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Volume 12 - Issue 8 - May 2007

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Young CanadianPianists

Young CanadianPianists Competecontinued from previous pageto the continuation ofMooredale's initiatives foryoung musicians.And that's just the second prize ....May 11 and 12, the first round: public recitalsfor each of 29 pianists between the ages of 16and 23, at the Edward Johnson Building. Eighteenare Canadians from outside of_Ontario, from38 applicants who submitted audition tapes. Eachwill play a varied 30 minute recital, including aCanadian composition.Recitals are free of charge. The public is encouragedto attend to provide audiences for theseastounding young pianists and to catch a glimpseof the next great Canadian pianists.The jury (Patricia Parr, Gary Kulesha, IsobelRolston and Ronald Turini), will choose finalistsfor the second round Concerto Competitionwhich begins at noon on Sunday May 12. Eachfinalist will play a complete concerto with pianoaccompaniment.Recitals begin at 9:30am on May 11, and JOamon May 12, Edward Johnson Building, U of TFaculty of Music. The public is welcome.Info: 416-593-7769 orbosendo!ferpianocompetition@rogers.comTMATORONTO MUSICIANS' ASSOCIATIONNEWS ROUNDUPby Brian BlainTMA MEMBERS DOMINATE JUNOAND NATIONAL JAZZ AWARDSTMA member Phil Nimmons won twoawards at the National Jazz Awards(Clarinetist of the Year, Arranger of theYear). The awards were dominated by Torontoplayers including Don Thompson(Musician of the Year, Instrumentalist ofthe Year), Terry Clarke (Drummer of theYear), Robi Botos (Keyboardist of theYear), George Koller (Bassist of theYear), Guido Basso (Trumpet Player ofthe Year), Reg Schwager (Guitarist of theYe4r), Mike•Murley (Saxophonist of theYear, Acoustic Group of the Year - Murley/BraidQuartet), Anne Lindsay (Violinistof the Year), Roberto Occhipinti (JazzProducer of the Year), Nick Ali's ElectrycTrio (Electric Group of the Year) andTMA prez Russ Little (Trombonist of theYear). Diana Krall, a long-standing TMAmember (even though she doesn't livehere) won International Musician of theYear and Female Vocalist of the Year.At the Juno Awards, this year's TMAMusician of the Year Nelly Furtado wasthe big winner and hosted the event as well.Other TMA members who brought homea Juno were Jim Cuddy (Adult AlternativeAlbum of the Year), Jack Grunsky (Children'sAlbum of the Year) and Diana Krall(Vocal :Jazz Album of the Year). Torontogroups fared well, too. Sisters Euclid, featuringlast year's TMA Musician of The Year,Kevin Breit won Instrumental Album of theYear and jacksoul brought home the R&BSoul/Recording of the Year. Congratulationsto all the TMA members that play in someof the winning groups and orchestras includingthe Canadian Opera Company Orchestrawho won Classical Album of the Year, Vocalor Choral Performance.•www.lauraadlers.comLAU RA ADLERSthe business of the artsT: (416) 467-0634 ? .~ NEED HELP WITH YOUR TAXES?Specializing in personal, business,partnership, and corporate tax returnsincluding prior years and adjustments.Call Norm Pulker ·905-830-2985npulker@rogers.comfax: 905-830-9810• free consultation• accurate work• pickup & deliveryarrangedlA'lexander Techniquewith Verna Johnson...Certified Alexander Teacher22 years' teaching experience.,Release pain.Relax. Breathe. Move.~Dr. Katarina Bulat o.c.

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