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Volume 12 - Issue 10 - July/August 2007

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A fro fest 2007416469-5336www.musicafrica.OJlJQueen's Park at Wellesley St. WestJuly 7 & 8: 12:00 noon - 12:00 midnight. free.See web site for music workshops, AfricanTheatre presentations, Children's Village, BabaDlatunji Drum Stage drum and dance ensembles,authentic African arts, crafts & delicious foods inAfrican marketplace.Performers include Mahotella Queens, Nawal,HAJA madagascar, The Groovy People, KatenenDioubate, Zale Seek, African Dance Ensemble &many other international, national and localtalents. See web site for performers & schedule.All-Canadian Jazz Festival905-885-1938www.allcanadianjazz.caMemorial Park, Port HopeSeptember 21 - 23Admission by pass. festival Pass (all daytimeevents Sep 22 & 23, plus evening concerts Sep21 &22): Day Pass (all daytime events on either Sep 22 or23): ; $10(8-17); free(under 8). See upcomingSeptember Concert Listings for details.Beaches International Jazz Festival416410-8809www.beachesjazz.comBBC Balmy Beach Club, foot of Beech Ave.DD Historic Distillery District, 55 Mill St.MNL Mennonite New Life Centre,1774 Queen St. EastOLG DLG Mainstage at Kew Gardens,2075 Queen St. East0 Queen St. East, between Woodbine & Beech9th Annual, largest free festival in Canada. Allevents free except as noted. Arts & crafts atKew Gardens.- PartiGras! Celebration of music, dance &fashion fuelled by street performers, evening lightpresentations, & more. DDJuly 20 (6:00 - 11 :OOpm), July 21 ( 12:00noon-11 :OOpm), July 22 (12:00noon- 6:00pm)Performances include: Deanna Bogart (boogiewoogie piano queen), Tom Wilson (roots rocker),Rick fines & Suzie Vinnick (folk), Dr. Draw (Celticfusion). RJ's Rhythm Rockers (R&B).- TD Canada Trust Jazz Workshop &Lecture Series. MNLJuly 23- 25: 7:00-9:00pmEvents include: Cuban Percussion Workshop(Maria Escalante). History of the Tenor Sax (AlexDean), Rock School (Neil Chapman), Jazz on Radio(Jaymz Bee). Jazz Kitchen Southern Cooking(Kevin Clark), Jazz Tactics (Julie Christenson &Chase Sanborn), Jazz Recording (DannyGreenspoon), Ladies Night on the Dance floor(Josie Marasco)- An Ovation of Jazz Gala. BBCJuly 25: 6:00-9:00pm. including chef'sshowcase & door prizes, to benefit Toronto EastGeneral Hospital foundation- Beaches Jau StreetFest. 40 + bands, onstreet comers & balconies on (closed) Queen St.,calypso, new age, jazz, fusion, Latin, blues &Cajun. nJuly 26 - 28: 7:00- 11 :OOpmPerformers (see web site for locations):Advocats, Best of Quigley's, Blackboard BluesBand, Blue Room, Brian Rose Little Big Band,Brock Stonefish, Cache, Cobra Kings, David Celia,David Rotundo & The Blue Canadiens, DowntownFestival Listings: July 01-Sept 07Dixieland, Dr. Draw, Erin McCallum & Roadtrip,Gary Kendall Band, Go Freddie Go, GrooveCorporation, Gustau & Puente del Diablo, Gypsy,lmbayakunas, Jake & The fundamentals, JasonWilson & Tabarruk, Jeanine Mackie Band,Johannes Linstead, Johnny Max Band, JulieCochetiere, Just Mars, KC Roberts, Kollage,Loose Wires, Mae Cromwell, Mississauga BigBand, Neil Chapman, Not Affiliated Big Band &June Garber, Project Phoenix, Ray Montford, RobChristian, Samantha Sheppard, Samba Squad,Seagull All Stars, Shakura S' Aida, Son RobertsBand, Sound City All-Stars, Sultans of String,Tokyo Giants, Toronto All-Star Big Band, Troubleand Strife, Wave Zone Showcase.