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Volume 6 Issue 5 - February 2001

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ANNOUNCEMENTS •February 9 8:30: Swing Shift Big Band. Valentine's Dance. Dance to an 1 B·piece band. Lithuanian Hall, 1573 Bloor St. West. 416-466-2685. /person. · *February 10 6:30: Toronto Children's Chorus. Bala Ball Dining, dancing & silent auction. Marriott Hotel Eaton Centre, 525 Bay St. 416-932-8666 ext.111. *February 10 · 24: The 5Bth Kiwanis Music Festival of Greater Toronto, with over 3,500 entries (32,000 individual participants) in 500 classes at more than 20 venues across Toronto. Admission is free. For daily schedule information, please call the Festival Coordinator at 416·487·5885. •February 10 · 25: The Pickering Metro East Music Festival, located in Pickering and Scarborough. For information call the Festival telephone number: 905·83l·5045. *February 11 2:00: Mississauga Pops Concert Band. 1940's Tea Dance. Dance to swing music & more. Port Credit Legion;35 Front St. North, Port Credit. 905-338·5768. •February 16 · 18: Canadian Opera Company presents Find it at the Opera Sale. Antiques, furniture, vintage clothing, paintings & more. Feb. 15: Opening Night Party & Auction; Feb.16: 12:00 noon· 8:00pm; February 17: lO:OOam-5:00; February 18: 12:00 noon-5:00. Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. East. 416-363-6671. (openin'g night), (Feb.16-18). *February 16: Orchestra Toronto. Winter Wonderland Dinner & Oance. Featuring the Chamber Players of Orchestra Toronto & The George Lake Big Band. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-467-7142. 5/ pQrson, 00/table of 10. LECTURES *February 1 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Lecture presentation by R. Murray Schafer. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. *February 10 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music Festival· Symposium I. The Chapel, Victoria University, 91 Charles St. W. 416-978· 3744. Free. *February 11 3:30: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music Festival: Symposium II. The Chapel, Victoria University, 91 Charles St. W. 416·978· 3744. Free. *February 20 8:00: Toronto Wagner Society. Opera from Scratch: a Practical Guide to the Earliest Approaches to Vocal Record1Jg. Lecture by John Rutherford, audio historian. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 416-966·5289. Members free; ·non· members by donation (- suggested). *March 2 10:00am: Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn Gould Professional School/New Music Concerts. Composer Forum · The Music and Ideas of Charles Wuorinen. Lecture/demonstration by the renowned American composer. 273 Bloor St. West, Room M308. 416·408•2824. Free. *March 2 7:30: Toronto Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Talk on Topsy-Turvy; reminiscences of two D'Oyly Carte principals. Cody Hall, St. Paul's Bloor Street; 227 Bloor St. East. 416-221-4864. MASTER CLASSES *February 10 12:00 noon: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Jane Coop Piano Masterclass. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-37 44. Free. *February 24 10:00am: Fridays at Eight. Master Class with organist David Palmer. Lawrence Park Community CHurch, 2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551 ext.21. *RCM Glenn Gould Professional School. Upcoming master classes (all free to the public) at 273 Bloor St. West: Feb.1 1 Q:OOam, 2:00 & 7:00: Peter Zazofsky, violin; Feb.1 2:00 & 5:00: ' Timothy Eddy, cello; Feb.1 1 O:OOam: John Perry, piano; Feb.2 1 O:OOam & 2:00: 'Peter Zazofsky, violin; Feb.2 1 O:OOam & THE ETCETERA FILE .... 2:00: · Timothy Eddy, cello; Feb.2 2:00: John Perry, piano; Feb.3 9:30am & 2:00: James Thompson, trumpet; Feb.B 10:00 & 2:00: Julian Martin; piano; Feb.9 2:00: Tom Diamond, voice; Feb.9 10:00 & 2:00: Julian Martin, piano; Feb.9 1 O:OOam: John Hawkins, composer: The Music and Ideas of John Hawkins; Feb.9 2:00: Patrick Roux, guitar; Feb.15 1 O:OOam & 2:00: Desmond Hoebig, cello; Feb.15 1 O:OOam: Andre Laplante, piano; Feb.16 2:00: Gwen Thompson, violin; Feb.16 1 O:OOam & 2:00: Bail Williams, trench horn; Feb. 16 1 O:OOam & 2:00: Andre Laplante, piano; March 1 1 O:OOam: Gilbert Kalish, piano; March 2 1 O:OOam & 2:00: Edwin Barker, double bass; March 2 10:00am·& 2:00: Gilbert Kalish, piano WORKSHOPS *February 4 1:30: Toronto Early Music Players' Organization. Workshop with David Klausner. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416-480-0225. . *February 11 2:00: CAMMAC. Readings of Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle & Tavener's The lamb. For singers only. Condui:tor: Peter Merrick. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-924-1938. (non·members),(members). *February 22 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers' Club. Informal meeting with the purpose of exchanging songs, traditional or ·contemporary. Tiki Room, TRANZAC Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-532-0900. Free. *March 3 9:00am-5:30: 7th Annual Unionville Wind Conductors' S\'.mpo· sium. Workshop open to all music educators & university students interested in improving their knowledge of the wind band literature & their skills as effective musical leaders. Featured clinicians: Craig Kirchhoff & Bud Beyer. Unionville High School. 201 Town Centre Blvd., Unionville. 905·4 79· 2787 ext.549. (teacher),(student). *March 41:30: Toronto Early Music Players' Organization. Workshop with Bertha Madott, recorder. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416-480-0225. . UNCLASSIFIED ADVERTISING: FEBRUARY 2001 ACCOUNTING AND INCOME TAX · Leonard's Anglican Church, Arthur Wenk, Music SERVICE for small business and individuals, to save Director. 416-485-7278. you time and money, customized to meet your needs. EAR TRAINING, MUSICIANSHIP, Norm Pulker, B. Math. CHA. 905-508-4274. SIGHT-SINGING, dictation, rhythmic training, keyboard skills, theory (all Conservatory-type BOARD MEMBERS WANTED. Well subjects, soJfa, jazz). All levels, professional/serious established Toronto chamber orchestra is looking beginners. Detailed study available · J.S.Bach, for motivated music lovers to join our board. Please call Diana at 416-538-9879 or fax 416-929-4332 for more information. Renaissance, jazz. Art Levine, MA, ARCT; Host of "This is Art" on CBC; RCM-Professional School Faculty; Instructor, University ofT oronto, etc. 416-924-8613. BARITONE SOLOIST/SECTION LEADER. Visit website: 1week. Sundays only: rehearsal and service. St. UNCLASSIFtEOS CONTINUE We buy your classical LP collection · [li)

FESTIVAL WIND ORCHESTRA seeks new membm, especially clarinets, oboes, french horns, percussion and brass. P.ehearsals: Tuesdays at 7:30. For more info, call Shelley: 416-491- 1683- . HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO SING, thought you wouldn't or couldn't, or do you just want a place-to play with the possibilities of your voice. Small groups. 6 - . Johanne, 461-8425. JAPANESE KOTO MUSIC. Private le!ions for all levels. Classical and contemporary music. Also available for private and public functions. Linda Caplan, (416)783-4652, MERLIN WILLIAMS is available to do digital recordings of your orchestra, band, choir or chamber group on location. Reasonable rates for archival and demo recordings. For more info, call (416)489-0275 onmail: MUSIC FOR ALL OCCASIONS! Duets, Trios, Dance Band, Big Band. Background, Centre-stage. Classical, Contemporary, Dixieland, Jazz! JSL Enterprises 905-276-3373. 1971 G2 5'7" YAMAHA. Musician owned. Tuned 4x year. Voiced, regulated. Excellent condition. Satin ebony finish. Asking ,000 Tel: Barrie 705-737-1147. PART-TIME GENERAL MANAGER REQUIRED for the Oakville Children's Choir. Event management skills, computer-literate, flexible hours, musical appreciation necessary to meet needs of growing/touring children's choir. Please fax resume to: (905)338-9671 or phone: letta A~dair M.Mus. I Lyric Soprano f A rich and warm voice combined with an impeccable presentation! *Available for operas, oratorios, recitals, orchestral works, etc ... * Great packages for weddings, corporate events or any special occasion! * RCM