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Volume 6 Issue 3 - November 2000

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Welcome to Part 3 of our

Welcome to Part 3 of our 2000/2001 Member Profiles . This list represents all memberships: part 1 appeared in'September,_Part 2 in October, and part 3 in Nov~mber. r . ' I· . _ . . . . , WholeNote is proud,to have member support of a tremendous number of flourishing concert organizations, without whose presence in our pages we would be a much paler magazine indeed. As we do every year, once again we offer each .one the oppcirtun ity to tel I you, our readers, about themselves: who they are; how to get in touch with them, upcoming concert activi!Y, what it is that makes them special: · , In this and the l'.lext issue we will be publishing s.eas6n· profiles of our members, in their own words. As well, these profiles will be avail­ .able all year · long on our website, www.thewholenote.com . Irr our September and October issues we welcomed the following organizations: September profiles are marked with an S; Octol;ier ones ·with an 0 ' "Aldeburgh Connection - 0 -All The King's Voices - 0 · ~Amade~s Choir - 0 · -Amici Chamber Ensemble - 0 cBach Children's Chorus -6 . -Baroque Music Beside The Grange- 0 · -Beach Arts Centre Music School - 0 -CAMMAC- 0 - Cathedral Bluffs Orchestra- S - Calyx Concerts - S - Concerts At St. George's - 0 -Dance OREM US danse: 0 -DU0-0 - Etobicoke Community Concert Band - 0 - Toronto Sinfon ietta - 0 - High Park Choirs Of Toronto - 0 · - University O(Toronto, Faculty Of Music - 0 -Jubilate Singers - S - Vesnivka Choir - 0 - Ju~ilate Chilc]ren's Chorus cif Toronto - S ~ Vocal Point Chamber Choir - 0 - Kammermusik Toronto- 0 - Voices - S - Kiwanis Music Festival Of Grea,ter Toronto - 0 - Women's Musical Club Of Toronto - 0 '_Les Amis - 0 -York University's F,aculty of - Music_At,Metropolitan - O Fi.ne Arts, Dept. of Music - S - MusicTORONTO - 0 - The New Gujtar - 0 In this issue, we are pleased to welcome the · - New Music Concerts - S fol/owing organizations: ' - -·New Oper~ and Concerts Centre - S - Off Centre Music Salon - S -Aboriginal Music Days - North Toronto Women's Chamber Choir - 0 . - Bell'Arte Singers - Orpheus Choir Of Toronto - 0 -Canadian Children's Opera Chorus - Pero~ Music Inc. - 0 . - Ren11issance Singers - 0 , - Roy Thomson Hall 1And. Massey Hall ', 0 - St. Michael's Choir School - S -The Scarboro~gh Philharmonic Orchestra- 0 ' - Sinfonia Toronto - S • -.Song Circle- 0 -Soundstreains Canada - 0 -Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra - Talisker Players - 0 - The Tallis Choir - 0 "toneART ensemble -.0 - T oronio Camarata - 0 - Toronto Cantata Chorus - S - Toronto Chamber Choir - 0 - Toronto Classical Singers - 0 - The Toronto Consort - 0 - Toronto Early Music Centre - S. -Toronto Senior Strings - 0 ' - Canadian Music Centre - Centuries Opera Association ~Deer Park Concerts - Duo L'lntemporel -'Etobicoke Musical Productions -Exultate Chamber Singers - Festival Wind Orchestra -Guerrilla Gallery - Libre Music - Millennium Youth Orchestra -Mississauga Child.ren's Choir · - Music at St. Clement's -Oakville Symphony Orchestra - Pax Christie Chorale ~Skye Consort -St. George's Anglican Church -T orol'.lto Choral Society -Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra - Trillium Brass Quintet . - University Settlement Music & Arts Sr:hool ' t t t Member profiles ABORIGINAL MUSIC DAYS (AMD) Artistic Director: Barbara Croall Administrative Assistant: Frances Sanderson tel: 141516~1.2224 email: bcroall@globalserve.net Affilated with the departments of Canadian Studies and Aboriginal Studies programs at the Univer~ sity of Tpronto, Aboriginal Mu. sic Days presents events which enrich our awareness of, indigenous cultures through open panel discussions, lectures and work ~ ' shops/seminars in conjunction with live performances· of musk · and their related artforms. T_he first event of this ongoing series,' Aboriginal Music Days 2000, ta.kes place jointly at University . College and the Faculty of Mus.ic on November 16 and 17 . Anot~er puq)ose of AMD is to bring_ together guest aboriginal speakers, scholars ahd artists to share in the diversity of their dif- ferent backgrounds. It also grants •· opportunities for communication and interaction, not only withi 1 n the aboriginal community' but ' also with members of other cultures eager to learn more about. First Peopl~' history - from be-. fore colonialism and up until the present. Musical expression serves as the central narrative to .an unfinished story "'.hich continues to be shap\!d and developed. BELL'ARTE SINGERS ' 39 Osborne Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4E 5G5 . Contact: Jody Paul .. .Ptione: (905) 420· 1251 Fax: (905) 420-1651 Artistic Director: Lee Willi.ngham, Phone: (416) 466·2357 As a community of music lovers, we continue to gather each week to prep'are for concerts that we hope our audi_ence~ will appreci,­ ate. pur musical appetites are quite insatiable. We hope you · 22 Wholenote OCTOBER 1, 2000. - NOVEMBER 7, 2000 "' ' Misa Criolla. Carmina Burana is Fax: (416) 363-5584 March's feast. And two lovely , French sacred wo~ks; Poulenc's Gloria and Durufles Requiem are our springtim!'! offerings. So .. . a full menu: Make the Bell' Arte Sin$ers' season part of your musical dining. Led by founder and Music Director, Lee Willingham, with accompanist Ian Sadler, this fine 45 member ensemble will collaborate with noted guest performers: Cassava Latin Rhythms, Rodrigo Chavez, Sharla Nafziger, Darryl Edwards, Doug MacNaughton, and Popov & Vona, Duo Pianists. For tickets and information, . please contact 416-699-5879 or 1 www. bellartesingers. com CANADIAN CHILDREN'S OPERA CHORUS · · Artistic Director:.Ann Cooper Gay . will join us as we indulge our- General Manager: Nina Draganic selves! Oti~ fall concert will 'fea" Accompanist: Bruce Ubul

