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Volume 13 - Issue 1 - September 2007

RobertCooperAUDITIONSArtisticDirector2007-2008: A Season With SizzleCanadian premiere of Paul McCartney'saward-winning oratorio, ECCE COR MEUMToronto premiere of Derek Holman's"mystical" REQUIEMChristmas programme featuring the soundsof Toronto's diverse cultures, with WaleedAbdulhamid and friendsHandel's dramatic oratorio JOSHUAWe are a 60-voice choir, rehearsing ori Tuesdayevenings in the Yonge/St Clair area. Our motto is'expect something different'. Come and find out foryourself how different we can be! We welcomeaudition enquiries for all voice parts. Please call416 530-4428 for more information or to book anaudition. Undecided? Come to our open rehearsalon Tuesday September 18, 7.00 p.m. atYorkminster Park Baptist Church.JUBILATE SINGERS AUDITIONSArtistic director Isabel Bemaus. Chamber choir with an eclectic,multilingual repertoire with a 3-concert series and occasionalcommunity performances. 2007-2008 season features guestconductors Caroline Spearing, David Bowser and GeoffreyButler. Openings in bass II, tenor and soprano sections.Rehearsals Tuesdays 7:30 pm, St. Leonard's Church (you arewelcome to sit in starting Sept. 4). www.jubilatesingers.caAuditions Tuesday evenings, September 4, 11 & 25at St. Leonard's Church 25 Wanless Ave. (near Yonge &Lawrence). Email join@j ubilatesingers.ca orcall 416-385-1502 to arrange a time.OPPORTUNITY• MUSIC DIRECTORThe 40 members of the Toronto Chamber Choir,who specialize in Renaissance and Baroque repertoire,are searching for a new conductorwith energy and creative vision.Closing date for applications:September 30, 2007Please call 416-763-1695 oremail search@torontochamberchoir.cawww.torontochamberchoir.ca50 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COMBack to Ad IndexMASTER CLASSES*September 8 12 noon-6:00: MicahBarnes. Stage Craft Master Class forSingers. Intensive workshop designed to movesingers at every level past their blocks andfears & into a more liberated experience inperformance. For singers in every style ofmusic: jazz, cabaret, rock, R&B, country etc.Class is accompanied. Winchester Theatre, 80Winchester. 416- 703-8554. 0.*September 22 1 Oam-12 noon: SweetwaterMusic Weekend. Student MasterClass. Students perform solos or chamberworks under the guidance of professionals.Auditors welcome. St. George's AnglicanChurch, Owen Sound. 519-376-3517. Free.*September 23 2:00-5:30: SingingStudio of Deborah Staiman. Master classin musical theatre/audition preparation, usingtextual analysis and other interpretative toolsfor the "sung monologue". Yonge & Eglintonarea - please call for exact location. 416-483-9532, www.singingstudio.caWORKSHOPS*September 8 9:30am-1pm: KarenBurke. Gospel Workshop. For all singers &music directors looking to add one of the mostenergetic and accessible musical styles forchoirs. Discussion of vocal and rehearsaltechniques. Registration 8:30am. UnionvillePresbyterian Church, 600 Village Parkway,Unionville. 905-471-3173. .*September 9 1:30-4:00: Toronto EarlyMusic Players Organization. Workshop onearly music for winds and strings, with ScottPaterson, recorder & baroque flute performer.Bring your early instruments & stand; musicavailable at the door. Lansing United Church,49 Bogert Ave. 416- 778-7777. .SINGERSThe Annex SingersA dynamic choir performingeclectic repertoire seeksnew members. Choralexperience an asset.Richard Partington416-968-7747margaret.rice@sympatico.caMUSIC DIRECTORREQUIREDFor Eden United Church inwest Mississauga.Challenging part-timeposition.For details go to our website:www.edenunitedchurch.com.Fax resume to 905-824-5580or send by email to:j.curtisprintservices@rogers.com... WORKSHOPS, ... ETCETERA*September 13 2:00-4:00: TorontoInternational Inda-Jazz Festival. Workshopon the fundamentals of Indian classicalmusic, led by Shantanu Bhattacharyya. (Relatedconcerts, daily listings.) Hugh's Room,2261 Dundas St. W.416-531-6604. (advance). (st, on the day).*September 14 7:30-10pm: RecorderPlayers' Society. Opportunity for recorderand/or other early instrument players to playRenaissance & Baroque music in groups.Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd.East. 416-534-7931. $ lO(CAMMAC member),(non-member).*September 151 O:OOam-2:30: MusicGallery. X Avant Festival Workshop: Grantwriting for composers. Led by Michael Jones.Hosted by the Canadian League of Composers.Fellowship Room, St. George the MartyrChurch, 197 John St. 416-204-1080, 416-964-1364. (CLC members, Music Gallerymembers, X-Avant Festival pass holders), (non-members - can be applied to CLCmembership). off: Early-bird enrollment bySeptember 4. Space limited to the first 30participants.*September 19 7:30: Toronto ShapenoteSinging from Sacred Harp. Beginnerswelcome. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields, 103Bellevue Ave. 416- 922-7997 orpleasancecrawford@rogers.com*September 25 8:00: Toronto FolkSingers' Club. An informal group that meetsfor the purpose of performance & exchange ofsongs. Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave.416-532-0900.*September 30 2:00: CAMMAC. MusicalReading. Robert Raines leads a reading ofBeethoven's Symphony #9, for singers andinstrumentalists. Elliott Hall, Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-421-0779,www.cammac.ca (non-members).*September 30 2:00: Long & McOuade.Drum Clinic. Featuring Dennis Chambers.Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. West. 416-588-7886. (tickets available from Long &McOuade, 925 Bloor St.)*October 5 7:30-1 Opm: Recorder Players'Society. Opportunity for recorder and/orother early instrument players to play Renaissance& Baroque music in groups. Church ofthe Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East.416-534-7931. $ lO(CAMMAC member).(non-member).*October 61:00-4:45: CAMMAC. Workshopin the Kodaly Sight Singing Method. Ledby Annamaria Dan. Northern District Library,40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-421-0779.r--------------~WANTEDSingers forOnstage ChorusNorth Toronto Players' adaptation''The Piratesof Penzance"No audition; Some singingexpe ri ence preferred; All welcomeDetails 905-727-2209 orgkopulos@rogers.comwww.northtorontoplayers.com

