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Volume 13 - Issue 4 - December 2007

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•Jazz ... continuedEvery Mon Sophia Perlman and the Vipers.Every Tue Tyler Yarema and his Rhythm.Every Wed Bradley and the Bouncers. EveryThu Janice Hagen. Every Fri Chet ValientCombo. Every Sat Tory CassisThe Renaissance CafE1938 Danforth Avenue (416) 422-1441Rex Jazz and Blues Bar, The194 Queen St. W. 416-598-2475www.therex.caDec 1 Abbey's Meltdown, Raou/ and the By Ttme,Fender Rhrxfes Trios, The Ugly Beauties. Dec 2Excelsior Dixieland Jazz. ClubDjango, Patrick Tevlin,Andrew Scott Ouintet. Dec 3Jake WilkinsonOuartel UofT Student Ensembles. Dec 4 CamMccarroll Trio, Rex Jazz Jam. Dec 5 BrandiDisterheft Ttro, Jim Doxas Ouartet. Dec 6 KevinOuain, Jeff Coffin w/ Michael Occhipinti Ouartet.Dec 7 Hogtown Syncopators, latKa Hubert, JeffCoffin w/ Michael Occhipinti Ouartet. Dec 8 Abbey'sMlitd(M'n, Swing Shift By Band, Fend£T RhrxfesSafari Bar and Grill1749 Avenue Rd. 416-787-6584Saint T ropez, Le315 King St. W.416-591-3600Live music 7 days a weekSpezzo Restorante140 York Blvd. Richmond Hill 905-886-9703Live jazz every Thursday.54Sydney's Island Restaurant5120 Dixie Rd, MississaugaTen Feet Tall1381 Danforth Avenue 416-778-7333www.tenfeettall.caLast Wed of Every Month Girls Night OutVocalists Jam. Dec 1 Tony Wild T. Springerfeaturing Steve K oven. Dec 2 Norman MarshallVilleneuve. Dec 8 Six Foot Five. Dec 9 DaveHutchinson Trio. Dec 15 Agents of Groove. Dec16 SteveKoven w. Kenny Kirkwood. Dec 30MarkSepic. Dec31 PatMurrayOuartet.The Trane Studio964 Bathurst St. 416-913-8197www.tranestudio.comDec 1-2 Kahil El Zahar and Hamiet Bluiett. Dec3 The Afrikan Dialectic. Dec 4 Carlos Morgan.Dec 5 Up from the Roots. Dec 6 DianaBraithwaite. Dec 7 -8 Marc Cary Trio. Dec 9 TtkiMercury Clark. Dec 10 Afrikan Dialectic. Dec11 KennyNea/Jr. Dec 12 Sou/Solidarity Pt. 2.Dec 13 DK lbomkea Ouartet. Dec 14 MichaelSt. George. Dec 15 Kol/age. Dec 16 ShakuraS'aida. Dec 17 TheAfrikanDialectic. Dec 18Jordan Patterson. Dec 19 Black Underground.Dec20RadioNmad. Dec21 losAmigos:Parang. Dec 22 Black Underground. Dec 23 AMotown Christmas. Dec 26-28 Washington'sSymphony. Dec 29 Sasha Williamson: Tribute toElla Fitzgerald.I ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES/SYMPOSIA, MASTER CLASSES, ... ETCETERAANNOUNCEMENTS*December 2 2:00-5:00: Elmer lseler Singers.Sherry and Shortbread. Join in the silentauction & enjoy music of the holiday season.Albany Club, 91 King St. East. 416-217-0537. Insupport of EIS activities.*December 15 8:00: Irish Choral Societyof Canada. Winter Song. A celebration of ourspiritual expression. Irish and Ojibway musicians& dancers; Canadian Paw Wow championshipwinners; hosted by David Wilson; Karen D' Aoust,director; Matthew Otto, accompanist. NewmanCentre, 89 St. George St. 416-653-9102. ,(sr). O(child).T tios, Hotfoot Drchestra. Dec 9 Excelsior DixielandJazz, Dr Nick, Patrick Tevlin, NO PHONE. Dec 10Jake Wilkinson Ouartel UofT Student JazzEnsembles. Dec 11 Cam Mc Carroll Ttio, Rex Jazz*December 16 7:30: Flying Cloud FolkJam. Dec 12 Brandi Disterheft Trio, The Deborahs.Club. Seasonal Celebration. Harmony singing,Dec 13 Kevin Ouain, Archie Alleyne's Ko/age. Decmorris dancing, sword dancing, readings, recitations& the occasional fiery dragon. T ranzac, 29214Hogtown Syncopat!KS, Laura Hubert, Kol/age.Dec 15 Abbey's Meltdown,Jake Chisolm OuartelBrunswick Ave. 416-410-3655. ; (members).Bring