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Volume 14 - Issue 2 - October 2008


... LISTINGS: SECTION 3JAZZ IN THE CLUBSParty: All Bands & DJ's Invited. Oct 14Acoustic Soul Open Mic. Oct 15 Bret Higginsand the Outlanders CD Release. Oct 16 Rus·sell Drago Duartet. Oct 17 John Coltrane Trib·ute feat Neil Braithwaite Ensemble. Oct 19Gene Pool Boys with Adam David. Oct 21Adrean Farrugia and Ricochet. Oct 22 HarleyCard Band with Kelly Jefferson. Oct 23 Outof Orbit. Oct 24 John Coltrane Tribute featPat laBarbera Duartet. Oct 26 Up From theRoots Poetry lounge. Oct 28 Acoustic SoulOpen Mic. Oct 29 Buddy Aquilina Duintetwith Special Guests.Tranzac292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137www.tranzac.orgLive music every night, various styles: fulllistings at www.tranzac.orgEvery Monday 7pm: Angela Bower withChristine Bougie and Dafydd Hughes.Oct 1 Felicity Williams. Oct 3 Ryan DriverDuartet. Oct 5 Phillipe Flahaut Blues Trio,Sultans of String. Oct 8 John Tie/Ii, EmilieMover & The School of Unlearning. Oct 24Phillipe Flahaut Blues Trio. Oct 29 Ryan Driver.Zemra Bar & Lounge778 St. Clair Ave. W 416·651-3123www .zemrabarlounge.comNO COVEREvery Wed Open Mic and Jam with DaveEdie; Every Thu Jazz with Lara Solnicki andSean Bray; Oct 31 Errol Fisher Band.Aaron Brock MemorialINTERNATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITIONAaron BrockPrizeincludes: ,000 (CAN);engagements in Canada,the Llnited States and Mexico;3-week residency at the Banff Centre2nd Prize: 00 3rdPrize: 00 Best BestPerfonnance of ToccataAward:0OCTOBER 29 - NOVEMBER 1, 2008TORONTO, CANADAwww .aaronbrock.comFor further details: www.aaronbrockcompetition.comSINGERS WANTEDThe Bell'Arte Singers are looking for newmembers! We are a 40-voice SATB chamber choir,performing an eclectic mix of music from chant toavant-garde, spirituals to jazz, and everything in between.All voice types will be considered, though men areespecially welcome. New members are auditionedto determine voice range and suitability.Rehearsals are on Saturday mornings from 10:00 until12:30 at the Toronto United Mennonite Church,1774 Queen St E.For more information, please visit our, or contact the ChoirPersonnel Manager at SECTION 4ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES/SYMPOSIAMASTERCLASSES, WORKSHOPS,ETCETERAANNOUNCEMENTS*To October 1: New Adventures in SoundArt Sound Travels Festival of Sound Art: SonicBoardwalk. Outdoor interactive sound sculptureby Allik!Mulder which generates a microsoundlandscape activated by the kinetic imprint of pass·ing visitors. Ward Island boardwalk, west end.416-516-7413, Free.*To October 1: New Adventures inSound Art. Sound Travels Festival of SoundArt: Synthecycletron. Outdoor interactivesound sculpture. Anyone can generate powerfor the sculpture by pedaling, which activatessynthesizers & generates sounds controlled bythe participant. Centre Island, south side be·tween the Pier & the boardwalk. 416-516-7413, Free.*October 2 -October 5 : Young Centre forthe Performing Arts. Can west Cabaret FestivalHighlighting the colaboration of artists anddisciplines, and celebrating emerging artists. Eachevening, the free-flowing audience will move fromspace to space with food and wine, socializingwith each other and interacting with such featuredartists as Waleed Abdulhmamid, DavidBuchbinder, Andrew Craig, Patricia O'Callaghan,Queen of Puddings Music Theatre and many oth·ers. Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill Street,Building 49. 416-866-8666. , Festival Passesalso available.*October 4 10:30am: Healey WillanSingers. Open Rehearsal Come & see thiswomen's chamber choir at work. Church of St.Martin in-the-Fields, 151 Glenlake Ave. Reser·vations: 416-519-0528.*October 4 6:52pm to October 5 sunrise:ScotiabanklMusic Gallery. Nuit Blanche.Installation: Tasman Richardson's SPORTS BARcaptures the revolting essence of trashy Canadaand then projects it back at you, combined withvideo music concrete. Also, a continuous screeningof short films, featuring prominent Canadianartists and filmmakers such as performer anddirector Karen Hines, comedians Sean Cullen andMark McKinney, sketch comedy troupe TheSketchersons, musicians John Southworth andMartin Tielli, and opera stars Natalie Choquetteand Measha Brueggergosman. 