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Volume 10 Issue 9 - June 2005

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  • Festival
  • Jazz
  • Toronto
  • Concerts
  • Theatre
  • Musical
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  • Choral
  • Classical

ANNOUNCEMENTS, ETC

ANNOUNCEMENTS, ETC CONTINUES ••• •June 4 1 :00: The Beach Garden Party. Come sing along to the songs you know & love. Song sheets provided. Kew Gardens, 2075 Queen St. East. 416·699·4238. Free. •June 5, 12, 19,26 1 :00: RCM Communi· ty School. Orop·in Workshops & Open Re· hearsal/Performances by Esco/a de Samba de Toronto. Escola de Samba 1 - lniciantes !Beginner music lesson); Aula de Samba !Samba dance lesson); Open Rehearsal: Ensiaro da Bateria IBateria rehearsal by members of Es cola de Samba de Toronto). Concert Hall, 90 Croatia St. 416·408·2824 x321. Workshops: PWYC, rehearsal free. •June 5 1:30: Toronto Early Music Play· ers' Organization. Workshop with Larry Beckwith, baroque violin & vocal performer. Bring your early instruments and stand; mu· sic available at the door. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416-487·9261. $ 20, members & first·time visitors free. •June 12: CAMM AC. Full Oay Orchestral Workshop. Led by Tony 0. Gomes. 416·356· 2303 416-421·0779 "CANCELLED' •June 13· 15, 20·22: All The King's Voices. Sight Singing Workshops level Two. Provides amateur singers w. opportuni· ty to review & strengthen their vocal tech· nique and sight·reading skills, and to build on concepts acquired in Level One. David J. King, instructor. Willowdale United Church, 349 Kenneth Ave. 416·225·2255. . •June 15 7:30: Toronto Shapenote Sing· ing from Sacred Harp. Beginners welcome. St. Stephen·in·the·Fields, 103 Bellevue Ave. 416·922· 7997 or pleasancecrawford @rogers.com •June 18: Grand River Baroque Festi· val. Read·a·thon. Amateur musician work· shops: 9am-4:30: Getting a Handle on Handel. Led by James MacKay. 12:30·4:30: Recorder workshop w. Alison Melville. Buehlow Barn, Twp Rd. 12, Ayr. 519-743·3799. •June 27 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. 416·920·5025. Members free, non·members). •June 28 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers' Club. Informal group that meets for performance & exchange of songs. T ranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416·532·0900. •July 4·6, 11·13: All The King's Voices. Sight Singing Workshops level Three. Pro· vides amateur singers with opportunity to review & strengthen their vocal technique and sight-reading skills. Builds on concepts acquired in Level One. David J. King, in· structor. Willowdale United Church, 349 Kenneth Ave. 416·225·2255. . INSPIRED ACTING! Add ENERGY, POWER, POISE to every musical performance • Connect emotion to music • Remain relaxed, focused & alive while performing • Communicate with your whole body HEATHER DICK, CAEA www .si riustheatrica I. corn 416-236-9011 "How I met my Teacher"- continuedfrompage32 After I graduated from the Paris conservatory, it was Szeryng who arranged for me to study with Josef Gingold, at Indiana University. I got there on November 22nd, 1965, arriving on the same plane as David Oistrakh, whom I met at the Chicago airport. Gringold and his wife were at the Bloomington airport to pick me up, and Oistrakh thought they were there for him! I was seventeen years old. I had just won a prize at the Paganini Competition. I had developed my technique quite a bit. But from my first lesson with Gingold it was obvious that music wa the main focus, technique just being a means to an end. Musicianship, music-making, and chamber music became my new life .. Under Gingold's guidance being "only a soloist" could no longer be my goal. For him it was all the same: orchestra parts, chamber music parts, solo parts • all got the same great attention, enthusiasm and love. So even though I had been groomed to become a soloist, my new ambition was to become a well-rounded musician. After three years of study I was appointed to. the faculty as his assistant. In 1972, at the age of 23, I joined the Chicago Symphony, as assistant concert master. I was the youngest member of the symphony at the time. I also became the conductor of a chamber orchestra and I invited Gingold to play the Bach Double Concerto with me. I am now about the same age as Gingold was when I met him. My hope is to be even half as in- ALEXANDER KATS A first class Russian-trained professional pianist/teacher is now accepting students for regular private lessons or repertoire coaching, from advanced (ARCT, universi):y) to all grades of RCM. DOWNTOWN LOCATION Call: 416-340-1844 alexander.kats@sympatico.ca spiring to my students and colleagues as he was to me. What advice, above all, would you give to someone looking for a teacher for a young person, or for themselves? For a young person I would say !Dok for a teacher with a lot of experience teaching children, because it's quite a differenrthing. Although I have had students from the age of 5 to the age of 75, my inclination would be to refer very young people to teachers who specialize in starting young musicians. I feel that it's a special skill. And it's Jacques lsraelievitch with Josef Ginnever to late to begin. gold, circa 1967, at flldiana University For an adult I would say look for somebody who will approach the playing of the instrument mostly from a musical/philosophical point of view - as an extension of Ii fe rather than taking a purely technical focus. Jacques lsraelievitch will be giving a concert with his son, percussionist Michael lsraelievitch on Fathers' Day, Sunday June 19 at 4pm. They will be joined by Winona Zelenka (cello) and Ting Li (viola), at Temple_ Sinai. Jacques and Michael are also giving a recital at Long & Mc­ Quade 011 Bloor Street West (2pm June I 8th), and are in the process of making a recording of music for violin and percussion. !$;_ 'ELAIM YOUR VOICE Organic and functional vocal training to gain access to your full range, resonance and vocal freedom. For singers, public speakers, teachers, clergy, or if you just want to enjoy using your voic I Sue Crowe Connolly Hamilton Studio 905-5441302 Toronto Studio 416-523-1154 .. Gift Certificates Availabl Breathe new life . into your voice wilh a unique and sensible kinesthetic approach lo vocal pedagogy. This is a method which focuses on influencing and improving the co ordinative process of the vocal muscles. It brings them into equilibrium, thus eliminating muscular interference. Great for Everyone! •All styles •All Levels •Beginners and Children welcome •Excellent for public speakers, actors, etc. Call Pattie Kelly for private lessons at 905-271-6896 JUNE 1 - JULY 7 2005

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