a treat to share for the pot-luck dinner.Fender Rhrxfes Trios, William Carn Ouintet. Dec 16Excelsior Dixieland Jazz. Sisters of Sheynville,Pattick Tevlin, larra Skye Sextet. Dec 17 Jake *December 21 6:00: Eastdale Estates Winery.Too Good to Miss Arts in Concert: HolidayWilkinson Ouartel Dave McMunfoJa11 Orchestra.Dec 18 Cam Mccarroll Trio, Classic Rex Jaz Jam. Cheer. Wines, culinary delights, live performingDec 19 Brandi Disterheft Trio, Justin Gray. Dec 20 arts. Featuring The Brandi Disterheft Jazz Trio &KevinOuain, ChristmasBenefit:HoHoNOJO. Dec simultaneous live performance painting by Laurie21 HogtownSyncopators, ElilabethShephenJ. Dec Wonfor Nolan. 6pm: reception & art exhibit;22Abbey's Meltdown, Grdbooand Rotundo, Fender 7pm: dinner & concert. 4041 Locust Lane,Rhodes Trios, Dixie Demons. Dec 23 Excelsior Beamsville. 905-563-9463, 877-700-3130,Dixieland Jazz. Freeway Dixieland Mark McLean's .Playground:A Holiiay Sou/Party. Dec 27 Kevin *December 22 1 :00: Empire Theatres. SanOuain, Rich Underhill with Leyland Gonfon. Dec 28 Francisco Ballet's Nutcracker. 2 locations: EmpireTheatres at Empress Walk, 5095 Yonge St.Hogtown Syncopators, Laura Hubert, Exitman. Dec29 Abbey's Mehdown, Melissa Stylianou Ouartet. Toronto (416-223-9586); and Empire Studio 10Dec 30 Excelsior Dixieland Jazz, Peter Turner at Square One, 100 City Centre Dr., Mississauga(905-275-2640).Ouartet. Dec 31 Grooveyani. IAJE CONFERENCEJAN 9-13 RandyBreckerw/ The la Barbera Brothers,* January 9 7:30: Etobicoke PhilharmonicDaveliebman CD Releasew/MikeMurley, DaveOrchestra. Open Rehearsal Scarlett HeightsBinney w/ Joel Harrison & Dan Weiss, Chtis Tarry w/Entrepreneurial Academy, 15 T rehorne Dr. ByHenry Hey & Pete McCann, Dave Young w/ Michaelpre-registration only: 416-239-5665.Dunstm's Gospel, Don Byron w/ Michael Occhj)inti,Tlfll Reis's Rolling Stones Projecl Vanessa Rrxftigues * January 16 7:30: Etobicoke Community83 Organ Trio, Paul Read Orchestra, Kanne Concert Band. Open Rehearsal For communityChapdelaine & Other Voices, Josh Grossman's musicians of all ages, on woodwind, brass orToronto Jill! Drchestra, Justin Ttme Artists percussion. Etobicoke Collegiate Auditorium, 86Showcase, UofT & Humber Co/llfle Faculty Shows, Montgomery Rd. For info: 416410-1570.Elizabeth Shephenf w/ William Sperandei Thelma * January 191 :00: Empire Theatres. LuisaYellinJazz Band. Also in Jan: Mike Murley & Fernanda. Starring Placido Domingo in EmilioDavi/ Braid CD Release, Dave Young w/ Kevin Sagi's new production for Madrid's Teatro Real ofTurcotte, Steve Koven's project rex w/ Kenny Moreno Torroba's Zarzuela. Filmed using HighKirkworxf, TedWarren'sWarrenCorrection, Ttish Definition cameras and recorded in true surroundCouherw/ Chase Sanborn, Angela Scapatura w/ Pat sound. Jesus Lopez Cobos conducts the Chorus &Carey, Mike Milligan w/ David Braid Ttm Hamilw/ Orchestra of the Teatro Real. 2 locations: EmpireTheatres at Empress Walk, 5095 Yonge St.lee Wallace, Ali Berkok, Jason Marshallw/ AdamKinner, Kenji Omae with Trevor Hogg, Michelle Toronto (416-223-9586); and Empire Studio Square One, 100 City Centre Dr., Mississauga(905-275-2640).