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Volume 19 Issue 6 - March 2014

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to Joan Watson, Horn Day founder. Full dayactivities for horn players include masterclass,mock audition, jazz horn workshop andmore. Ron George, director. Lakeshore Auditorium,Humber College, 3199 LakeshoreBlvd. W. 289-221-0229. ; (st).●●Various dates: Royal Conservatory. GlennGould School Student Masterclasses. Studentsof the Glenn Gould School work withguest artists. Open for auditors. Mar 3,10:00am: Stephen Hough, piano; Mar 7 andMar 8, 10:00am and 2:00pm: Leon Fleisher,piano; Mar 12, 10:00am: David Jalbert, piano;Mar 21, time TBD: Whitney Crockett, bassoon;Mar 21, time TBD: James Babor, percussion;Mar 25, time TBD: Colin Currie, percussion;Mar 28, time TBD, Brett Polegato, voice;Mar 28, 10:00am: Colin Carr, cello; Apr 4, timeTBD: John W, Thorne, flute; Apr 4, 1:00: NeilShicoff, voice; Apr 4, 10:00am and 2:00pm:David Perry, violin; Apr 4 and 5, 10:00am and2:00pm: Richard Goode, piano. MazzoleniHall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free.WORKSHOPS●●Mar 1, 10:30am–1:00pm: Toronto MendelssohnChoir. Singsation Saturday ChoralWorkshop. Sing with the choir. Latin Americaninspired choral music. Ana AlvarezSandoval, guest conductor. Cameron Hall,Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 YongeSt. 416-598-0422 x221. . Refreshmentsincluded.●●Mar 2, 10:15am: Wychwood ClarinetChoir. Clarinet Festival/Workshop Day withFree Concert. Guest clinicians: James Campbell,Steve Fox, Michele Jacot and StevePierre. Observe coachings and participate inworkshops. 7:30: Free concert. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queens Park. 647-668-8943. Free. Sponsored by the Universityof Toronto Faculty of Music and the TorontoArts Council. For details:●●Mar 2, 1:30: Toronto Early Music PlayersOrganization. Early music workshopfor woodwinds and strings. Vincent Lauzer,conductor. Bring your recorders, earlyinstruments and music stand; scores will beprovided. Armour Heights Community Centre,2140 Avenue Rd. 416-537-3733. .●●Mar 21, 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and Baroque Workshop.For recorders and other early instruments.Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church,527 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-480-1853. ;free (members). Refreshments included.●●Mar 22, 2:00: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Reading for Singers and Instrumentalists.Chapman: Proud Music of the Storm.Lydia Adams, conductor. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 905-877-0671. ;(members).●●Apr 5, time TBA: Continuum ContemporaryMusic. Workshop with Trio 7090. Dutchand Canadian composers and performerscritiquing works, as part of Continuum’sGaudeamus Musiekwee tribute. Music Gallery,197 John St. 416-924-4945. ; (sr/arts worker); (st). For details:●●Apr 07 7:30: Grace Church on-the-Hill. Christ Church Cathedral Choir fromOxford UK. Workshop for choral singersD. The ETCeteraspresentsa Choral Workshop withDr. Stephen DarlingtonandChrist ChurchCathedral Choir,Oxford UKMonday April 7th,7:30 pmand conductors. Stephen Darlington, conductor.300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884. ( with ticket to Apr 8 concert.) Grouprate available for singers in local choirs whocome with other members of their choir. Callchurch for details. Concert Apr 8(eve).SCREENINGS●●Mar 31, 6:30: Royal Conservatory/HotDocs Film Festival. Music On Film Festival:Embracing Voices: The Woman Behindthe Music of Jane Bunnett. Bunnett’s personaland musical triumph after depressionand her journey to Cuba to reconnect withmusic. Post-screening guests: Mervon Mehtaand Jane Bunnett. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema,506 Bloor St. W. /(members).