About Us

The Edmonton Recital Society offers innovative and inspiring concerts in an intimate setting. Get up close to world-class artists, many with ties to Edmonton, as they perform beloved masterworks and exciting new compositions.

Our Mandate Includes

  • Promoting artists with connections to Edmonton
  • Providing a venue for emerging artists
  • Partnering with the wider community
  • Giving back to community through outreach

Outreach Includes

  • Supporting education through scholarships, master classes, and tuition assistance for youth and young adults
  • Bringing music to the community with professional performances at palliative care centres and nursing homes for seniors and vulnerable persons
  • Mentoring children to nurture their musical gifts and offset financial need

Overview

The ERS is a registered, incorporated non-profit music society and registered charity, dedicated to enhancing Edmonton’s artistic and cultural life with world-class concerts in intimate settings. Most performing artists have connections to Edmonton and many are local up-and-coming stars.

Our goal is to keep these concerts affordable and accessible to anyone and therefore, we rely heavily on our Donors and Sponsors.


ERS Board of Directors 2019/20

Elected Official Board

Nora Bumanis | PRESIDENT
Christopher Taylor | VICE-PRESIDENT
Denise Hugman | TREASURER
Brent Windwick | SECRETARY
Vacant | MARKETING
Gabriella Bergsten
| MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Maureen Ha | MEMBER-AT-LARGE

Director of Operations

Marnie Gomez

Artistic Committee Appointments

Janet Scott Hoyt | ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Sarah Ho | ASSISTANT ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Frank Ho | OUTREACH DIRECTOR


Sincere thanks to ERS past Board members:

Aaron Au | PRESIDENT
Barbara Bergstrom | TREASURER
Allene Hackleman | SECRETARY
Paul Hookham | MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Court Laslop | MARKETING
Hugh McPhail | VICE-PRESIDENT
Julian Savaryn | MEMBER-AT-LARGE
Gabe Shelley | MEMBER-AT-LARGE