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Volume 13 - Issue 9 - June 2008

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... SECTION 5: Festivalswww.torontojazz.comArtists this year include the Dave BrubeckQuartet, the Oliver Jones Trio, the BlindBoys of Alabama, and many others. Per·formances take place at Nathan PhilipsSquare, Harbourfront Centre, the FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts,and many clubs and lounges throughoutthe city. For detailed listings see Section1.Wasaga Beach FestivalWasaga Beach (ON)June 20·22416-698-2152www.wasagabeachfest.comRock, blues, funk and other styles are show·cased at the Wasaga Beach Festival. Artistsinclude Fathead, the Johnny Max Band andDavid Rotundo. All performances are free.Waterfront BluesWoodbine Park, TorontoJune 6-8416·698-2152www.waterfrontblues.caIncluded in this year's festival are Duke Robil·lard, Sharrie Williams and Watermelon Slim &the Workers. Performances take place at To·ronto's Woodbine Park. All events are free. Fordetailed listings See Section 1.Westben Arts Festival TheatreThe Barn, 6898 Country Road 30Campbellford (ON)705-853-5508, 877-883-5777June 28-August 3www.westben.on.caThis year, the barn plays host to the Universityof British Columbia Opera Ensemble, as wellas pianist Brian Finley, the Tokai String Quartetand other artists.Jun 28 7:30: Symphonic Serenade. WestbenFestival Orchestra, UBC Opera Ensemble;Dwight Bennett, conductor. -(champagnegala).Jun 29 2:00: Magnificat Magnified. Soloistsfrom UBC Opera Ensemble, Dwight Bennett,piano. -.Jun 29 2:00: Symphonic Serenade. See June28. -50; free(ages 5-20).Jui 03 2:00: J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus. UBCOpera Ensemble; Nancy Hermiston, stagedirector; Richard Epp, music director & piano.-33. To July 6.Festival continues to August 3. For listingsafter July 7 see the July/August issue of TheWholeNote.ANNOUNCEMENTS• June 1 12:00 noon: New Music Concerts/soundaXisFestival. A Portrait ofRobin Minard-Sounds on Paper. Five recentenvironmental-electroacoustic works by Minard,including Nature morte with video componentsby artist Susan Meinhardt. Gallery345, 345 Sorauren Ave. 416-961-9594.Free. Installation continues to June 15 withdaily viewing Tues-Sun from noon - 5pm.• June 1 ·September 1, dates & times tba:New Adventures in Sound Art. SoundTravels Festival of Sound Art: SDUNDwalks.The listening "audience" moves through aplace and the environment "performs", creatinga unique piece that can only occur duringthe time of the walk. Begins at the clock towernear the ferry docks on Centre Island. 416·516-7413, Free.• June 1-0ctober 1: New Adventures inSound Art. Sound Travels Festival of SoundArt: Synthecycletron. Outdoor interactivesound sculpture. Generate power for the sculptureby pedaling, activating synthesizer soundcontrolled by the participant. Centre Island,south side between the Pier & the boardwalk.416-516-7413, Free.• June 2 time tba: Canadian Opera Company/BMONesbitt Burns. 14th AnnualOpera Golf Classic. Day of golf, food, silentauction. Scarboro Golf and Country Club, 321Scarboro Golf Club Road. 416-363·6671.Canadian Jazz Vocalist& Recording ArtistADI BRAUNNow accepting a limited number of newvoice and piano students-all styles and levels --preparation for exams & auditions -"Every singer on the planet should take at leastone vocal lesson from Adi Braun ... her techniqueisawondertobehold." - JamyzBee,JAZZFM91For more information please call 416 . 651 . www.adibraun.comLISTINGS: SECTION 6ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES/SYMPOSIAMASTERCLASSES,WORKSHOPS,ETCETERA• June 2 8:00: Ontario College of Art &Design/soundaXis. Rechenzentrum · Silence.Screening of Silence, by Berlin-basedmultimedia ensemble Rechenzentrum. ViadSpicanovic, curator. Auditorium, OCAD, 100Mc Caul St. 416-925-3457. Free.• June 5-29, Fri-Sun, 1 :00-5:00: New Adventuresin Sound Art. Sound Travels Festivalof Sound Art: Le vivant bruit du corps.Interactive installation by Chantal Dumas,which questions the perception of space inrelation to mobility & to the "other". Le Labo,55 Mill Street #317, Cannery Bldg #58, Dis·tillery Complex. 