t t t Mem.ber profil.es C~NTURIES OPERA year will ~ake place in May : ASSOCIATION 2001. Following 7 perfor.m- Artistic o'irector: Michele Strano ances of John Greer's· The 1138 Eglinton Ave. West Snow Queen at the du Ma1.,1rier Toronto, ON MBC 2E2 Theatre, the opera will have Phone: (416) 787·3708 its European premiere as. the Fax: (416) 787· 1028 CCOC tours Germany and the Netherlands! The CCOC has released 3 CD's:. Creatures Great & · Small (1999) Daiulelio11 Parachutes (1993) and Sir Christemas (1989). CANADIAN MUSIC CENTRE Executive Director: Elisabeth Bihl Address: 20 ~t Joseph Str~et, T-Oronto, O~ M4Y 1J9 Phone: 416-961-6601 Fax: 416-961-7198 E-mail: info@musiccentre.ca Web site: www.musiccentre.ca The Centuries Opera Association, a non-profit organization, ' was formed in 1993. The company is c\edicated to provicling operatic performance opportunities for .Ca­ ·nadian talent in opera and concert. Outside of the Canadian Opera Company, Centuries Opera i~· the. , only company in Tor.onto to offer productions with a full orchestra, scenery and costumes. To encourage new talent we also offer · yearly opera workshops with seasoned professionals. Since 1993 we have produced Cavaleria Rusticana,, Tosca, La Traviata, , La Boheme, Madama Butterfly, L 'Elisir d 'Amore and many concerts in the Markham Theatre, Leah Posluns Theatre and the To'­ ronto Centre for the Arts. · We use professional orchest~a members of the Totonto Sym- · phony. In 1997 soprano Gerlinde .Strangemaru1 a~d the Centuries . Opera Orchestra, conducted by William Shookhoff released a CD. Favoured Melodies of Opera, Op- ' eretta and Lieder. Other conductors have included Roberto De Clara and Kerry Stratton. Since 1995 we have presented Opera · Magic, an evening of selections from op!!ra, Broadway and song; . this year, Opera Magic fe~tured a ·concert version of Madama Butterfly. .'/ The CMC exists to promote and disseminate the music of 'Canadian composers; Its library houses 14,00'0 scores to date, both published and unpublished; some 3500 · recordings,' biographical files and program notes on·over 500 Canadian composers. Syores may be borrow.ed free of charge and CD listening facilities are available. The CMC also operates a worldwide mail order CD Distribution service for its own CE~TREDISCS label as well as for independent contemporary Canadian music recordings. The CMC provides serve ices tb its '!Ssocia~e composers including archival services, printing and binding services, registration of all new works, distribution services, and rqy~ alty payments. Currently the CMC is undergoing a massive digitization of its over 1.4 million pages of music to be availabl.e on the Internet in the near fijture. As a component of promotion of its associate composer's music, the CMC prov\de"s repertoire consultation servi.ces to performers, · conductors, and the public. The CMC has five regional offices in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver, and Sackville. I THURSDAY DEC I 4 ' fRIDAY DEC I 5 .. .SATURDAY DEC I 6 at 8 pm Trinity-St. Paul's United Chutth . · 4 27 Bloor Street West (one block west. of Spadina) www.tafelmusik.org CALL (4.16) .964,..6337 SuNpAY DEc 17 · ".l~ ~pm Massey Hall CALL,(416) 872-4255 M ESSIAH SPONSOR: CHAMBER C HOIR SpONSOR: ' OCTOBER 1, 2000 - NOVEMBER 7 2000 Wholenote 23' ' ' I

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