The Calgary String Collective
Concerts & Events
The Calgary String Collective
Concerts & Events
A New Beginning!
This is us......
Jamming at The Calgary String Collective's first Christmas Party 2018!
Christmas 2018 - the viola section hard at work!
Christmas 2018 - "The Trumpet Shall Sound" Thank-you Peter!
CSC first OPEN HOUSE!!
CSC first rehearsal!...reconnecting with old friends
...making new friends at CSC first rehearsal
Finally, a strong viola section !!
30 players attended our first open house - yippee!
One of many reasons why we tape our music.....It happens to the best of us!
A strong cello section - what a nice change!
The Grand Prairie trio - it's serendipity at its best!
Getting to know your stand partner at CSC first rehearsal
A fine group was gathered at our first CSC rehearsal - take it away maestro Penner!
...and of course, nothing beats snacks at break!
Ensemble Practice between Rehearsals - what a concept!
A great practice turn out at Mimi's. We'll need more chairs if this keeps up...
Hard working cellist!
One of 6 violists - we should be so lucky!
Concentrating hard...occasionally, we do look up!
Not a bad place to hang out on a Sun afternoon!
Another violists...they might have to play quietly for a change..LOL!
Playing standing up....that's as much change as we can muster today!
Looking serious without meaning to...LOL!
Violin Sectional with Maestro Penner - working hard before debut concert Dec 7, 2019
Last weekend get together before dress rehearsal! We are getting excited AND nervous!
Dress Rehearsal Dec 4, 2019 at Woodcliff United Church
Our official Inaugural Christmas Concert poster!
Concert day Dec 7, 2019 with Church Sanctuary filing up..I think it's going to be a full house!
Tuning done and ready to go - we finally made it!
Some serious looking Santas in the violin section!
Cello section wearing antlers in a private memo unbeknown to anyone else....
Maestro Penner doing a fine job engaging the public!
A happy violinist (Pam) makes for enjoyable music !
Sleigh Ride - what a good finish to a fabulous program!
Baroque & Busking Halloween!!
Blue Arch Concert: A violinist AND a flames fan:)
Multi-talented - at ukulele boot camp, Calgary Folk Festival
Playing a concert after completing a marathon!
Blue Arch in concert with German Canadian Male Chorus of Calgary 2013
Chilling out at WCAMS summer camp in Squamish
Off to WCAMS summer camp!
Blue Arch Strings with multitalented Tim Janz - conductor, composter and flutist!
Simple Symphony rehearsal - lots of pizzacato!!
Good rehearsal and good snacks!
Linda Melsted - baroque violinist extraordinaire!
Phil serenading my dog Skyy......
Dress rehearsal - last chance to get it right:)
Blue Arch Baroque Workshop with the wonderful Linda Melsted 2014!
Bravo! Baroque Concert with Blue Arch Strings and Linda Melsted
WCAMS music camp at Quest College, Squamish
Practising outside at WCAMS summer camp - what a concept!
Practising at WCAMS summer camp - inspiring views!
WCAMS summer camp - strings ensemble conducted by Rosemary Thompson
Choral orchestra at WCAMS summer camp - conducted by Lars Kaario
Pam at summer camp in Nelson - good thing you don't need your leg to play violin!
Mountainside music camp in Nelson- conducted by Jeff Plotnick
Concert with Ambrose Chamber orchestra - conducted by Jason Erhardt
Friends and stand partners!!
Blue Arch in concert with lute soloist 2017.Thanks Kat!
Halloween at CCSO - who bought that ridiculous wig?!
Impersonating a cellist!
WCAMS summer camp 2019 - Elfrida piano quintet.
Final preparation before concert!
Victoria Symphony..congratulations on a successful 2019 SPLASH!!
WCAMS summer camp 2019 - last practice before final concert!
WCAMS summer camp 2019 - endless rehearsals!!
CCSO Nov 12, 2019 concert
The large cello section of the CCSO, 2019
Bow is straight ...clearly posing for the picture!
Ambrose Orchestra Nov 8, 2019 concert
Christmas at the dog park
Lunch with fellow musicians:)
Blue Arch road trip to Medicine Hat
Epic hike from Assiniboine Lodge
BBQ at Judy's
Music summer camp in Nelson...yummy breakfast at Creekside B&B
Etched in stone - Tenerife
Chinese lantern Festival
Flames game from the nosebleed section!
Guess you are never really alone:)
More luck than skill!!
Snowshoeing - Island Lake Lodge BC
Purcell Mountain Lodge
Lower Antelope Canyon Arizona
Ridge walking - the best there is!!
Hiking in Assiniboine area
Bandelier National Monument NM
Amazing cactus bloom!
Lower Antelope Canyon AZ
My kinda store:)
I don't think the dog cares......
Road sign for dummies?!
Yummy Dim sum!!
The Getty Centre LA
Judy's garden - what a smart re"cycling" idea!!
Yet another re"cycling" idea - clever Judy!
Storm clouds over Calgary - summer 2019
Checking out Piñatas at San Jose Flea Market CA
Bobcats in Calgary! (near Varsity area)
I think it also applies to the hair on your bow...LOL!!
Lake Louise...this is our hood!
CSC welcomes our own first baby...sweet Cillian!
That's a pretty perfect bow hand!!