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Volume 12 - Issue 6 - March 2007

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... MASTERCLASSES, WORKSHOPS, ... ETCETERAconductor. Accolade East Centre, York University,4 700 Keele St. Info/registration forms: 905-472-8900 x4612, www.onband.ca ,(university students).*March 3 7:30: The Gilbert & SullivanSociety of Toronto. Illustrated talk on FrankLaesser. St. Andrew's United Church, 117 BloorSt. East. 416-221 -4864. Free.*March 3 time?: Guild of Canadian FilmComposers. Getting Your Career Online! Acomposer's guide to utilizing the internet to itsmaximum potential. Harris Institute, 118 SherboumeSt. RSVP: 416-367-0178. Free to GCFCmembers; O(non-members).*March 5 2:30: York University Dept. ofMusic. Orchestral Music in Canada. Talk byconductor John Barnum. Room 373 AccoladeEast, York University, 4 700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x77122. Free.*March 5 8:00: Toronto Wagner Society.An Evening with soprano Adrienne Piecwnka.Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St.www.richard wagner.tripod.com Membersfree, non-members by donation ( to suggested).*March 6 1 Dam: University of GuelphSchool of Fine Art & Music. Jean Langlais(1907-1991 ), Organist and Composer. Lecture byMarjorie Bruce, Scottish organist & protegee ofLanglais. MacKinnon Room 107 (GoldschmidtRoom), U of Guelph. 519-8244120x54377.*March 6 2:00: University of Guelph HistoryDept, Scottish Studies. Music at HaddoHouse. Lecture by Marjorie Bruce, Scottish organist& protegee of Jean Langlais. DAG BoardRoom, Johnston Hall (Room 104), U of Guelph.519-8244120 x54377.*March 6 7:30: U of T Faculty of Music.Music in Slanted Time: Continuously ChangingTempo in Orchestral Works, 2001-2005. Composersforum with Brian Current. Discussion tofollow. Room 330, Edward Johnson Bldg, 80Oueen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.*March 7 7:30: York University Dept. ofMusic. Jazz composer Phil Nimmons discusseshis art & career. Room 373 Accolade East, YorkUniversity, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100x77122. Free.*March 8 7:00: University of Western Ontario.Medicine & Music lecture Series. I GotPlenty of Headaches: Gershwin's Brain Tumour.Room 113, North Campus Bldg, UWO, LondonON. 519-661 -2111 x80532. Free.*March 15 9am-5:30: Royal Conservatoryof Music Community School Outreach Program.Resonant learning Symposium: Arts,Children & Youth in a Multi-cultural Realm. Bringingtogether educators, artists, cultural planners,arts administrators to discuss resonant learningpractices. South Gymnasium, 90 Croatia St. Toregister: 416-408-2825. .*March 15 7:00: University of WesternOntario. Medicine & Music lecture Series.Unstrung and Out of Sync: Ravel and Post TraumaticStress Disorder. Room 113, North CampusBldg, UWO, London ON. 519-661-2111x80532. Free.*March 20 12:30: York University Dept. ofMusic. Speaker Bassam Shahouk discussesmusic of the Middle East. Room 373 AccoladeEast, York University, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x77122. Free.Department of Musicmusicprg@yorku.ca www.yorku.ca/finearts/musicAn ongoing seriesof 7- session Workshops;each limited to five singerswith pianist, and concludingwith a public performance.Individual coaching is alsooffered.For more information, see:www.vocalartforum.caor contact: 416-87 6-5859*March 21 7:30: York University Dept. ofMusic. Speaker Guido Basso, trumpeter, on jazz.Room 373 Accolade East, York University, 4700Keele St. 416-736-2100 x77122. Free.*March 22 7:00: University of WesternOntario. Medicine & Music lecture Series.Baroque and Blind: Handel's Vision. Room 113,North Campus Bldg, UWO, London ON. 519-661-2111 x80532. Free.*March 25 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. AVoice of Wonder- Polish contralto Ewa Pod/es.Audio/visual presentation by guest speaker, KazikJedrzejczak. C Os to be won. Room 330, EdwardJohnson Bldg, 80 Oueen's Park. 416-924-3940..Training for SingersUN IVER$ IT f"UN IVERS IT YThe Singing ActorLiedSinging in GermanTl 1e Voca l t\Jl I mum54 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COMBack to Ad Index*March 25 7:30: MNjcc. Great Jewish Composers:Broadway Duos. Lecture by Jordan Klapman.750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 xO. (includes bagels & coffee).