- Mainstage Performances. Local &international artists, Bill King, Emcee & MusicalDirector. OLGJuly28 11:30am: Jayme Stone (banjo); 12:30: SonAche (Cuban/Latin band); 2:00: David "Ziggy"Walcott Pan Jazz (Barbadian tenor pannist);3:30: Carl Weathersby (blues guitarist); 5:00:Bonerama (trombone band)29 11:30am: Treasa Levasseur (vocalist);12:30: SoulJazz Orchestra; 2:00: Bill KingSaturday Nite fishfry; 3:30: Kai David & theReal Deal (blues/rock guitar); 5:00: Hilario Duran& Havana Remembered (Cuban jazz)(Also, local performances at the Leuty LifeguardStation, on the boardwalk at the foot of LeeAve.)Brampton Downtown DevelopmentCorporation Thursday Night ConcertSeries905-874-2936www.brampton.caJune 7 ·August 30, Thursdays 7-9pm, free.Jazz, Blues, Dixieland, Soul, folk, Country, Pipes& Drums - see daily listings for details.Brott Music Festival905-525- 7664 xl 6, 888475-9377www .brottmusic.comSubscription packages & flexipasses availableNAO (National Academy Orchestra) conductedby Boris Brott except as noted; (sr); O(st), except as noted;subscriptions & "flexipasses" offer up to 40%savingsAGH Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King St.West, HamiltonAIS Adas Israel Synagogue, 125 Cline Ave. S.,HamiltonDC Dofasco Centre for the Arts, 190 KingWilliam St., HamiltonHPST Studio Theatre, Hamilton Place, 1Summers Lane, HamiltonHPGH Great Hall, Hamilton Place, 1 SummersLane, HamiltonSC St. Christopher's Anglican Church, 662Guelph Line, BurlingtonWH Windermere House, Windermere, LakeRosseauJuly4 7:30: Goodyear Plays Gershwin. StewartGoodyear, piano; NAO. DC7 7:30: Mozart Meets Beethoven. Sara DavisBuechner, piano; NAO. SC11 7:30: Musical fireworks. Adrian Anantawan,violin; NAO, Boris Brott & Gary Kulesha,conductors. DC13 7:30: Brahms' First Symphony. Openrehearsal. NAO. free. SC19 7:30: A French Fantasy. Elliott Cairns, piano;NAO.DC21 3:00: Windermere Pops. Michael Burgess;NAO. free. WH25 7:30: Summer Evening At The Proms. 48thHighlanders Pipes & Drums; National AcademyRiding Mountain National Park, ManitobaAlexander Tselyakov, artistic director; T. PatrickCarrabre, host, Penderecki String Quartet, andguests.Collingwood Music FestivalOrchestra, Brian Jackson, guest conductor/ 888-283-1712pianist. DCwww.collingwoodmusicfestival.com28 7:30: Tchaikovsky Goes To The Ballet. Chan New Life Brethren in Christ Church, 28 TraceyHon Goh, Aleksandar Antonijevic, dancers; Lane & Hurontario, CollingwoodNAO. DC full series: 0 (adult), (child, under 19)AugustJuly37:30: Phantom Of The Opera: 1925 Film w/ 7 7:30: Gryphon Trio. ; $ 5(ch).Live Accompaniment. Leslie Fagan, soprano; 13 7:30: Music of the langue D'oc. SkyeNAO, Gabriel Thibodeau, guest conductor. Consort. ; (ch).HPST141:30:CeciliaKangTrio.$12;(ch).4 7:30: Symphony Unplugged. NAO, Gary 19 7:30: Spanish Classical Piano. AlmaKulesha, conductor. free. HPSTPetchersky. ; (ch).5 3:00:High Tea at the Gallery. Pamela 20 1:30:Anne.JulieCaron,percussionist. $12;MacDonald, mezzo-soprano. AGH (ch); 7:30: Richard Whiteman Jazz Trio. ;7 7:30: l 'Chayim! (Jewish Concert}. Lindsay (ch).Deutsch, violin; Gideon Zelermyer, cantor; NAO, 26 7:30: The International Chamber Ensemble.Boris Brott, Stephen Glass, conductors.; (ch).,. AIS August10 7:00:HotJazzwithAdiBraun. ,. 