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Volume 21 Issue 7 - April 2016

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Quartet.

Quartet. April 2 12pm The Sinners Choir; 3:30pm Conor Gains Blues; 7:30pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pm Kelly Jefferson Quartet. April 3 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30pm Club Django; 7pm Angela Turone Duo; 9:30pm Pram Trio. April 4 6:30pm University of Toronto Student Jazz Ensembles; 9:30pm Humber College Student Jazz Ensembles. April 5 6:30pm Melissa Lauren Quartet; 9:30pm Anna Webber’s Simple Trio. April 6 6:30pm Bugaloo Squad; 9:30pm New York’s Manuel Valera Trio. April 7 6:30pm Ross Wooldridge Trio; 9:30pm New York’s Manuel Valera Trio. April 8 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Artie Roth Quartet; 9:45pm Eric St. Laurent’s Rough Cocktail. April 9 12pm The Sinners Choir; 3:30pm Socialist Night School; 7:30pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pm The Cookers Quintet. April 10 12pm Hart House Jazz Ensembles; 3:30pm Red Hot Ramble; 8pm Israeli Jazz Showcase: Berklee’s Roni Eitan Quintet opens for New York’s Avishai Cohen Quintet. April 11 6:30pm University of Toronto Student Jazz Ensembles; 9:30pm York University Jazz Orchestra. April 12 6:30pm Melissa Lauren Quartet; 9:30pm Kirk MacDonald Quartet. April 13 6:30pm Bugaloo Squad; 9:30pm Kirk MacDonald Quartet. April 14 6:30pm Ross Wooldridge Trio; 9:45pm Alex Goodman Quintet. April 15 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Artie Roth Quartet; 9:45pm Alex Goodman Quintet. April 16 12pm The Sinners Choir; 3:30pm Mississagua Big Band; 7:30pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pm Roberto Occhipinti. April 17 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30pm Dr. Nick & The Rollercoasters; 7pm Angela Turone Duo; 9:30pm Darren Sigesmund’s Strands. April 18 6:30pm Peter Hill Quintet; 9:30pm Brian Dickinson Jazz Orchestra. April 19 6:30pm Melissa Lauren Quartet; 9:30pm Brian Dickinson Jazz Orchestra. April 20 6:30pm Bugaloo Squad; 9:30pm Andrew McAnsh. April 21 6:30pm Ross Wooldridge Trio; 9:30pm Rob Cappalletto. April 22 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Artie Roth Quintet; 9:45pm New York’s Quinsin Nachoff Trio. April 23 12pm The Sinners Choir; 3:30pm Advocats Big Band; 7:30pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pm Dave Young Quintet. April 24 12pm Excelsior Dixieland Jazz; 3:30pm Freeway Dixieland; 7pm Ken Aldcroft; 9:30pm Three Blind Mice. April 25 6:30pm Peter Hill Quartet; 8:30pm John MacLeod’s Rex Hotel Orchestra. April 26 6:30pm Melissa Lauren Quartet; 9:30pm Classic Rex Jazz Jam hosted by Chris Gale. April 27 6:30pm Bugaloo Squad; 9:30pm Ryley Murray. April 28 6:30pm Ross Wooldridge Trio; 9:30pm Rachel Piscione. April 29 4pm Hogtown Syncopators; 6:30pm Artie Roth Quintet; 9:45pm Joel Haynes’ Jazz D. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz) PASQUALE BROTHERS PURVEYORS OF FINE FOOD Collective. April 30 12pm The Sinners Choir; 3:30pm Laura Hubert Band; 7:30pm Nick Teehan Group; 9:45pm Kiki Misumi Quintet. Salty Dog Bar & Grill, The 1980 Queen St. E. 416-849-5064 (full schedule) thesaltydog.ca Sauce on the Danforth 1376 Danforth Ave. 647-748-1376 sauceondanforth.com All shows: No cover. Every Mon 9pm The Out Of Towners: Dirty Organ Jazz. Every Tue 6pm Julian Fauth. Galas and Fundraisers ●●April 09 11:30am-1:30: La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra. 6 th Annual Soup and Symphony Fundraiser. Enjoy delicious soups donated by local caterers and restaurants, while you listen to our orchestra rehearsal. Silent auction. Calvary Pentecostal Church, 401 Croft St. E., Port Hope. 866-460-5596. . ●●April 11 6:30: Soundstreams. Gala starring composer Steve Reich. Exclusive opportunity to meet Steve Reich. Features Reich-inspired DJ grooves with live video and dance, plus a special performance of Reich’s Drumming; classical cocktails, delectable eats, silent auction. Integral House, 194 Roxborough Drive. 416-504-1282; soundstreams.ca 5-0. ●●April 16 7:30: Grand Philharmonic Choir. Fiesta Latina Fundraiser and Concert. Music, food and art. Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, 25 Caroline St. N. Waterloo. 519-578-6885; www.grandphilchoir.com 0 (partial tax receipt to be issued). ●●April 28 6:30: High Notes Avante Productions Inc. High Notes Gala for Mental Health. Inspiring and uplifting evening of music, speeches, dance, poetry and laughter. Co-hosted by comedienne Luba Goy and Classical 96.3 FM’s mezzo soprano, Jean Stilwell. 6:30: VIP reception and mental health display; 7:30: concert. Richmond Hill Centre for Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 905-787-8811; rhcentre.ca and up. Competitions ●●April 01 Now open for applications: Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra. Young Composers Competition for the 2016/17 season. Canadian composers 32 years of age and under may submit entries. The Grand Prize winner’s composition will be performed at the EPO’s final concert of the 2016/17 season, CATERING (416) 364-7397 WWW.PASQUALEBROS.COM Seven44 (Formerly Chick n’ Deli/The People’s Chicken) 744 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-489-7931 seven44.com (full schedule) All shows: 7:30pm April 4 Advocats Big Band. April 11 Mega City Swing Band. April 18 George Lake Big Band. Toni Bulloni 156 Cumberland St. 416-967-7676 tonibulloni.com (full schedule) No cover. Saturday shows: 9pm. food/ drink minimum. Sunday shows: 6pm. food/drink minimum. E. The ETCeteras May 12, 2017. For more information, guidelines and entry form: eporchestra.ca Application deadline: November 4 2016. Festivals, Fairs, Festivities ●●April 02 7:00: Toronto Gilbert and Sullivan Society. April Meeting. Join us for song, snacks and cheer, with spectacular performers. St. Andrew’s United Church, 117 Bloor St. E. 416-763-0832. for non-members. ●●April 15 (deadline): Coalition for Music Education. 12th Annual Music Monday. All music makers are invited to submit videos that showcase learning and making music in their schools/communities. All videos received by April 15, 2016 will be considered for inclusion in the Music Monday - Coast2Coast (#MMC2C) powered Music Monday webcast. For more information: www.musicmonday.ca ●●April 24 2:00-5:00: Classical Music Club Toronto. Monthly sessions offer a prepared program, audio and video recordings and informal discussion with refreshments. This month’s program provides a detailed overview of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 13 Babi Yar which is being performed by the TSO in May. Excerpts from various recordings will be presented. For information and location: 416- 597-1924 or info@classicalmusicclubtoronto. org (annual membership fee); no charge for first-time visitors. Lectures, Salons, Symposia ●●April 07 7:30: Darchei Noam Synagogue. Jews’ Muse: Gustav Mahler. A mix of lecture, music and discussion with lecturer Rick Phillips as he explores the music of Mahler - the influences that shaped his music, the impact he left on his times, and his lasting legacy. 864 Sheppard Ave. W. 416-638-4783; darcheinoam.ca/event/JewishComposers or for all four dates. ●●April 08 7:00: Soundstreams Salon 21. Clapping Music. Learn and perform Steve Reich’s Clapping Music in an 80-person ensemble to celebrate his 80 th birthday. Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen’s Park. 416-504- 1282. Free; PWYC preferred seating available. ●●April 15 – 17: Guitar Society of Toronto. Third annual Toronto Guitar Weekend. Features Brazilian guitarists Celso Machado and Carlos Barbosa Lima. Includes concerts, lectures, master class with Carlos Barbosa Lima (Sunday at 1:00; venue: Victoria College), a luthier and vendor fair. All Friday and Saturday events at Church of St. Tranzac 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137 tranzac.org 3-4 shows daily, various styles. Mostly PWYC. Every Mon 10pm Open Mic Mondays. Every Thurs 7:30pm Bluegrass Thursdays: Houndstooth. Every Fri 5pm The Foolish Things (folk). This month’s shows include: April 3, 17 5pm Monk’s Music. April 5 7:30pm Ali Berkok; 10pm Peripheral Vision. April 10 10pm The Lina Allemano Four. April 12 7:30pm Aurochs; 10pm Bedroom. April 19 10pm Blunt Object. April 17 7:30pm Diane Roblin. April 26 10pm Nick Fraser Presents. April 29 10pm The Ryan Driver Sextet. Simon-the-Apostle, 525 Bloor St. E. Information and registration: 416-964-8298; guitarsocietyoftoronto.com ●●April 17 2:00: North York Music Festival. The Piano – Then and Now! Where did the piano come from? Who were some of the greatest figures in piano history? Joe Ringhofer presents a light-hearted yet informed look at some of the key players in the history of the piano and its design. Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Ave. 416- 788-8553; northyorkmusicfestival.com . ●●April 19 1:30: Oakville Opera Guild. My Life in the Chorus – the High Notes and the Low Notes. Guest speaker: Joyce Sitarski, chorister and founder of Masterworks of Oakville. Oakville Public Library Central Branch, 120 Navy St., Oakville. 905-827-5678; Oakville.Opera.Guild@outlook.com (proceeds go towards our scholarship fund, to be awarded to a student attending the Faculty of Music at the U of Toronto, and support our annual donation to the Canadian Opera Company). ●●April 19 & 26, 6:30-8:30: The Royal Conservatory. Music Appreciation Class: Haydn: The Creation. Join instructor Rick Phillips and special guest, TMC artistic director Noel Edison, for a 2-week exploration of this magnificent work. TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-2824 x363. . ●●April 28 7:00: North York Central Library. Opera Talk: Dying for Love in Rossini’s Maometto II. Join Opera Canada editor Wayne Gooding as he uses audio and visual elements to explore works from the Canadian Opera Company’s 2015/16 season. Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St. To register: 416-395- 5639. Free. Master Classes ●●April 03 2:00: North York Music Festival. Open Violin Master Class. Violinist Moshe Hammer will coach six senior level students. Open to auditors. Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-788-8553; northyorkmusicfestival.com . ●●April 10 2:00: North York Music Festival. Open Piano Master Class with Prof. William Aide. Open to auditors. Lawrence Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-788- 8553; northyorkmusicfestival.com . ●●May 07 6:30: Li Delun Music Foundation. Piano Master Class. With Haochen Zhang, First Prize Winner, Van Cliburn Competition. Robert Lowrey’s Piano Experts, 2 nd Floor, 62 | April 1, 2016 - May 7, 2016 thewholenote.com

Lydia Pederson COMMUNITY ACADEMY JULY 31-AUGUST 7, 2016 943 Eglinton Ave. E. 416-490-7962. ; VIP . Screenings ●●April 03 4:00 and 7:30: Toronto Jewish Film Society/Ashkenaz Foundation. Rock in the Red Zone (Israel, 2015). War, music, love, and fate come together in this powerful documentary. Director Laura Bialis travels to Sderot, the town that revolutionized Israeli rock music and whose proximity to the Gaza Strip puts it on the front lines. Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal JCC, 750 Spadina Ave. 416- 924-6211 x606. ; (ages 18-35). ●●April 08 7:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival/ Ensemble Polaris. Epic of Everest. Screening of 1924 film with new score. Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Ave. torontosilentfilmfestival.com/tickets. ; (sr/st). ●●April 16 7:30: Joseph Patrick. Brew & View: MOULIN ROUGE Sing-along Film Screening. The words will be on-screen with the movie. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915- 6747. (age 19 +). ●●April 23 7:30: Joseph Patrick. Brew & View: CHICAGO Sing-along Film Screening. The words will be on-screen with the movie. Randolph Theatre, 736 Bathurst St. 416-915- 6747. (age 19 +). Workshops ●●April 01 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’ Society. Amateur recorder players are invited to join in the playing of early music. Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church, 527 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-597-0485; cammac.ca (non-members). Refreshments included. ●●April 03 1:00-3:30: World Fiddle Day Toronto. Workshop led by musician Anne Lederman. Join players of bowed string instruments to learn world folk repertoire for our community event at Fort York on May 21. Long & McQuade Clinic Space, 935 Bloor St. W. For more information and repertoire: 647- 217-4620; worldfiddledaytoronto.ca Practice sessions by donation. ●●April 09 10:30am: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Singsation Saturday: Choral Workshop. Guest conductor Hilary Apfelstadt leads a workshop on Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Haydn’s The Creation. Cameron Hall, Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-598-0422, x223; tmchoir.org/singsationsaturdays . Write a Hymn? Who, me? ●●April 10 2:30: Southern Ontario Chapter Hymn Society. Sing familiar tunes and new words. Lydia Pederson, clinician. Refreshments at 2:30; singing at 3:00. Royal York Road United Church, 851 Royal York Rd. 416- 342-6034. Free. ●●April 16 10:00am-12:00 noon: Canadian Children’s Opera Company. Opera Day - Senior Divisions Open House. Participate in workshops alongside current CCOC members. Meet the cast and production team for The Hobbit. Includes choral singing, drama, staging and more. Appropriate for ages 10 to 17. First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-366-0467. Free. ●●April 17 2:00-4:30: CAMMAC Toronto Region. Reading for singers and instrumentalists of Haydn’s Mass in Time of War. Daniel Norman, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-605-2793. ; (members). ●●April 19 5:00-6:30: Canadian Children’s Opera Company. Opera Day - Junior Divisions Open House. Participate in workshops alongside current CCOC members. Includes choral singing, drama, staging and more. Appropriate for ages 3 to 10. First Unitarian Congregation, 175 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-366-0467. Free. ●●April 23 9:00am-4:00: The Orillia Vocal Ensemble. CHORAL GOLD: Raising the Bar in Choral Technique. Full day workshop for anyone 16 or older, to learn more about choral music technique. Clinicians: Dr. Dean Jobin- Bevans (Lakehead University), Jenny Crober (VOCA Chorus), and Dr. Lee Willingham (Wilfrid Laurier University). Lakehead University Orillia Campus, 500 University Ave., Orillia. (includes lunch and refreshments). To register or for more information: 705-955- 0056. Registration is limited to 100 singers. ●●April 24 1:00-4:00: Array/Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan (ECCG). MEETUP: A Workshop For All. Come one, come all and play with us! A hands-on meet-up that brings people together to play beautiful Indonesian instruments. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. 416-532-3019. . ●●April 24 1:30-5:00: CAMMAC Recorder Players’ Society. Spring Workshop. Amateur recorder players are invited to join in the playing of early music with coach Colin Savage. 77 Carlton St. 416-597-0485; cammac.ca (non-members). Refreshments included. THREE PROGRAMS FOR ADULT AMATEUR MUSICIANS The TSM Community Academy invites you to play and sing for pleasure and push your abilities to a new level, while spending a week with artists of the Toronto Summer Music Festival. CHAMBER MUSIC WITH TSO PRINCIPALS AND GUESTS 18-20 Participants (Strings, Wind Quintet, 2 pianists, open to individuals and pre-formed ensembles) Mentors: Jonathan Crow (Concertmaster, TSO), Shane Kim (violin, TSO), Eric Nowlin (Associate Principal viola TSO), Emmanuelle Beaulieu-Bergeron (cello, TSO), David Hetherington (cello), Sarah Jeffrey (Principal oboe, TSO) PIANO MASTERCLASS WITH DAVID JALBERT 12-15 Participants (Minimum suggested level, Grade 10 RCM Piano) CHAMBER CHOIR WITH MATTHIAS MAUTE Rehearse and prepare the Vivaldi’s Gloria and Britten’s Hymne to St. Cecilia with renowned choral conductor, virtuoso recorder player and composer, Matthias Maute. Afternoon activities include voice-coaching and individual lessons. The week will culminate with a performance in Walter Hall. APPLY NOW BY VISITING TORONTOSUMMERMUSIC.COM The Community Academy is made possible by the generous support of the Metcalf Foundation. thewholenote.com April 1, 2016 - May 7, 2016 | 63

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