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Volume 11 Issue 8 - May 2006

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Voice ls Presence Michele George Invites you to a workshop on Saturday May 20th 10-5 .00 at The Institute of Traditional Medicine 55 3 Queen St. W. 2nd Floor THE TIME 15 NDW. THE TIME 15 RIGHT To Give Voice to Your Truth _ To Share Your Unique Story _ To Remember the Sound of Your Birthright Through Breath, Song. Story. Silence. Laughter, Pain & Joy We Recall the Yearning Voice That Needs to be Heard +++++++ My Private Practice Is Now Open to All Together We Can Open the Doors of Communication As We Release the Patterns that Refuse Choice "There is a sincerity about her teaching. a resonance of experience. that lets us know she embodies the truth of what she is saying" _Julia Cameron. author of The Artists' Way email: Web Site: Phone: (416) 586-9669 What has 11 heads and sings? Music for Young Children® (MYC®) classes motivate and empower parents and children, nurturing family bonds and delivering valuable and thoroughly enjoyable co-learning experiences. Since 1980, MYC has remained one of the world's leading music-learning systems-the only child-centered program to integrate keyboard, creative movement, rhythm, singing, ear training, sight-reading, music theory and composition. MYC helps enhance children's social development and learning skills, improve memory and expressiveness, and bolster confidence and self-esteem. If you're considering music education for your child, take a look at MYC - the music-learning system of choice for more than 24,000 students throughout North America, Asia and New Zealand. - -- ThP. high note in mu.sicte.irniny,.. To learn more, contact your local MYC teacher: Kimberly Crawford, BA, MBA, Certified MYC® Coordinator k.crawford Tel/Fax: 905.780.6482 - ANNOUNCEMENTS, ETCETERA CONTINUED FROM PAGE 5 7 * June 3 & 411am-8pm: Muhtadi International Drumming Festival. Features professional & community-based drummers. local. national & international, that represent cultures and drumming traditions from around the world: African, West Indian, Chinese, First Nation. East Indian & others. Performances, free workshops, ethnic food, craft vendors. For venue information call 416-504-3786. Free. * June 3 11 am: soundaXis/Goethe-lnstitut Toronto.! 08- Walking Through Tokyo. Journey through Tokyo, in soundscape created by composer Sarah Peebles, in images created by artist/architect Christie Pearson. Contextualized by Urban Deconstructions, on view at Goethe-lnstitut Gallery. Kinowelt Hall, Goethelnstitut, 163 King St. West. 416-593-5257. Free. * June 6 2:30: soundaXis/Faculty of Architecture Landscape and Design, University of Toronto. Something Rich and Strange. 1991 BBC documentary film on the life and work of lannis Xenakis, produced & directed by Mark Kidel, introduced by Nouritza Matossian. Lecture Hall, Faculty of Architecture Landscape and Design, 230 College St. 416-925-3457. Free. * June 7 7:00: soundaXis/Goethe-lnstitut Toronto.City Space & Sound. Screening of 2 urban films with live music performance: Bird on a Wire, a 5-city symphony by Ellen Flanders, 2-screen projection with live piano performance by jazz pianist Marilyn Lerner.Berlin: Symphony of a Great City(1927) by Wal ­ ter Ruttman, with live musical accompaniment by Marilyn Lerner, piano & Lori Freedman, clarinet. Goethe-lnstitut, 163 King St. West. 416-593-5257. (18 yrs+), reserva· tions from May 17. *soundaXis. To June 11:X Marks the Spot. Spontaneous performances in high-traffie public spaces throughout soundaXis, spotlighting compositions of Xenakis, Andriessen, Reich & Ueno. Gregory Oh, ensemble director. 416-925-3457, Free. *Vax Nov us. 60x60 Project. Composers are invited to submit recorded works 60 seconds or less in length. 60 recorded compositions will be selected to be performed continuously in a one-hour concert. Open to composers of any nationality, age or career stage. Deadline for submission:May 15, 2006. For more information:; LECTURES/SYMPOSIA *May 8 7:30: Hymn Society Southern Ontario Chapter. Who picks the Hymns in your church ?Rev. Dr. Malcolm Sinclair, guest speaker. 7:00: refreshments. Everyone welcome. Kings way-Lamb ton United Church, 85 The Kingsway, Etobicoke. 416- 767-6122. *May 14 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. Big Mothers in Opera. Celebrate Mother's Day with guest speaker Stuart Hamilton. CDs to be won. Everyone welcome. Room 330, Edward Johnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park. 416- 924-3940. . *May 21 4:00: New Adventures in Sound Art. Deep Wireless Festival: Panel Discussion with Trevor Wishart, John Oswald, Kathy Kennedy & others. Join the 3 artists-in-residence for a drink & a discussion about their work for the Deep Wireless Festival. Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. West. 416- 910-7231, Free. *May 26-28: New Adventures in Sound Art. Radio Without Boundaries Conference. Exploring the many potentials, boundaries & artist perspectives of radio. Speakers include Trevor Wishart, Magz Hall, Tetsuo Kagawa, Joe Milutis, Tianna Kennedy, Matt Mikas, 5 Key Themes of \Vagner's "RING" 5 Afternoons 3:00, S:00 pm, July 17 - 21 This in-depth seminar will be an ideal introduction to anyone intending to attend Der Ring des Nibelungen in September. This course is designed to appeal to both the neophyte and the experienced Wagnerian. At U of T's St Michael's College in association with Classical Purswts WWW. THEWHOLENOTE,COM AY 1 - UNE 7

