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Volume 12 - Issue 8 - May 2007

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ANNOUNCEMENTS*May 1-31: New Adventures in Sound Art.Deep Wireless Festival of Radio & TransmissionArt. Month-long celebration of radio and transmissionart. Radio artists, sound artists and en·thusiasts can experience perfonnances, soundinstallations, new commiSsions, special radiobroadcasts, CD launch, workshops & conference.Venues include the Drake Hotel underground;inter/access, 9 Dssington Ave; Gallery 1313,1313 Queen St. West; Ryerson Student CampusCentre, 416-910-7231,*May 5 & 6 9:30am-5pm: Elora Festival &Singers. 19th Annual Book Sale. Books, LPs,videos, games, puzzles, etc. Curling Rink, Elora.519-846-0331 ldrop-off and pick-up infonnation).*May 5 6pm-midnight: Opera York. FundraisingGala. Features live concert with The ThreeCanadian Tenors; silent and live auction; dinnerand dancing. Honourary patron Julian Fantino.Famee Furlane, 7065 Islington Ave, Woodbridge.905-763-7853. 0.*May 8 & 10: High Park Choirs of Toronto.Open Rehearsals. Participate in wann-ups, ob·serve a rehearsal & meet our staff. RunnymedeUnited Church, 432 Runnymede Rd. RSVP: 416-762-0657.*May 10 6:00: Esprit Orchestra. Squeeze,Squeeze, Squeeze. Fine wine, music, mini-silentauction, surprises & Italian delicacies. G'ranoRistorante, 2035 Yonge St. 416-815· 7887.$125. Fundraiser for Esprit.*May 1 O 6:45: Oakville Children's Choir.Celebrate Oakville- World Reflections: 6th AnnualFundraising Gala. International cuisine, worldmusical performances, live & silent auction &more. Guests: DCC Senior & Chamber Choirs,Glenda Crawford, music director. Operating EngineersBanquet Hall, 2245 Speers Road, Oakville.905-337-7104. pp, corporate tables avail.*May 11 6pm & 7pm: Esprit Orchestra. ReaForum/Roundtable: The Paradox of Material(6:00},-Coffee Chat (7:00). Meet the composersand soloists featured on May 13th Finale Concert!see daily concert listings); mini perfonnances bysoloists Shauna Rolston, Eleanor James, JoanneKong; composers Colgrass, Schmidt & Schaferdiscuss their works. Elgin Rehearsal Studio, 158Victoria St. 416-815-7887. Free.*May 11-13: Robert Lowrey's Piano Ex·perts/Toronto Symphony Volunteer Committee.Biisendorfer National Piano ConcertoCompetition. Features perfonnances of works byHetu, Louie & Morawetz; final round: completepiano concertos from the standard repertoire.Public welcome. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park.416-593-7769 x358, competition Free.*May 12, 11am-3pm: Chorus Niagara.Sin·gathon. Come out to hear the Chorus sing, andoffer support through pledges or donations. Conductorswill include artistic director Robert Coop·er, Chorus Niagara supporters & local celebrities;Lynne Honsberger, accompanist. Sears Court, Pen·Centre, St. Catharines. 905-371-1518. Incometax receipts for paid pledges of or more.*May 12 12:00 noon-3:00: Guelph Youth .Music Centre. Kidsfest Open House: A Celebrationof Music, Art & Fun. Arts festival for childrenof all ages; live perfonnances by the K-WSymphony, GYMC Kid's Chorus and Jazz Ensemble,GYMC Orchestra; interactive perfonnanceswith African drummer Fule Badoe; demonstrationsby music schools & instructors includingSuzuki, Orff &more. Guelph Youth Music Centre,75 Cardigan St., Guelph. 519-837-1119. Free.*May 12 7:30: St. Christopher House. Annual"Scoff and Scuff'~ The Sweets of May.Newfoundland Kitchen Party featuring traditionalNewfoundland music, stories, traditional dancing& culture; cash bar & desserts. Community Hall,248 Ossington Ave. 416-532-4828 x127.$ 2B, 1advance), 1door). Fund raising event.*May 13 12 noon: Orchestra London. Sere·nade Brunch: Woodwind Ensemble. Enjoy theBest Western Lamplighter Inn's sumptuousbrunch, followed by chamber music performed byOrchestra London members. 591 Wellington Rd.South, London ON. 519-679-8778. , (sr).*May 211 Oam-4pm: Fort York NationalHistoric Site. Victoria Oay. Celebrate with fifeand drum music, tours and more. 100 GarrisonRd. 416-392-6907. , .251sr/youth),(child).*May 26 1 Oam-2pm: Deer Park UnitedChurch/ORGANIX. Toronto Organ Oay: Showand Tell Hands-on demonstrations of the pipeorgan for kids and adults, guided by WilliamWright.416-241-9785. 129 St. Clair Ave.West. 416-962 -3381. Free.*May 2611am-3:00: Metropolitan UnitedChurch. Organ and carillon demonstrationsevery hour. Patricia Wright and MatthewCoons, organists; Gerald Martindale, carillonneur.56 Queen St. East. 416-363-0331 x26.Free; donations accepted.CONTINUES ON PAGE 54CLASSIC VOICEINSTRUCTIONItalian school. over35 years teachingexperience· - Opera, Lieder,Oratorio, and. more - Optimal Prepfor auditions, recitals andrecordings. All repertoires ·covered (specializing inRussian repertoire).Now acceptingspace limited416-636-764252lain Scott presents a5 Summer-afternoons Courseat St. Michael's CollegeUniversity of Torontoin association withClassical Pursuits.July 16-20, 3-5 pm each day.0"Opera and the Almighty"intriguing aspects ef religion in opera>"The Power of Prayer in Opera"> "By Zeus! - Other peoples' Gods">"The 10 Deadly Sins in Opera".> "God's on our side! - Paths of Glory"> "Operatic Judgement Day-Heavenly forgiveness or Hell?"Performance Opportunitiesand Trainingcontact:416-876-5859www. voca la rtforu m. caThe Vocal Art Forumclasses in singing, acting, dancingThis year's production is SEUSSICALby Lynn Ahrens and Stephen FlahertyJuly 25 & 26, 2007 *Al Green Theatre MllesNada~CC( 416) 588-5845 www.nostringstheatre.comM A Y 1 - JU N E 7 2007

