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Volume 20 Issue 6 - March 2015

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Two tickets to our Open House Concert for parentsor friends are included with each registration.The concert takes place on the final day ofthe camp. (93)●●No Strings Theatre“LITTLE VOICES, DANCING FEET” WITH JODIE FRIESENAaron Jensen and Gillian Stecyk. All teacherslove to work with adult learners. Some amateurchoral/singing experience is required to ensureyou enjoy your time to the fullest. Andante (RecreationalExperience) and Allegro (IntensiveTraining) levels.●●MNjcc Suzuki Music CampMiles Nadal Jewish Community Centre,750 Spadina Ave., Toronto, OntarioJuly 6 to 10, 2015Contact: Gretchen Paxson-Abberger416-924-6211 ext search: camps, suzukiCamp Hours: 9:00am – 4:00pm (Extendedcare 8:00 – 9:00am, 4:00 – 6:00pm)!!Our 2015 MNjcc Suzuki Summer Music Campis open to all violin, viola, cello and piano studentswho study by the Suzuki method. We offerall levels, from those who have learned Twinkleswith fingers to beyond Suzuki Book 8. Alongwith a basic daily foundation of semi-private lessonsand Suzuki group repertoire lessons, camperswill also participate in three enrichmentclasses. All camp activities will take place withinthe MNjcc facility. If you would like more informationabout our camp, and/or would like tobe mailed a brochure with registration forms,please contact camp director Gretchen Paxson-Abberger at; registration canalso be done in person at the MNjcc Info Desk –phone – 416-924-6211 x 0.●●The Music Studio’s MusicTheatre Summer CampsThe Assembly Hall, Toronto, OntarioFull-Day Camp: Ages 9-16, July 6 to 10;Half-Day Camp: Ages 9-16, July 13 to 17;Broadway Kids Camp: Ages 6-9, July 13 to 17Contact: Ed Lettner416-234-9268ed@themusicstudio.cawww.themusicstudio.caDeadline: June 15, 2015Cost: Full-Day Camp: 0; Half-Day Camp:5; Broadway Kids Camp: 0Camp Hours: Full-Day Camp: 9:00 am - 4:15pm; Half-Day Camp: 12:30 pm - 4:15 pm;Broadway Kids Camp: 9:30 am - 11:45 am!!Experience the magic of the Broadway stageat one of The Music Studio’s exciting Music Theatrecamps! Each camp includes instructionin: singing, acting, dance and movement, andscene study, and features a final day performance.Shows may include: Seussical: the Musical,The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Wicked and Fiddleron the Roof, and are chosen to suit the studentsenrolled in each camp. Camp director Stacie Carmonateaches the Music Theatre program at TheMusic Studio and has performed extensively inmusic theatre productions, and with the CanadianOpera Company. “The children learn somuch about themselves… it is a camp that Iwould highly recommend.” – Mother of campstudent. We invite your child to have the sameexperience!●●National Music Camp of CanadaCamp Wahanowin, LakeCouchiching, OntarioJunior division: August 18 to 24; Seniordivision: August 25 to September 1.416-482-2475; 800-701-3132office@nationalmusiccamp.comwww.nationalmusiccamp.comFor students of all levels, Grades 3 to 12.!!National Music Camp has been operating atCamp Wahanowin on the shores of Lake Couchichingfor 50 years and draws professionalmusicians and students from across Canada.Campers at National Music Camp will have anovernight camp experience, which includes alllodging and meals for seven or eight days, musicinstruction by professional faculty (approximatelyfour hours daily), recreational activities,daily faculty concerts and evening programs.Toronto, MusicTheatre and pit orchestra trainingand performance, ages 13 - 21!!Working with industry professionals, NoStrings Theatre offers music theatre classes,audition preparation for arts high schools, colleges,universities and companies, March Breakand summer music theatre performance andtraining intensives, and a new pop and pitorchestra training program. Our signature summerintensive program offers, for performingartists (actors, singers, dancers, and instrumentalistsages 12-21), daily technique classes, songand script creation, music composition, masterclassesand seminars, as well as rehearsals forthe featured show. This program culminates ina mini-run of fully staged performances. Thisseason’s show is Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Inthe Heights. Check out our March Break programfeaturing excerpts from Sondheim’s Intothe Woods as well as our new career-buildingopportunities from emerging artists (21-30).●●On the Off Beat Music School1113 Queen Street East, Toronto, OntarioJuly 6 to 10 Chamber Music (Ages 7+); July 13to 17 Intro to Piano (Ages 6 – 9); July 20 to 24Piano and Composition (Ages 8 – 11); August 4to 14 Musical Theatre (Ages 7+); August 17to 21 Rock Band (Ages 7+); August 24 to28 Jazz/Pop (Ages 8+)Contact: Carissa Neufeld647-343-7272info@ontheoffbeat.cawww.ontheoffbeat.caDeadlines: July 1 (March 1 tosave the admin fee)Cost: 0 one week/ 0musical theatre two weeksCamp Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm; ExtendedDay Care Available!!We have music camps for all instruments andages! Play in a band this summer with kids ofyour own age/skill level. Activities include jamming,practicing, planning and performinggarden concerts on Queen Street, composingmusic, games, crafts and lunch in the park.Each camp will post a YouTube video and havea final gig in a local restaurant/coffee shop forfamily and friends. Please inquire for moreinformation.60 | March 1 - April 7, 2015

