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Volume 12 - Issue 7 - April 2007

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ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES, MASTER CLASSES ... ETCETERAANNOUNCEMENTS*April 1 2pm· 11 pm: Casa Canadiense.Seventh Annual Spring Folk fest. Day of folk, roots& blues music, Mexican food, raffle, silentauction & more. Rancho Relaxo, 300 College St.416-532-5199. (advance), $12(door).Proceeds go directly to help fund the next schoolbuilding project in "Canada House", Managua,Nicaragua.*April 10 8:00: National Jazz AwardsCanada. 2007 National Jazz Awards.Recognizing contributions to jazz excellence inCanada. Performances by Hugh Fraser Band,Oliver Jones Trio, Peter Appleyard, Holly Cole,Jim Galloway & others; hosts: David ClaytonThomas and Dione Taylor. Palais Roy aleBallroom, 1601 Lakeshore Blvd. 416-870-8000.. (Dinner reservations prior to show: 416-516-4496.)•April 19 6pm: Canadian Opera Company.2007 Annual Fine Wine Auction. Purchase veryfine wines for your cellar or other special items.Live auction 7pm with auctioneer StephenRanger. Crush Wine Bar, 455 King St. West. 416-306-2305. . Proceeds to benefit the CDC.*April 19 6:30: RCM. Fusion -Where ScienceMeets Art. Inaugural fund raiser for LearningThrough the Arts. Including the 5th AnnualCelebration of Excellence with awards beingpresented to Dr. Roberta Bandar, Dr. VincentLam, Linda Schuyler and Dr. Jeff Nisker, withspecial guest Measha Brueggergosman.Featuring: a high-end silent auction, spotlightperformances in music and dance, culinarydelights by FLOW catering, FUSION martinis andmore.Capitol Theatre, 2492 Yonge St. 416-408-2824 x622, 5.*April 24 6:30: Guelph Youth Singers.Open rehearsal and information night for thegeneral public. View a youth choir rehearsal, askquestions. Recital Hall, Guelph Youth MusicCenter, 75 Cardigan St., Guelph. 519-821-8574.Free.*April 27 8:00: Canadian Smooth JazzAwards. Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre,4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905-306-6000. -.*April 27-29: Ontario Welsh Festival.Featuring traditional "noson lawen" (amateurevening); concert by Prysor Male Voice Choirfrom North Wales with soloist, Sioned Wyn; twohymn singing sessions. Downtown Holiday Innand St. Paul's Anglican Church, Kingston ON.416-486-0432,*April 28: COBA. lntemational Dance Day.Dance and drum-a-thon. COBA Studios (610Queen Street West, 2nd floor) and Dundas/YongeSquare. 416-658-3111. Fundraiser for COBA.*April 29 5:30: Koffler Centre of the Arts.Stars of the 21st Century. Internationalcontemporary & classical dancers inperformance. Live latino music in the lobby.Patron cocktail reception 4:30; gala dinner partyfollowing performance. Elegant attire. TorontoCentre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. 416-872-1111.-5.*May 5 & 6 9:30am-5pm: Elora Festival &Singers. 19th Annual Book Sale. Books, LPs,videos, games, puzzles & paper ephemera.Curling Rink, Elora. 519-846-0331 (drop-off andpick-up information).*May 5 &pm-midnight: Opera York.Fundraising Gala. Features a live concert with TheThree Canadian Tenors and a silent and liveInterim Treble ChoirConductor I Music TeacherSt. Michael's Choir School requires an interimTreble Choir Conductor I Music Teacher for the200712008 academic year. This is an opportunityto work with an auditioned group of highly trainedboy choristers in grades 3 through 6 inperformance of cathedral repertoire of the highestorder. In addition to teaching musical skills tothese grades in a Catholic day school setting, thejunior Choir (gr. 5 &.. 6) sings weekly at one Sundaymorning Mass at St. Michael's Cathedral.Candidates should have experience with children'schoirs and at least a masters degree in conductingor equivalent. Salary and hours are commensuratewith Toronto Catholic District School Boardstandards. Submit resume by April 30, 2007 or to SMCS MusicOffice, 66 Bond St., Toronto ON MSB 1X2.Further information: 416.393.5518 orwww.smcs.on.calinterimauction. Enjoy dinner and dancing. Honorarypatron Julian Fantino. Famee Furlane, 7065Islington Avenue, Woodbridge. 905-763-7853.0.LECTURES/SYMPOSIA*April 18-22: First InternationalBellydance Conference of Canada. Musicclasses, lectures, workshops, panel discussions,films. April 19 & 2112:00 noon: Mawaal,Maqaam, & Maksoum, with George Sawa;Dumbek, with Suleiman Warwar; Analysis ofCONTINUES NEXT PAGE(I Attention: Opera SingersDo you have a dream rolethat you want orneed to perform?I l•:--E_I More info: www.OperabyRequest.cral U j C 1 C~bye, ::.~.:t~ l~ ;,o~l ~ d/-uditionj, ~ lfor the 2007-2008 Seasonwill be held from late March until early June 2007~ for children ages 6 to 14For more information or to attend a rehearsalwith your child, please call 416-932-8666 ext 231(West End location available for children in Grades 3-6!)info@torontochildrenschorus.comwww.torontochildrenschorus.comDo you love to sing?VIVA! is looking for new members!Choirs for children and youthages 4-25.Rehearsals for all choirs onMonday evenings.Auditionnow for071081Contact us for audition information.Financial assistance available through bursaries.t: 416.788.8482www.vivayouthsingers.com60 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM A PRI L 1 - MAY 7 2007

WholeNote MarketPlaceEducationThe Art of the FluteA method, perfected over many yearswith many students, of one step at atime guidance to playing the flute.Studios near Yonge _:::r ·-",·& St. Clair and RoyalYork & Bloor West.Allan Pulker 416-926-1578Upcoming performances: April 5, 7:00, Royal York RoadUnited Church ; April 19, 12:30 Christ Church Deer ParkEducationCLAIM YOUR VOICEOrganic and functional vocal training togain access to your full range, resonanceand vocal freedom. For singers, publicspeakers, teachers, clergy, or if you justwant to enjoy using your voice.Sue Crowe ConnollyHamilton Studio Toronto Studio905-544-1302 416-523-1154ATTENTION CHOIRS!May is the month for our2007 Choral DirectoryJust as songbirds herald the arrival ofspring, so WholeNote Magazine trumpetsthe publication of our 5th annualCANARY PAGESNORTH TORONTO INSTITUTE OF MUSICPrivate instruction and exam ~preparation by qualified teachersin the heart of Toronto.• Piano • Voice • Guitar • Strings• Woodwinds • Percussion • Theory•Music Theatre •Pre-school550 Eglinton Avenue East416-488-2588 www.nlimusic.comQuO~Ow~ --~Girls' Rock 'n' Roll CampMarch 12 to 16 - 2007Age: 12 to 17An exciting week of music exploration!Details at: www.guitargirl.caOr call: 416-469-4475,;--~

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