PRAIRIE DEBUT INC.Calgary, Alberta
The only organization of its kind in western Canada, Prairie Debut links the best Canadian classical and world music artists to over 80 communities which are mostly rural and outside the larger centers in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Yukon.
Since 1997, Prairie Debut has been working collaboratively with provincial touring networks and presenters to bring Canadian world-music and classical musicians of the highest levels of artistic excellence, to communities of all sizes. Through the creation of touring opportunities, Prairie Debut provides valuable career development for emerging Canadian artists, and plays a significant role in community enrichment and audience development throughout the region. Prairie Debut plans and develops tours of between 30 to 40 concerts per year, with outreach school and community programming in the presenting communities that reach thousands.