CALGARY ZONE PATIENT & FAMILY CENTRED CARE, INSTRUMENTAL SOCIETY OF CALGARY OUTREACH AND THE ASYLUM FOR ART PRESENT

A LIVESTREAM CONCERT SERIES FOR PATIENTS, FAMILIES, AND HEALTHCARE WORKERS

This free virtual concert series is created for and dedicated to hospital patients, their families, and healthcare workers. The intent is to reduce feelings of boredom and loneliness among patients, provide an opportunity for patients and their families to connect over a shared experience, and assist patients, families, and healthcare workers in caring for their mental health during this difficult time. We wish also to extend this music to our seniors in long-term care, and to all who may enjoy. We hope this music can lift your spirits and allow us to feel together at this time.

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Upcoming Shows

Linh Nguyen, Piano

Linh Nguyen, Piano

January 17, 2021 2:00 pm

Linh Nguyen, a pianist, has performed as a soloist, an accompanist, and as a chamber musician in Finland, Vietnam, Russia, Sweden, Norway, Poland, and Spain. He has also performed with orchestras in Finland and Vietnam. In 2009 he recorded for a classical music channel on Vietnam’s Television and performed with the Vietnam National Opera and the Ballet’s Orchestra in Hanoi’s Grand Opera House. Linh’s favourite repertoire includes compositions from baroque, classical, romantic, and impressionist eras as well as a number of ...
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Morag Northey, Cello

Morag Northey, Cello

January 24, 2021 2:00 pm

Morag Northey expresses her belief in the infinitely healing power of Love & Compassion through  music, story, cello and song.  She invites you to Journey with her on this Winter Solace concert she calls “I Am”

Morag is a classically trained Solo, Chamber, Orchestral and Theatrical Performer and Teacher. She attended classical and experimental sessions at the Banff Centre and the Sunset Theatre Artist Exploration Series from 2008-2017, creating compositions: ’Poetry on the Wall,’ ‘Run the Wind,’ ‘Whispers,’ and ‘17~Emptiness ...
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Lyrique

Lyrique

January 31, 2021 2:00 pm

Lyrique is a Philippines-born, Calgary-based hip hop artist who fuses moody R&B and melodic rap beats. On Lyrique’s debut full-length album, P.I.M.P. (Poetry Is My Passion), released on October 14,2020 his hip hop storytelling is framed around his immmigration story and visions of a “Canadian Dream.” Lyrique‘s rhymes are a glimpse into his personal struggles as a one-time temporary migrant worker, now permanent resident. P.I.M.P. follows a series of mixtapes and singles, which have drawn attention from COMPLEX, CBC’s Q, ...
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Sherryl Sewepagaham

Sherryl Sewepagaham

February 7, 2021 2:00 pm

Sherryl Sewepagaham is a Cree-Dene hand drum singer, songwriter, music educator and music therapist. Sherryl is a co-founding and 23-year member of the Edmonton-based, Indigenous women’s trio Asani. Asani released their debut album Rattle & Drum in 2005, which received many music award nominations and awards, including nominations at the Juno Awards and Canadian Western Music Awards both in 2006. Asani’s follow-up album, Listen released in 2009, received additional nominations and awards, including a Canadian Folk Music Award in 2010 ...
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Flint and Feather

Flint and Feather

February 14, 2021 2:00 pm

Flint & Feather (Joal and Lauren Kamps) are a free-spirited husband and wife duo that are passionate about connecting with people through folk/roots music, storytelling, and laughter. Their original ‘Rocky Mountain Folk-Pop’ songs draw inspiration from Canadian history, rocky mountain folklore, and their own personal journeys – and the Kamps’ honest and engaging approach to performance connects with listeners of all ages and backgrounds.

Based in Calgary, AB Joal and Lauren first began performing together as Flint & Feather while ...
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Past shows

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Brad Mahon, Classical Guitar

Brad Mahon, Classical Guitar

December 5, 2020 6:30 pm

Brad Mahon has appeared throughout Portugal, the United States, and across his native Canada as an award-winning and acclaimed guitarist, teacher, adjudicator, clinician, and lecturer.

