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Volume 3 Issue 6 - March 1998

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CONCERTS, ETCETERA continued from page 6 up is the realization of a longtime dream." Mississauga resident Charles T. Cozens, one of Camnada's busiest arrangers, not only did the arrangements but will also conduct the performance. "I love the full range of colours a symphony gives" says Cozens. FEBRUARY FLASHBACK: photos by Michael Shaw "February~ started January 16, actually, at the Amici benefit concert at the Glenn Gould ~tudi~, to raise money for the Moeen Centre for disabled young adults. Our second event: the Kiwants festival "Kick-off Breakfast" wa in the library at Casa Loma February 6. VILLAGE BY THE GRANGE March 13, 20, 27 and April 3, 12 noon to 1 pm the University Settlement Music & Arts School will be presenting a series of world music concerts at the Village by the Grange's food court. -40 FINGERS March 4, 40 Fingers Saxophone Quartet kick off a national tour with a concert featuring original compositions by its members, Nic Gotham, Peter Lutek, David Mott and Chiyoko Szlavnics. With the goal of bringing fillm and music into a 1 "harmonic" relationship where they resonate and support one another, each member has composed a "live score" to go along with films by Oskar Fischinger, Walther Ruttmann, Phillip Barker and John Kneller. 80 FINGERS (AND 20 THUMBS) Not to be outdone, New Music Concerts artistic director, Robert Aitken has assembled the 100 combined digits of Toronto contemporary music specialists, pianists Andrew Burashko, Stephen Clarke, Eve Egoyan, John Hess, Henry , Kucharzyk, Christina Petrowska, David Swan, Marc Widner, James Anagnosin and Leslie Kinton. This extraordinary gathering will feature contemporary works for one to six pianos, including large ensemble works by Steve Reich, Nichael Nyman, John Caage, Graham Fitkin, Juliet Palmer and the premiere of a new work by Henry Kucharzyk. It will take place in the Barbara Frum Atrium of the CBC Broadcast Centre on March 15 at 3:00 and 8:00. From top right counter-clockwise: PHOTOS 1-4, Kiwanis breakfast: Jackie Karounos; Manfred Petz and St. Clement's School Ensemble; Breakfast; Giles Bryant, Festival Director. PHOTos'S-7: Moeen directors, Qaisar Alam, Mehry Shahmaradi, and Alec Economides w. Marilyn Churley, Amici pianist . Patricia Parr; Prof. Lothar Klein, composer Omar Daniel & guitarist Rachel Gauk; Philip Loosemore, U. ofT. composition student.

... ETCETERA MASTER CLASSES March 1, 12:30 to 5:00: Master Class & Seminar with Robert Zappulla, harpsichord. Presented by Claviers Baroques & Music Gallery: Reservations 538-3062. March 1, 2:30 & 7:00: Master Class for flautists with William Bennett, flute & Clifford Benson, piano. Victoria College. 463-1011. WORKSHOPS March 1, 1:30: Toronto Early Music Players. Workshop given by Linda Adams in renaissance dance. 480-0225. March 13 and April 3, 7:30: Recorder Players Society. Amateur musicians meet to explore recorder repertoire. 968- 1559. March 18, 7:00: CAMMAC Flute Club. For flute players to play with others. 421-0779. March 20, 3: Music of South India: Melody & Rhythm with T. Viswanathan. No previous exper. required. 204-1080. . March 24 and April 7, 7:00: Hemispheres Music Projects DOmusic workshops: Ensemble; and Composing for improvisers. Includes live performance-demonstration, & lots of hands-on exercises & improvisation. 703-6895. March 29, 2:00: CAMMAC Musical Reading. Bach's St. Matthew Passion, cond. by Catherine Palmer. 421-0779. NORTH TORONTO INSTITUTE OF MUSIC •Private instruction on most instruments • Instrument rentals • Theory classes • Start any time 550 Eglinton Avenue East 416 488-2588 April 1, 8:30am - 3:00pm: Recording Successfully - a one day workshop. See announcement, p. 4. April 4-5, 9:00-4:00: CAMMAC favourite Lucie Laneville, full of wit, energy .. and enthusiasm. 480-0225. LECTURES March 1, 3:00: Sandra E. Trehub. Music listening in infancy. Medical Science8 Building, 1 King's College Circle. 928-2096. Free. March 5, 12:10pm: John Beckwith. Hyphenating Bach: Changing view~ on transcrib-ing the organ music, from Elgar through Stravinsky to Beckwith. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. March 6, 7:00: Mississauga Symphonic Association & Living Arts Centre Pre-concert talk: The Music of Our Time-- , 20th Century Music Without Tears. Host: Peter Tiefenbach. 905-306-6000. . March 27, 8:00: Ontario Goethe Society lecture by Prof. Douglas A. Joyce entitled Do Librettists Get the Composers They Deserve? Hugo von Hofmannstahl and Richard Strauss: A Working Relationship. Trinity College. 256-0219. April 5, 1:00: Canadian Opera Company's Face to Face lecture series. Guest speaker: Father Owen Lee on the subject of Beethoven's Fidelio. Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. E. 363-8231. . ANNOUNCEMENTS The Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School, Aurora, is having a 110 Year Reunion May 29 & 30, 1998. Know any former students? Please contact the school at 905-727-3131 for further details. Thornhill community band invites you to join. Amateur, high school proficiency, own instrument. No ajl'ditions necessary. Rehearsals every Tuesday, Westmount Colleg-iate Institute. 905-738-4511. The new Riverdale Community Orchestra invites musicians who want to play music just for the joy of it. RehearSals every Sunday, 4-6pm at the Bain Cooperative Community Centre, Logan & Bain. Instruments, music stand & the ability to read music required. 406-5974. We buy, sell and trade fine Classical Music Recordings on Vinyl LP. and Open Reel Tapes. (416) 287-0098 We have over two thousand recordings in stoc~ including hundreds of Rare, Collectable and Audiophile pressings and tapes. (Between Chester &BroarMew) (416) 406-1641 Specializing in the Sale of New and Used Compact Discs Featuring Classical and Jazz Offering Giff Certificates, Trade-Ins and Special Ordering !?•J. ·~Ji THE PERFECT BIRTHDAY Party Puppet Show specially designed for your child 2 to 6 years old (416) 922-8249 CONC ERT AND RECITAL RECORDI NG AUDITION / DEMO TAPES DONE AT A N Y LOCAT ION R ECITAL HALL, C HURCH OR LIV ING ROOM P OST-SESSION MI X ING AND D IG ITAL EDITING A FFOR DABLE C D /ALBU M M ASTERS CLIENT S INCLUDE CBC'S ON THE ARTS, BRAVO & CAST MEM BERS OF THE CANADIAN O P E RA COM PAN Y

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