197 John. 416-204-1080. Free.*October 4 6:52pm to October 5 sunrise:Scotiabank/University of Toronto. NuitBlanche: Deja, Presque, Jamais: Three views ofcreative sound. Marathon of events & installationsprepared & performed by faculty members,students & alumni. Live performance, electronics,multi-channel audio, spoken word & visual mediablend & cross influences through a widerange of genres including jazz, opera, improvisation& contemporary composition. WalterHall & adjoining spaces, Edward JohnsonBldg, 80 Queen's Park (enter via Philosopher'sWalk).,www.arts.utoronto .ca*October 15 7:30: Penthelia Singers. OpenRehearsal Come sing with us for an evening &meet the members afterward. Rosedale PresbyterianChurch, 129 Mount Pleasant Road. Pleasecall ahead to register: 416-225-6359.*October 26 2:00-4:00: Canadian MusicCentre/Norman Burgess Fund. CreatingNew Music for Young Musicians. Performance,food & wine. Music by Schafer, Staniland, Rich·ardson. Performers include St. Lawrence StringQuartet, pianists Eve Egoyan and Greg Oh, violin·ist Jaron Freeman-Fox, Daniel Lee & the SOCMIorchestra with conductor Michael Schulte. Gallery345, 345Sorauren Ave.416-961-6601x207.; (artsworker); (20 years &under); free for kids under 12.*Sinfonia Toronto. Join us on a musicaljourney to Germany, with Sinfonia Torontoconcerts in five historic cities in the centralGerman state of Hesse, plus tours of castlesand museums. November 17-24, 2008. 416-499-0403,*Toronto General Hospital invites musicalperformers to participate in its Concert Series,Music for Heart and Soul. Performances are onThursday afternoons and Monday and Wednesdayevenings in the DeGasperis Conservatory, cardiacwing. The series which has been presented forthree years welcomes new performers to sharetheir music with patients, families, staff andpublic. For further information please call: 416-3404115.LECTURES/SYMPOSIA*October 1 7:30: Mozart Society. Mozartand his Friends. Audiovisual presentation byProfessor Franz Szabo. First Unitarian Congregation,175 St. Clair West.416-201-3338., members free.*October 912:10: University ofTorontoFaculty of Music. Music and Historical Consciousnessin Northern Ghana. Lecture by JohnMiller Chernoff. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park.416-978-3744. Free.*October 91:00: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Talking Drum Symposium.Lectureldemonstration by Fred Kwasi Dunyoand John Miller Chernoff. Walter Hall, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.0weRLDS eF MUSIC TeRONTe ••oThis tall we start a new and excitingseason of multicultural WorkshopsFor more Information CONTACT:www.worldsotmusic.cainto@worldsotmusic.caT. -tl 6-588-881}46 WWW. THEWHOLENOTE.COM CTOBER 1 - NOVEM BER 7 2008

*October 11 11:00am: City of Hamilton/AmericanLiszt Society/McMasterUniversity School of the Arts. GreatRomantics Festival: Brahms and the Piano.Illustrated talk by William Wrightabout Brahms' piano music, with specialreference to the music to be played in thePiano Gala at 2:30pm (see Beyond GTAlistings). MacNab Presbyterian Church,116 MacNab St. South, Hamilton. 905-525-9140 x23674. , $ lO(st/sr).*October 1612:10: University ofTorontoFaculty of Music. A History of Time in BalineseMusic. Lecture by Michael Tenzer. Walter Hall,80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.*October 18 9:30am-4:00: University ofToronto Faculty of Music/Canadian OperaCompany. Symposium: Monster Opera:Prokofiev's War and Peace. Walter Hall, 80Queen's Park. 416-363-8231. Ticketed.*November 6 12:10: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Lecture by AlbertoGrau. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.MASTER CLASSES*October 1 7:00-9:00: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Clarinet masterclass with James Campbell. Walter Hall, 80Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.