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Volume 20 Issue 9 - Summer 2015

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D. The ETCeteras Sing

D. The ETCeteras Sing With Orpheus! Seeking a vibrant and welcoming choral community? Want to sing with an outstanding choral conductor? Looking for a choral experience with a difference? Rehearsals: 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church 1585 Yonge Street Interested? For auditions contact: Helen Coxon at orpheuschoir@sympatico.ca or call 416-420-9660 Robert Cooper, Artistic Director 2015-16 Highlights Include: 1925 cinematic horror classic, Phantom of the Opera, with live choral soundtrack Christmas with jazz legend Jackie Richardson and the Hannaford Street Silver Band Bach’s majestic Mass in B Minor alongside German filmmaker Bastian Clevé’s The Sound of Eternity Shakespeare in words, music and song starring Stratford Festival’s Geraint Wyn Davies www.orpheuschoirtoronto.com 416-924-6211 x606. ; (young adults 18-35). ●●June 28 time tba: Bloor Cinema Hot Docs. Brecht/Weill: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny. Featuring mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter. 506 Bloor St. W. 416-637- 3123; bloorcinema.com ; member rates available. ●●July 26 time tba: Bloor Cinema Hot Docs. Puccini: La Bohème. John Copley, director. 506 Bloor St. W. 416-637-3123; bloorcinema. com ; member rates available. ●●August 30 time tba: Bloor Cinema Hot Docs. Rossini: Guillaume Tell. Antonio Pappano, conductor. 506 Bloor St. W. 416-637- 3123; bloorcinema.com ; member rates available. Singalongs, Jams ●●June 20 9:00pm: Canadian Flute Convention. Jam Session: Traditional Irish Music. Led by Andra Bohnet. Bring your flutes, whistles and anything else appropriate. Open to players of any ability and experience level. Brennan Hall Lounge, U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416-293-1302; www. canadaflute.com or convention passes available. Tours ●●June 3, June 17, July 15, July 29, August 5, August 19, September 9 – all at 6:30pm: Heritage Toronto. Music on the Yonge St. Strip. Discover the music history of Toronto’s Yonge Street, beginning in the 1950s. Visit the sites of famous clubs like The Colonial, Friar, and Le Coq D’Or, and concert venues such as Massey Hall and the Eaton Auditorium. Hear stories about Oscar Peterson, Ronnie Hawkins, Glenn Gould and many more. Leader: music journalist Nicholas Jennings. Length: approx. 1 1/2 hours; focus: cultural, historical, architectural; difficulty: flat pavement, busy street. Note: This is an exterior tour only. Location details available upon registration. To register: heritagetoronto.org Free. Workshops ●●June 02 4:45 – 6:30: Guelph Youth Singers. Bring-A-Friend to Rehearsal. Recital Hall, Guelph Youth Music Centre, 75 Cardigan St.,Guelph. 519-821-8574; guelphyouthsingers.com ●●June 03 7:00: Soundstreams Salon 21. Squeezebox. The accordion is not simply a dusty instrument in the back of your grandparents’ closet. Its music evokes earlier eras, from German beer halls to late-night Italian cafés and Argentine dance halls. Accordion wunderkind Michael Bridge takes us on a musical journey of this remarkable instrument that is capable of great musical range and virtuosity. Malvern Public Library, 30 Sewells Rd. 416-396-8969. Free. ●●June 18 Canadian Flute Convention. 3:30: Workshop: Having it All: Teaching Expression with Technique. Explore ideas through inquiry-based teaching techniques and original etudes composed for this purpose. Bring your flutes. Led by Timothy Hagen; 5:00: Workshop/Lecture/ Demonstration: The Magic of Moyse: A Living Legacy. Designed to share practical concepts from the teaching of Marcel Moyse that flutists can incorporate into their daily practice, performance and teaching. Bring your flutes. Led by Cate Hummel. U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416-293-1302; www.canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. ●●June 19 Canadian Flute Convention. 