orchestra Welsh National Opera Aurelian Ensemble Classic East Orchestra Ulster Orchestra Northern Sinfonia English National Orchestra London Schubert Players (principal) Chameleon Arts Orchestra London Soloists Chamber Orchestra Brandenburg Opera Orchestra New Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of Cologne London Pergolesi Sinfonietta English Touring Opera New London Orchestra RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland English Symphony Orchestra Baroque Bass: Charivari Agreable Other: Concilium (principal) Surrey Philharmonic Orchestra (principal) Forest Philharmonic Orchestra LSO String Experience Scheme Westminster Philharmonic Orchestra Royal College of Music Orchestras (principal) Trinity College of Music Orchestras (principal) Young Musicians' Symphony Orchestra (principal) Britten-Pears Orchestra Hatfield Philharmonic Orchestra Sessions: Electra Musicians Ltd., Isobel Griffiths Ltd., Schott, New London Orchestra Chamber Music Experience Allegri Chamber Ensemble Lower Wye Valley Chamber Music Festival Trinity College of Music Baroque Ensemble Royal College of Music 20th Century Ensemble Double Bass Quartet (TCM & RCM) Dvorak Quintet Trout Quintet at St. James's Piccadilly "Highly Strung" cello & double bass duo