Festival committee looking for volunteers

The Coronation Music Festival adjudicators this year are Esther Bing and Melanie Baux.
Ms. Bing is an Off-Campus Piano Instructor for the Conservator at Mount Royal University of Calgary, Ab., and has been teaching piano since she was 14 yrs old.
She received a Bachelor Degree in Piano Performance from the University of British Columbia and a Master Degree in Piano Performance from The Boston Conservatory.
She was the Orchestral Pianist for both The Boston Conservatory and UBC orchestras.  She has also performed with CPO and ESO musicians and recently completed an on-line course in Jazz Improvisation through the Berklee College of Music.
Along with being an Instructor at the Calgary Arts Summer School, and working as an Apprentice with RCM College of Examiners, as well as travelling to music festivals for adjudicating, she and her husband, Matt, enjoy taking care of their dog-like cat, Ziggy.
Ms. Baux has received a Diploma in Music Performance from Mount Royal University and a Bachelor of Music Performance from The University of Manitoba, as well as an impressive array of performing and premiering in various orchestras, and singing in various choirs and performances in the Calgary area.
She has also been a musical director for performances in Winnipeg, Mb. and Pincher Creek, Ab.
She is a private voice teacher, adjudicator, is the Artistic Director of the Cochrane Young Singers choral program, and is raising three little boys.
Ms. Bing will be adjudicating the piano categories from March 13-16, and Ms. Baux will be adjudicating the speech and vocal categories of this year’s festival on March 6-8.
The music festival is looking for volunteers to assist with the festival from March 6 – 16.
If you believe you can volunteer in any capacity, please contact any of the members of the festival committee.

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