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Volume 12 - Issue 5 - February 2007

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wholenote·Volume 12, #5, February 1 - March 7, 200709 For Openers David Perlman10 DISCoveries: Editor's Corner David Olds10 Cover Story A llan Pulker12 Recently in town ... Nicholas McGegan Pamela Margles14 T.O. Musical Diary Colin EatockBEAT BY BEAT (The Live Music Scene)15 World View Karen Ages16 Early Music Frank Nakashima17 Choral Scene Larry Beckwith18 Band Stand Jack MacQuarrie19 TMA News Brian Blain20 Some Thing New Jason van Eyk21 Jazz Notes Jim Galloway22 On Opera Christopher HoileCONTEST23 We are all Music's Children mJbuellCALENDAR (Live Music Listings)24 Concerts: Toronto & Nearby45 Concerts: Further Afield49 Opera, Music Theatre and Dance51 Jazz in the Clubs52 Announcements, Lectures, etcMUSICAL LIFE56 Summer Music Education: Part 1 mJbuell59 Book Shelf Pamela Margles60 Opera at Home Phil EhrensaftDISCOVERIES: discs reviewed61 Opera62 Classical and Beyond63 Modern and Contemporary64 Jazz and Improvised66 Pot Pourri68 Old Wine in New Bottles Bruce Surtees70 Discs of the MonthOTHER ELEMENTS08 Contact Information and Deadlines23 Index of Advertisers55 Classified Ads58, 59 WholeNote MarketPlaceIN THIS ISSUE4Special: Summer MusicEducation Part OnePage 56Recently .. . .Nicholas McGeganPage 12Denise Williams -Black history with a twistWorld View, page 15Contest:Music's ChildPage 23WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM FEBRUARY 1 - M ARCH 7 2007

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