Holiday Music Program at YYC Calgary International Airport to feature Calgary-area performers

December 08, 2016   |  

(Calgary, AB) – YYC Calgary International Airport will once again be a musical wonderland for travellers this holiday season, thanks to the joyful sounds provided by 17 local musical acts that will be performing in the airport.

With the addition of the two million square foot new International Terminal, YYC has expanded its second annual Holiday Music Program into its new facility. In total, 17 groups will perform during YYC’s busiest travel period. The artists selected to perform at YYC this year are:

1.     Ben Isenstein’s Holiday Jazz Quartet
2.     Black Dress Quartet
3.     Claire Butler
4.     Anna & Daiga Stube
5.     Karissa Diane Schmidt  
6.     Il Sono Men’s Ensemble
7.     Irina Popescu & Adelheid Mancila
8.     Joelle’s Noelle
9.     Bel Canto Strings
10.   Reuben Grendus
11.   St. Mary’s Jazz Combo
12.   The Jingles
13.   Ambrosia Quartet
14.   Maria Medlow (Spectrum Ensemble)
15.   Maureen Stitt (Mo Music)
16.   Miguel Manzo
17.   The Dynamic Duo

These performers will join local choirs: The Youth Singers of Calgary and Bishop Carroll High School String Group, who will also perform during the holidays to entertain the tens of thousands of travellers arriving to and departing from YYC each day.

The holiday music performances are just one of many festive events taking place throughout YYC this holiday season, including our annual Festival of Trees, free gift-wrapping post-security, and visits from both Santa and Mrs. Claus.


The Calgary Airport Authority is a not-for-profit organization incorporated under the Regional Airports Authorities Act of Alberta. The Calgary Airport Authority is responsible for the management, operation and development of YYC - Calgary International Airport and Springbank Airport (YBW). YYC is an important economic engine for the city, region and province, welcoming 15.48 million passengers in 2015, supporting more than 48,000 jobs and generating more than $8 billion per annum in economic activity.

For more information contact:

Media Relations
The Calgary Airport Authority
P: 403 735 5899