* January 2008: Four Seasons Centre forthe Performing Arts. Opera House Tours.Featuring the world's longest freespan glass staircaseand a horseshoe-shaped, European styleauditorium, with phenomenal advancements inmodem engineering and acoustical design. Hourlongtours include guided information and accessto the City Room, the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatreand R. Fraser Elliott Hall. Saturdays at11 :45am & 12 noon (with some exceptions).145 Queen St. West. 416-363-8231, (adults), (sr/st). freefor children 12 and under.LECTURES/SYMPOSIA*December 6 7:00: Northumberland LearningConnection/Port Hope Friends of Music.Bricks, Bohemians, and Passionate lovers:Verdi's Greatest love Duets, Otello. lain Scott,presenter. (5th in the series.) Columbus CommunityCentre, 232 Spencer Street, Cobourg. Fortickets & more information: 905-349-3402,*December 12 7:00-9:00: Christ ChurchDeer Park. Exploring Handel's Messiah. Exploringthe motives & methods of Handel & his literarycollaborator Charles Jennens. Dr. MichaelO'Connor, guest presenter. Wine & cheese reception.1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211.* January 20 2:00: Toronto Opera Club.Sopranos You Should Know. Robert Pierre Tomas,guest speaker. Audio/visual presentation. CDs tobe won. Room 330, Edward Johnson Bldg, 80Queen's Park. 416-924-3940. .* January 20 5:00: Masaryk MemorialInstitute Inc. Nocturnes at Masaryktown. Lecturewith audio/video presentation on the life ofLeos Janacek, presented by Catherine Belyea.Prague Restaurant, 450 Scarborough Golf ClubRd. 416-4394354. , (st).• January 24 12:10: U ofT Faculty of Music.Lecture by Deborah Wong. Part of musicaficta/Lived Realities: A Conference on Engagementsand Exclusions in Music, Education, andthe Arts. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.* January 25 7:00-9:00: York UniversityDept of Music. Gospel Symposium: Gospelmeets Jazz! Talks & performances by gospeland jazz artists. Observers welcome. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East, 4700Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free.* January 26 12:00noon-3:00: York UniversityDept of Music. Choral Symposium. Workshop& master classes for graduate conductingstudents, led by Lisette Canton & Robert Cooper,working with the York U Chamber Choir & OttawaBach Choir. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East, 4700 Keele St. Observers arewelcome, but are asked to register at 416-736-5186. Free.* January 29 12:00noon: U of T Faculty ofMusic.Cwposers Forom. George Tsantakis discusseshis music. Geiger T orel Room, Edward JohnsonBldg, 80 Queen's Pk. 416-978-3744. Free.* January 3112:10: U ofT Faculty of Music.Lecture by George Tsantakis. Walter Hall,80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.MASTER CLASSES*December 2, 9;Jan 13, 27 2:00-5:30:Singing Studio of Deborah Staiman. Masterclass in musical theatre/audition preparation,using textual analysis and other interpretativetools for the "sung monologue". Yonge & Eglintonarea - please call for exact location. 416-483-9532,*December 8, 15 7:00-9:00; Dec 18 6:00·8:00: Vocalway Studios. Voice master classwith coach Tom Schilling. Melrose UnitedChurch, 86 Homewood Ave., Hamilton. Toreserve a spot: 905-546-5671, (participant), O(auditor);$ 25(performers, ACTRA & Equity memberswith card). (auditors, ACTRA & Equity memberswith card).* January 18 2:30-5:00: York UniversityDept of Music. Master class on opera arias, ledADULT ~~vocAL" WEEKVocal classes and chora l sessions for adult choral singersBack by pop ular demand!~Dr. Cnald Fagan, conductorSa ndra Graham , lngemar Korjus. cliniciansJuly 2 - 5, 2008Registration Deadline, May 15 , 2008Participants , 5 Auditors, 0Information & registrationChoirs Ontario330 Walmer RoadToronto, ONM5R 2Y4t, 416 923 1144 • f, 416 929 0415info@choirsontario .org • w, vw.choirsontario.orgCH(i)IfSQnTaRIG>Connect Choral!_,-. Make life sing'WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM 0 ECEMBER 1 2007- F EB RUAR Y 7 2008

