mscheele03

About Masha Scheele

Digital Media Coordinator: mscheele@calgaryphil.com

CPO Musicians Remember Colleague Eileen Atkinson

On December 10, 2014 Eileen Atkinson, a founding and long-time member of the CPO, passed away. She was a wonderful 95 years old. She was a musician all her life, and received her Performer’s Certificate in [...]

By | December 17th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Baroque Trumpets and Handel’s Messiah

Christmas is all about traditions. At the CPO, our Christmas tradition is bringing Handel's Messiah to Calgarians. This year, we have three performances - Friday, December 12, Saturday, December 13, and Sunday, December 14 (Sing-Along [...]

By | December 12th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

MusAid: Helping Musicians in Developing Countries

Erin Fung, MusAid Operations Director A concert with a great cause! On December 7, some musicians from the CPO will perform in a fundraising concert for MusAid (an organization which helps musicians in developing countries) [...]

By | December 3rd, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

CPO Stocking Stuffers

Having "gift-giving" panic? We've got you covered. Here are our five CPO Stocking Stuffers! Gift Vouchers Need a gift for the music fan? A gift voucher is a great way to go. With rock 'n' [...]

By | December 1st, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

CPO Board of Directors Member a “Top 40 Under 40”

Each year, Avenue Magazine announces its "Top 40 Under 40," a list of young Calgarians who are making a difference in the community. We were excited to see that two of the recipients were associated with [...]

By | November 27th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Fun facts: Boléro and La Mer!

The CPO's J'aime Paris Festival kicks off tonight with Grand et Fort: Fauré’s Requiem and Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony and then continues on Saturday with Boléro! French Impressions With Jean Louis Steuerman on Saturday, November 22. The Boléro! concert celebrates [...]

By | November 22nd, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Meet the Students Behind Turangalîla

On November 29, the CPO performs the Alberta premiere of Messiaen's Turangalîla as part of our J'aime Paris Festival. Turangalîla is a 75-minute music marathon, and reflects Messiaen fascination with the myth of Tristan and Isolde. To illustrate this [...]

By | November 17th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Parisian Stroll: George Gershwin’s An American in Paris

Our lovely receptionist Felicia is a fan of Classic movies - one being An American in Paris, the title piece composed by George Gershwin. We're performing jazz influenced classical music that originated from Paris in our An American in [...]

By | November 6th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Poetry of World War One Soldiers Comes to Life in New Composition

We're excited to be working with Canadian composer Abigail Richardson again! We last worked with Ms. Richardson in 2012 when the CPO, along with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and National Arts Centre Orchestra co-commissioned a [...]

By | October 28th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments

Auditioning for the CPO

There are two new job openings in the Orchestra for a section first violin and section viola player. Ever wondered what it's like to audition for an orchestra? Our Assistant Principal Viola Player, Marcin Swoboda, gives [...]

By | October 27th, 2014|CPO Blog|0 Comments