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Volume 12 - Issue 7 - April 2007

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Active Muscle Patterns and Body Motion inBellydance Movements with Venus.Hungarian-Canadian Cultural Centre, 840 St.Clair Ave. West. Music classes per class.For conference registration: 1-416-920-5593.*May 5 9:30am·1pm: Canadian OperaCompany. Elektra: Heroine or Hysteric?Symposium on the opera. Presenters include:John Noyes, Marija Euchner, Jill Scott, LindaHutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, Sherry Lee.12 noon: Panel discussion with members ofthe CDC's creative team. Isabel BaderTheatre, 94 Charles St. West. 416-363-6671. , $ lO(U ofT faculty), (students).*May 7 8:00: Toronto Wagner Society.An Evening with soprano Susan Bullock.Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St.www.richard wagner. Membersfree, non-members by donation ( to suggested).MASTER CLASSES*April 1 2:30-5:30: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Master class in musicaltheatre/audition preparation, using textualanalysis and other interpretative tools for the"sung monologue". Yonge & Eglinton area -please call for exact location. 416-483-9532,*April 2 time tba: University of WesternOntario. Piano master class with AndreLaplante. von Kuster Hall, U of WesternOntario, London ON. 519-661-2111 x80532.*April 14 & 15 7:00: Vocalway Studios.Voice master class with Tom Schilling.Melrose United Church, 86 Homewood Ave.,Hamilton. 905-546-5671, (participant),$ lO(auditor).*April 15 2:30·5:30: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Master class in musicaltheatre/audition preparation. See April 1.*April 22 2:30·5:30: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Master class in musicaltheatre/audition preparation. See April 1.I"' - - - - - - - - - ...,I TRY~,~~CH I: AUDITIONS :I Summer Opera Workshop I: 20071t"season :I Saturday, April 14, 2007 II 416 763-5066 II IIII .._ _________ _!d::~~:ria~koi5ein:~:~~~gs ... IAn ongoing seriesof 7- session Workshops;ea ch limited to five singerswith pianist, and concludingwith a public performance.Individual coaching is alsooffered.For more information, see:www.vocalartforum.cao r contact: 4 16-8 7 6-5859... ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES, MASTER CLASSES ... ETCETERA*April 24 6:00: Vocalway Studios. Voicemaster class with Tom Schilling. See April 14& 15. College Street United Church, 452College St. Toronto.*May 1 2:30·5:30: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Master class in musicaltheatre/audition preparation. See April 1.WORKSHOPS*April 3 - May 22: Canadian OperaCompany. Opera JAM/Exploring whatmusic can bring to the telling of a story;sessions on voice, movement, creative re·setting of librettos and more. For young peopleages 15-18. Tuesdays 7pm-9pm. FranklandCommunity Centre, 816 Logan Ave. 416-306·2377. Free.*April 1410am·11am: Hannaford YouthBand. Clinic with Jamie Sommerville, horn &conductor. Open to the public. Church of theRedeemer, 160 Bloor St. West. 905-847·7682. Free.*April 14 1 Oam·2pm: CAMMAC. SouthAmerican percussion workshop, with RodrigoChavez. Northern District Library, 40 OrchardView Blvd. 416-421-0779. members, non-members.*April 1410:30am-1pm: TorontoMendelssohn Choir. Singsation SaturdayChoral Workshop. Choruses from opera &operetta led by Ann Cooper Gay. Pre·registration recommended. Cameron Hall,Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. 416-598·0422 x24. .*April 14 12 noon·6pm: Micah Barnes.Overcoming Stage Fright Workshop. Bring asong to perform for the class & get practicalCLASSIC VOICEINSTRUCTIONItalian school, over35 years teachingexperience - Opera, Lieder,Oratorio, andmore - Optimal Prepfor auditions. recitals andrecordings. All repertoirescovered (specializing inRussian repertoire).Now acceptingspace limited416-636-7642Training for SingersThe Singing ActorLiedSinging in GermanI li e Vocal An f·or urrfeedback about how to function moreeffectively in performance situations. Allstyles! Class size limited· please book inadvance. Auditing coaches welcome.Winchester Street Theatre, 80 Winchester.416-703-8554,*April 18 7:30: Toronto ShapenoteSinging from Sacred Harp. Beginnerswelcome. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields, 103Bellevue Ave. 416· 922-7997*April 20 7:30-1 Opm: Recorder Players'Society. Opportunity for recorder and/orother 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).*April 22 1 :00·5:00: Recorder Players'Society. Workshop with coached groups inRenaissance & Baroque music. Church of theTransfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 416·694-9266. 1CAMMAC member),(non-member).*April 24 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers'Club. An informal group that meets for thepurpose of performance & exchange of songs.Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-532·0900.*April 28 & 29: Pastime with GoodCompany. Improving Your Ensemble Sound.Viola da gamba workshop with Sarah Mead. 2·hour coached consort sessions; precise timesTBD after registration closes. Ensembles pre·assigned and music mailed out in advance.RSVP by April 10 to Joelle Morton: 416·760-8610. (play), O(audit), and must bea member in good standing of Toronto EarlyMusic Centre.*April 29 2:00: CAMMAC. MusicalReading. Workshop on various works ofBuxtehude, for singers & instrumentalists. Ledby Dr. Patricia Wright. Elliott Hall, ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-421 ·0779, , (non·members).*April 30 7:30: Toronto Early MusicCentre. Vocal Circle. Recreational reading ofearly choral music. Ability to read musicdesirable but not essential. 12 Millbrook Cres.416-920-5025. Members free, $ 5(non·members).*May 3 8:00: Music Gallery. ArnoldDreyblatt will conduct a workshop on his justintonation tuning system and "sound of onestring", including sound examples and a PowerPoint presentation. St. George the MartyrChurch, 197 John St. 416-204· 1080. ,$ 5(member/st).*May 6 1 :30·4pm: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Workshop for viols& voices led by Betsy MacMillan. LansingUnited Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416· 778·7777. , members free.*May 7 8:00: Canadian Music Centre.Professional Reading Series. The EspritOrchestra workshops previously unperformedorchestral works by Canadian composersRobert A. Baker and Gideon Kim. Alex Pauk,conductor. Walter Carsen Centre, 470 QueensQuay West. 416-961-6601 x207. Free.Southern Ontario Chapter of the Hymn SocietyCALLING ALL HYMN WRITERS!Workshop for Writers and AuditorsLed by Dr. Mary Louise Bringle, BostonSaturday, May 26, 2007Royal York Road United ChurchText Submission by April 30, 2007Contact: SINFONIETTA CONCERTOCOMPETITION 2007For the best performance of solo concerto withorchestraInstruments: violin, piano, woodwindsAge categories: under 16, 16to19 years.Applications must be received beforeApril 27, 2007Gala Concert: November 10, 2007, 7:30 p.m.Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street WestApplication and more info ati VWH'. toron tos infOn ietta. com

INSTRUCTIONEAR TRAINING, MUSICIANSHIP,SIGHT-SINGING, THEORY, JAZZ THE­ORY. All levels, professional/serious beginners.Art Levine, MA, ARCT. Host. "Art Music", CBC.30 years experience: RCM, Uofl, York. 416-924-8613.;artlevine@sympatico.caEVE EGOYAN seeks advanced, committedpiano students (emu or 416-504-4297)FLAMENCO GUITAR LESSONS,PACO DE LUCIA'S TECHNIQUE atElite Music Academy under the guidance ofour virtuoso teacher Ruben Diaz who hasbeen a worthy disciple of Paco de Lucia andis a true master of the flamenco guitar!Get a free consultation today. Limited space.Call at: 416-406-5355.MARILYN LERNER is currently acceptinga I imited number of advanced piano studentsfor lessons in jazz and improvisationaltechnique. Downtown 416-944-2557.MUSIC LESSONS: Accordion I Piano IKeyboard I Conducting I Theory by ProfessionalTeacher-Performer. Work experience:"Lord of the Rings", Shaw Festival, Sou lpepperTheatre, "Trio Norte Band", "Flying BulgarKlezmer Band", "Beyond the Pale Band".Web: www. Sasha Luminsky416-782-5871OBOE LESSONS: 15 years teaching experience,specializing in junior high, highschool students. Adult beginners welcome.RCM exams. theory. Bathurst/St. Clair area.Karen 416-656-4312.PIANO LESSONS: All ages. styles - beginner,classical.jazz, pop, RCM exams. Feelthe joy of making music I Peter Ness, ARCT.416-767-9747.