Meet the Core Players


Holly DeCaigny - SAXOPHONES

Saxophonist Holly DeCaigny holds degrees in Classical Saxophone Performance from the University of British Columbia, and the University of Calgary. She also holds two performance diplomas from the Conservatoire de Boulogne-Billancourt (Paris, France).


Andrew Morrow - Clarinets

Musician Andrew Morrow has been a versatile member of Calgary’s music scene for nearly a decade, contributing his talents as a clarinetist and sought after teacher and clinician. He holds degrees from the University of Lethbridge (BMus) and University of Calgary (MMus).


Kelsey Noble - Flutes

Kelsey Noble is a Calgary based freelance musician and educator. She received her Bachelor’s in Flute Performance from the University of Calgary’s School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA)


Mathew James - Horn

Mathew James’ training began at the University of Calgary where he completed his undergraduate degree. Following that he moved to Chicago, IL. where he completed a Masters degree and a Post-graduate certificate in performance.


Darren Young

Multi-instrumentalist and music educator Darren Young is one of the hardest working musicians in Western Canada. He performs regularly as a classical guitarist in solo and chamber settings, and is a member of multiple Calgary-based projects including Diatessaron, Jung People, Evan Freeman, and Timepoint Ensemble.


Nia Devetzis

Nia Devetzis completed her Bachelor of Music with distinction in percussion performance and education with Rod Squance at the University of Calgary as well as her Master’s in Percussion Performance. Nia is most often performing contemporary chamber music.


Eric Paetkau -Collaborator/conductor

Eric Paetkau is the Music Director of the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra and the founder and Music Director of the Toronto-based chamber orchestra group of 27.