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Volume 11 Issue 6 - March 2006

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  • Toronto
  • Theatre
  • Jazz
  • April
  • Musical
  • Symphony
  • Orchestra
  • Arts
  • Quartet
  • Mozart

Bands, Strings, Symphony

Bands, Strings, Symphony Orchestra, Senior Choir. All ages, beginners to advanced. Over 90 outstanding teachers. Faculty: Joe LeBarbera, Alex Dean, Mike Malone, Dave McMurdo, Brian Dickinson, Pat Collins, Barry Elmes, Lorne Lofsky, Lisa Martinelli, Rick Fines, Arthur LeBlanc Quartet, Peter Allen. Guest Artists: autorickshaw, Lafayette String Quartet, Niagara Brass Quintet K!NGSWAY CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC 3086 Bloor Street W, Toronto Phone: 416-234-0121 E-mail: Website: Contact: Sharon Burlacoff, Executive Director March to a different beat this summer at The Kingsway Conservatory of Music! This summer's offerings include the following: Arts Journey Camp (drum circles, movement and creative drama -ages 6-9}, Young Children's Musicianship (Orff, Kodaly & Eurhythmics classes, 3-5 yrs}, Music for You & Your Baby (0-3 yrs}, Suzuki Violin (4-5 yrs}, Chamber Music Ensembles, Music Theory & History and Electronic Music Workshops. Private lessons also available for all levels on piano, voice, guitar, strings, winds and brass. Spaces limited in all programs, so register early. MERRIAM SCHOOL OF Music Summer Enriched Programs & Workshops 2359 Bristol Circle, Oakville ON, L6H 6P8 Phone: 905-829-2020 Fax: 905-829-4489 Website: Join one of our many popular summer camps or workshops and enjoy a fun, creative and social experience. Available Programs include: Tots Camp ages 4-6, Kids Camp ages 6-13, Piano Camp ages 7 & up, Percussion Camp ages 8 & up, Musical Theatre Workshop ages 11-18 (Auditions will be held May 19, 26 and June 2}, Specialty Workshops are available based on age and experience. Private and Group lessons are available for all instruments and age level. For more audition dates, rates and program info, please call and speak with an Education Specialist. MoRE THAN Musrc: SUMMER Music FESTIVAL - SUZUKI KINGSTON 275 Ontario Street Suite 306, Kingston ON, K7K 2X5 Phone: 613-542-1486 Fax: 613-542-7550 E-mail: mtm Website: Contact person: Anne Vincent Summer Music Festival - Suzuki Kingston, held at Queen's University from July 2 - 14, 2006. Students and teachers from around the world convene in Kingston for a remarkable two weeks of intensive instruction, coaching and entertainment. Private lessons are available for piano, violin, cello, harp, flute and guitar. Many other programs include Music Theatre, Teen Program and Jump into Jazz! All ages and levels welcome. Accommodations are available on and off campus. Teachers inquire about the University credit option from Queen's when you enroll in Mastering the Piano Pedagogy Program. MOUNT ROYAL COLLEGE ORGAN ACADEMY (10th Annual International Summer School) The Conservatory, Mount Royal College 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB, T3E 6K6 Phone: 403-440-7769 Fax: 403-440-6594 E-mail: Website: intsumschool.shtml Contact: Neil Cockburn, Head ofOrgan Studies Under the artistic direction of Simon Preston, Mount Royal College Organ Academy's International Summer School offers intensive, short-term studies for organ students and young professionals. The International Summer School has a superb faculty-tostudent ratio of approximately one to four. Instruction is in small groups and individual lessons. Each student performs in one of our closing concerts. In 2006 there are two levels of study: Intermediate (usual ages 14-24) and Advanced (usual ages 16-30). Faculty members are Simon Preston (UK}, David Higgs (USA}, Rachel Laurin (Canada) and Neil Cockburn (Canada). Tuition scholarships and travel bursaries are available. July 23 - August 1. Music AT PORT MILFORD 89 Colliers Rd, Milford ON (summer); 288 Washington Ave. Pleasantville, NY 10570 (winter) ·• Phone: 914-769-9046 E-mail: Website: Contact: Meg Hill MPM's 2006 season: July 15 - August 12. Celebrating its 20th Season, Music at Port Milford summer festival and school in historic Prince Edward County, Ontario, will present exciting chamber performances by the award winning Borealis, Takai, Akan, and Arthur Le Blanc String Quartets in addition to offering four weeks of intensive chamber music study for serious string students, ages 12-18. Students, who are admitted competitively, work together with their artist faculty mentors to produce weekly performances of chamber, orchestral and choral works. While putting together challenging weekly performances, students work cooperatively and often form lasting friendships through their common interests. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE 2006 SUM­ MER Music INSTITUTE Young Artists Programme and Conductors Programme 53 Elgin Street, P.O. Box 1534, Station B, Ottawa ON, KIP SW! Phone: 613-947-7000 ext. 568 Fax: 613-943-1400 E-mail: Website: Contact person: Ms. Christy Harris years, young musicians have come from across Ontario and Canada to enjoy a challenging music experience balanced with a wide range of recreational activities, including water-skiing, swimming, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, baseball, volleyball, basketball, tennis, archery, golf and arts and crafts. 2006 NMC Camp Sessions: Jr. Division (grades 3-7) August 20-27; Sr. Division (grades 8-12} August 27-September 3. Young Artists Programme Strings, Woodwinds, Piano NATIONAL YOUTH ORCHESTRA OF The Young Artists Programme seeks to iden- CANADA tify and foster young musical talent through 400-258 Adelaide St. intensive instruction led by a highly respect- Toronto ON, M5A !NI ed and internationally renowned faculty. Phone: 416-532-4470 Fax: 416-532-6879 Founded in 1999 by Pinchas Zukerman, E-mail: the YAP offers more than 60 exceptional stu- Website: dents from across Canada and the globe the Contact: Keira Grant, Marketing & opportunity to take part in a senior and jun- Public Relations Coordinator ior level of technical study. Students receive "- t!.---~ private instruction, coaching in chamber music and participate in a final concert. Students may also be invited to participate in Masterclasses and recitals, and to perform with the NAC Orchestra. Conductors Programme The Conductors Programme provides a valuable opportunity for orchestral conductors to develop under the expert guidance of accomplished orchestra leaders. Participating educational body with the objective of pre­ The NYOC was established primarily as an conductors will work with Director Kenneth paring young Canadian musicians for careers as professional orchestral players. The Kiesler, accomplished conductor and mentor of conductors and Maestro Pinchas Zukerman, world-renowned soloist, conductor McGill University in Montreal in the sum­ session, which will be held on the campus of and Music Director of Canada's National mer of 2006, offers more hours of orchestral Arts Centre Orchestra. Eight participants playing than most universities offer in a from Canada and abroad will enjoy 10 days year. Our Faculty comes from prominent orchestras throughout Europe and North Amer­ of intensive study in a Masterclass format. A string quintet of professional musicians ica. National auditions are held in January from l'Orchestre de la francophonie canadienne, and pianist Jean Desmarais augportunity to participate in the July-August and successful candidates are given the opmented with winds from the Young Artists session and National tour regardless of economic circumstance. All musicians are Programme, will play for the conductor sessions. awarded scholarships for the NYOC training session. NATIONAL Music CAMP OF CANADA Winter Address: 227 Eglinton Ave. W, Toronto ON, M4R IA9 Summer Address: P.O. Box 850 Orillia ON, L3V 6K8 Winter Phone: 416-482-2575 or 1-800-701-3132 Summer Phone: 705-325-2285 E-mail: Website: National Music Camp is run by a non-profit, non-sectarian foundation and is located on a 120 acre site on the shores of Lake Couchiching, north of Orillia. For over 40 No STRINGS THEATRE PRODUCTIONS Phone: 416-588-5845 E-mail: Website: Contact: Denise Williams, Artistic Director 62 WWW. TH EWHOLEN OTE. COM M ARCH 1 - APRIL 7 2006