9:30am: Workshop: A Musical Approach to Marcel Moyse’s 24 Melodic Studies. Enjoyable and informative class, especially useful for pre-college students and teachers. Bring your flutes! Led by flutists Roderick Seed, Unji Chung and Kyoka Ohara; 9:30am: Body Awareness Workshop: Awaken Your Body/Awaken Your Mind: Eight Essential Standing Exercises of Qigong. Led by Leslie Marrs and Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham; 10:30am: Workshop: Low Flutes Hints and Tips. Informal session with low flutes specialist Carla Rees, answering your questions on playing alto, bass and contrabass flutes. Bring your flutes!; 10:30am: Workshop: A Lyrical Beginning: A Simple Approach to Introducing Nuance and Musicality to Beginning Flutists. Led by Ai Goldsmith. Bring your flutes; 11:00am: Body Awareness Workshop: Meditation for Performers. Led by Viviana MUSIC DIRECTOR Our music director Joan Andrews is retiring. We seek a creative and supportive conductor who will continue to offer artistic challenges while respecting the 26 year history of the choir and the varying musical backgrounds of our choir members. Village Voices is a 60-voice community choir based in Markham that performs a wide variety of choral music, classic, sacred and secular. Two major concerts and additional local community performances are presented annually. For a full job description, with qualifications needed and details of how to submit an application, visit villagevoices.ca Click on Director Search or email directorsearch@villagevoices.ca Markham’s Community Choir 70 | June | July | August, 2015 thewholenote.com

Workshops - continued Guzman; 11:30am: Workshop: The Memory Map for Music: A Practice Strategy for Confident, Memorized Performance. Interactive session; bring your flutes! Led by Melissa Colgin Abeln; 2:00: Workshop: College Auditions with Christine Erlander Beard. Bring questions and your flutes; 2:00: Workshop: Irish Flute for the Classical Flutist. Bring your flute! Led by Andra Bohnet; 3:00: Workshop: Learning Jazz Improvisation: A Systematic Guaranteed Approach. Led by Andrea Brachfeld; 4:00: Workshop: Opera Without Words: Character Development in Mozart Flute Concerti. Led by Rachel Geier; 4:00: Workshop: Classical to Jazz – Making the Transition. Bring your flutes! Led by Bill McBirnie. U of St. Michael’s College, 100 St. Joseph St. 416-293- 1302; www.canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. ●●June 20 Canadian Flute Convention. 9:30am: Warmup with Festive Flutes! Bring your flutes! Led by Joss Campbell, Sarah Murphy, Carla Rees, Elizabeth Walker; 9:30am: Workshop: Body Awareness: Body Balance and Resonance. Led by Meg Griffith; 10:30am: Workshop: Great Beginnings for New Flutists. Come and learn exciting new methods for teaching new flutists. Bring your flutes! Led by Kathy Blocki; 11:00am: Body Awareness: Explore Self-Study of the Alexander Technique. Led by Melissa King; 11:30am: Reading Session: British Flute Choir Music with Atarah. All sizes of flutes needed. Music by Elgar, Holst, Britten, Rutter. Led by Atarah Ben-Tovim; 11:30am: Workshop: Vocal Techniques for Tone Enhancement. Led by Megan Lanz; 11:30am: Workshop: Introduction to Circular Breathing. Led by Angus McPherson. 2:00: Workshop: Great Expectations: Tools for Creating Compelling Performances (*with a little help from cognitive science). Led by Michelle Cheramy; 2:00: Workshop: Curing Focal Dystonia: A Personal Success Story. Led by Andrea Brachfeld; 3:00: Workshop/Discussion: A Method Called Love. Led by Wissam Boustany; 3:00: Workshop: Life Coaching for the Performing Artist. Led by Rik Noyce; 4:00: Workshop: Beyond Trills and Twiddles: Exploring Baroque Ornamentation. Led by baroque specialist Alison Melville. Bring your flutes; 4:00: Flute Basics Workshop. Led by TSO principal Nora Shulman. Topics include tone production, breathing, phrasing, technique and practice strategies. Bring your flutes and your questions. U of St. Michael’s College, 100 St. Joseph St. 416-293- 1302; www.canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. ●●June 21 Canadian Flute Convention. 