416-516- 7413, Free.• June 6 8:00-10:30. Mostly Waltz. Vintagesocial dance series. First Fridays, live music(mostly waltzes, but also some polkas, schottisches,blues and more) in a variety of stylesand tempos. Led by Stephen Fuller & DavidStory. Listeners also welcome. St. BarnabasChurch Hall, 361 Danforth Ave. 416-929-0513. , .• June 7: Royal Opera House/Opus Arte/Digiscreen. Screening of Royal Ballet's TheTales of Beatrix Potter. For cinema locations,times & to purchase advance .95; .95(sr);.95(child), excluding tax.• June 8 12 noon- 9pm: soundaXis/MirvishVillage. Pedestrian (car free} Sunday.Performers include Nilan Perera, Ayal Senior,Eiyn Sof, Allison Cameron Band, Don ScottQuartet & others. Markham Street west ofBloor & Bathurst.* June 12 8:00-11 :OOpm: ROM. The Nightof the Avant Garde. A moveable feast and afull and multi-sensational experience of video,fashion, cuisine & music, including the NorthAmerican premiere of Bainbridge's MusicSpace Reflection. 100 Queen's Park. 416·586-8000. 0, 0(member).• June 15-0ctober 1: New Adventures inSound Art. Sound Travels Festival of SoundArt: Sonic Boardwalk. Outdoor interactivesound sculpture by Allik/Mulder which generatesa microsound landscape activated by thekinetic imprint of passing visitors. Ward'sIsland boardwalk, west end. 416·516-7413, Free.• June 21 1 Dam - 2pm: Ontario RegisteredMusic Teachers' Association, CentralToronto Branch. Sale of Used Music.Out-of-print items, old favourites, new music- choral, collections, texts, teaching materials,white elephant items. St. John's NorwayChurch, 470 Woodbine Ave. 416-694-5969.Proceeds will benefit students in recitals andscholarships activities.• June 21: Royal Opera House/OpusArte/Digiscreen. Screening of Royal Ballet'sThe Sleeping Beauty. Starring dancers AlinaCojocaru and Federico Bonelli, with music byTchaikovsky. For cinema locations, times & topurchase advance .95; .95(sr);.95(child), excluding tax.• June 24 4:30-7:30: Artists' Garden Cooperative/PleinAir Garden Concerts.lth Annual launch Party. You are invited tomeet the workshop leaders, view the garden,tea house & studio, sample music performances.345 Balliol Street. 416-487-0705.• June 25 12:00 noon· 4:00: SpadinaMuseum: Historic House and Gardens.Strawberrry Festival. Musical performances,special exhibits, children's games, strawberryshortcake. 285 Spadina Rd. 416-392-6910. .• June 30 8:00: Dora Mavor MooreAwards. Celebrating excellence in theatre,dance & opera on Toronto stages. 6:00: VIPStar Patrons reception; 8:00: Dora AwardsShow; 10:30: After-Party. VIP Reception atRosewater Supper Club, 19 Toronto Street;Awards & After-Party at Elgin and WinterGarden Theatre Centre, 189 Yonge St. 416·536-6468 x27. Regular tickets: (includesAwards & After-Party); VIP tickets: 0.*July 4-27, times tba: New Adventuresin Sound Art. Sound Travels Festival ofSound Art: Resonating Bodies: Bumble Domicile(Pollinator Series}. Mixed media installation& community outreach project by SarahPeebles, which focuses on biodiversity of pollinatorsin the natural & urban ecosystems ofthe GTA. New Gallery, 906 Queen St. West.416-516- 7413, Free.*Hymn Society, Southern Ontario Chap·ter. Hymn competition on the theme: SingingGod's Song in a Strange Land. Open to all contributors.The search is primarily for a text,which may be submitted with a tune (originalor existing). Submission deadline: June 2,2008. For further*Toronto General Hospital. Music forHeart and Soul Musical performers are invitedto participate in Toronto General's concertis now registering for itsSUMMER MUSIC THEATRE PROGRAMFOR TEENS+ (13-21) JULY 7-31, 2008classes in singing, acting, dancingThis year's production is "Into the Woods Jr,"Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim,Book by James Lapine *July 30 & 31, 2008 Miles Nada~CCAl Green Theatre Venue Partner( 416) 588-5845 www.nostringstheatre.com46 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE, COM J UNE 1 - J ULY 7 2008