y baritone Alan Opie, with young artists fromthe studios of Catherine Robbin, Stephanie Bogle,Nonma Burrowes, Michael Donovan, Janet Obermeyer,Karen Rymal. Observers welcome. T ributeCommunities Recital Hall, Accolade East,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5186. Free.• January 2911:30am-5:00: York UniversityDept of Music. Melodies master class, led byRosemarie Landry, with young artists from thestudios of Catherine Robbin & Nonma Burrowes.Observers welcome. Tribute Communities Recit·al Hall, Accolade East. 4 700 Keele St. 416· 736-5186. Free.*February 4 7:30: U of T Faculty of Music.Master class in art song with Carol Vaness. WalterHall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.*February 512:10: U ofT Faculty of Music.Master class in art song with Carol Vaness. WalterHall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.WORKSHOPS• December 21:30-4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Workshop on earlymusic for winds & strings led by Katherine Hill,singer & perfonmer on gamba, vielle, rebec. Bringyour early instruments and stand; music provided.Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416· 778-7777. , members free.*December 77:30-1 Opm: Recorder Players'Society. Oppornmity for recorder and/or other earlyinstrument players to play Renassance & Baroquemusic in groups. Church of the T ransfigurafun, 111Manor Rd. E.416-534-7931. (CAMMACmember), (non-member).*December 18 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers'Club. An infonmal group that meets for the purposeof perfonmance & exchange of songs.T ranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-532-0900.*December 19 7:30: Toronto ShapenoteSinging from Sacred Harp. Beginners welcome.St. Stephen-in-the-Fields, 103 Bellevue Ave. 416·922 · 7997 or• January 61 :30-4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Workshop on earlymusic for winds & strings, led by Sophie Lariviere,recorder. Bring your early instruments andstand; music provided. Lansing United Church, 49Bogert Ave. 416-778-7777. , members free.WORKSHOPS CONTINUE NEXT PAGENeed a Piano?"Bri11gi11g home concert staridard witli over 30 years of Excelle11ce"We can help... - Uprights & Grands- Home & Studio- Concert Grand RentalsSteinway - Baldwin - Heintzman - BechsteinSchimmel - Besendorfer - Yamaha - KawaiCLASSES & LESSONSRegister today for WinterClasses start January 28th• Rock Band Jam Class• Samba Sundays -drop-in classesOfficial Tuning & Service Centre forTHE NATIONAL Ballet Of CANADA"'"'"The Piano Gallery .ea570 King Street West Toronto Ontario• Music With Your Baby TM• Singing or Guitar from Scratch• Children's and Youth Choirs• And much, much more!Be our Guest!Sample Class Days in Januarywww.rcmusic.ca416.408.2825communityschool@rcmusic.caOne Voice, Uxbridge SingersA 55-voice Mixed Choir in its 1 t" seasonSeeks an experiencedMUSIC DIRECTORToronto: Bloor & DufferinNorth Toronto: Lawrence & Avenue Rd.Mississauga: Cawthra & LakeshoreVaried repertoire • two concerts • ten month seasonCONTACT:Chuck Heroux, 905.852.9927chuckheroux@gmail.com0 ECEMBER 1 2007 - FEBR UARY 7 2008 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM

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