No Strings Theatre Productions is a 4 week intensive music theatre program for teens ages 13-1 9. The program includes individual and group vocal and dramatic instruction, dance classes, scene study, masterclasses from a staff of professionals culminating in a full production {this summer, Bye Bye Birdie). Dates: July 4-28. Rehearsal location: First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. Clair W (at Avenue Rd). Performances July 26 and 27 at the Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina at Bloor. Open house and Music Theatre Workshop: Sat., March 25, 10am-2pm, 175 St. Clair Ave, W. Auditions: April and June, TBA. Registration deadline: June 15. Spaces limited to 35. NORTH TORONTO INSTITUTE OF MUSIC 550 Eglinton Ave. E., Toronto Phone: 416-488-2588 Fax: 416-488-9053 E-mail: Web: Contact: Mary Kenedi, Director The Institute offers music instruction for all ages and levels at the Eglinton site. Summer classes are available from July 4th to August 19th. As well as regular private lessons in most instruments, classes in Theory will be available along with preparation for August RCM exams, in both practical and theory. If the number of applicants is sufficient.jazz workshops, clowning, scene study and music theatre will be available as weU. Application for programs may be discussed by phoning the Institute by June 15th. ORFORD ARTS CENTRE Music ACADEMY 3165, chemin du Pare, Orford QU,J1X7A2 Phone: 819-843-3981 • 1-800-5 67-6155 (Canada toll free) Fax: 819-843-7274 E-mail: Website: Contact: Anne-Marie Dubois For the past 55 years, the Orford Arts Centre's Academy of Music has offered masterclasses given by preeminent artist teachers of international standing at an enchanting site in the heart of Mont-Orford provincial park. This year we have established partnerships with schools of higher education such as the Conservatoire de musique et d'art dramatique du Quebec a Montreal and the network of the royal conservatories of Belgium. Further more, two new workshops are also available, opening new horizons for sound creation and string quartet experience. Residential. Level: advanced. June 19th -August 12th 2006; Application deadline: April 1st 2006. OXFORD CHURCH Music 209 Howard Park Ave. Toronto ON, M6R 1V9 Phone: 416-766-6136 MARCH 1 - APRIL 7 2006 E-mail: oxfordchurchmusic Website: Contact: Tim or Mary Elia (ph # above), or Debra House at Egan Travel: 905-272- 3055 A SINGING VACATION IN OXFORD! July 21 - Aug 5 2006. Join us, in our 13th summer, for two weeks of the ultimate choral/travel experience. Sing selections from the last millennium of church music in Balliol College Chapel. 00 (single) ; 50. {ppdouble). Flight included. THE RoYAL CONSERVATORY OF Music 90 Croatia St. Toronto ON, M6H 1K9 Phone: 416-408-2825 Fax: 416-408-3096 E-mail: Website: Location: 90 Croatia Street, Toronto, except where indicated CHILDREN & YOUTH: Music Explorer Camp {Mississauga, ages 7-12); Music Theatre Camps (Toronto & Mississauga, ages 8-17); String Quartets & Small Ensembles (all ages). TEENS & ADULTS: Piano Duo/Duet Class; Piano Concerto Class; Sight Reading Under Pressure; Rock Band Jam; Scratch from Scratch: DJ Fundamentals; Guitar, Electric Guitar, Electric Bass; SteeIPan; Songwriting Lecture Series with John Capek; Music Theory & History; Introduction to Singing; Opera Scene Study; Choirs. FOR TEACHERS: Art of Teaching conference O une); Kodaly, Orff, and Dalcroze Eurhythmics; World Music in an Orff Perspective with Doug Goodkin. SouTHERN ONTARIO CHAMBER Music INSTITUTE {SOCMI) 146 Lakeshore Road East, 2nd Floor, Oakville ON, L6J 1H4 Phone: 905-842-5865 Fax: 905-844-1154 E-mail: Website: Contact: Adrianna Ficzere, Institute Director SOCMI will hold its summer program for gifted string and piano students at Appleby College in Oakville from August 7-20, 2006. This program, which focuses on the intensive, in-depth study of chamber music, is offered to advanced high school and university students. SOCMI's internationallyacclairned faculty provides participants with expertise and guidance through a unique mentoring experience - individual lessons, ensemble coachings, masterclasses, and concerts. The 2006 faculty includes the Penderecki, Lafayette, and Takai String Quartets, violinist Mark Fewer, cellist Shauna Rolston, violist Andre Roy, and pianist/ composer Heather Schmidt. Application deadline is May 1. For more information, visit !Music at Port !Miff ord Cfuunber music on tfie nortli sliore of Lake Ontario Cfiam6erMusic/Cliorus/Orcliestra Afcan, Boreafis, Tokai and .Artliur Le Bfanc Quartets in Residence Fu([ Season: JuLy 15 - A1i9ust 12 Session I: JuLy 15 -JuLy 29 Session II: JuLy 30 - A1i9ust 12 Mf9 Hi[(, Director TeL 914-769-9046 Esta6Cisfied 1987 WorldSongs Vocal Camp for Adults For people who love singing!!!! Village music from around the world including: Appalachia, Eastern Europe, Georgia, and Ireland Leaders: Alan Gasser, Val Mindel, and Moira Smiley Where: Amherst Island on Lake Ontario (near Kingston) When: August 20-27, 2006 For info and applications, check out our website: E-mail: 416-588-9050, ex 2 SUMMER MUSIC THEATRE PROGRAM for teens (13 19) FEATURING 9roup,'i ndividual vocal instruction dramatic coaching• scene study J,1nce instt·uc1 ion • fully staged public perfor·mance This year's produ,:tion is BYE BYE BIRDIE by Lr:;:: Adnms anJ Charles SJTouse. July 2bl'r1 an:I 27th. 2006 at thr~ Mi!, •.s tfodGI JCC's Al Greer. Theat1'~ OPEN HOUSE & MUSIC THEATRE WORKSHOP Saturday. March 25th, 2006, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. First Unitarian Congregation 175 St. Clair Ave W .. Shaw Hall Participants Denise VVilhams ARTISTIC DIRECTOR WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM 63

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