Special Thanks

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 Cassa Summer School 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. 


Cassa Musical Arts - Board Members, Admin Team, Instructors, Assistants and Volunteers

Government of Alberta - Alberta Foundation for the Arts

St. John’s Music - Blaine McLaren & staff, pianos & digital keyboards

VCommerce Piano Moving, Delivery & Storage - Vesselin Vassilev and staff

9446087 Canada Inc. Piano Movers - Frazier and Mike Gustafson

Murray’s Piano Services - Murray Seminuk, piano tuning

Harmony Music School - Jacklyn Chan, Cynthia Chao-Hoang, office space

Harry and Martha Cohen Foundation - Cheryl Cohen, Executive Director, Cassa Musical donation

Alberta Music Education Foundation - Crystal Krips, Executive Director, Cassa Musical donation

Calgary Board of Education - Administration

Chinook Learning - Mary Ellen Dewar, Principal; Gail Gislason, Principal; Joan Miles, Stephen Moses, Dr. Matt Christison

Lord Beaverbrook High School - Darren Whitbread, Principal; Colin Haydu, IT help; and Facility Operators

St. Vladimir’s Cultural Centre - Lorne Calkins, President; Michele Faryna, Administrator; Greg Faryna, Rigger

Michelle Delisle - Cassa marketing: posters, slogans, and materials

Alberta Registered Music Teachers’ Association (ARMTA) - Kimerica Parr, President; Nathene Arthur, Vice  President; Vicki Martin, Provincial Administrator; Marlaine Osgood, Past President; Judith Ammann, Scholarship Contact; ARMTA Board Members;  Calgary Branch President, Nathene Arthur; Past President, Lisa Kiernan; Calgary Branch Treasurer,  Sharon Carne

Alberta Piano Teachers’ Association (APTA) - Marian Parrott, President; Dale Wheeler, Past President; Ruston Vuori, Newsletter Editor

Edelweiss Imports - Stan and Marianne Kundert, reception food & baskets

Shangarry Bed & Breakfast - Josephine Davy-Seetal, accommodation

Benevity - Financial donation

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

Kathy Milani - printing

Felix and Vicki Reydler - catering for on-site meals

Music Coterie - Barbara Neufeld, President; Nancie Redekop, Treasurer

Bridgeland’s Musical Plaza Fair - Special thanks to Eric Nyland for organizing and board members for volunteering. Performers: Chloe Van Noort, Davin Bieker, Justine Cherry-Delisle, Leia Guo, Kori Omotoso, Georgeanne van Helden, Lavindu Senadheera, Renee Qu, Nafiseh Dadgostar

Pauline Miller - reception food

Cassa Prize Wheel - Prizes donated by Cassa Board of Directors, Edelweiss Imports, Bridgeland Market, Bee Kingdom Glass, frogskinU, and Bowcycle Sports

Kids up Front - Carissa Thomas

Gifts from the home of Dracula-Transylvania - Viola Olah

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