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Brooks’ 13-Year-Old is Surrounded By a Classic Family

Ine is one of four people who will perform with the orchestra come April 27, 2013. The other winners of the instrumental competition (not ranked, each earning a spot to perform solo with the orchestra on April 27) are Graham [...]

By |2017-11-08T00:29:01+00:00November 8th, 2017|In The News|

Six-Year-Old Cello Prodigy Who Began Lessons at Age One to Perform in Calgary

Luka Coetzee doesn’t say much, but her music speaks volumes. The six-year-old cellist who began taking lessons before she turned two was literally speechless during an interview with The Canadian Press, smiling shyly and looking to her mother Retha for [...]

By |2017-11-08T00:29:22+00:00November 8th, 2017|In The News|

Young Musicians Extraordinaire Luka Coetzee…

We cap off another season with one of our audience’s favourite concerts, Young Musicians Extraordinaire, this year featuring Luka Coetzee on cello and Jacques Forestier on violin. Both only twelve years old, Luka and Jacques delight audiences with their passion [...]

By |2017-11-08T00:29:45+00:00November 8th, 2017|In The News|

From Rose Bowl to Juilliard: Coetzee Taking Love of Cello as Far as She Can

From the Rotary Music Festival Rose Bowl to Carnegie Hall and Juilliard — it’s the journey of 20-yearold Mari Coetzee from southern Alberta, who has dedicated her life to playing the cello. “I always knew I wanted to be a [...]

By |2017-11-08T00:30:24+00:00November 8th, 2017|In The News|

Great Composers Competition – Mari Coetzee

Canadian cellist Mari Coetzee is an exciting, versatile performer who is passionate about traditional and contemporary music alike. Included in CBC Music’s 2015 Edition of 30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians under 30, Ms. Coetzee was awarded first place in the [...]

By |2017-11-08T00:31:06+00:00November 8th, 2017|In The News|

Trio of Cello Prodigies

Retha Coetzee knows a thing or two (or three) about raising cellists. Her daughters – aged 18, 16 and 10 – are all accomplished cellists, and veterans of the Canadian Music Competition. All three Coetzee sisters qualified for this [...]

By |2017-11-08T00:32:14+00:00November 7th, 2017|In The News|