WE ARE ALL Music's CHILDRENCONTINUED FROM PAGE 35Vignoles, piano. This program offersa tantalizing range of songs reflectiveof Measha's extraordinary abilitiesand appetites: Britten, Schoenberg,Poulenc, Satie, Rorem, and Balcom.It samples her brand-new CD, Surpriseto be released this month on theDeutsche Grammophon label.Certainly worth waiting until May,and worth the drive to Kitchener'sCentre in the Square: Paul Kay andRicky Pekilis, each with a guest willattend the Kitchener-Waterloo SymphonyOrchestra under new MusicDirector, Edwin Outwater, in theKWSO's season finale - the eighthconcert in their Signature series,featuring Measha Brueggergosmansinging Berlioz's les nuits d'ete.Measha Brueggergosman,Carnival Center for the PerformingArts, Miami, March 8 2007,af ter a performance with theAtlanta Symphony Orchestra.RECORDINGS!Rakesh Tewari, Louie Madrid Celleja, Anna Romanyschyn, AngelaEmett, and Ruth Zurcher each win So much to tell, Measha's debutCD (2004) with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra conducted by RoyGoodman (Copland, Barber, and Gershwin); CBC Records.Lucy lzon, Doren Remedios, Gloria Anok, Joanne Hill, andPaulette Popp each win Extase (2006), her "voluptuous" recording ofl 9th centul)' French songs and arias (Berlioz and Massenet) with YoavTalmi and the Orchestre Symphonique De Quebec; CBC Records.Graham Dudley, Bilgi Chapman, Kimberly Stephenson, JoanColquhoun McGorman and Frances Giles each win Surprise (2007),her Deutsche Gran1mophon debut album with David Robertson and theBBC Symphony Orchestra: newly orchestrated songs by Grammy - andPulitzer prize-winning composer William Bolcom - all world-premiererecordings - as well as Schoenberg's Brett! Lieder and songs by Satie.And Alisa Weyman, Lorna Rogers, Jennifer Birch, EvenaGottschalk, and D. Griffin each win her other new release: LUDWIGVAN BEET HO VEN Symphonie No. 9 (2007) (Brueggergosman,O 'Connor, Lopardo, Pape), withThe Cleveland Orchestra Chorus,and The Cleveland Orchestra conductedby Franz Weiser-Most.(Deutsche Grammophon)Music's Children gratefullyacknowledges the generous andgood humoured participation ofMarkus Brueggergosman, LizParker, Mary Landreth, DarleneMcMurdie, Christina Daysog, LizaPrijatel, and the folks at UniversalRecords.Auditions I or ~Lead RolesNorth Toronto Players'''The Piratesof Penzance''A modern adaptationAll welcomeDetails/Appointments -416-502-2941www.northtorontoplayers.com- -SINGJohn Rutter's~{[?riamCARNEGIE HALLunder Rutter'sdirectionAPRIL 7, 2008Contact Prof.Pierre Perronpperron@dal.caor(902) 425-5205for Singers:Performance Opportunitiesand Trainingcontact:416-876-5859www. voca lo rtforu m. eaLEARN & CREATEWorld Music JazzWellness PracticesPrivate/Group Lessons, All AgesJ> Andean J' Latinf ZimbabweanJazz Piano/ComposingLatin PercussionAndean Flutes/Guitars KoraVocal Exploration YogaMusic & WellnessBarry Livingston, Rodrigo Chavez,Pasi Gunguwo, Rukanas,Ann-Marie Boudreau, Dean Crone,Pure Intent Yoga(416) 413-1066al ivemusicinfo@yahoo. corn~ f,.~,?y• The Vocal Art ForumSt. Timothy'sAnglican Church(Agincourt)invites applications forBaritone Choral ScholarThis is a paid position.The successful candidateshould be in an undergraduateor postgraduate programme orequivalent RCMFor audition please contact:Tel: 416-550-6465Email:~ffice@sttimothysagincourt.cao"-~"~ '\ 0 The Church of:J:: (j~ ~ St Mary Magdalene~>- ~ .rri www.stmarymagdalene.ca0 R0i\rr; ~P..~\>" 416.531.7955o, c,-:The Church of Saint Mary Magdaleneinvites experienced singers to audition forTHE GALLERY CHOIR (Polyphony)andTHE RITUAL CHOIR ( Gregorian Chant)These volunteer choirs sing an ambitiousprogramme Sunday mornings at I lam.To book a September audition timeplease email stmartin@yorku.caSEPTEMBER 1 - O CTOBER 7 2007 W WW . TH EWHOLENOTE.COM 5 1Back to Ad Index

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