Call For Board Members

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Call For Board Members

Join our board!

New Works Calgary is a non-profit presenting organization with 40+ years of experience presenting exploratory music in Calgary.

For more information about New Works Calgary visit

We’re looking for engaged board members who are passionate about fostering our local arts community and infrastructure. Excitement about underground music is a desirable attribute!


We support the creation of exploratory music and cross-disciplinary artistic expression.

We work with a spirit of exploration, curiosity and openness.

We embrace relationality, building a sense of fascination and belonging through music and community connection.
We strive for artistic integrity in all we do.


Connecting Calgarians through exploratory music, sound and interdisciplinary performance.


We cultivate curiosity by elevating and sharing exploratory music and interdisciplinary art with wide-eared artists, performers and listeners in Calgary and beyond.

Recent presentations:

October 24, 2022: Oren Ambarchi + crys cole (Bug Incision co-presentation)

August 2022: Takleef Ensemble + Bitter Fictions

July 2022: Derek Gripper + Shumaila Hemani

April 2022: Caroline Shaw + Vanessa Goodman’s Graveyards & Gardens

Upcoming presentations

February 2023: Device for listening to snow falling —a participatory outdoor performance created and facilitated by Caitlind RC Brown and Wayne Garrett

March 2023: Le Desert Mauve — a new experimental opera by composer Symon Henry, based on the novel le désert mauve by Nicole Brossard

A series of monthly public, free outdoor soundwalks

General Board Commitments:

  • One board meeting per month, generally occurring over Zoom. Meetings generally take one hour.
  • One Annual General Meeting per year, in-person meeting at a restaurant or pub.
  • Occasional volunteer commitments such as helping out with photography, tickets and ushering at shows.
  • Support keeping our beautiful website up to date.

Specific Skills

We’re looking for general board members, but we are especially looking for a new Treasurer. If this role interests you, please indicate this in your application.


  • Free access to our concerts.
  • A great community to spend time with.
  • Thoughtful conversation about music in Calgary.

How to Apply

Send an email to Rebecca Bruton, New Works Calgary Artistic Director via

Tell us a little bit about who you are, any special skills you might hold and why you want to join our board!

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