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Volume 7 Issue 2 - October 2001

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Smooth Jazz. The success

Smooth Jazz. The success of the Festival depends on the efforts of approximately 400 volunteers, a dedicated Board of Directors, Artistic Director Giles Bryant, General Manager Pam Alien and an energetic small office staff. Programs will be available in January. The Deadline for entries is October 22, 2001. MARKHAM CONCERT BAND LAKEsHORE ARTs Conductor: Diana Brault Susan Nagy, Admini~trator Tel: 416-244-3745 Box 48555, Etobico'ke, ON M8W 1P5 Website/e-maii: http:/ Tel: 416-201-7093 Formed in 1978, by local amateur musicians wanting an outlet, today the Band has a core Lakeshore Arts is a community based presenting organization dedicated to enhancing the talented, school-age players. It continues to of 65, including an expanding contingent of quality oflife for people who live, work and · grow musically, and provides an excellent visit in the South Etobicoke Lakeshore area. social outlet for members. Lakeshore Arts has taken a leadership The Band performs around fourteen concerts annually, four of them a series in the position in nurturing and developing cultural programming in the community. Our Music beautiful Markham Theatre for Performing on the Lake Series has headlined. an array of Arts. These four dates are October 28, Canadian Artists with roots in South December 2, March 3, and May 5. Along with Etobicoke, including The Gryphon Trio, True superlative concert band music we plan to North Brass, Bev Johnston, Linda Maguire "spotlight" talented band members in and Joan Watson, and commissioned new various brass, woodwind, and jazz works by local composers Eric Robertson and combinations. Gary Kulesha. · Dr. Diana Brault, a graduate ofU ofT and Other programming has included Swimming for Shore, the community play; Lakeshore Brault taught conducting, horn, trombone the University of Rochester, conducts. Dr. Through the Eyes of the Artist, annual juried and tuba at U ofT, and is an honorary life art exhibition, and In the Heart ofLakeshore a member of the Canadian Music Educator's non juried exhibition; a trail oflarge-scale Association. She continues to play horn with public art murals along Lakeshore Boulevard;· the Etobicoke Concert Band and Brampton Word on the Lake, the reading series; family SymphonY, to teach brass, and to adjudicate. programming, including performances by the The Band welcomes new members, at this Etobicoke Community Concert Band in 'time particularly clarinet and percussion. "Christmas Toonies" and performances by Rehearsals are Mondays at 7:30 pm in Roseneath Theatre. Markham. Contact Diana Brault at (416) 244- Most recently, Lakeshore Arts opened the 3745 for more information~ Assembly H