9:30am: Body Awareness Workshop: Feldenkrais Method – Awareness Through Movement Freeing the Shoulders, Neck and Breath. Led by Niall O’Riordan; 10:30am: Workshop: Flûte Alors!: Flute Music from Baroque France. Led by Alison Melville. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the sonatas and suites of Jacques-Martin Hotteterre, the Philidor family, Dornel and Couperin. Bring your flutes; 10:30am: Workshop: About Our Careers: There’s Room For All Of Us In The World. Touching on networking, attitude, perception, presentation, ability, confidence, the Peter Principle and more. Questions and general discussion among participants is encouraged. Led by Christopher Lee; 11:30am: Workshop: Five Ways YouTube Will Change Your (Flute) Life. Dr. Karen Large will present YouTube strategies that you can use today; 2:00: Workshop on Bartók’s Suite Paysanne Hongrois with Hungarian flute player Izabella Budai. A practical workshop – bring your flutes; 2:00: Workshop: Don’t Practice Mistakes – How Musicians Can Use Recent Developments in Neuroscience and Psychology to Practice Smarter. Led by Sarah Yunji Moon; 3:00: Workshop: Intro to Beatbox Flute! Led by Viviana Guzman. Bring your flutes; 3:00: Workshop: Learn how to Loop Your Flute. Led by Rozalind MacPhail. Bring your flute – all levels welcome; 4:00: Piccolo Workshop with LA Phil piccolo, Sarah Jackson. Bring your piccolos. U of St. Michael’s College, 81 St. Mary St. 416-293-1302; www. canadaflute.com $20 or convention passes available. Classified Advertising | classad@thewholenote.com AUDITIONS & OPPORTUNITIES AUDITIONS FOR ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR AND FOR ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR with the KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA. For more information visit www.KSOrchestra. ca and e-mail Jobert Sevilleno at GM@KSOrchestra.ca AVAILABLE PRO BONO POSITIONS WITH THE KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA: 2nd Clarinet, 3rd Horn, 2nd trumpet, 2nd (tenor) Trombone, 3rd (bass) Trombone, sectional Violins, Violas, Cellos and Contrabasses. The KSO is an auditioned-based civic orchestra in residence at Flato Markham Theatre. Weekly rehearsals are held on Tuesday evening at the state-of-the-art Cornell Recital Hall (HWY 407 ETR and 9th Ln). For more information visit www.KSOrchestra.ca and e-mail Jobert Sevilleno at GM@KSOrchestra.ca CHORISTERS WANTED (SATB) for St. Michael & All Angels Choir, at one of the most beautiful Anglican churches in GTA (St Clair Ave/Wychwood). Contact-Herb Ciceri 416-738-1480 herb-ciceri@rogers.com COUNTERPOINT COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA (www.ccorchestra.org) welcomes volunteer musicians for Monday evening rehearsals, downtown Toronto. We’re especially looking for trombones and strings. Email info@ccorchestra.org. HARMONY SINGERS OF ETOBICOKE, a dynamic thirty-voice women’s chorus, is looking for new members. We welcome women who love to sing music ranging from John Lennon to John Rutter. Auditions are easy and membership fees are low. We work hard but have fun along the way. If this sounds good to you, get in touch with Conductor Harvey Patterson. (416) 239-5821. theharmonysingers@ca.inter.net. JOHN LAING SINGERS: We are inviting new voices to join us for our 2015-2016 concert WholeNote CLASSIFIEDS really deliver! Sing out and reach the right audience. Starting at just . Discounts for multiple insertions. Deadline for our September issue: August 21. classad@thewholenote.com season particularly tenors and basses. For audition information and to learn more about us, please visit www.johnlaingsingers.com OR info@johnlaingsingers.com. MUSIC DIRECTOR NEEDED Village Voices current director Joan Andrews is retiring. We seek a creative and supportive conductor who will continue to offer artistic challenges while respecting the 26 year history of the choir and the varying musical backgrounds of our choir members. Village Voices is a 60-voice community choir based in Markham that performs a wide variety of choral music. Two major concerts and additional local community performances are presented annually. 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