We Thank Special People
Some Friends of CASSA donate time or help in other ways to make our Summer School a special one for students.
We wish to extend our gratitude to these individuals and entities, all of whom helped make the recent season of CASS possible. If you read this list and recognize anyone or should you meet any of the following individuals and remember their contribution, please acknowledge that you appreciate their support for Calgary Arts Summer School. If you use a business or service you see listed, please extend our appreciation for the help given to us.
Government of Alberta - Alberta Foundation for the Arts
St. John’s Music - Blaine McLaren & staff, pianos and digital keyboards
ActionCOACH International - Cheryl Dyck, Coaching for a Cause
VCommerce Piano Moving, Delivery & Storage - Vesselin Vassilev, Dimitar Rangelov
Extreme Piano Moving - Fraser Wheaton & staff
Murray’s Piano Services - Murray Seminuk, piano tuning
Harmony Music School - Jacklyn Chan, Jonathan Chan, Lorna Kearnes, office space
ProArts Society - Damon Johnston, student piano recital at the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer.
Georgeanne van Helden and Jonah van Helden - piano performance on June 1, 2016 for ProArts@Noon
RCM Alumni Association, Calgary Branch - Co-sponsor for Showcase for Emerging Artists, benefit recital
Scarboro United Church - Co-sponsor for Showcase for Emerging Artists, benefit recital.
Madeleine Dickson - Pianist for Showcase for Emerging Artists, benefit recital.
Joan Herget - Cellist for Showcase for Emerging Artists, benefit recital
Priscilla King - Priscilla King Donation Fund, matching donations
Harry and Martha Cohen Foundation - Cheryl Cohen, Executive Director, MTS donation
Calgary Board of Education - Chris Meaden, Director; Julie Barton, Fine Arts Specialist; Sonya Gillis, Administrative Assistant; Darren Dyck, Principal
Chinook Learning - Mary Ellen Dewar, Principal; Erik Sprong, AP; Mark Andersen, AP
St. Vladimir’s Cultural Centre - Don Popowich, President; Michele Faryna, Administrator; Dan Zukiwsky, Board Member; Oxana Kravtchouk, Custodian; Greg Faryna, Rigger
Forest Lawn High School - Darren Dyck, Principal and all Administration; Ed Bagay and custodial staff; Leanne Melathopolous, Drama Teacher
Alberta Registered Music Teachers’ Association (ARMTA) - Beth Olver, President; Marlaine Osgood, Vice President; Karen MacDonald, Past President; ARMTA Board Members; Calgary Branch President; Barb Robertson, Calgary Branch Treasurer; Sharon Carne, Impromptu Editor & email; Lisa Ng
Alberta Piano Teachers’ Association (APTA) - Dale Wheeler, President; Pamela Unrau, Past President; Penny Carleton, Newsletter Editor; Patricia Coey, Membership Convener & email
Edelweiss Imports Ltd. - Stan and Marianne Kundert, MTS reception, food baskets
Shangarry Bed & Breakfast - Josephine Davy-Seetal, accommodation
Hughes House Bed & Breakfast - Kelly Hughes, accommodation
VH Marketing - Viola Olah, online registration & social media
Nerds on Site - Michael Duffy, IT support
That’s Entertainment - Manfred Huesken, DVD production
Gus van Helden - photography
Felix and Vicki Reydler - catering for on site lunches
Music Coterie - Alison Crabb, President; Nancie Redekop, Treasurer
Dana Village, Lake Bonavista Village, Chateau Renoir, Garrison Green Seniors Community, Canyon Meadows Senior Residence, McKenzie Towne Retirement Residence, Amica at Aspen Woods - hosting Seniors Residence Recitals
Seniors Residence Recital performers - Emily Black, Mila Brandman, Jarjay Chen, Wei Hao, Daniel He, Eric Klaszus, Gary Luo, Amy Melnychuk, James Richardson, Jacob Sarkadi, Sara Siddique, Darcy van Helden, Georgeanne van Helden, Jonah van Helden, Jane Wang, Angela Yang, Cindy Zhang
Kathy Milani - programme printing
Volunteers - Nicolas Marinucci, Darcy van Helden, James Wong, Tara McIvor,
John Person, Barbara Robertson
July 5 & 6 Casino Volunteers
R. Whitworth - volunteer
Michelle Delisle - for her behind-the-scenes work with SAND.
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