Piano by Request Fundraiser


Bring your friends, your date or a mom in your life (it's the night before Mother's Day!) and join us for a fun evening of appetizers, drinks, dancing and live music in this 'piano-bar-style' event with the talented Anna McBryan. Bid on one of our fabulous silent auction items, or get involved in the live auction and bid on a one-of-a-kind violin transformed into a beautiful work of art (see below)!

100% of the funds raised will go into the subsidies offered to young musicians who participate in our Young Artists Music Academy.  This program is subsidized by 70%, to make it affordable and accessible to anyone, ages 11-17 in our community. We are very proud to say that because of these subsidies, the Young Artists Music Academy is within reach for any committed teen-aged musician. 

TICKET INFO: $40 per ticket | $360 per table (includes table wine and reserved seating)

Tickets are available at the Conservatory of Music front desk, located at Casa (230 8 St S), or by phone at 403-329-2304.

Event Location: Casa's ATB Financial Community Room (230-8th St South)

Violins Transformed - Sneak Peek! - Place your Advance Bid on these instruments by calling 403-329-2304.

Here is a sneak peek of the beautiful violins that will be available to bid on at the live auction. All of these instruments will be on display at Casa and will then go to their new homes on May 11.  Get your tickets to this event!  [Can't make this event?  Place your bid in advance by calling 403-329-2304]

Kari Lehr  

Kari's art can be found in over 100 retail locations accross Canada and the U.S.!  She lives and paints in the beautiful Crowsnest Pass, Alberta.  A graduate of the Alberta College of Art and Design, she spent 20 years illustrating for various agencies, studios and corporations around North America. Today she pursues her own vision, working primarily in acrylic, often incorporating mixed media.  You will not want to miss out on bidding on this beautiful piece!  Check out her many other prints available for sale through her page: https://www.karilehrart.com/  













Karen Tamminga-Paton  

Karen graduated from the University of Waterloo with a major in environmental studies and a minor in fine arts, and later, an education degree from Queen's University. Painting took a serious turn after taking summer courses at the Emily Carr College of Art and Design in Vancouver. Numerous solo and group shows later, Karen has a growing art practice, and lives in the Crowsnest Pass, Alberta. She also enjoys encouraging the creative process in others and doing workshops particularly geared toward the reluctant artist.  Besides painting, Karen divides her time between being mom, teaching high school fine arts, and running the trails behind her house with Bailey the wonderdog.   Check out her website for more details on this artist, and follow her on social media: https://www.tammingapaton.com/ 















Tony Partridge

Tony lives in the Crowsnest Pass and works out of the "Artists Collective Studio" in Coleman.  He works in several mediums: oils, acrylic, watercolours, and a variety of drawing mediums.  He crosses boundaries touching on high realism to the non-objective.  He has had his work featured in numerous exhibitions.  Visit his page for more information and contact information: http://theoutsiders.ca/tony-partridge/  (front and back of violin pictured below):



Mark Robinson 

Follow Mark on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/MarkTylerArt/











Diana Zasadny

Diana Zasadny lives and paints in Southern Alberta where she was born and raised. She graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design in 1991. Her artwork is inspired by excursions in the deserts, prairies and mountains across Canada and the US. Diana’s artwork has been exhibited and collected in North America and internationally. Check out other works by this artist on her website: https://www.dianazasadny.net/



















Halli and Chantelle (more info on these artists coming soon):




























Artists Hard at Work!