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Volume 17 Issue 10 - July/August 2012

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D. The ETCeterasLYDIA ADAMS . Conductor & Artistic DirectorCALL FOR AUDITIONSThe Amadeus Choir invites experiencedsingers/choristers with good sight-reading skillsto contact Joan Andrews at 905-642-8706 oremail amachoir@idirect.com in order to set upan audition for the choir’s 2012/13 season.Programs will include major works such asRachmoninoff’s Vespers, Handel’s Messiah andBach’s Mass in B minor, as well as excitingcompositions by Orff, Daley, Watson-Hendersonand many others. The choir works frequentlywith the Elmer Iseler Singers, the Bach Children’sChorus, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra andthe Hannaford Street Silver Band.For information about the choir, pleasevisit our website at www.amadeuschoir.comdiscusses how the classical and early romanticstyle moved music beyond the mathematicalcertainties of the baroque. Stratford City Hall,1 Wellington St., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or1-866-288-4313. ; for all 3 lectures(Aug 2, 3, 4).• Aug 04 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music.Music That Changed the World, Lecture 1 of 3:Wagner and Tristan and Isolde: The Music ofTenderness, the Music of Passion. Robert Harrisdisucesses how in the late 19th century themusician became the most influential artistic andphilosophical influence for an entire civiliation.Stratford City Hall, 1 Wellington St., Stratford.519-271-2101 or 1-866-288-4313. ; for all 3 lectures (Aug 2, 3, 4).• Aug 09 11:00am, 3:30pm, and 6:00pm:Ottawa Chamberfest. Less is More? LecturerRobert Kapilow discusses the 20th century rejectionof complexity in art and music. NationalGallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Dr. Ottawa.613-234-6306. Free.• Aug 14 7:00pm: Prince Edward CountyJazz Festival. Big Bands and All That Jazz.Informal lecture by Peter C. Newman. Books &Co., 289 Main St., Picton. 613-476-8416 x28or 1-877-411-4761. Free.• Aug 15 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music.Harry Somers Lecture & Music: Music & theBrain. Dr. Jessica Grahn discusses the connectionsbetween rhythm and movement. StratfordCity Hall, 1 Wellington St., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or 1-866-288-4313. Free.MASTERCLASSES• Jul 4–Jul 6, 9:00am–3:00pm: YorkUniversity Department of Music. Brass BootCamp for High School and University Students.To register contact gingric@yorku.ca. 0+ HST.• Jul 9–Jul 13, 9:00am–3:00pm: YorkUniversity Department of Music. Cello BootCamp for Young Artists. To register contact gingric@yorku.ca.0 + HST.• Jul 16–Jul 20, 9:00am–3:00pm: YorkUniversity Department of Music. FASIStrings Boot Camp for Young Artists. To registercontact gingric@yorku.ca. 0 + HST.• Jul 19 10:00am: Toronto Summer MusicFestival. Masterclass with Bass-Baritone GeraldFinley. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. 647-430-5699. .• Jul 24 10:00am: Toronto Summer MusicFestival. Masterclass with Pianist CraigRutenberg. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg.,80 Queen’s Park. 647-430-5699. .• Jul 27 10:00am: Toronto Summer MusicFestival. Masterclass with Violinist WolfgangRedik. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. 647-430-5699. .• Jul 29 2:00-5:00: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Musical theatre masterclass.Yonge & Eglinton area – call for exact location.416-483-9532. www.singingstudio.ca• Jul 31 10:00am: Toronto Summer MusicFestival. Masterclass with Pianist Ian Brown.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. 647-430-5699. .• Aug 09 10:00am: Festival of the Sound.Piano Masterclass with Janina Fialkowska.Fialkowska coaches young pianists StephenNguyen and Gordon Mok. Charles W. StockeySING WITH ORPHEUS!Like to be part ofCanadian premieres?Seeking a vibrant andwelcoming choralcommunity?Looking for a cuttingedge choral experience?Want to sing with anoutstanding choralconductor?2012-2013 Highlights Include:Performances with TSO at Roy Thomson HallNew works by Howard Goodall,Ēriks Ešenvalds, Larry NickelChoral soundtrack to The Passion ofJoan of Arc, a silent movie classicRobert Cooper, Artistic DirectorInterested? For auditions,contact Helen Coxon atorpheuschoir@sympatico.caor call 416 420 9660Rehearsals: Tuesdays 7-10 PMYorkminster Park Baptist Church1585 Yonge StreetSt. Clair SubwayExpect Something Different!www.orpheuschoirtoronto.com56 thewholenote.com July 1 – September 7, 2012

The SOCAN Foundation helps musicgrow by providing grants to festivals,concert presenters, composers,growHelping musicsongwriters and lyricists. Music isan important part of our livesand the SOCAN Foundation isproud to be involved in nurturingmusical creativity.To find out more about what theSOCAN Foundation is doing tofoster Canadian music creationvisit www.socanfoundation.caAbout The TMASince 1887More info visit:www.tma149.cawww.cfmusicians.orgLive Music is BestA member driven association, the Toronto Musicians' Association,local 149 of the American Federation of Musicians of the UnitedStates and Canada, represents professional musicians in all facets ofmusic in the greater Toronto area. In our concert halls, theatres, clubs,at private parties, on radio, television, film and recordings you hear themembers of the TMA .An Overview of What We DoJoining the TMA is one important step towards a successful professionalcareer. The TMA understands that musicians are independentbusiness - our experience and support can help you achieve yourgoals.A few benefits of membership:* Legal protection, assistance and advice* Access to working visas for the U.S.* Instrument insurance* Public relations and marketing advice or assistance* Music industry contacts* Regular work benefits, including access to pension plans* Buyers directed to you from our referral serviceJuly 1 – September 7, 2012thewholenote.com 57

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