Every June Agassiz Music presents the week-long Agassiz Chamber Music Festival in Winnipeg, Canada. Every third year (2011, 2014..), partnering with the Winnipeg Arts Council, Agassiz Music presents the International Cello Festival of Canada.
Agassiz Music Events
International Cello Festival of Canada 2014
International Cello Festival of Canada 2011
Agassiz Chamber Music Festivals since 2000
For more information please feel free to contact us.
To reach the International Cello Festival of Canada dedicated web-site, click here.
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To hear a sample of a concert from the 2012 Agassiz Chamber Music Festival, click here:
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This track is the Andante con variazione from the Schubert Octet played by Scott St. John, Olivier Thouin, Sharon Wei, Paul Marleyn, Meredith Johnston, Micah Heilbrunn, Jim Ewen, and James Somerville.
To hear a sample from the 2011 International Cello festival of Canada, click here:
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This track is from a rehearsal of the 2011 International Cello Festival of Canada Cello Orchestra playing David Popper's Requiem
Who We Are
Board of Directors
- Paul Marleyn - Artistic Director and President
- Gail Bauer - Treasurer
- Shelly Bauer
- Nicola Schaefer - Secretary
- Lenard Carlson
- Veronica Larmour
- Michael Thompson
- Anne Ratuski
- Lawrence Donald – Honourary Counsel
- Rita Menzies - Festival Director
- Guoqiang and Ellen Xue - Web Development / Maintenance
Agassiz Music was named after Lake Agassiz, the ancient and vast lake which covered large parts of Manitoba, as well as much of Alberta, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Saskatchewan and Ontario. Our vision is provide international level concerts, masterclasses and events in the centre of the country, featuring the most renowned artists and composers living in this rich geographical area, alongside other nationally and internationally celebrated artists.
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- The Gail Asper Family Foundation
- L.B.L. Holdings LTD.
- Triple A Foundation (The Winnipeg Foundation)
- The Kuhl Foundation (Outreach and