●●Royal Conservatory ofMusic Summer Camps273 Bloor Street West, Toronto, OntarioJuly and August 2015Contact: Royal Conservatory StudentService Representatives416-408-2825 (general inquiries) one week beforethe start of each campCost: 0-0Day programs!!Are you are looking for a vibrant summermusic camp where you can explore your creativepotential while meeting new friends?Whether you are new to music or a seasonedyoung artist, the Royal Conservatory School isthe place to be this summer. Throughout Julyand August, we are offering an engaging rangeof full and half-day summer camps for kids andyouth ages 6-19 looking for exciting musicalchallenges – there is something for all musicalabilities. Our camp offerings include: EnsembleCabaret (July 6 – 10, for ages 14-19); SummerStrings Institute (July 6 – 10, for ages 4-18); andTribute to the PanAm Games (August 10 – 14;August 17 – 21, for ages 6-12). For more information,check us out at, call us at416.408.2425, or visit us at 273 Bloor Street West!●●Southwestern Ontario SuzukiInstitute, Inc. (SOSI)Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo OntarioTeachers, August 8 to 16;Students, August 9 to 14Contact: Tracy Jewell519-240-6995sosi@artset.netwww.mysosi.caDeadlines: Early Bird, May 1; seewebsite for other deadlinesCost: varies with programMost classes run from 8:30am – 4:00pm;morning program available; many lateafternoonand evening activities also offered!!An annual six-day learning holiday for juniorto advanced students, their parents andteachers. Programs include private lessons,group activities, enrichment classes, our Baby& Toddler Class, exciting optional courses, playins,Alexander Technique lessons, an operettaand concerts. We again offer our special onedayViola Fest. Our Mini-Institute provides ataste of the Institute to our younger first-timeregistrants who would like a half-day schedule.SOSI’s Young Artist Program for violin, cello,and piano provides instruction in a setting thatmoves towards traditional music college/universityinstruction while maintaining roots inSuzuki philosophy and pedagogy. Extracurricularactivities include a Barn Dance, soccer, crafts,set design and parent discussions. For teachers,we offer inspiring courses in violin/viola, celloand piano.●●Summer Music 2015Southampton, OntarioJuly 20 – 24, 2015Contact: Marg Funston519 483-2222information@summermusic.comwww.summermusic.comDeadline: Early Bird by June 1Camp Hours: 9:00am - 3:45pmDay program!!On the shores of beautiful Lake Huron inSouthampton Ontario, Summer Music providesthe best quality of music instruction availablethrough a broad range of musical programs ina safe and inclusive environment. Highly qualifiedinstructors and excellent facilities enhancelearning for all. Participants experience growthin their music skills and music appreciation,while becoming part of the music community.Students demonstrate their talent in a finalgala performance. Summer Music is a charitableorganization that organizes and runsmusic education programs annually during afun-filled week in late July for anyone ages fourto senior.●●Tafelmusik BaroqueSummer InstituteUniversity of Toronto, Toronto OntarioJune 4 to 17, 2015Contact: Caitlin Cross416-964-9562 ext March 18, 2015SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO SUZUKI INSTITUTESUMMER OPERA CAMPSGRADES 1 TO 10 | JULY 6 TO 31, 2015Sing, act, dance, create visual art, meet new friends, and play withprofessional COC artists. No music or acting experience required.For more information, visit or call 416-363-8231Photo: March 1 - April 7, 2015 | 61

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