Tessitura (Italian for "texture") is the most musically acceptable & comfortable range for a given singer where the voice presents its best-sounding texture or timbre.  Or as the band members say the Sweet Spot.



a new trio on Calgary's Music Scene.

The three musicians met at the renown FAMI Acoustic Music Camp, playing together in classes, jams and on stage before deciding to join forces and see what developed musically.  The result is TESSITURA. 

Since the trio was formed int he fall of 2014, Tessitura has been playing Folk Clubs, Festivals, Senior Centers, Coffee Shops and special events around the Calgary area.

Fiona McGinn | Doug Baker | Murray Little

Welcome to the website of Tessitura ...

Tessitura brings an engaging texture to its music from the rich and varied experience of its three members. Diverse musical backgrounds combine to create a unique sound incorporating folk, Celtic, country and blues genres. We love to engage you, our audience, and we’ll throw in the occasional musical surprise to make you laugh, feel, tap your feet or sing along. Whether it’s a contemporary song or a tune from days gone by, our music is inspired by tradition and has a timeless quality.

Tessitura features Doug Baker on vocals & guitar, Fiona McGinn on vocals, guitar & mandolin, and Murray Little on bass.

Check out our Schedule and drop by and give us a listen.  Thank you for supporting Live Music in Calgary.