Calgary Youth Orchestra

The CYO Society
Orchestra Manager
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MRU CYO Home Page
CYO Conductor
CYO History
Upcoming Concerts
Videos & Performances
Audition Information
Member Resources

The CYO is supported by:
Alberta Foundation for the Arts
Calgary Arts Development Authority
Government of Alberta
United Way
Edmonton Community Foundation
Rozsa foundation

The CYO Society is a registered charity: 88737-7190-RR0001. Tax receipts are issued for all donations.
George Fenwick: CYO Orchestra Manager

George FenwickGeorge Fenwick is a freelance composer and arts administrator, CYO alumnus, and sometime librarian and journalist.

A native Calgarian, Mr. Fenwick studied composition with Allan Bell and Quenten Doolittle, and received his Bachelor of Music from the University of Calgary in 1988. After obtaining a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of British Columbia in 1993, George was an Area Children's Librarian for several years with the Fraser Valley Regional Library in B.C.

He has been involved in the music scene in Calgary for over a decade through his work with the Canadian Music Centre and Land's End Chamber Ensemble. Currently, he is a member of the Spiritus Chamber Choir and Manager of the Calgary Youth Orchestra.

The CYO Orchestra Manager’s duties include:
•   primary contact for students and parents
•   coordinating with conductor
•   hiring coaches and clinicians
•   coordinating the production of workshops and concerts
•   preparing grant applications
•   coordinating the music library
•   coordinating ticket sales
•   supervising student and parent volunteers where appropriate
•   administration of the orchestra’s business and finances.

CYO members are encouraged to contact George if they have any questions or need to obtain information concerning rehearsals, concerts, music and attendance.

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