jelly Belly, a special children's presentation, Nov; 25, 2001; Handel's Messiah, Dec. 16, 2001; Haydn's Harmoniemesse plus the world premiere performance of a newly-commissioned work, Requiem, by Canadian composer Derek Holman, Apr; 9, 2002; and Remembering Richard Rodgers, with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Erich Kunzel, at Massey Hall on Apr. 29- May'l, 2002. . For-auditions, call: (905) 278-7059. For ticket information, call tpe Living Arts Centre · box office at 905-306-6000. MISSISSAUGA POPS CONCERT BAND Artistic Director. Gail Pauling Administrator. AI Harris 849 Syer.Dr., Milton, ON L9T 4C6. Tel: 905-875-3656 _ . E-mail: For more than 20 years, t~,Mississauga Pops Goncert Band has been delighting audiences in Southern Ontario. This outstanding · musical group has a membership of 55+ performers -amateurs to semi-professionals - - whose passion is providing quality concert band music to its listening audience. The Anm,1al Concert Series at Meadowvale Theatre has given audiences and band members the chance to share in musical" moments with such greats as Peter Appleyard, johnny Cowell, B.obby Herriot, Alastair Kay, Dinah Christi~. Luba Goy. and­ Canadian composer Howard Cable. The Pops also holds Tea Dances and the occasional : Wednesday concerts at Eden United Church, as well as an annual 'Christmas· Sing. The Pops' solid reputation has extended outside its home community of Mississauga with - performances across the province, including in Gravenhurst,_ OriUia, Cobourg, Ottawa aJ;ld Sudbury. It is affiliated with the Parks. and - Rec,reation Department, and is ~ member of the Mississauga Arts Council. THE MISSISSAUGA SYMPHONIC ASsoCIATION Music ,Director: John Barnum General Manager:Mike Plaus Office: 905-615-4401 Fax: 905-615-4402 E-mail: The Mississauga Symphony otfE;!rs a series of concerts and events throughout the year with performances by the.Mississauga SymphonY, Orchestra, an excellent 95- member community orchestra, arid Sinfonia Mississauga-Mississauga Philharmonic, the acclaimed professional side of the organization. Oct. 27: Durufle Requiem with the Missis- - sauga Choral Society, Bizet I:Arlesienne, Ravel Bolero. Nov. 9: An evening of Grieg including the A minor Piano Concerto featuring · Katherine Chi. Dec.1: Rachmaninoff Second Pian~ c;oncerto with jamiE;! Parker and Dvorak New World Symphony. Dec. 2: "Prelude to Christmas" with Sinfonia Mississauga Jazz soloists. Dec. 22: A Christmas-Event featuring the Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. Feb. 2: A Concert from Vienna· with singers Ted Berg and Itena W~hasch Bf[g. Jl1ar. 23: Sibelius Violin Concerto.with jacques Israelievitch and Beethoven Symphony No.S. Apr. 6: An extraordinary Gala Evening with Bach's complete Brandenburgs. Apr. 9: Vibraphonist Peter Appleyard is_fE;!atured in a program that includes new arrangements of Robert Farnon. May 11: Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue with pianist Raymond Spasovski and Peck: The Upward Stream with-Saxophonist For 2001-2002, artistic director-and internationally known cellist Andras Weber 'has created a series celebrating artistic individualism: "Romantics Past and Present." Nov. 13, New Brunswick's outstanding Arthur LeBlanc Quartet will perform Debussy's _quartet and a new composition by Stephen Tittle. Feb. '19 will feature a n~wly-formed Toronto trio (Alexander Kats, piano, joyce Lai, violin, Andras Weber, cello) with a delightful pot-pourri of musical offering~: Ravel, Ryan Fraser _ Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff, and Pepa. Ail concerts at The Living Arts Centre; Mississauga. Subscriptions 905-615-4404 (Satte 17%)·. And May 28th brings music alive!'s first commissioned work-written by Philip McConnell for Nathalie Paulin, world-famous - soprano, Andras Weber, cello, and Ran Kim, ---------':1'--------- organ. Ms~ Paulin will also· treat us to a MOQREDALE CONCERTS Kristine Bogyo, Music Director '148 Crescent Rd., Toronto, ON M4W 1V2 Tel: 416-922:3714 Fax 416-960-6166 selection of French songs. Enjoy music- alive! Call416-261-1857 for ' more information. www.mooredale MUSIC AT, METROPOLITAN Mooredale Concerts, Toronto's best value for Artistic Director: Patricia Wright a ;;uperb variety of outstanding chamber Address: 56 Queen St East, Toronto, Ontario MSC 2Z3 music, includes entertaining, educational Phone: 416-363-0331 Ext. 26 commentary and a cameo appearance for an Email exceptional young artist at each concert. Web: Sept. 30, the gala opening, tells the tale of Music at Metropolitan presents a variety of "Antonio Vivaldi in Venice," narrated by concerts at Metropolitan United Church, David Macfarlane, and includes 6 Vivaldi featuring Metropolitan's choir, soloists, and violin concerti, played by Erika Raum, Scott guest artists. Metropolitan houses the· St.john and Etsuko Kimura. largest pipe organ in Canada and the first Other upcomirig concerts are: Oct. 20~/21: tuned carillon in North America; and sacred Mozart's beloved Sinfonia Concertante, in a music, especially the annual Good Friday rarely heard transcription for String Sextet; . concert, has a long and valued history. Nov. 10*/11: Brahms' rarely heard G Major The 2001-2002 series includes an organ String Quintet, with Scott St. John; Jan. 12*/ reeital on Nov:ember 2 by Marie-Louise 13: I Furiosi bring music from the middle Jacquet Langlafs, widow of the famous ages to life in a startling manner; Feb. 16:'/17: French organist-q:>mposer jean Langlais; Cesar Franck's stunning Piano Quintet, with Ji"ebruary Follies on February 23, 'featuring the Erika Raum; Mar. 17: Anton Kuerti and choir and Juno award-winner Billy-Newton- Kristine Bogyo in Sonatas by Franck and Davis; French Music for Good Friday on March Vierne, plus piano s·olos by Beethoven and 29 featuring Requiem settings by Jean Gilles Mendelssohn. ,. and Gabriel Faure; and the Metropolitan Sunday concerts are· at 3 PM, Walter Hall, · Festival of Arts III with a healing concert on U. ofT. (Saturday concerts(*) are at 8 pm, May 25; a concert of favourite anthems on Willowdale United Church.). SubscriPtion to May 26, and A Golden Opera-tunity- a concert all6 events is (Students/Sr ) Call416- ' of opera excerpts on June l.The annual 922-3714 for tickets or

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