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Volume 21 Issue 6 - March 2016

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From 30 camp profiles to spark thoughts of being your summer musical best, to testing LUDWIG as you while away the rest of so-called winter; from Scottish Opera and the Danish Midtvest, to a first Toronto recital appearance by violin superstar Maxim Vengerov; from musings on New Creations and new creation, to the boy who made a habit of crying Beowulf; it's a month of merry meetings and rousing recordings reviewed, all here to discover in The WholeNote.

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on. Great faculty include Micah Barnes, Dylan Bell, Adi Braun, Ori Dagan, Kobi Hass, Aaron Jensen, Heather Bambrick and Gillian Stecyk. All teachers love to work with adult learners. Some amateur choral/singing experience is required to ensure you enjoy your time to the fullest. Andante (recreational experience) and Allegro (intensive training) levels. ●●Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute (SOSI) Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo, Ontario Students August 7 to 12; Teachers August 6 to 14, 2016 Contact: Tracy Jewell, administrative coordinator 519-240-6995 sosi@artset.net www.mysosi.ca Deadline: Early Bird May 1, 2016 Cost: Varies by program Camp Hours: Classes begin at 8:30 am; many optional evening activities available. Day programs but accommodation on campus available. !! Canada’s largest Suzuki institute offers student programs for all ages and a wide range of Teacher Development courses at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario . Participate in master classes, group classes and enrichment activities in Suzuki violin, viola, cello and piano, including our one-day Viola Fest. For advanced students, we offer university-calibre Young Artist Programs. There are optional classes such as handbells, fiddling, improvisation, flute, percussion, string/piano duo, operetta and more! We have a special seminar on Alexander Technique with optional private lessons, a morning Mini Institute and a Suzuki Baby & Toddler Class. When you’re not in classes, enjoy the many free concerts, soccer, swimming, crafts and our annual Barn Dance! Come to SOSI for the ultimate family summer experience! ●●TorQ Percussion Seminar Stratford Central Secondary School, Stratford, Ontario July 30 to August 7, 2016 Contact: Jamie Drake tps@torqpercussion.ca www.torqpercussion.ca/tps Deadline: March 31, 2016 Cost: 0 (partial scholarships available) Camp Hours: 9am - 5pm (tbc) Day Camp but accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost !! TorQ Percussion Quartet was formed by four Canadian percussionists looking to add new vitality to percussion repertoire and performance. Renowned for their engaging performances and repertoire, members Richard Burrows, Adam Campbell, Jamie Drake and Daniel Morphy are committed to making new music accessible to audiences that span generations and geography. Join the members of TorQ Percussion Quartet along with special guests percussionist Beverley Johnston and composer Christos Hatzis and a community of like-minded percussionists for a week of chamber music rehearsals, master classes, discussions and performances. Now in its fifth year, TPS has developed a reputation as one of the finest percussion seminars in North America. Scholarships are available. Accommodation is also available for an extra cost. Please contact Lana at 519-271-2101 for more information. ●●Stratford Summer Music Vocal Academy Stratford, Ontario August 11 to 21, 2016 Contact: Lana Mau 519-271-2101 lmau@stratfordsummermusic.ca www.stratfordsummermusic.ca Deadline: March 31, 2016 Cost: ,000 Camp Hours: 10am - 5pm Lodging available !! The Vocal Academy at Stratford Summer Music will offer intensive training in professional preparation (opera, oratorio, art song) and in-performance skills for up to eight graduate, postgraduate and early professional-level singers, and for two pianists pursuing a career in vocal accompaniment. Participants will receive daily individual sessions with the internationally renowned faculty – Michael Schade, Phillip Addis and Emily Hamper – and will take part in master classes which will be open to the public. The program will culminate in a public performance by all participants. Applicants may request scholarships of 0 to help with expenses. Lodging can be arranged by Stratford Summer Music. Daily meals are the responsibility of each participant. Go to website for more information and to apply. ●●Summer@Eastman Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York June 26 to August 5, 2016 (varies by program) Contact: Andrea Schuler 585-274-1074 aschuler@esm.rochester.edu www.summer.esm.rochester.edu Deadline: June 1, 2016 !! The Eastman School of Music's Summer at Eastman program offers students and the community an individualized and world-class music education experience. Choose between residential music programs and camps for middle- and high-school students (Summer Jazz Studies, Music Horizons, and Eastman@Keuka), weeklong institutes devoted to various instruments or specialties (for students and adults), half-day music workshops for youth, and collegiate classes in music education, music history and music theory. Please visit www.summer.esm. rochester.edu for course information, schedules and registration details! ●●Suzuki Music Camp Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Ave., Toronto, Ontario July 4 to 8, 2016 Contact: Gretchen Paxson-Abberger 416-924-6211 x0 suzuki@mnjcc.org www.mnjcc.org Camp Hours: 9am - 4pm (Extended care 8-9am, 4-6pm) !! Our 2016 MNjcc Suzuki Summer Music Camp, running July 4 to 8, is open to all violin, viola, cello and piano students who study by the Suzuki method. We offer all levels, from those who have learned Twinkles with fingers to beyond Suzuki Book 8. Along with a basic daily foundation of semi-private lessons and Suzuki group repertoire lessons, campers will also participate in three enrichment classes. All camp activities will take place within the MNjcc facility. Please check the MNjcc website. Alternatively, if you would like more information and/or would like to be mailed a brochure with registration forms, please contact camp director Gretchen Paxson- Abberger at