Calgary Arts Summer School Association

Calgary Arts Summer School

"Discover the Fine Arts Within Yourself"

Summer School Fine Arts Courses for All Ages 

We are Calgary's Summer School for the Arts!

July 2 to August 1, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

We Offer Fine Arts Courses and Workshops

We started twenty years ago with the brilliant idea of providing a summer workshop for piano students. We now offer seven fine arts courses and workshops and an annual recital. Our courses are designed for fun and education for a wide range of interests and ages. Read on to see what we offer. If something interests you, click on the program (see the list to the right)  for more details. Our courses are offered in Calgary, Canada.

Updates and Announcements

Linda Kundert-Stoll and Canadian Piano Music April 13

Linda Kundert-Stoll will be giving a talk sponsored by ARMTA Calgary Branch on her favourite Canadian piano music for Grade 5 and up. 

Canadian Music:  Great Music for Great Teaching!! 

By Linda Kundert-Stoll 

Sunday April 13, 2014 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm 

Michael Lipnicki Fine Pianos - 6033 Centre St SW

Canadian music is so much fun!  Students love to play it and they learn so much from performing it!  Ms. Kundert-Stoll will present and discuss a music sampler of some of her favorite teaching pieces for piano solo from Grade 5 through ARCT.  She will play some of the samples herself and will talk about the challenges and basic characteristics of each piece.  Her presentation includes student, and professional, performances of many of the works.  If you plan to enter students in the Contemporary Showcase festival or just wish to expand your knowledge of 20th Century repertoire in these levels, this talk is for you. (This particular talk was prepared for and given to the Cranbrook music teachers in BC in November, 2013.)

2014 Recital to Feature Erika Gundesen

Erika Gundesen will present the CASS recital for 2014, in partial fulfillment of her Master of Music degree from Guild Hall in London, England. 

Preliminary program:

Mozart - Sonata in D Major K576

Ravel - Miroirs


Earl Wild - 7 Etudes on Gershwin Songs

Kapustin - Variations, Op.41

Erika is a former Piano Camper and we are pleased to have her present her recital in Calgary.

2014 Piano Camp and Piano Pedagogy Clinicians

Willard Schultz and Edwin Gnandt will be the clinicians for Piano Pedagogy Workshop for 2014. Edwin Gnandt will be the clinician for Piano Camp and Adult Piano Camp. 

Composer for Piano Camp

Chopin will be the composer for Piano Camp — this doesn't apply to Adult Piano Camp — and registrants may choose any piece by Chopin that they want to learn for their composer piece. Campers will still need to prepare another piece (which does not have to be Chopin) for the master classes and recital. 

A CASSA Summer Camp will be the best part of a summer vacation. 

You can register today for 2014 Camps and Workshops.

Early registration  Piano Camp, at Adult Piano Camp or at Jazz Keyboard Workshop would be a super way to provide encouragement for a pianist in your house to keep bright and happy and practising enthusiastically. 

Musical Theatre Showtime 

Musical Theatre Showtime always fills up early. Avoid disappointment by registering early for this highly popular Camp.

Look at the links to the right for more information for this and other camps.

Download the 2014 CASSA Registration Form  or  register and pay online right now. 

Here's how to register today.

Gift Certificate for a CASSA Camper


If you want to provide assistance to friend or relative to attend a CASSA camp or workshop, consider buying a gift certificate, available for any amount you choose. 

A CASSA gift certificate may be used toward any CASSA program. Decide the amount you want to give, fill in the gift certificate then mail both the certificate and a cheque for your chosen amount to Calgary Arts Summer School Association at #201, 11420 – 27 Street SE, Calgary, AB T2Z 3R6. We'll look after the rest.

2013-2014 Newsletter 

The 2013-2014 newsletter was mailed early in January. If you did not receive one, you can read it online. 

Keep on Top of Calgary Arts Summer School News

Our CASS News Feed contains the very latest news and announcements for CASS and is an important place to help you keep updated on the latest goings-on at Calgary Arts Summer School.  If you use a newsreader, be sure to click on the News Feed Subscription (see the link below this paragraph) to add our site to your newsreader. If you don't have a newsreader and want to have one for your computer or iPhone or iPad, go to the CASS News page for instructions.

CASSA Contact information: CASSA office at 403.271.0418, or fax at 403.278.3236 or use the contact form.

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