Client Services at Caline
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 throughout 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, jazz, Celtic and musical theatre. In addition to booking performances as an agency, Caline Artists manages musicians consulting 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. We specialize in marketing, fundraising, special event management as well as administration and financial management for non profit organization. Caline Artists works with the arts organization to develop a plan that can assist the organizations in the delivery of their product.
Services We Provide
Margot has owned and operated Caline Artists International for the past 30 years. Caline Artists represents touring artists by booking engagements and producing tours for them across North America and around the globe. In Fall of 2017 Margot Holmes formed the Maverick Cooperative with Debbie Peters of Magnum Opus Management (Yukon, Canada) where both agencies would work together to promote the artists on their roster. They were awarded the B.C. Touring Council’s Agent of the Year Award in 2018 for this collaboration.
Margot has purposely always worked with youth in addition to professional artists in her work. She managed and toured extensively with the British Columbia Boys Choir in her role of Executive Director for 25 years (1993 – June 2018). Prior to this she worked with the Amabile Choirs in London Ontario, and the London Youth Symphony.
In addition, Margot has held positions with the Filberg Festival (Artistic Director: 2014-2015); 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); and the Banff International Festivals taking place at the Banff Centre where she worked from 1996-2000 on the administrative team. Currently Margot is celebrating her 20th year as the Executive Director of the Vancouver Island Symphony based in Nanaimo and her 5th year as the creator of Festival Nanaimo.
Margot studied Oboe Performance at Western University in London, Ontario allowing her to see and understand first-hand the practice required to present art at a high performance level.
She is an avid traveller, arts enthusiast, an Air B & B Host and always up for an adventure, with or without her dog Watson!