registered teacher (private lessons for all ages I . levels) *Also offering coaching in French diction (416) 630-5786 ~ 'lloice ~ .'liano £essons In your own h.ome given by a qualified teacher -Reasonable Rates -R&B, POP, Classical -Conservatory Grades (416)767-8779 (905)337-7104. Deadline Feb.23. PIANIST WILL PUY jazz-flavoured background music free of charge at charitable and non-profit events. Can bring own piano. Call Neville at(905)877-8471. . PIANO LESSONS. Classical and contemporary 1tyles. RCH levels. Theory. Ear training and sight· reading. Call Natalie. (416)741-9522. SICK OF VIRUSES? Your performance can be guaranteed with Electrovir; homeopathically charged water programmed to effectively inactivate most common microbes. For free sample and literature, call/fax (416)766-9333/0676. SINGING LESSONS Experienced, . qualified Bae. Music, Classical, Semi-popular. R.C.M. prep .. all levels. Central location. Interest in disabilities. 416· ~24-3877. STUDIO FOR RENT. Dundas/Runnymede. 6' grand piano. Ideal for warm-ups; practice, rehearsals, coaching. Out-of-town musicians. welcome. Short/long terms. 416-763-5230. THE AWARD WINNING VICTORIA SCHOLARS are holding. auditions for men interested in early and sacred music performance. If you can read music and are able to make a commitment to this group of talented singers, plme call Jerzy Cichocki, Director at (905)277:1362 to . ·. arrange an audition,. THE PERFORMING EDGE Performance enhancement training in tension· ·management, · concentration, goal setting, imagery: Individualized to .meet your periormance situation. Kate .F .. Hays, Ph.D., C.Psych:, practising clinical .and performing arts psychology. 416-961-0487. THE POWER OF TONE. Toning and rhythm group meets twice a month. Vocal toning opens voice, body and mind. All welcome. /session. · Phone Riel< Cline 416-538-0268. NOW! WHOLENOTE UNCLASSIFIEDS ONLINE! WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM ·=·='""''''"'" .• ••»>••==•«m•S=~·~·~.~~~. for Singe rs Performance Technique Spring & Summer 2001 Exact scheduling is done after consultation with the participants. AU courses conclude with a perfo(mance Register Now For more information or to register phone: (41 6) 876-5859 ore-mail: Coordinating singing with acting 1. Audition Arias 7 sessions. May-June 2. Don Giovanni excerpts 7 sessions. May-June ,3. Opera Project: "La Calisto" Francesco Cavalli, Venice 1651 Teaching sessions begin in May. Fully staged performances-with orchestra-in September Peter Neff, Instructor Lied Interpretation and presentation 1. Franz Schubert 7 sessions. March~Apri l 2. Robert Schumann: Liederkreis, op.39 7 sessions. March-April Peter Neff, Instructor Elizabethan Lute Song Interpretation and performance with lute accompaniment · 7 sessions. March-April John Edwards, Instructor and Lutenist Com media dell'Arte The Acting Technique for actors, dancers and singers 9 sessions. mid April-mid May Gian Giacomo Colli, Instructor Languages for singers and coaches 12 sessions. April-June 1. French Anne Lefoulon, MA, Instructor 2. Italian Gian Giacomo Colli, MA, Instructor 3. German Karin Barton, PhD, Instructor • The Vocal Art Forum THE INTERNATIONAL RESOURCE •. -CENTRE FOR.PERFORMING ARTISTS presents An E.ncounter with SHIRLEY VERRETT March 31 .and April 1, 2001 · 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. COLUMBUS CENTRE Lower Lobby 901 Lawrence. Ave West (atDufferin) Toronto Participants: 0 members 5 - Includes membership Observers: - For details/registration: Tel: 416.362.1422 Fax: 416.359.0043 Web: Special Projects Yoµ are cordially invited to join SHIRLEY VERRETT and CLARICE CARSON in celebrating the life and career of LOUIS QUILICO Saturday, March 31 Reception: 5 p.m. Dinner: 6 p.m. Cost: * Boccaccio Ristorante Columbus Centre We wish to acknowledge the collaboration of Columbus Centre, Boccaccio Ristorante, General Electric of Canada Inc., the Royal York Hotel, Opera Canada, WholeNote and the Italian Cultural Institute FEBRUARY 1, 2001 • MARCH 7, 2001 wholenote 35

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