2 7:30:ChineseandlibetanMusic. ; (ch).HPST 3 1:30: Darrett lusko, piano. $12; (ch); 7:30:12 3:00:High Tea with Tryon. Valerie Tryon, OuartettoGelato. ; (ch).piano. ,. AGH12 7:30: CanadmnBrass. ; (ch).19 3:00: High Tea, Chinese Style: Songs My OctoberFather Taught Me. George Gao, erhu; Monica 27 TBA: Duo Concertante, violin and piano.Lmg Lm, singer. ,. AGHNancy Dahn, violin; Timothy Steeves, piano23 7:30: Mahler Symphony# 8 (Symphony of a _ ; (with reception); (ch withThousand}. Leslie Fagan, Shannon Mercer, TBA, reception).sopranos; Pamela MacDonald, Mia Lennox-Williams, altos; John Tiranno, tenor; Alexander Colours of Music, BarrieDobson, Alain Coulombe, basses; National 705-725-1070Academy Orchestra & Brott Festival Choir,Boris Brott, conductor. ; (sr); O(st);(1imited gala seats). HPGHCanadian Guitar Festival &Fingerstyle Guitar Championship613-386-8878, 888-506-1418www.canadianguitarfestival.comLoughborough Lake Holiday Park (Kingston area)Day, weekend, camping passes availableJuly 20-21Holmes Hooke, Antoine Dufour; KristinSweetland, Claus Boesser-Ferrari, RikEmmett, Don Ross, Peter Kroll-Ploeger; David &Ariana Gillis, Andy Sheppard, WendellFerguson.Brooke Miller; Pino forastiere, AndyMcKee, Wild T & The Spirit, Gregory HoskinsCanadian Open Old Time FiddleChampionship (57th Annual)519-92 5-2600 x 238www.shelbumefiddlecontest.on.caCentre Dufferin Recreation Complex (ShelburneArena)August 8-12 Competitors waltz, jig, & reel for,000 in prize money.Event Package: ; (12 & under)fiddle workshops, camping, Fiddle Parade,midway, arts & crafts, farmers' market, nondenominationalchurch service, & communityBBQ.The Schryer Family Show. Canadian Old Timefiddle Music; Canadian Open Did Time FiddleChampionship Playdowns; Contest Finals, plusyoung fiddle & stepdancing groups.Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival204-571-6547, 866-355-4676www.clearlakechamberfestival.comAugust3-5www.coloursofmusic.caSeptember 21 - 30; see September ConcertListings for details.festival passports: ; (until Sep 16);(st); (st until Sep 16).Some concerts free, some free with passport,some reduced price with passport.Domaine Forget International Festival418452-3535, 888-336-7438www.domainefoJ1Jel.comCharlevoix, QuebecGuy Carmichael, Artistic DirectorSee web site for details on Brunch-musique(Musical Brunches), Les Cours de Maitre deI' Academie (Music and Dance Academy) LesConcerts de I' Academie, Concert Hors-Serie.Various packages available, some include lodging.Senior/student discounts available, 12 and underfree.July 4 - September 3, over 70 events . earlymusic, chamber music, classical, jazz, worldmusic, band music, also includes information on autumnconcert seriesElectric Eclectics Festival of ModernMusic & lrritainment519-378-9899www.electric-eclectics.comThe funny farm, (Meaford area, Ontario)Weekend/Day Passes available, with or withoutcampingAugust 3 7:00 concert; 4 4:00 concert; 5 4:00concert.Loca area sound installations through August 5.3 nights of experimental music concerts,irritainment, installations, art, & camping. NihilistSpasm Band, Alexander Hacke, Tony Conrad, MaryMargaret O'Hara, TheHallicrafters & others.36WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM J ULY 1 - SEPTEMBER 7 2007

