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Volume 15 Issue 10 - July/August 2010

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D. Announcements, Lectures, Et CeteraANNOUNCEMENTSJuly 21 10:00 to 4:00: Stratford SummerMusic. Exhibition on Canadian tenor EdwardJohnson. City Hall, 1 Wellington St., Stratford.519-271-2101. Free. Also July 22-24, 28-31.LECTURES/SYMPOSIAJuly 10 10:00am: Organ-Music & HistoricalFestival. History and Music in Toronto. Citywalk with City Historian Bruce Bell. MeetingPoint: St. Lawrence Market, 91 Front St. E.647-822-2530. .July 10 3:00: Organ-Music & Historical Festival.The Organ at St. James Cathedral. AndrewAger delivers historical and technical insightsabout the S.R. Warren Organ of 1863/89 at St.James. 65 Church St. 647-822-2530. $10-suggested donation.July 11 4:00: Organ-Music & Historical Festival.The Oldest Organ in Toronto. St. John’sYork Mills Anglican Church is the second oldestchurch in Toronto and preserves the oldest organin the city. Tour with Bill Dennis to hear thisunique instrument! St John’s York Mills AnglicanChurch, 19 Don Ridge Dr. 647-822-2530.August 4 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music.Harry Somers Lecture: Is a Public Broadcasterstill relevant for Canada in the 21st Century?Ian Morrison, speaker. Lecture Hall, Universityof Waterloo’s Stratford Campus, 6 WellingtonSt., Stratford. 519-271-2101. Free.MASTERCLASSESJuly 3 & July 4: Vocal Studio Amadeus. Vocaleducator Master Class. Exclusively for vocalchairs of accredited universities. Topic: AuthenticEuropean vocal techniques and the latestresearch conclusions of physiological phonetics.Depending on demand, research scientistguest speakers. Interactive singing demonstrationsspanning baroque to romantic, only. Mississauga.416-238-3585. Vocal chair 0; accompanyingJunior Professor 0.July10 10:00 Vocal Studio Amadeus. ProfessionalSingers’ Master Class: How to safely extendvocal range. Minimum 5 years performanceexperience required. Singers of all genres are eligibleto attend. Toronto Pape and Danforth area.Call for exact location. 416-238-3585. $100.July 17 11:00 to 6:00: Vocal Studio Amadeus.Vocal Master Class. Masterclass in Belcanto,German Lieder technique, and Sacred Lieder(Rosenmueller, Telemann to Bach). Oakville Dundasand Ridgeway area. Call for more details.416-238-3585. .July 18 2:00 to 5:00: 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. 416-483-9532.July 23 3:00: Toronto Summer Music. ViennaPiano Trio. Room 330, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park Cresc. 416-408-0208..July 24 10:00 to 8:00: Vocal Studio Amadeus.Choral director’s Vocal Master class. Minimum5 years experience required. Call to register.416-238-3585. .July 26 7:00: Toronto Summer Music. MatthiasGoerne. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park Cresc. 416-408-0208. .July 31 11:00 to 5:00: Vocal Studio Amadeus.Vocal technique workshop. Mississauga:Burnhamthorpe and Winston Churchill. 416-238-3585. Free for members of NATS and theVoice foundation. Non-member . Familiaritywith Dr. Richard Miller’s work on vocal anatomyand function desirable..August 1 10:00am: Toronto Summer Music.Menahem Pressler. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park Cresc. 416-408-0208. .August 1 2:30: Toronto Summer Music.Pacifica Quartet. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBuilding, 80 Queen’s Park Cresc. 416-408-0208. .August 8 11:00am: Toronto Summer Music.Pacifica Quartet. Remenyi House of Music. 210Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. .August 8 2:00 to 5:00: 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. 416-483-9532.SCREENINGJuly 30 7:00: Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Bellini’sNorma. Directed by Patrizia Carmine; starringDaniela Dessi, Fabio Armiliato. Subtitlesin English. Garden of the Consulate General ofItaly, 136 Beverley St. 416-921-3802. Free.August 13 7:00: Istituto Italiano di Cultura.Rossini’s La Cenerentola. Directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle; starring Frederica von Stade,Paolo Montarsolo. Subtitles in English. Gardenof the Consulate General of Italy, 136 BeverleySt. 416-921-3802. Free.August 27 7:00: Istituto Italiano di Cultura.Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West. Directed by JohnMichael Phillips; starring Mara Zampieri, JuanPons, Plácido Domingo, Sergio Bertocchi, LuigiRoni. Subtitles in English. Garden of the ConsulateGeneral of Italy, 136 Beverley St. 416-921-3802. Free.WORKSHOPSJuly 3 &4 1:00: Harbourfront Centre. CastanetMaking. Kids can make their own castanet,a percussion instrument used round the world.Harbourkids Zone, 235 Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.July 5 10:00am: New Adventures in SoundArt. NAISAtron building Workshop with HectorCenteno. The NAISAtron, created for NAISA byRob Cruickshank, is a small sound sculpture,perfect for the DIY artist who likes to createsound electronically. Make your own NAISAtronto take home with you. Artscape WychwoodBarns, 601 Christie St, Studio No.252. 416-652-5115. (price includes NAISAtron kit).July 6 10:00am: New Adventures in SoundArt. Micro Radio-Transmitter building Workshopwith Hector Centeno. Experience what radiotransmission is like on a minimum level thatcould also be developed into radio art and microradio. Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 ChristieSt, Studio No.252. 416-652-5115. (priceincludes parts for micro-radio).July 12-17: Contact Contemporary Music.Music from Scratch. Youth between the agesof 15 and 21 are invited to create new worksfor chamber ensemble. University SettlementMusic and Arts School, 23 Grange Rd. 416-598-3444 x243. Free (space is limited).July 19-21 7:00: Beaches International JazzFestival. Jul 19: Vocal Jazz Bootcamp. HeatherBambrick; Jazz Dance; The Business of Jazz.Jaymz Bee. July 20: Jazz Guitar and Arranging.Michael Occhipinti; Jazz Drumming and the JazzScene. Norman Marshall Villeneuve; Jazz Photographyin the Digital Age. Bill and Kris King.July 21: Beginner Ukelele. Steve McNie andDave Newland; Jazz Dance: Merengue; “EntertainThem or Get Off My Stage.” Bruce Davidson.Mennonite New Life Centre, 1774 Queen St. E.416-698-2152. Free.July 24 & 25 9:00am: Royal Conservatory.Keyboard Pedagogy Summit. Join teachers fromacross North America for this intensive two-dayprofessional development summit focused onthe essential issues facing both established andemerging keyboard teachers. 273 Bloor St. W.416-408-0208. 5; 5(st). Includes lunch.August 1 2:00 & 4:30: Harbourfront Centre.The Ultimate Steel Pan Experience. Joy Lapps,the founder and programme director of the SteelPan Experience teaches children how to play thesteel drums, a unique and historically significantCaribbean instrument. Harbourkids Zone, 235Queen’s Quay W. 416-973-4000. Free.46 THEWHOLENOTE.COMJuly 1 - September 7, 2010