In January 2017, Brad moved back to Calgary full-time to assume the role of Director at Mount Royal University’s Conservatory. Formerly, he was Manager, Visual and Performing Arts at the Medicine Hat College Conservatory, and before that, Head of the Conservatory of Performing Arts at the University of Regina. Dr. Mahon also continues to maintain ...
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Gianetta Baril, Harp

Gianetta Baril, Harp

December 11, 2020 6:30 pm

Gianetta Baril has had a distinguished solo career for over 30 years. While concertising throughout Germany, France, England, Poland, and the Czech Republic, she consistently received glowing praise for her charming presence, dramatic artistry and spectacular technique. Career highlights include concerts behind the Iron Curtain, performing as Canada’s representative to the World Harp Congresses in Vienna and Paris and as a soloist for the Queen, Prince Charles and the late Lady Diana.  Since returning to Canada, she has performed a wide variety of solo and chamber music recitals throughout Western Canada. Her first solo CD ...
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Mark Limacher, Piano

Mark Limacher, Piano

December 15, 2020 6:30 pm

Mark Limacher is a Composer-Pianist currently based in Calgary, Canada. He is a graduate of New School University in New York City, and has studied privately with composers Linda Catlin Smith (Toronto) and Laurence Crane (London, UK). In 2013 he served as apprentice to composer Bunita Marcus in Brooklyn, NY.

He has composed extensively for piano, solo instruments, and chamber ensembles, being particularly drawn to small gestures, soft dynamics, and delicately constructed aural textures. He is a passionate advocate for ...
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Aaron Young, Guitar

Aaron Young, Guitar

December 18, 2020 6:30 pm

By the time Aaron Young was just 23 years old, he had already produced, arranged and performed on over 15 albums. It was clear that music wasn’t going to be in his future, it was going to be his future. With eclectic influences ranging from Lenny Breau, Jim Croce, Chet Atkins, James Taylor, Danny Gatton, Bruce Cockburn, Randy Rhodes, Glenn Campbell, Eddie Van Halen, Muddy Waters, Pat Metheny, and countless more, Young went on to perform in the world-beat stage ...
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Beth & Sabina Sandvoss

Beth & Sabina Sandvoss

December 20, 2020 2:00 pm

What is better than a cello?  Two cellos!  Cellist’s, Beth and Sabina Sandvoss (mother & daughter) join forces to present a selection of spirited & soulful duets and solos from baroque to contemporary classical music.

Cellist Beth Root Sandvoss is known for her intensely committed performances and interpretations. She has a notably varied career as a recitalist, chamber musician and pedagogue. Beth lives in Bragg Creek, Alberta, and enjoys an active performance career in Canada and abroad. She has recorded ...
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Eileen Kosasih

Eileen Kosasih

December 22, 2020 6:30 pm

Eileen Kosasih is a violinist, visual artist, and educator based in Calgary. She has a BAMusic, MMusic, and piano diploma. Eileen is currently studying a MA Fine and Decorative Arts. Before the pandemic, she was performing with ensembles such as Symphony of the Kootenays and UUphonia Choir. Eileen is most passionate about her studies in Abstract Expressionism.

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Darren Young

Darren Young

December 27, 2020 2:00 pm

Multi-instrumentalist, composer, music director, and educator Darren Young is an exciting artist with a diverse palette. His music spans a wide array of genres, including classical, post rock, prog, shoegaze, electronic, noise, and jazz. A classically trained guitarist and double bassist, Darren’s music has received international press coverage from Prog Magazine, Metal Hammer, Classic Rock Magazine, and the CBC.
 
Darren’s busy concert schedule has taken him across Canada, the UK, US, and France. He has been a featured performer with the Calgary Philharmonic ...
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Nia Devetzis, percussion

Nia Devetzis, percussion

December 29, 2020 6:30 pm

Nia Devetzis is a percussionist driven by the vivid and vast world of contemporary music, whether as a soloist or chamber musician. As a teaching artist, she is dedicated to education through performance and instruction, leading by example and questioning audience expectations by asking, what exactly is percussion?

Notable performances include solo engagements with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, and Calgary Wind Symphony, as well as Calgary’s contemporary music and sonic arts festival, Forms of Sound and the Stratford Summer Music ...
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Claire Butler, Piano

Claire Butler, Piano

January 3, 2021 2:00 pm
Claire Butler is a pianist from the North-East of England and has been a resident of Calgary since 2012. She is a graduate of the Royal College of Music, London where she studied piano and violin. Before moving to Canada, Claire lived in Bermuda and was a teacher at the Bermuda School of Music.
In Calgary, Claire enjoys a varied career as performer, director and music educator. Claire’s current positions include music specialist at Montessori School of Calgary, director at ...
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Afo Fapojuwo, Percussion

Afo Fapojuwo, Percussion

January 10, 2021 2:00 pm

Afo Fapojuwo holds a Jazz Diploma from Mount Royal University and a Jazz Performance Degree majoring in Jazz Percussion from the prestigious McGill University. His performance experience includes touring with musical groups across Canada and the United States, performing at internationally renowned festivals such as the Montreal Jazz festival as well as the Osheaga Music Festival, and recording drumming tracks on multiple albums. With 15+ years of playing experience and 6 years of intense musical schooling it comes as no ...
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Our sincere thanks to the Calgary Foundation for its generous support of this programming