Elora Festival519-846-0331, 888-747-7550www.elorafestival.com4-Plus Subscription: save 20%; Summer SeasonPass: 36% (0); Group Discounts (20 + ):20%; Student & Youth Tickets: $10 (selectedperfonnances).See web site for Fair in the Square, Festival KidsCamp, Evensong & Sunday Morning servicesduring festival.Series: Chamber, Classical, Community Outreach,Elora Festival Singers Choral, Jazz & Popular,StarlightEC Elora Centre for the Arts, 75 Melville St. atMill St. EastEP Elora Public School, 288 Mill St. EastGB Gambrel Barn, Wellington Rd #21KC Knox Church, 55 Church St. EastSJ St. John's Church, Henderson and Smith SisSM St. Mary's Church, 267 Geddes St.July13 3:00: Elgar's Dream of Gerontius: DressRehearsal. Kimberley Barber, mezzo-soprano;Michael Colvin, tenor; Tyler Duncan, bassbaritone;Elora Festival Singers; The TorontoMendelssohn Choir; The Festival Orchestra;Noel Edison, conductor. GB; 8:00: Elgar:Dream of Gerontius: Opening Night. KimberleyBarber, mezzo-soprano; Michael Colvin, tenor;Tyler Duncan, bass-baritone; Elora FestivalSingers; The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; TheFestival Orchestra; Noel Edison, conductor.. GB14 3:30: Dyachkov & Saulnier in Recital. YegorDyachkov, cello; Jean Saulnier, piano. . SJ;8:00: Michael Kaeshammer, piano. . GB;9:30pm: lady Sony Articulo Veinte, vocalist.. EC15 2:00: Sookhyung Park, soprano; Jim Bourne,piano. . SJ; 4:00: World's Greatest Fugues.Linda Melsted, Julie Baumgartel, violins; DavidRose, viola; Shane Neill, cello. . SJ18 5:00: Drgan Recital. Andrew Henderson,organ. . SJ19 8:00: World's Greatest Duintets for Pianoand Winds. Robert Silverman, piano; PeterShackleton, clarinet; Derek Conrod, horn; JamesMason, oboe; Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon.. KC20 4:00: Festival Kids Camp Performance. EmilyDow, conductor. . EP; 8:00:AntonKuerti,piano. . GB; 9:30pm: Brardi Disterheft,acoustic bass; Chris Gale, tenor saxophone; SlyJuhas, drums. . EC21 3:30:Musicalntima Vocal Ensemble. .SJ; 8:00: Harry Manx, guitar,· Kevin Breit,guitar. . GB; 9:30pm: The Marigolds.Caitlin Hanford, Gwen Swick, Suzie Vinnick,vocalists; Randall Coryell, percussion. . EC22 2:00: Take Three! Kulesha, Britten,Stravinsky. Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison,conductor. . SJ; 4:00: Sanctuary Trio.Christopher Both, cello; Jeff Reilly, bassclarinet; Peter Togni, organ. . SJ25 8:00: TD Canada Trust Young PerformersCompetition: Final Round. . SJ26 8:00: The Glory of Mendelssohn. Paul Halley,organ; Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison,conductor. . SJ27 8:00: Cantos Men's Chorus. . GB; 9:30:Sophia Perlman and the Vipers. Sophia Perlman,vocals; Howard Moore, trumpet; Pat Carey,saxophone; Rabi Botos, piano; Mitch Lewis,guitar; Terry Wilkins, bass; Jeff Halischuk,drums. . EC28 1:00: Conductor's Workshop. Elora FestivalSingers, Noel Edison, conductor. . SJ; 3:30:Handel's Water Music. The Elora FestivalJULY 1 - SEPTE MB ER 7 2007Back to Ad IndexChamber Players, Noel Edison, conductor. .KC; 8:00: Duartette. Cindy Church, GwenSwick, Sylvia Tyson, Caitlin Hanford, vocals.. GB; 9:30pm: Shawn Kellerman. . EC29 2:00: Paradise Found. Willem Moolenbeek,saxophone; Elora Festival Singers, Noel Edison,conductor. . SM; 4:00: The A/can Duartet:Beethoven, Brahms, Piazza/la. Laura Andriani,Nathalie Camus, violins; Luc Beauchemin, viola;David Ellis, cello. . SJAugust2 