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Volume 14 - Issue 2 - October 2008


CLASSIFIED ADVERTISINGINSTRUCTIONAn ENTHUSIASTIC AND INSPIR­ING PIANO/ VOICE TEACHER is acceptingstudents. RCM, Broadway, Jazz. Classicalstyles. Beginning and Advanced students.Nancy Singla M.Mus.!EVE EGOYAN seeks advanced, committed~iano students ( or~ 16-894-6344)FLUTE, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS.RCM exam preparation. Samantha Chang,Royal Academy of Music PGDip, LRAM,ARCT. 416-293-1302, /RUDIMENTS LESSONSRCM exam preparation. Experienced RCMexaminer/music teacher. Uo!T musicgraduate. Down town Toronto location.Contact M. Molinari at 416-763-2236 orinfo@mariamolinari.comPIANO LESSONS: All ages, styles -beginner, classical. jazz. pop, RCM exams.Feel the joy of making music' Peter Ness,ARCT. 416-767-9747.PRIVATE VOICE LESSONS - Allages, various styles. Beginner/intermediatelevels for classical, pop, country. Sing for funor prepare for an audition - Express yourselfthrough song' Melissa De Cloe! MMus. 416-591-1695 or melissa _de_ cloet@hotmail.comTHEORY, SIGHT-SINGING, EAR­TRAINING LESSONS: All grades, RCMexam prep (rudiments, harmony, history,counterpoint). Learning can be fun and easy!Peter Ness, ARCT. 416-767-9747.WARM, EXPERIENCED AMERICANPIANO TEACHER with sterlingcredentials, unfailing good humor, andbuckets of patience. Royal Conservatorywashouts and adult learners especiallywelcome. Lovely Cabbagetown studio, witheasy parking/TTC access. Testimonials:"Now there's a teacher!" R.D .. age 13. "Deeppleasure. Sure beats studying with thoseQuebec nuns!" S.A., age 50+.Peter Kristian Mose, 416-923-3060 My students havenever won any prizes, except for love ofmusic. (And loyalty.)INSTRUMENTS BOUGHT & SOLDNEW MASON & HAMLIN grand pianosare the very best in the world. Only 300 peryear hand-made. To see and hear the entirecollection (5'4" to 9'4") go towww.masonhamlin.caMISCELLANEOUSARE YOU PLANNING A CONCERT orrecital? Looking for a venue? Consider BloorStreet United Church. Phone: 416-924-7439x22 Email: tina@bloorstreetunited.orgMUSICIANSAVAILABLEBARD - EARLY MUSIC DUO playingrecorder and virginal available to providebackground atmosphere for teas, receptions orother functions - greater Toronto area. For rates50and info call 905-722-5618 or email us atmhpape@interhop.netCALL REPLAY to celebrate all your SpecialEvents with the finest R&B, Soul, Funk, Popmusic. F&FProductions: 416-264-2235.MUSIC FOR ALL OCCASIONS! Smallensembles, Dance Band, Big Band; CocktailHour, Dinner music, Concerts, Shows;Classical, Contemporary, Dixieland, Traditionaland Smooth Jazz! JSL Musical Productions905-276-3373.MUSICIANSWANTEDCHOIR DIRECTOR WANTED. DonHeights Unitarian Congregation, Toronto. 14-16hrs/month, Sept-June; competitive rote. Keyboardskills required. We prefer joy over perfection! Formore information, or to apply, please email theMusic Search Committee Chair by Oct 21.SEMI-PRO/PRO 20 PIECE JAZZORCHESTRA in Richmond Hill needstrombonists, saxophonists, trumpeters. Greatmusic and good people. Call 647-225-1124 oremail PIANO TEACHER forestablished school. Must haveminimum Suzuki Book I accreditation tostart and be qualified for advanced students.Email resume to admin@northyorksuzuki.comSERVICESACCOUNTING AND INCOME TAXSERVICE for small business andindividuals, to save you time and money,customized to meet your needs. Norm Pulker,B. Math. CMA. 905-251-0309 or 905-830-2985.The PERFORMING EDGE Performanceenhancement training in tensionmanagement, concentration, goal setting,imagery. Individualized to meet yourperformance situation. Kate F. Hays,practising clinical and performing artspsychology. 416-961-0487,www.theperformingedge.comPRIVATE INVESTMENT ADVICEInvestment skills.Advice skills.Best of all, listening skills.Call Roel Olay,FCSI, CIM, FMA,Investment Advisor(416) 279-1471WaterhouseWealth of Experi encePRIVATE CLIENT SERVICEStdwaterhouse.caTD Waterhouse Pm;ice lnve1tnw11 Advm: 11 :i d1rn1011 ofTD W,uerhouse Canad;i Inc. . .1 1ub1id1.1ry al The TorontoDom inion B:rnk. TD W:ued1ou1e C:111:id.1 IrieMember (IPF. TD Wrn:rbouse 11 .1 1r:ide-111:irl< ol theToronto-Dom 111 1on B:inl

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