Contemporary Showcase Edmonton 2018

25th Anniversary Celebrations!

Showcase Festival

A non-competitive festival of Canadian music for all ages, levels and disciplines.

November 23-25, 2018

University of Alberta, Fine Arts Building

Registration Deadline
October 22, 2018

Gala concert: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
Muttart Hall, Alberta College

Special Anniversary Events

New student works by 8 Alberta Composers
Special guest clinicians
Special scholarship class
Other surprises during the festival

Featured Composers

Dr. John Burge
Martha Hill Duncan

Young Composers

Students ages 12 and up are mentored through the process of writing a composition. One group lecture and work session followed by 3 half hour lessons with a composer. Students are encouraged to attend other students’ lessons.

September 30,
October 14, 21,
November 4

Allard Hall, MacEwan University
Centre for Performing Arts and Culture, 11110 - 104 Ave 

Registration Deadline
September 24, 2018

Final concert
November 24 evening
U of A, Fine Arts Building

Special Anniversary Events

Guest lecture by Alex Prior, conductor, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra


Donations are gratefully accepted to help run our programs. Your donation can help us keep registration fees low while helping to bring in highly qualified and experienced clinicians and composers. Donations also help to create scholarships for students receiving recognition awards. 

Donations can be 
- an ongoing monetary donation of any amount
- a one-time donation of any amount
- class sponsorship - $50
Bottle Drive Fundraiser
- advertising in our program 
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Donations should be sent to
Treasurer, 50 Olivier Close,
St. Albert, AB, T8N 8Z8

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Please specify which of the above options you’re donating.

Thank you for your support!