*March 26 8:00: Toronto Wagner Society.Women of the Ring: Housewives, Heroines andHeresies. Discussion with Marija Euchner, SherryLee, Leslie Barcza. Arts & Letters Club, 14Elm St. www.richard wagner.tripod.com Membersfree, non-members by donation ( to suggested).*March 28 2:30: York University Dept. ofMusic. Speaker Linda Kako Caplan discusses theJapanese koto tradition. Room 373 AccoladeEast, York University, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x77122. Free.*March 29 12:00 noon: University ofTorontoScarborough. Classical Indian Danceand Music. Lecture/demonstration. Leigha LeeBrowne Theatre, 1265 Military Trail. 416-208-4769. Free.*March 29 2:30: York University Dept. ofMusic. Speaker Ayhan Erol on Turkish music.Room 373 Accolade East, York University, 4700Keele St. 416-736-2100 x77122. Free.*March 29 7:00: University of WesternOntario. Medicine & Music lecture Series. TBornot TB, that is theOpera-tivequestion. MaryLou Fallis, lecturer. Room 113, North CampusBldg, UWO, London ON. 519-661-2111x80532. Free.MASTER CLASSES*March 4 2:30-5:30: Singing Studio of DeborahStaiman. Master class in musical theatre/audition preparation, using textual analysis andother interpretative tools for the "sung monologue".Yonge & Eglinton area- please call forexact location. 416483-9532,www.singingstudio.ca*March 7 3:30: University ofToronto Facultyof Music. Voice master class with baritoneGerald Finley. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.*March 11 7:00: Vocalway Studios. Voicemaster class with Tom Schilling. Melrose UnitedChurch, 86 Homewood Ave., Hamilton. 905-546-5671, www.vocalway.com (participant), O(auditor).*March 16 4:00: Queens University Schoolof Music. Piano master class with Caroline Dlt-CLASSIC VOICEINSTRUCTIONItalian school, over35 years teachingexperience - Opera, Lieder,Oratorio, andmore - Optimal Prepfor auditions, recitals andrecordings. All repertoirescovered (specializing inRussian repertoire).Now acceptingspace limited416-636-7642manns. Room 124, Harrison-LeCaine Hall,Queen's University Campus, Kingston ON. 613-533-2000. Free.*March 18 2:30-5:30: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Master class in musicaltheatre/audition preparation. See March 4.*March 20 6:00: Vocalway Studios. Voicemaster class with Tom Schilling. See March 11.College Street United Church, 452 College St.Toronto.*March 24 4:00: Queens University Schoolof Music. Piano master class with Ian Hominick.Room 124, Harrison-LeCaine Hall, Queen's, KingstonON. 613-533-2000. Free.•April 1 2:30-5:30: Singing Studio of DeborahStaiman. Master class in musical theatre/audition preparation. See March 4.WORKSHOPS*March 2 7:30-1 Opm: Recorder Players'Society. Opportunity for recorder and/or otherearly instrument players to get together incoached groups and play Renaissance & Baroquemusic. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 ManorRd. East. 416-694-9266. (CAMMAC member),(non-member).*March 3 1 :00-4:00: Long & McQuade.Heart of the Horn Clinic Series. Paul Brodie­Survival in the Trenches- The commando tacticsfor staying alive in the arts today. Mr. Brodie'sinsights on surviving, self promoting, freelancing& concertizing. Bring your resume and promotionalmaterials, as well as pen and paper. 933 BloorSt. West. 416-588-7886. Free.*March 41 :30-4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Workshop with DominicTeresi, recorder & winds. Bring your windinstrument. Lansing United Church, 49 BogertAve. 416- 778-7777. , members free.*March 410am-11am: Hannaford YouthBand. Clinic with John Griffiths, tuba. Open tothe public. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St.East. 905-847-7682. Free.*March 4 1 :00: Royal Conservatory ofMusic Community School. Arts for All Series:Rock Band Jam Session with Bill Parsons.Jam session open to players of any instrument,and observers. Bring your instrument. Sign up:12:30pm. Room 314, 90 Croatia St. 416-408-2824 x321.Free.*March 4 2pm-7pm: Canadian ContemporaryMusic Workshop. String lluartet Workshop& Reading. A public reading of contemporarystring quartets by emerging composers. GaryKulesha, conductor. Music Gallery, 197 John.www.ccmw.ca*March 4 time?: Songwriters Associationof Canada. Nashville North of the Border. Songwritingworkshop and demo listening sessionfeaturing Ralph Murphy, James Dean Hicks &Pat Alger. Harris Institute, 118 Sherbourne St.416-367-0178, www.songwriters.ca. (SAC members); (non-members).*March 7 7pm-9pm: Long & McQuade.Blues Guitar Journey with Jack de Keyzer. Guitaristde Keyzer shows the connection & influenceof blues and jazz & rock guitarists throughthe decades. An enlightening and educational lookinto the development of the guitar. 902 SimcoeSt. North, Oshawa. 905-434-1612. Free.*March 8 7pm-9pm: Long & Mc Quade.Computer Music Production 101 with WarrenCooper. Clinic will give a basic understanding ofthe computer-based home studio. Topics includeMARCH 1 - APRIL 7 2007