series, with performances on Thursday afternoonsand Monday evenings in the DeGasperisConservatory, cardiac wing. For further infor·mation: 416-340-4115.LECTURES/SYMPOSIA* June 1 9am-5pm: soundaXis Festival.Deep Wireless - Radio Without BoundariesConference. Exploring the potentials, boundaries& artist perspectives of radio andtransmission art. Keynote speakers include:Tetsuo Kogawa (Japan), Chris Brookes(Can), Jared Weissbrot (USA), TradeMark G(USA), Chantal Dumas (Can) and others.Alumni Room, Ryerson University StudentCampus Centre, 55 Gould St. 416-516- 7413., (single day rates).* June 1 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. ElizabethSchwarzkopf- cool, confident, commandingand completely captivating. Rick Phil·lips, guest speaker. CDs to be won. Room330, Edward Johnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park.416-924-3940. (includes refreshments).* June 7 5:30: Canadian League of Composers/soundaXis.Music, Texture, Material.A panel discussion focusing on the themeof soundaXis '08. Participants include LoriFreedman, John Gzowski, Sharon Kanach,Linda Catlin Smith and James Harley. MusicGallery, 197 John St. 416-964-1364. Free.Followed by concert with Penderecki StringQuartet (see Section 11 and closing receptionhosted by CLC and the Canadian Music Centre.* June 19 6:30-8:30: Toronto SummerMusic Festival. Pre-opera Lecture: Commediadell'Arte and Ariadne. Lecture by DomenicoPietropaolo on the comic characters appearingin the literature and art of the 17th century,which reappear in Strauss's Ariadne aufNaxos. University Club of Toronto, 380University Ave. 416-597-7840. (includeslight refreshments ).MASTER CLASSES* June 1 2:00-5:30: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Master classes in musicaltheatre/audition preparation, using textualanalysis and other interpretative tools for the"sung monologue". Yonge & Eglinton area -please call for exact location. 416-483-9532,* June 10 6:00-8:00: Vocalway Studios.Voice master class with Tom Schilling. CollegeStreet United Church, 452 College St.905-546-5671,, O(auditor).* June 14 & 22, 7:00-9:00: Vocalway Stu·dios. Voice master class with Tom Schilling.Melrose United Church, 86 Homewood Ave.,Hamilton. 905-546-5671, www.vocalway.corn (participant), O(auditor).* June 151:30-4:00: Toronto Flute Circle.Last Session of the Season. Informal performancemasterclass/workshop for adultflute enthusiasts of all levels, presented byMargot Rydall. Group participation. Call forlocation and information: 416-463-1011.WORKSHOPS* June 11 :30-4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Workshop on earlymusic for winds & strings. Led by KevinKomisaruk, singer & performer on recorder,harpsichord and organ. Bring your early instrumentsand stand; music provided. LansingUnited Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416-778-7777. , members free.* June 4 7:00: Bravo School of Music.Percussion Workshop. Led by Walter Maclean.Adults & children welcome. 842 Yonge St.,Ste. 200. 416-928-0330. Free.* June 8 2:00: CAMMAC: Reading ofBrahms' German Requiem, led by BrainerdBlyden-Taylor, for singers and instrumentalists.Please bring a music stand. Elliott Hall,Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.416-421-0779. O(non-members); (members);students free.* June 1410:30am: LuminaTO/OntarioScience Centre. Exploring the Science ofMusic. Interactive workshop where familiesexperiment with unusual materials to explorethe science of sound waves, frequencies &vibrations; interactive family sing-alongswith Dan Zanes to follow. Ontario ScienceCentre, 770 Don Mills Road. 416-696-1000. Freewith admission to the DSC (space is limited).CONTINUESSymphonyChorusD::ivid Bow3cr, Music Diroctor ;:rnd ConductorThe NYCO Symphony Chorus is a large,non-auditioned group, which performsregularly with the NYCO SymphonyOrchestra.Our upcoming season's repertoire includes:Beethoven's Choral Fantasy,Faure's Requiem,Handel's Coronation Anthems,Sibelius' Finlandia and more.visit CHORUS.NYCO.ON.CA to joinWWW. TH EWHOLENOTE.COMTHEROYALCONSERVATORY OFMUSICCLASSES & LESSONSALL AGES. ALL LEVELS.REGISTER TODAYPrivate Lessons & Group ClassesTheory & HistoryChoirs & Instrumental ClassesSmall EnsemblesRoyal Diploma ProgramWorld, Jazz, Urban, Classical, Folk•www.rcmus1c.ca416.408.2825

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