$INGER$ FOR HIRECLASSIFIED ADVERTISINGROB CARROLL Jazz and classical guitarinstruction, theory, eartraining 416-703-5992,www.robcarroll.rsmrecords.comTHEORY LESSONS UofT music graduate.RCM examiner. Experienced music teacher.Preparation for RCM exams. Bay and Dundaslocation. Call M. Molinari at 416-763-2236.THEORY, SIGHT-SINGING, EAR­TRAINING LESSONS: All grades, RCMexam prep (rudiments, harmony. history,counterpoint). Learning can be fun and easyiPeter Ness, ARCT. 416- 767-9747.WORKSHOP SERIES: INTRO TODIGITAL AUDIO RECORDING usingAudacity and Cu base LE. Four hands-onclasses. Saturdays. April 21 to May 19,lO:OOam -1 :OOpm. Toronto Library PerthBranch, 1589 Dupont (near Dundas West) .9.00. Email or 416-322-1622 for more info.INSTRUMENTS BOUGHT AND SOLDFRENCH HORN Must sell, one-of-a-kind,double horn, by Reynolds. Excellent condition.Endorsement available. Call Jack at 416-721 -4940.VINTAGE CZECH DOUBLE BASS(c.1900). Deep, even tone, excellent condition,dark amber varnish. appraisal included,jpgsavailable. 416-701-0756.MISCELLANEOUSARE YOU PLANNING A CONCERT orrecital? Looking for a venue? Consider BloorStreet United Church. Phone: 416-924-7439x22 Email: tina@bloorstreetunited.orgMUSIC FOR ALL OCCASIONS! Sma llensemb les, Dance Band, Big Band; Cocktai IHour, Dinner music. Concerts. Shows; Classical,Contemporary, Dixieland, Traditional andSmooth Jazz! JSL Musical Productions 905-276-3373.All the King's Voices is looking forsingers who would like to make -20/hr asprofessional leads (SATB) \Vith soloistopportunities.~~t~ing·s0PmcrsPlease call 416-225-2255 oremail info(i'(•allthckingsvoiccs.ca1'. 1 ~ · 1 I I ! : m ~,,, ,.,.,.www.aUthckingsvoiccs.caWanted:Youth Music LeaderFor Royal York Road United Church (west end, on subway).Applicant to work with Junior Choir (ages 5-12) and beginningYouth Band I singers, encouraging growth and participationin worship. Keyboard facility essential. Part-time contractposition, hours to be discussed; remuneration commensuratewith experience and subject to annual review.Starting date: September I, 2007Application deadline, with resume: May I, 2007For further information, contact Music Director Lydia Pedersenat 416-231-940 I or AD : MALE AMATEURHARPS I CHO RD I ST /FORTEPI AN­IST /COMPOSER, 45, looking for a longtermfemale companion who might relate to awine/foodie, Mensan, curmudgeonly atheistBach/Beethoven-loving engineer.note@cantares.on.caMUSICIANSAVAILABLEBARD - EARLY MUSIC DUO playing recorderand virginal available to provide backgroundatmosphere for teas, receptions or otherfunctions - greater Toronto area. For rates andinfo ca ll 905-722-5618 or email us atmhpape@interhop.netPIANO ACCOMPANIMENT Universityexperiencedaccompanist. Vocal, choral, ballet.theatrical, instrumental music in al l styles.Can play for auditions, rehearsals, performances.905-883-9761, Anna.MUSICIANSWANTEDCALL FOR ACOUSTIC MUSICIANS- deadline extended to April 20th. Pie in AirConcerts is inviting proposals for outdoor concertsfor summer '07. Proposal forms on line:www.artistsgardencoop.comCHRISTMAS OPERA COMPANY OFTORONTO is seeking boy sopranos to learnand perform the role of "Amahl", a one actopera. Call Daniel at 416-927-9800 to discussthis project.FESTIVAL WIND ORCHESTRA isseeking new members. Instruments needednow are: LEAD CLARINET. ALTO SAX, TEN­OR SAX. FRENCH HORN AND BASSOON.Professional conductor. Rehearsals on Tuesdaysin the Yonge/Sheppard area. For detailsphone 416-491-1683 or visitwww.festivalwindorchestra.comEXPERIENCED CHORISTERS are beingsought to perform in December 2007 runof Amahl and the Night Visitors. Call Daniel at416-927-9800.IMUSICIANS & VOCALISTS WANT­ED! Now auditioning for 3 of the Top 5Dance/Big Bands in Ontario! Saxophones/T ru mpets/T rombones/Gu itar I Piano/Bass/Drums WWW.SHERATONCADWELL.COMPhone 416-712-2555.SINGER WANTED!! St. Giles KingswayPresbyterian Church Choir in Central Etobi ­coke requires a tenor sectional lead. Paid position.Thursday evening practice and Sundayworship. Call Heather 416-233-8591 to arrangeaudition.SOPRANO AND BASS SECTIONLEADS needed at Wil lowdale PresbyterianChurch for Sunday services. Pay: 0/month. Derrick 647-238-2921.SERVICESACCOUNTING AND INCOME TAXSERVICE for small business and save you time and money, customizedto meet yourneeds. Norm Pu Iker, B. Math.CMA. 905-251 -0309 or 905-830-2985.The PERFORMING EDGE Performanceenhancement training in tension management.concentration, goal setting, imagery.Individualized to meet your performance situation.Kate F. 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