setting up your home studio; choosing the right sound card,mixers & microphones; recording & sequencing. 9833 Hwy48, Markham. 905-209-1177. Free.*March 10 2:00-4:00: Long & McOuade. Heart of the HornClinic Series. Lisa Nelsen- The Student Flutist. Lisa will bring herstories & approaches to being a student and how best to get ahead.For students of all ages. Bring your flute! 933 Bloor St. West. 416·588-7886. Free.*March 10 2:00-4:00: Long & McOuade.Audio TOT withChris Tootell The art of recording, from physics of sound to recordedmedium; preamps, equalization, compression, digital & analog.900 Rathburn Rd. West, Mississauga. 905-273-3939. Free.*March 10 3:00: Music@ Ascension. Where did the beat go inBach? /'ma verticallistener!Polyphony explained to all who wouldlike to know what's going on in early music when everyone seemsto be playing or singing something different. William Wright, clinician.33 Overland Dr. 416-444-8881. $12, (sr/st)_*March 12 7pm-9pm: Long & McOuade. Drum Tuning withJeff Salem. Demonstration of many aspects of tuning to suit differentplaying styles; tuning for live performance versus studio per·formance. 902 Simcoe St. North, Oshawa. 905-434-1612. Free.*March 13 7pm-9pm: Long & McOuade. The Art of Mic'ingLive & In The Studio with Tony Crea. Clinic featuring an overviewof different microphones and their applications, including placementtips and more. 1133 Markham Rd. 416-439-8001. Free.*March 14 7pm-9pm: Long & McOuade. Guerilla Acousticswith Terry Hayes. How to quickly and easily make your room soundbetter. Basics of sound, sound isolation & construction. absorption.diffusion & other topics. 933 Bloor St. West. 416-588-7886. Free.*March 15 7pm-9pm: Long & McOuade. Metalworks InstitutePro-Tools LE Seminar with Graham Brewer. Insider Tips andTechniques from an instructor at Metalworks. 3180 Mainway Dr.,Burlington. 905-319-3330. Free.*March 16 1 Oam-4:30: COC. March Break Public Workshop: AnOpera in a Day! Interactive arts workshop program for young peo·pie (grades 4 to 7), led by the CDC workshop team. Includes creatinga new version of an opera that Bugs Bunny made famous, TheBarber of Seville. Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227Front St. East. 416-306-2377. .*March 19 7pm-9pm: Long & McOuade. Digital Audio Demystifiedwith Tony Cariddi. A lesson in how converters, clocks &other accessories impact the quality of your production. 933 BloorSt. West. 416-588-7886. Free.*March 19 7pm-9pm: Long & McOuade. learn To Sing WithPower, Range and Control, with Paula Shear. Singer/vocal coachshows how to open your voice to unlimited power. 2777 SteelesAve. West. 416-663-8612. Free.*March 21 7pm-9pm: Long & McDuade.Audio TOT withChris Tootell See March 10. 902 Simcoe St. North, Oshawa. 905-434-1612. Free ..*March 21 7:30: Toronto Shapenote Singing from SacredHarp. Beginners welcome. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields, 103 BellevueAve. 416- 922-7997 or pleasancecrawford@rogers.com*March 22 7pm-9pm: Long & McOuade. Basic Guitar Techniquesin a Latin Groove Context with Bryan Vargas. Taking simpleguitar voicings that everybody knows & applying them to Latinrhythms in various contexts. Guest Matt Baranello. 933 Bloor St.West. 416-588-7886. Free.*March 23 7pm-9pm: Long & McOuade. Drum Clinic withBlack Sabbath's Vinny Appice. Topics include drum solos, hand &foot techniques, rock drum fills & tuning. 933 Bloor St. West. 416-588-7886. Free.*March 23 7:30-1 Opm: Recorder Players' Society. Opportunityfor recorder and/or other early instrument players to get togetherin uncoached groups and play Renaissance & Baroque music.Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 416-694-9266. O(CAMMAC member), $12(non-member).*March 24 2pm-4pm: Long & McOuade. Songwriting TOTwith Dean Mc Taggart. Gain insight into making songwriting a career.900 Rathburn Rd. West, Mississauga. 905-273-3939. Free.*March 25 2:00: CAMM AC. Musical Reading of Bach: St. MatthewPassion. Led by Ron Cheung. 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