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In order to participate in the Youth Strings, you must also become a member of the Foothills Philharmonic Society. If you are not yet a member, you can register to become a member in our member portal.

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Chamber music education for students, aged 5-18! We will be hosting a BEGINNER group for young musicians who have just started to learn their instruments (up to RCM level 2) and an INTERMEDIATE group for those who are approximately RCM level 3-5. Students will learn to play with others, making beautiful music together, as well as participate in Master Classes, sectional and leadership opportunities. We will tackle music from a variety of genres, including traditional baroque, popular and movie music, as well as fiddle/folk tunes. Concert date is scheduled for Sunday, May 28 - matinee. Directors: Madeline Bailey and Karen Dees


Note rehearsal times are split based on the group:

  • Beginner: Saturdays, 9-10:15am
  • Intermediate: Saturdays, 10:30am-12pm
  • Note: No rehearsals on long weekends (Feb 18, April 8, May 20)


Okotoks Alliance Church

Important Dates

Concert: May 28th afternoon, TBC; dress rehearsal May 27th. Both groups will be performing.

Registration dues

  • Registraion: $225
  • Early bird rate: $175. Save $50 by registering by November 30th!

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