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Volume 18 Issue 3 - November 2012

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  • November
  • Toronto
  • December
  • Jazz
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D. The ETCeteras (continued)Classified Advertising | classad@thewholenote.comSINGALONGS• Nov 04 3:00–5:00: Eglinton St. GeorgeUnited Church Choir. Amazing Grace: aCommunity Hymn Sing. Family-friendly eventsfeaturing hymns old and new. 35 Lytton Blvd.416-481-1141 x210. Free.• Nov 10 2:30: Scarborough MusicTheatre. Special Singalong Performance.Audience encouraged to dress up and sing withcast of The Wizard of Oz. Scarborough VillageTheatre, 3600 Kingston Rd., Scarborough.416-267-9292. .• Nov 11 7:00: Shelter Valley Shape-noteSingers. Second Sunday of Every MonthSingalong. Singing harmony from The SacredHarp tradition; all voices welcome, no musicalexperience required. Grafton CommunityCentre, 135 Old Danforth Rd., Grafton. 905-349-2042. Free.• Nov 13 7:00–8:00: Canada Sings/Chantons Canada! Toronto-Riverdale.Neighbourhood Singalong. Mark Bell, songleader;Marjorie Wiens, piano. RiverdalePresbyterian Church, 662 Pape Ave. 416-778-0796. Free, donations accepted.• Nov 18 2:30: Foster Memorial. SpecialChristmas Program: “A Christmas Carol.”Seasonal singalong. 9899 Regional Rd.1,Uxbridge. Bus tours can be arranged at 905-640-3966. Free, donations welcome.• Nov 21 7:30–9:30: Toronto Shape NoteGroup. Singing Get-Together. Singing from TheSacred Harp, 1991 revision song book. Singersof varying levels are welcome and loaner booksavailable. Music Room, Bloor Street UnitedChurch, 300 Bloor St. W. 416-922-7997. Free.OPERA-ISTRAVEL AND LEARNINGWITH IAIN SCOTTJanuary 4 - 8April 9 - 25May 1 - 6May 7 - 15May 15 - 20June 19 - 28July 7 - 19INSTALLATIONS• Nov 03 to 26 10:00am–2:00pm: NewAdventures in Sound Art. SOUNDplayVideomusic Installation. Collection of videomusicworks on the theme of “About Time.”NAISA Space, Suite 252, 601 Christie St.416-652-5115. PWYC.OPEN HOUSES• Nov 06 11:30am–2:30pm: Artists’ HealthAlliance. 10th Anniversary Open House.Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst St.416-351-0239. Free.ANNOUNCEMENTS• Nominations now accepted: Glenn Gouldfoundation. Tenth Glenn Gould Prize Laureate.Call to the public for nominations honouring aleading figure in the arts; leading candidates ofany nationality are eligible. Nominations closeDecember 15, 2012. glenngould.caETCETERA: MISCELLANEOUS• Dec 01 to Dec 30: Casa Loma/OperaAtelier. Mozart’s Magical Castle. The sightsand sounds of Mozart’s The Magic Flute, includingperformances, workshops, interactions,scavenger hunts, tours, bake sales and otheractivities. Some events require pre-registration.647-725-7070.• Dec 07 7:00: Canadian Opera Company.The Brothers Grimm 500th Performance Party.Party to celebrate Dean Burry’s opera. RegentPark Arts & Cultural Centre, 585 Dundas St.E. 416-363-8231. Free with ticket to theDecember 7 performance.OPERA TOURS 2013NEW YORK : THE TROJANSCARMEN’s SEVILLEA WEEK IN PARISVIENNA AND BUDAPESTMOZART AT LA FENICEVERONA PLUSEXOTIC TURKEYAs usual, my wonderful travel agent will beBILL ANDREWS at NEW WAVE TRAVEL(416) 928 3113 william@newwavetravel.net6 Blythwood Gardens, Toronto ON M4N (416) 486 8408iain@opera-is.comAUDITIONS/OPPORTUNITIESALL VOICES WELCOME: St Matthew’sIndependent Anglican Cathedral (Queen andLogan) seeks choir members. Inquiries (416)465-2880. 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For contact info visit NYCO.on.caSILVERTHORN SYMPHONIC WINDS, ahigh level, auditioned wind ensemble, seeksinstrumentalists for 2012/2013, with openingsfor tuba, euphonium, percussion and Frenchhorn. Rehearsals Tuesdays, Dufferin/ formore information.VOICES OF COLOUR MUSICseeks a senior level piano and theory teacher.Inquiries 416- 588-5845 Ext 2, orvoicesofcolourmusic@gmail.comINSTRUCTIONDICTION COACHING / TUTORING for singersand actors: Dutch, English, French, German,Italian, Spanish, and Latin – across from HighPark subway station. 416-769-0812FLUTE, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS: RCMexam preparation. Samantha Chang, RoyalAcademy of Music PGDip, LRAM, ARCT.416-293-1302, / IMPROVISATION LESSONS: Classicalmusicians, all Instrumentalists welcome! Piano,Theory, Composing, Popular Styles, Creativeapproach. Barry Livingston 647-240-4858pianoandimprov@yahoo.comMAKING MUSIC WITH THE RECORDER.After 30 years at The Royal Conservatory,Scott Paterson has opened his own studio. 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