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Volume 10 Issue 6 - March 2005

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ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES SYMPOSIA, MASTERCLASSES, WORKSHOPS, ETCETERA ANNOUNCEMENTS •March 2 7:00: Pangaea Restaurant/ Erosonic. Sensory Symmetry. An innovative experience of the senses in which music, cuisine and wine coalesce to create a unique sensory alchemy. Collaborations of Chef Martin Kouprie, composer David Mott and Erosonic (Joseph Petric, accordion & David Mott, baritone saxophone). Music composed to accompany each of the tasting menu's 7 courses; musical interludes designed to stimulate anticipation for the next course. 1221 Bay St. Reservations: 416·920·2323. •March 5: Opera Ontario. I Oth Anniversary Opera Ball. Black tie. Rotunda, Kitchener City Hall, 200 King St. W. 905·52J.7627 x233. 5. •March 11 8:00: Festival of Brass. Rising Stars Young Artist Competition. Listen as members of this vibrant ensemble directed by Larry Shields perform for the opportunity to be a soloist with the Hannaford Street Silver Band. Featured also: Hannaford Street Junior Band & lntrada Brass, directed by Bram Gregson. Little Trinity Church, 425 King St. East. 416-425· 2874. . •March 12 1 Oam-5pm: Festival of Brass. Community Showcase. Concerts throughout the day by Metropolitan Silver Band, Weston Silver Band, Whitby Brass Band & Buffalo Silver Band. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416- 425-2874. $10. •March 13 1 Dam - 12 noon: Festival of Brass. Hannaford Street Silver Band Open Rehearsal. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-425-2874. *March 30 11 am-5pm: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Music library Book/ Record Sale. Main lobby, Edward Johnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Pre-sale of recordings: March 28 4:30· 7pm in room ED 16 ( admission). •April 2 5:30: Toronto Operetta Theatre. A Musical Journey to Bavaria & Berlin! Champagne reception, dinner, concert & dance to a live band; silent auction. Grand Ballroom, . Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre, 525 Bay St. 416-922-2912. . Fundraising event for TOT. ·Musicians Wellness Inc. Performance Wellness. Clinically proven, creative, musicbased approach to overcoming stage fright, overuse injuries & extreme perfectionism. Or. Louise Montello. Apr. 16, 17: 9am-5pm. 90 Croatia St. 212-529-9737, Registration before March 18: 5. •New Adventures in Sound Art. Oeep Wirelss Festival, May 1-30. Radio artists, sound artists & enthusiasts can experience performances, sound installations, new commissions, special radio broadcasts, a CD launch and conference, with internationally Phillips, moderator. Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 St. 416-421-0779. $ 5(non-memberi, recognized speakers and performers. Drake . Charles St. West. 416-363-8231. $ 3(member). Hotel, 1150 Queen St. West. 416-910-7231, *March 11 7:30: Recorder Players Conference Pass before MASTERCLASSES Society (Toronto). For layers of C and F March 31: 0, O; after March 31: *March 3 9:30am: York University Dept. of instruments. Church of ihe Transfiguration, 150, 0. *Ruth Watson Henderson Choral Composition Competition/Choirs Ontario. Biennial competition for new choral works, the Music. Masterclass with jazz vocalist Bonnie 1 i 1 Manor Rd. Ea t. 4 16- 5 3 6-5 7 5 O. Brett. Observers welcome. Mclaughlin (CAMMAC members), (non-members). Performance Ha l l, 47 oo Keele St. 416·736· *March 12 2:00: Long & McOuade. Heart 5 l 86. Free. of the Horn Clinic Series. With Kelly 2005 competition being for SSA treble voice *March 4 2:30: York University Dept. of Jefferson, saxophone. lmprov clinic focusing choirs, with a duration limit of between 4 and 8 Music. Masterclass with jazz guitarist Lame on chord/scale choices and their usage. 935 minutes. Winning entry announced in November Lofsky. Observers welcome. Mclaughlin Bloor St. West. 416-588-)886, info@long- 2005. Scores must be postmarked no later than Performance H'all, 4700 Keele St 416-736-· Free . September 1, 2005. For more information 5186. Free. *March 14, 28 7:30-9:30: Peter Smith please contact Choirs Ontario: *March 5 : Lindsay Concert Foundation. Jazz Workshop. All welcome, no; Vocal masterclass with Sally Dibblee, soprano. registration. Playing & analysis of LECTURES/SYMPOSIA •March 5 7:30: Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Toronto. Illustrated talk on Noel Coward with soloists. St. Andrew's United Church, 117 Bloor St. East. 416-221-4864. Free. *March 12 1 Oam-5pm: Continuum Contemporary Music. l 'Oreille fine. Nonacademic, nan-musicological exploration of the philosophical, sociological and psychological underpinnings of new music. Speakers include Mark Kingwell, Wayne Koestenbaum, Jordan Peterson, Russell Smith, Jan Zwicky; Gary Michael Dault, moderator. Concert featuring the two reprised pieces from the March 11 8pm concert (see c'oncert listings) and works by Murail and Bouchard. Canada Court, Royal Ontario Museum, 1 OD Queen's Park. 416-924- 4945. Free. *March 17 12: 10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Playing the fool: representations of madness in Western art music. Lecture by Andrew Hughes. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. •March 19 1:30: Toronto Mahler Society. Discover Mahler's Symphony /13 through music discussion, listening and video. Northern District Library, 40 Orchard View Blvd. 416-993-9298. , students free. *March 31 12:10: New Music Concerts/ University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Thursday Noon Series: lecture by Heinz Holliger, Distinguished Visitor in Composition. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. •April 2 1 :30-5pm: Canadian Opera Company. The Opera Exchange: Sicilians, Saracens, Singers: Tancredi Presentations include: Voltaire and Saracens and Sicilians in Syracuse by Ralph P. Locke; Rossini's Tancredi - one work in many guises by Philip Gossett; "presentation by the Opera Division, U of T Faculty of Music, directed by Michael Albano & Stephen Ralls; panel discussion featuring members of the CDC's creative team, Rick Glenn Crombie Theatre, Fleming College, improvisation techniques; tips on jazz Lindsay. 705-878-5625. *March 15 11am: York University Dept. of ensemble playing. Bring something to write with & your instrument. Japanese United Music. Vocal masterclass with tenor Benjamin Church, Dovercourt south of Bloor. 416-785- Butterfield. Observers welcome. Mclaughlin 8609, per Performance Hall, 4700 Keele St. 416-736· 5186. Free. *March 24 10am-12 noon: Toronto Jazz Orchestra/University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Masterclass with Kurt Elling, jazz voice. All welcome. Boyd Neel Room, Edward Johnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park. 416-899-5299. Free. WORKSHOPS *March 5 9:30am-4:30: Ontario Band Association. Wind Conductors' Symposium 2005. Demonstration groups, open forum discussions, workshops open to all music educators & university students interested in improving their knowledge of the wind band literature & their skills as effective music leaders. Richard Clary, featured clinician; guests: U of Calgary Wind Ensemble, Dr. Glenn Price, conductor; hosts: York U Wind Symphony, William Thomas, conductor. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, York University, 4700 Keele St. 905-479-2787 x549, ,(st). *March 5 2:00: long & McOuade. Heart of the Horn Clinic Series. With John Johnson, alto/ tenor saxophone. Focus on tone production & technical exercises to improve velocity of one's playing. 935 Bloor St. West. 416-588-7886, Free. *March 6 1:00: Toronto Early Music Players' Organization. Workshop with Sophie Lariviere, recorder performer. Bring your early instruments and stand; music available at the door. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416-778-7777. . •March 6 2:00: CAMMAC. Reading of excerpts from musicals. Led by Melody McShane. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge session. *March 16 7:30: Toronto Shapenote Singing from Sacred Harp. Beginners welcome. St. Stephen-in-ihe-Fields, 103 Bellevue Ave. 416-922-7997 or pleasant e er awfo rd@ro gers. corn •March 18 2:00: long & McOuade. Heart of the Horn Clinic Series. With Paul Edmund Davies, flute. Clinic aimed at teaching flute fundamentals to advancing students. 93.5 Bloor St. West. 416-588-78B6, Free. •March 19 1 :00: Toronto Early Music Centre. Viola da Gamba Workshop. Technique workshop and masterclass with Mary Springfels. "Novice class" also available for those who are interested in beginning the viol (instrument supplied) and to audit the day's sessions. 10 Cardinal Place. To reserve a place & for further information: 416-760- B6 JO or email (TEMC member), (non-member). 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March 20 9am: Ontario Percussive Arts Society. Day of Percussion. John Rudolph, host. Timpani Clinic Beethoven - I've got him under my skins with David Kent; Drumset Clinic with Terry Clarke; Tabla Clinic The Solo Tabla Tradition of the Benares Gharana with Shawn Mativetsky; exhibits, door prizes, dinner. 3:30 Concert: University of Windsor Percussion Ensemble, Bryan Malito, director (included in the Clinics portion of the day); 7:30 Evening Concert: University of Toronto Percussion Ensemble, Robin Engelman, director (included in the day, or $10 separate admission · see daily listings). Edward Johnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park. 905·274· 8952. . 'March 26 10am·12:00, 1:00·3:00: CAMMAC. Workshop in West African drumming with Larry Graves. Lansing United Church. 49 Bogert Ave. 416-421 ·0779. •March 26 11 :3 0am·4pm: Uxbridge Chamber Choir. Communit y Choral Workshop. Featuring Bach's Mass in B Minor. Open to all choristers. Thomas Baker, director, with guest clinician. Trinity United Church, 20 First Ave., Uxbridge. 905·852· 2676. (UCC members). (non· members). 'March 28 7:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. Vocal Circle. Recreational reading of early choral music. Ability to read music desirable but not essential. 12 Millbrook Cres. Members free, (non·members). •March 29 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers' Club. An informal group which meets with the purpose of performing & exchanging songs. Audiences welcome. T ranzac Club, 292 Brunswick. 416·532·0900. •April 2 9am·4pm, April 3 1 :30: Toronto Early Music Players' Organization. Workshop with Lucie Laneville, recorder performer. Bring your early instruments and stand; music available at the door. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416·77B· 7777. . UNCLASSIFIED ADVERTISING AAA+ OPPORTUNITY FOR VOCALISTS & MUSICIANS with the Wyndham Regency Or- DON'T QUIT MUSIC - Try one lesson free: Extremely effective method unknown in Amercheslra ( and To- ica! 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