*October 3 2:30: York University Departmentof Music. Master class in classicalvoice led by Adrianne Pieczonka, soprano,with young singers from the studios of CatherineRobbin, Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes,Michael Donovan, Janet Obermeyer, KarenRymal. Observers welcome. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4700Keele St. 416- 736-2100 ext 22926. Free.*October 16 3:30-7:00: Long & McOuade IPowell Flutes. Flute master class with PaulEdmund-Davies. 935 Bloor Street West. 416-588-7886. Performers: ; Auditors: Free.*October 18 9:30am-11 :30am: Universityof Toronto/Royal Canadian Collegeof Organists. Master class with organistTodd Wilson. Participants include students atU of T Faculty of Music. Auditors welcome.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St.East. 416-946-3820. Free to auditors.*October 19 2:00 -5:30: Singing Studioof Deborah Staiman. Master class in musicaltheatre/audition preparation, usingtextual analysis and other interpretativetools for the "sung monologue". Yonge &Eglinton area · please call for exact location.416-483-9532,*October 21 2:00: York University Departmentof Music. Master class in classicalvoice led by baritone Brett Polegato, withyoung artists from the studios of CatherineRobbin, Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes,Michael Donovan, Janet Obermeyer and KarenRymal. Observers welcome. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East, YU, 4700Keele St. 416-736-2100 ext 22926. Free.*October 31 12:30: York University Departmentof Music. Jazz clinic with saxophonistDave Liebman, with Q&A and performancefeaturing Mike Murley, saxophone,Pat Collins, bass, Ian Froman, drums. Supportedby the Ken Page Memorial Trust. Observerswelcome. Martin Family Lounge, 219 AccoladeEast Building YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 ext 22926. Free.*November 1 2:00-4:30: Home MusicClub of Toronto. Auditors are welcome tocome and observe a chamber music masterclass with Shauna Rolston. Room 330, EdwardJohnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park. 416-850-0612. Free for auditors.TheAssociatesof the TorontoSymphony Orchestraare acceptingnew members.We invite you as our guest toone of our monthly informalHouse Concerts. Enjoy finemusic, invigoratingdiscussions, wine and lightrefreshments, and theopportunity to speak withATSO members about themany benefits of membershipand opportunities for service.If this interests you, pleasephone 416-944-2177.The Claude WatsonMusic ProgramIt's MUSIC FESTIVALSEASON!Ontario MusicFestivals AssociationMusic Festivals run throughout the fall, winter andspring across Ontario. These amateur festivalsinvolve adjudicated classes in most instruments, plusdance, theatre arts and speech arts,for students of all ages and levels.Festivals are fun for students, and each is unique,reflecting the culture of its community. Festivals area doorway to the future, helping to create the nextgeneration of performers, audiences and volunteers.Member festivals have the opportunity to putstudents forward to Provincial and Nationalcompetitions-and cash prizes are available!To find an OMFA Festival near you, visit our website:www.omfa.infoEnrol your students today!DavidVarjabedM.A., Musicand VoicePedagogyExpert Vocal lnstruction/[Earl Haig Secondary School)invites experienced musicstudents to audition for2009-2010.Voice, piano, and allorchestral instruments.Deadline isFriday, December 12, 2008.For information, call (416) 395-3210 or go towww. ea rlh a i g. ea/departments/ c laud e I aud ilia ns. him l• Studied in Siena withrenowned Baritone, Gino Bechi • belcanto technique and• 30 years experience as PrimoBaritone with CDC Opera.St. Petersburg, Toulouse,Monaco, Armenian State Operaand others• 25 years experience as avocal teacherremedial assistance to correctany kind of technical problem• vocal instruction and coaching• preparation for auditionsor competitions (ARCT,Performers degree)• building repertoire• preparation for operatic roles1-905-417-2802 or 416-219-0557OCTOBER 1 - NOVEMBER 7 2008 WWW. 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