MUSIC DIRECTOR~ The Etobicoke Centennial Choir, a 50-~ voice auditioned community choir in its• 0 ... lD"·.' ... 40 1 h season, seeks a Music Director with' creative vision and a collaborativeleadership style, commencing September2008. The choir performs a wide range of repertoirepresented in three concerts during a 10 monthseason. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from7:30 -10:00 pm at Islington United Church.The successful candidate wi,11 have experienceconducting adult choirs; a background in voiceproduction; post-secondary education 'in vocalperformance/choral conducting or equivalent; athorough knowledge of choral repertoire; experiencein motivating and inspiring amateur choristers; andthe ability to work effectively with a volunteer Board ofDirectors.Preference will be given to applicants who reside inthe GTA.Qualified applicants should submit a resume withcovering letter to or toEtobicoke Centennial.Choir Search Committee, c/oIslington United Church, 25 Burnhamthorpe Road,Etobicoke, ON M9A 1 G9 by June 29, 2007For further information. visit www.etobicokesings.comtorontdartsbouncilAn an11'$ hmglh hady r1f the Cl1y of TotontnSpend an incredible summer in Ukraine!June 28 - July 15, 2007• Open to conductors and singers of sacredmusic, cantors, and those involved in thetraining of church musici.ans at seminariesand universities• Faculty members from Canada, Ukraineand Germany• Programme includes: liturgical singing,voice lessons, conducting, theology ofchurch singing, history and theory ofliturgical singing. *New this year - a courseon musical paleography, to be led by Prof.Christian Hannick (Wurzburg, Germany)• For more details email Roman Hurko,Canadian coordinator:• Applications & information available at:ww. ucu. edu. ua/summerschools/pastoral/reg_ukrCLASSES & LESSONSRegister Today forSummer Classes!• Over 40 different instruments & genresranging from classical to rock, folk, worldmusic & hip-hop ·• Over 230 professional faculty dedicatedto excellence in music education• Classe§> for beginners (newborn to adult)• Choirs and ensembles for all levels• Summer Opera Scene Study• Music Theatre Camp• Music history, theory & composition• Chamber music• Teacher Royal Conservatory of MusicToronto:416.408.2825 (Dufferin & Bloor)Mississauga:905.891.7944 (Cawthra & Lakeshore)MAY 1 - )UNE 7 2007WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM

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