Kathy Kennedy, Steve Wadhams, Jowi Taylor, Chris Brookes & Paulo Pietropaolo. Work· shops by Steve Wadhams, Tetsuo Kagawa & Trevor Wishart offered for conference attend· ees only. Opens at the Drake Hotel, 1150 Oueen St. West; continues at Ryerson Univer· sity Student Campus Centre, 55 Gould St. 416-910· 7231,· wireless/RWB Index.html Conference pass 0,0. - * June 3 1 Dam: soundaXis/lnstitute for Contemporary Culture (Royal Ontario Museum). Music of/in the City. Examining questions around What is New Music and how does it speak to a postmodern world? Panelists include: Jonathan Burston, Rodolphe El· Khoury, Peter Hatch, Ute Lehrer, Diane Lewis & David Lieberman (moderator). Theatre, Royal Ontario Museum, 1 DD Queen's Park. 416· 586-5524. Free. * June 3 2:00: soundaXis/Canadian League of Composers. Exploring New Plac· es for New Music. Exploring issues arising from presenting new music in unusual venues; showcasing the original activities of a range of presenters & composers from across Canada seeking to find new ways and new places to present music & to engage the world around them. Theatre, Royal Ontario Museum, 1 DD Queen's Park. 416-925-3457. Free. * June 7-10: soundaXis/Dept of Architec· tural Science, Ryerson University. Ar· chitecture/Music/Acoustics Conference. Inter· national 3-day conference, focusing on the strategies and techniques used by architects in dealing with sound and the ideas borrowed from music; encouraging an active mode of engagement with sound in architectural de· sign. June 7 6:30: Keynote speaker: R. Mur· ray Schafer. Architecture Bldg, Ryerson Uni· versity, 325 Church St. To register: 416 892-3580 M AY 1 - JUN E 7 2006 MASTER CLASSES *May 14 2:30: Singing Studio of Deborah Staiman. Master class in show tunes interpretation; dramatic workshops in musical theatre. Yonge/Eglinton area; please call for exact location. 416-483-9532. *May 20 & 21 7pm-9pm: Vocalway Stu· dios. Voice masterclass with Tom Schilling. Melrose United Church, 86 Homewood Ave., Hamilton. 905-546-5671 , (participants), (participants · Equity/ACTRA members), O(auditors), (auditors · Equity/ACTRA members). *May 23 6pm-8pm: Vocalway Studios. Voice masterclass with Tom Schilling. College Street United Church, 454 College St. 905- 546-5671, (participants), (participants · Equity/ACTRA members), O(auditors), (auditors · Equity/AC­ TRA members). *May 28 2:30: Singing Studio of Debo· rah Stai man. Master class in show tunes interpretation; dramatic workshops in musical theatre. Yonge/Eglinton area; please call for exact location. 416-483-9532. WORKSHOPS *May 6 1:00: Guelph Spring Festival/ CAMM AC. Choral Workshop and Performance. Featuring excerpts from Mozart's Ves· perae Solennes de Confessore. Marta McCarthy, conductor. St. George's Church, 99 Woolwich St., Guelph. 519-763-3000, 1-877-520-2408. . *May 6 2:00: Long & Mclluade. Orchestral Strings Spring Fling Clinic Series: Violin 101- How to Start. Corey Gemmell will introduce the violin to those who are just beginning or to those who are interested in starting the violin. Topics will include: how to care for your violin; whether to buy or rent; what to look for in a violin; basic violin instruction. Loaner violins can be provided to attendees CONTINUES . CLASS l CA Lpursuzts July 16 -21, 2006 fan us on the U ofT campus for a week of music, literature and more, including: The Ring Cycle - lain Scott Conductors - Rick Phillips Jazz - Nimmons & Braid Gregorian Chant - Rob Castl e MAESTRO DANIEL * Twenty years teaching Classical Vocal Technique in Toronto * Specialty: Training and developing the large operatic voice, "a dying breed" according to the N.Y. Times, Nov. 5, 2005 * Vocal rehabilitation: Removing and repairing faulty vocal habits * Guaranteed results - Performance opportunities * 416- 927 -9800 WWW.TH EWHOLENOTE. COM DAY CAMP FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS August 28- September 1 Ages 4-18 (ages 4-6, mornings only) Singing, instrumental music, drama, crafts Experienced instructors Fees 0/60 for the week, subsidies available Contact: Dr. Patricia Wright Metropolitan United Church 56 Queen St. East, Toronto 416-363-0331 Grand Night of Music II A concert in celebration of the restoration of St. Rose of Lima Church 3216 Lawrence Ave. E., SCARBOROUGH (1 block east of Mccowan Road) Saturday, June 24, 2006 at 7:30p.m. Solo, Choral and Orchestral classical repertoire with selections from Mozart's Requiem For tickets please call (416) 438-6729 All proceeds towards the restoration fund. HOLD YOUR NEXT RECITAL -­ beliconian ball A beautiful restored Carpenter's Gothic board and batten church building in the heart of Yorkville can be rented at reasonable rates for musical events. Steinway Grand piano included. A high, vaulted ceiling provides excellent concert-hall acoustics. Capacity up to 120. Tel: 416-922-3618 Fax: 416-922-2431 THE ONTARIO GUILD OF ENGLISH HANDBELL RINGERS has sets of handbells and/or chimes to loan to groups interested in forming a handbell choir. Please contact: Rochelle Mulholland, President 302 Collier St, ~'."' Barrie, ON L4M 515 . tel: 705 721 4632 IJ Mozart's final sonatas, played on an 1804 Viennese Streicher fortepiano. Volume 6 of the sonata cycle. 1+1 =· :::-..:- Canada

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