What Caline does
Since its inception in 1987, Caline Artists International has been developing performance and touring opportunities for professional musicians across the globe, with concentration in booking concert engagements in communities across North America. Caline Artists International has many contacts in the artistic community, working in a variety of artistic areas and musical disciplines from classical, folk, world music and musical theatre. In addition to booking performances, Caline Artists will consult with artists in regard to their promotional materials, stage production, CD projects and special touring projects.
Caline Artists International also manages and consults with non-profit arts organizations - specializing in marketing, fundraising and special event management as well as administration and financial management of non profit organization. Caline Artists works with the arts organization to develop a plan that can assist the organization in their delivery of their product.
Margot Holmes has owned and operated Caline Artists International for the past 25 years. In addition to touring and promoting Canadian artists around the globe, she has worked with a variety of arts organizations in the position of senior staff responsible for management of the organization. Some of her clients have included: the Vancouver Island Symphony, (current) the British Columbia Boys Choir, (current), Music Director, Filberg Festival,(current), Festival Nanaimo (current), Malaspina Choir, Sinfonia - Orchestra of the North Shore (North Vancouver); the Jewish Festival of the Arts (Vancouver), the Historical Markers Project of SouthEast Vancouver (Public Art & Heritage Project); the Banff International Festivals at the Banff Centre where she worked from 1996-2000 on the administrative team, responsible for the International Festival of Youth Orchestras.
Margot Holmes studied Music Performance (oboe) and Education at the University of Western Ontario in London and Arts Management through the Banff School of Management. In addition Margot has held positions with Decade Developments Corporation and the Canadian Council of the Blind as Director of Communications for Canada.