suzuki@mnjcc.org Registration can also be done in person at the MNjcc Info Desk. ●●Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute University of Toronto, Ontario June 5 to 18, 2016 Contact: Caitlin Cross 416-964-9562 x241 tbsi@tafelmusik.org www.tafelmusik.org/tbsi Deadline: March 11, 2016 Cost: ,350 Day program !! The Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute (TBSI) is a world-renowned training program in instrumental and vocal baroque-performance practice, led by some of the world’s finest musicians in the field. This comprehensive training program includes orchestra and choir rehearsals, master classes in solo repertoire, chamber ensembles, opera scene study for singers, private lessons, lectures and workshops, classes in baroque dance and concerts by both participants and faculty. The Institute is held at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. Advanced students and professional musicians are invited to apply. Visit www.tafelmusik.org/TBSI for details. ●●Toronto School for Strings and Piano (TSSP) Summer Music and Arts Day Camp Deer Park Public School, 23 Ferndale Ave., Toronto, Ontario July 18 to July 29, 2016 Contact: Mary Fisher 416-968-0303 info@torontoschoolforstrings.com www.torontoschoolforstrings.com Deadline: June 15, 2016 Cost: 5 Camp Hours: 9am to 4pm !! The TSSP Summer Music and Arts Day Camp offers children ages 4 to 12 an enriched artistic experience featuring strings (Suzuki, traditional and fiddling), piano and guitar, as well as art, Orff music and movement, theory, orchestra, chamber music, African drumming, dance, rap and choir. The faculty are highly trained, experienced professionals. Each week concludes with a concert showcasing what the children have learned. Friendships are made which continue from year to year. 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apply to volunteer to receive community service hours. The camp has been running for seven years. Chamber Music with TSO Principals. ●●The Tuckamore Festival ●●Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler ●●Toronto Summer Music Community Academy Edward Johnson Building, University of Toronto, Ontario July 31 to August 7, 2016 Contact: Natasha Bood 647-430-5699 nbood@torontosummermusic.com www.torontosummermusic.com/communityacademy Deadline: June 1, 2016 Cost: 0 - 0 Day programs !! Are you an advanced amateur musician looking for an opportunity to connect with other musicians who share your passion? The TSM Community Academy invites you to play and sing for pleasure and to push your abilities to a new level, while spending a week with artists of the Toronto Summer Music Festival. The Community Academy offers advanced amateur musicians a unique opportunity to hone their skills and take part in Toronto’s premier summer classical-music festival. Participants will enjoy access to all mainstage TSM Festival Concerts, lectures and events (July 31 to August 7), and the program includes the possibility of a performance onstage at Walter Hall. Choose from three programs: Chamber Choir with Matthias Maute, Piano Master Class with David Jalbert, or St. John’s, Newfoundland August 8 to 21, 2016 Contact: Krista Vincent 709-330-4599 manager@tuckamorefestival.ca www.tuckamorefestival.ca Deadline: February 15, 2016. Late applications may be considered. Cost: ,000 tuition, 0 meals and accommodations; scholarships available. Residential program !! Since 2001, the Young Artist Program has offered an opportunity for talented musicians to immerse themselves in chamber music and solo repertoire. Each year, up to 25 string players and pianists are selected for this intensive two-week program that offers private lessons, chamber music coachings, workshops and master classes at Memorial University’s School of Music in historic St. John’s, Newfoundland. Led by artistic directors Nancy Dahn and Timothy Steeves of Duo Concertante, guest faculty has included: the Gryphon Trio, Antares Ensemble, André Laplante, Janina Fialkowska, Jon Kimura Parker and the Shanghai, Fitzwilliam and Borromeo String Quartets. In addition to providing professionallevel performance and mentorship opportunities, the Festival offers participants a chance to experience a truly unique region of Canada. High School Musicality Whistler, BC June 26 to July 5, 2016 Contact: VSO Education Department 604-684-9100 ext 246 info@vsoinstitute.ca www.vsoinstitute.ca Deadline: March 13, 2016 Cost: ,325 (incl. tuition and lodging) Residential program !! The second annual Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at breathtakingly beautiful Whistler, BC will be presented from June 26 to July 5, 2016. Offering young musicians a one-ofa-kind educational experience, the VSO Institute at Whistler brings together the GRAMMY®- and JUNO®-award winning VSO with one of the world’s finest mountain resorts. Students will be mentored by the VSO during an intensive ten-day program, culminating in a performance of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring and R. Strauss’ Don Juan by the Whistler Institute Orchestra, led by the VSO’s Maestro, Bramwell Tovey. We are currently accepting applications from advanced students, ages 15 to 25. The VSO Institute features: a faculty comprised of VSO musicians; a comprehensive chamber music program; master classes, seminars, faculty recitals, student recitals; individual and group lessons; attendance at rehearsals and performances of the entire VSO; performance opportunities; and talented young musicians from around the globe. CLAUDE WATSON MUSIC PROGRAM Come and study at Toronto’s specialized High School of the Arts MUSIC PROGRAMS IN: Strings | Woodwinds | Brass | Percussion | Piano | Voice | Composition Choral Night April 18, 7pm Grace Church-on-the-Hill Symphony-Band Night May 3, 7:30pm Cringan Hall, Earl Haig Secondary School The Earl Haig Singers Claude Watson Secondary Arts Program, Earl Haig Secondary School 100 Princess Avenue, North York, ON | (416) 395-3210 x20137 Other Claude Watson Programs: DANCE | VISUAL ARTS | DRAMA | FILM PHOTO: CINDY CHIN Tickets and info 416- 395-3210 x 20141 claudewatson.ca For more information visit www.earlhaig.ca View our YouTube channel Visit us on Facebook & Twitter thewholenote.com March 1, 2016 - April 7, 2016 | 59

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