●●Apr 3, 8:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.The Wind (1928); Silent Toronto Photoplays;Best of TUFF 2013. Music by William O’Meara,piano. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. 416-461-9287. .●●Apr 4, 7:30: Toronto Silent Film Festival.City Girl (1930); Silent Toronto Photoplays.Music by Fern Lindzon, piano. Carlton Cinema,2 Carlton St. 416-461-9287. .●●Apr 6, 4:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.1000 Laffs Comedy Shorts Programme.Music by Laura Silberberg, piano. Fox Theatre,2236 Queen St. E. 416-461-9287.●●Apr 7, 6:30: Royal Conservatory/Hot DocsFilm Festival. Music On Film Festival: Wavemakers.History of the electronic musicalinstrument, the Ondes Martenot with briefdemonstration after the film by ondisteGenevieve Grenier. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema,506 Bloor St. W. /(members).●●Apr 7, 8:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival/Toronto Theatre Organ Society. Seven YearsBad Luck, 1921. Music by Clark Wilson, WurlitzerTheatre Organ. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace.416-499-6262. .●●Apr 8, 7:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival/RevueFilm Society. The Last Command(1928); Behind the Screen (1916). Musicby Jordan Klapman, piano. Revue Cinema,400 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-461-9287. REHEARSALS/SINGALONGS●●Mar 18, 7:00: Canada Sings!/Chatons Canada!Toronto-Riverdale. Community Singalong.Canadian folk songs, rock, Broadwayand ballads. Mark Bell, song leader; MarjorieWiens, piano. St. John’s Presbyterian Church,415 Broadview Ave. 416-778-0796. Free; donationsaccepted.ANNOUNCEMENTS●●Mar 30: Canadian Music Therapy TrustFund. First National March for Music Therapy.Call for volunteers. March to raise fundsfor local music therapy initiatives. For MISCELLANEOUS●●Mar 1, 9:00: Swamperella. 18th AnnualMardi Gras Costume Ball. Swamperella(Cajun and Zydeco dance band), The BoxcarBoys (gypsy, jazz and klezmer) and KristineSchmidtt and her Special Powers (jazz, honkytonk). The Elmocambo Tavern, 494 SpadinaAve. 416-588-9227. . Doors open at 8:00.●●Mar 1 and Mar 4–8, 7:30: Theatre PasseMuraille. Same Same But Different. Productionby Anite Majumdar highlighting theprejudices hidden in Bollywood film. AnitaMajumdar, Nicco Lorenzo Garcia and RezaJacobs, acting and dance; Suba Sankaran,music. 16 Ryerson Ave. 416-504-7529. .50;.50(sr/arts worker); (under 30). AlsoMar 1 and 8 at 2:00.●●Mar 3, 10, 17 at 7:00: Toronto New MusicAlliance. New Music 101. Mar 3: Volume1: New Music Concerts and junctQín KeyboardCollective. NMC and French percussionistJean-Pierre Drouet on performerswho have developed unique repertoire byworking directly with composers; junctQínKeyboard Collective gives an overview oftheir collaborative work and demonstratestheir unique instrumentation. Mar 10: Volume2: Soundstreams and Spectrum Music.Session showcasing two digital initiatives:the application SoundMakers and the installationThe Interface. Mar 17: Volume 3: TheMusic Gallery and Continuum ContemporaryMusic. Music Gallery technical directorPaul Hodge demonstrates mic technique andmixing strategies with Continuum musicians;members of Continuum discuss continuitybetween Dutch music from the Renaissanceand after WWII. All sessions hosted byJohn Terauds. Elizabeth Beaton Auditorium,Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St. 416-961-6601 x207. Free. For details:●●Apr 4 and 5, 8:00: dance Immersion.ExpressionsŠNow. Showcase highlightingthe Ohio company Azaguno and the Torontocompany KasheDance. Enwave Theatre,Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens Quay W.416-973-4000. -; -(sr/st). AlsoApr 5 at 1:00pm.48 | March 1 – April 7, 2014

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