HPC_wholenote_JUL10.pdf 1 15/06/2010 3:40:56 PMETOBICOKE CENTENNIAL CHOIRETOBICOKE CENTENNIAL CHOIR is a 45 voice SATB ensemblewhich rehearses Tuesday evenings from September to June, andseeks to fill the following positions for the 2010 – 2011 season.§ A C C O M P A N I S TApplicant must be an experienced accompanist in both rehearsaland performance, and preferably will have good organ skills.§ N E W S I N G E R Sneeded for all sections of the choir. Applicants must read music.§ V O L U N T E E R S U B - S E C T I O N L E A D Sare wanted in all sections. This would be ideal for a music studentseeking experience. Membership fees waived.§ A S S O C I A T E M E M B E R SContact us to find out more.CMYCMSing with theHigh Park Choirs!“When yousing with yourheart and soul,the result ismagical.”For more information or to arrange an audition, contactSusan LeTendre, 416-622-6923, sletendre@pathcom.comMYCYis seeking a new Conductor. Thisaccomplished 45-piece concertband rehearses Sunday eveningsin Toronto and is dedicated toperforming a varied repertoireat a high standard. Please senda resume and cover letter byAugust 20, 2010 to: SearchCommittee, Northdale ConcertBand, P.O. Box 716, Station B,Toronto, ON M2K 2P9or by e-mail tonorthdaleconcertband@hotmail.comFor more information Cuthbert’s Anglican Church1399 Bayview Avenue,Toronto, Ontario M4G 3A6• A U D I T I O N SSoprano Section LeadSt Cuthbert’s is currentlyauditioning for a SopranoSection lead for their 20member Chancel Choir —starting September 2010.Thursday evening rehearsal7.30-9.30pmSunday Service 10am plusliturgical Feast daysPlease contactMusic Director Keith Müller416.778.1898 to set up a dateand time for an auditionCMYKDivisions for children ages 5 to 18Outstanding vocal developmentMusic theory for all choristersConvenient weekly rehearsals inToronto’s west endThe High Park Choirs of TorontoZimfira Poloz, Artistic Director & ConductorMargaret Stanfield and Marina Filippova, Conductors Sheldon Rose, PianoTo arrange a visit or anaudition, please contact us at:(416) 762-0657info@highparkchoirs.orgwww.highparkchoirs.orgPiccolo - Young school age children just starting their choralmusic journeyIntermezzo - Children growing in confidence when performingVento - Boys from Intermezzo and BrioBrio - Children singing a challenging repertoire in complex partsAllegria - Children with advanced vocal and choral techniqueselected from BrioToronto Opera Repertoire2011 Season AuditionsTwo operas will be chosen from the followingshort list for staged and costumed productions inFebruary and March, 2011, our 44 th season:Madama Butterfly (in Italian)Die Fledermaus (in English)Lucia di Lammermoor (in Italian)Auditions will be held Saturday, September 11,2010 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.By appointment only, through e-mail information can be found at:www.toronto-opera.comSingers should prepare at most three arias.Tenors and baritones very welcome.Artistic Director: Giuseppe MacinaMusic Director: Adolfo De SantisJuly 1 - September 7, 2010 THEWHOLENOTE.COM 47

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