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Volume 14 - Issue 8 - May 2009

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..... SECTION 4: ... etceteraLearn MOREthan justan instrument.REGISTER NOWat rcmusic.caSTARTSOMETHINGNEWTHIS SUMMER!QBeginner GuitarQSummer ChoirsQOpera Scene StudyQPiano Concerto ClassQMusic HistoryRenowned Hungarian composerand teacher Zoltán Kodály believedthat no education was complete without musicinstruction – it was a critical stage in the intellectual,social and emotional development of all individuals.Whether you share Professor Kodály’s passion formusic or wish to rekindle instruction you received asa child, you’ll find no better place to explore music –and a wide variety of dynamic teaching methods andclasses – than The Royal Conservatory.CLASSES START IN JULY. Find out more online or byvisiting our exciting new home, the TELUS Centre onBloor Street, just west of the ROM.Walter Hall, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-363-8231. ; (U of T faculty); (st).*May 27 7:30: Soundstreams Canada.Salon 21: A Salon for a New Era – MedievalInstruments on Parade. Experienceextraordinary medieval instruments and musicand their role in Schafer’s The Children’sCrusade. Presentation by hurdy-gurdy playerBen Grossman. Bata Shoe Museum, 327Bloor St. West. 416-504-1282. Free.*May 28-30 all day: New Adventures inSound Art. Radio Without BoundariesConference. Exploring the many potentials,boundaries & artist perspectives of radio andtransmission art. Guests: Brandon LaBelle,Gregory Whitehead, Chris Brookes, AndreaDancer, Emmanuel Madan & others. The LoopStudio Centre for Lively Arts and Learning,Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St.#176. 416-652-5115. 0; 0(st).*May 29 7:00-8:00: Toronto PublicLibrary. On Stage. Soprano IsabelBayrakdarian talks about her life. Film clipfrom the film A Long Journey Home. Q&A.Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St.416-393-7131. Free.*May 31 2:00: Toronto Opera Club.Potions, Poisons and Passions in Opera. Guestspeaker: Kazik Jedrzejczak. An audio/visualpresentation. CDs to be won. Room 330,Edward Johnson Bldg, 80 Queen’s Park. 416-924-3940. (non-members)MASTER CLASSES*May 2 9:00am-11:30am: RobertLowrey’s Piano Experts/RodgersCanada. Organ Workshop: Accompanying atthe Organ. Led by William Maddox. Focusing onmethods of adapting piano accompaniments tothe organ, & how to deal withaccompaniments which have been taken fromorchestral sources. 943 Eglinton Ave East.RSVP required: 416-423-0434, 1-888-569-7397. Free.*May 3 2:00-5:30: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Master class 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,*May 4 10:00am: York University Dept.of Music. Guitar master class with JeffHanlon. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Accolade East, YU, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 ext 22926. Free.*May 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2:00-5:30: SingingStudio of Deborah Staiman. Master classin musical theatre/audition preparation. SeeMay 3.WORKSHOPS*May 3 1:30-4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. PromotingImprovisation. Workshop with ElinSoderstrom, viola da gamba performer. Bringyour viols, recorders and stand; music available42 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COMMAY 1 – JUNE 7 2009

at the door. Lansing United Church, 49 BogertAve. 705-653-5480, 416-537-3733. .*May 8 7:15-10pm: Recorder Players’Society. Recorder and/or other earlyinstrument players are invited to participate insmall, informal groups (uncoached) to playRenaissance and Baroque music. Church of theTransfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 416-694-9266. (members), (non-members).*May 9 2:00-4:00: Lindsay ConcertFoundation. Choral workshop with LydiaAdams, conductor of the Amadeus Choir.Cambridge Street United Church, 61Cambridge Street North, Lindsay. Forregistration forms or information: 705-878-5625,*May 9 2:00: New Adventures in SoundArt. Deep Wireless Festival of Radio &Transmission Art: Workshop with BenoitMaubrey. Video presentation, hands-onsession, question & answer period aboutperformances with electroacoustic clothes,mobile & multi-acoustic sculptures in publicspaces. The NAISA Space, ArtscapeWychwood Barns, 601 Christie St. 416-652-5115. ; (st).*May 20 7:30: Toronto ShapenoteSinging from Sacred Harp. Beginnerswelcome. Music Room, Bloor Street UnitedChurch, 300 Bloor St. W. (at Huron). 416-922-7997 or*May 25 7:30: Toronto Early MusicCentre. Vocal Circle. Recreational reading ofearly choral music. Ability to read music isdesirable but not essential. For moreinformation: 416-920-5025. (nonmembers),members free.*May 26 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers’Club. An informal group that meets for thepurpose of performance & exchange of songs.Audiences are welcome. Tranzac Club, 292Brunswick Ave. 416-532-0900.Audition for theCanadian Children’s Opera CompanyDo you love to sing and act? Would youlike to perform with some of Toronto’sbest performing arts companies?The Canadian Children’s OperaCompany may be the place for you.If you are between the ages of 5 and 19,we have a division that will be a perfect fit.Join Artistic Director Ann Cooper Gayand children and youth from all walksof life who love to sing and act!Auditions Saturday, May 23 rdTo book an audition,call the CCOC Office atTel: (416) 366-0467We look forward to having you join our musical family!Canadian Children’s Opera Company227 Front Street East, Toronto ON M5A 1E8www.canadianchildrensopera.comMAY 1 – JUNE 7 2009 WWW.THEWHOLENOTE.COM43

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