8:00: Measha Brueggergosman -Diva!Measha Brueggergosman, soprano; Che AnneLoewen, piano. . GB3 8:00: Dh, Shenandoah. Russell Braun, baritone;Carolyn Maule, piano; Elora Festival Singers,Noel Edison, conductor. . GB4 3:30: Ensembles Masques.Tracy SmithBessette, soprano; Matthew Jennejohn,baroque oboe/cometto; Melisande Corriveau,recorder/bass viol; Olivier Fortin, clavecin. .SJ; 8:00: Sambacana. . GB5 2:00: Summer lessons and Carols: Part 1.Christopher Newton, Jennifer Phipps, narrators;Michael Bloss, organ; Elora Festival Singers,Noel Edison, conductor. . SJ; 4:00 Summerlessons and Carols: Part 2. ChristopherNewton, Jennifer Phipps, narrators; MichaelBloss, organ; Elora Festival Singers, NoelEdison, conductor. . SJ14 1 :00: Sound Advice: lecture on life & Musicof Edward Elgar. Rick Phillips, speaker. . SJFergus Scottish Festival& Highland Games519-787-0099www.fergusscottishfestival.comAll-Event Passes: August 10 (4pm - 1 am):; (60+/13-18); 11 (7am-1am): ;(60+/13-18); 12 (7am-5pm): ;(60+/13-18); weekend(10-1 2): ;(60+ /13-18); free(l 2 & under).Tom Leadbeater, Bruce Timmons, StuartCameron, and WhirlyGig (local ceilidh classic),The Oakville Fiddle Club (marches, strathspeys,waltzes), David Leask (Celtic singer-songwriter),James McKie (fiddler), Poor Angus, The TownPants, the Mudmen, the Campbell Brothers. Also~ping competitions, highland dancing, heavyevents, and more.Festival International de Jazz deMontreal514-523-3378, 888-515-0515www.montrealjazzfest.comJune 28-July 82,500 + musicians, 11 main venues, 50 indoorconcerts, 350 free outdoor concertsFestival of the Sound705-746-2410, 866-364-0061www.festivalofthesound.caAll events at Charles W. Stockey Centre for thePerforming Arts, 2 Bay St., Parry Sound, exceptas noted.Festival Passport: 0,0; 5,5(sr/st)Week I Mini-Pass July 24 ·July 27: 5,0;0,5(sr/st)Week II Mini-Pass July 31 -August 3:0,5; 0,$125(sr/st)Week Ill Mini-Pass August 8 · August 10:5,$125; 20,$105(sr/st)Morning/Noon Ticket: ; (sr/st)Limited Student Rush Seats: Y, price Y, hourbefore performanceP Included in Festival PassportCONTINUES NEXT PAGE'-it11 ' 1 11 1"1~'-: ON TARIO0 (_' I-I ·I ,\ fl I- R ,\ I u ) I l ' I I\ ) r I r u r f_~ SUJ\l\M ER CONCERT SERIESI N D OWNTOWN OAKVILLEPenderecki String QuartetThursday, August 9St. Andrew's Catholic Church47 Reynolds StreetPre-concert talk 7:30 PMPerformance 8:00 PMv\line & Cheese Receptionfollows PerformanceTI CKETS - (STUDENTS/ SENIORS)Tokai String QuartetTuesday, August 14Knox Presbyterian Church89 Dunn StreetPre-concert talk 7:30 PMPerformance 8:00 PMRec eption follows PerformanceTI CKETS - (STUDENTS/ SENIORS)Duke Piano TrioThursday, August 16St. Jude's Anglican Churc h160 Willi am StreetPre-concert talk 7:30 PMPerformance 8:00 PMReception follows PerformanceTI CKETS - (STUDENTS/ SENIORS)SOCMI Student ShowcaseSunday, August 19Willis Hall at Appleby College540 Lakeshore Road WestPerformance 2:30 PMReception follows PerformanceTI CKETS - (STUDENTS/ SENIORS)4-Concert Series Subscription $ 70 (SENIORS/STUDENTS)TICKETS & SERIES SUBSCRIPTIONSO akville Centre Box Office905-815-2021 or toll free 1-888-489-7784boxoffice@oakville.caFor more information about the instituteand concert repertoirewww.socmi .orgWWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM 3 7

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