Sponsorship and Program Support
The Mount Royal University Conservatory relies on individual and corporate support for all of its programs. For more information on how you can support our remarkable Academy Program, please contact the Program Administrator: firstname.lastname@example.org, 403.440.6590
The Naomi & John Lacey Virtuoso Programme
Virtuoso Masterclasses Series
The Mount Royal University Conservatory is delighted to partner with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra in an exciting new initiative, in which world-renowned artists from The Naomi & John Lacey Virtuoso Programme teach masterclasses to students in the Academy Program for Young Artists and Advanced Performance Program Certificate. These masterclasses take place in the TransAlta Pavilion at the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts and are open to the public. Please check back soon for 2017-18 masterclass information!
- Tuesday, October 25, 2016: Johannes Moser, cello
- Sunday, February 26 & Monday, February 27, 2017: Roberto Diaz, violin/viola
- Monday, March 27, 2017: Konstantin Shamray, piano
- Friday, March 31, 2017: Sir James Galway, flute
2017-18 Virtuoso Fan Club
In addition to The Naomi & John Lacey Virtuoso Programme Masterclass Series, The Mount Royal University Conservatory is thrilled to announce the continuation of the Virtuoso Fan Club, which was launched in January 2017! Through the extraordinary generosity of Naomi and John Lacey and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, students in the Conservatory's Academy Program for Young Artists and Advanced Performance Program have the opportunity to experience the Virtuoso Artists live in concert with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.
10 tickets will be offered to students on a first-come first-serve basis for each of the concerts listed below:
- Saturday, September 30 @ 8:00 pm – Jan Lisiecki - Brahms Piano Concerto No.1
- Saturday, October 14 @ 8:00 pm – Kronos Quartet
- Saturday, October 28 @ 8:00 pm – Rivka Golani, viola - True North: Symphonic Ballet
- Saturday, November 11 @ 8:00 pm – Afghanistan: Requiem for a generation
- Saturday, December 2 @ 7:30 pm – Handel's Messiah
- Saturday, January 20 @ 8:00 pm – Krzysztof Jablonski - Beethoven Piano Concerto No.5
- Saturday, February 17 @ 8:00 pm - Luca Buratto - Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2
- Saturday, March 3 @ 8:00 pm - Ning Feng - Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
- Saturday, March 24 @ 8:00 pm - Philippe Quint - Beethoven Violin Concerto
- Saturday, May 12 @ 8:00 pm - Fei-Fei Dong - Mozart Piano Concerto No.20
- Saturday, June 2 @ 8:00 pm - Sharon Kam - Mozart Clarinet Concerto
- Saturday, June 16 @ 8:00 pm - Beethoven Symphony No.9
The Rotary Club of Calgary Emerging Artists Scholarship Competition
The Rotary Club of Calgary, in Partnership with the Mount Royal University Conservatory, will once again present The Emerging Artists Scholarship Competition. More information to follow soon.
Calgary Pro Musica
Calgary Pro Musica Society plays an integral role in bringing the world's greatest performers and educators to the Academy Program, through generously offering its artists for Academy Program masterclasses. Our students benefit greatly from these artistic encounters and we are grateful to Calgary Pro Musica for their continuous commitment to educational outreach. Please check back regularly for masterclass information and updates!
- Israeli Chamber Project masterclasses - Monday, November 7, 2016: Michal Korman, cello (1:30 - 3:30 pm), Assaff Weisman, piano (4:00 - 5:30 pm), Yehonatan Berick, violin (3:30 - 5:30 pm)
- Scott St. John, violin, Rafael Hoekman, cello, Katherine Chi, piano (three concurrent masterclasses): Thursday, March 2, 2017 (6:00 - 8:00 pm)