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Volume 16 Issue 10 - July/August 2011

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hythms and their lineage

hythms and their lineage from around theworld. Redpath Stage. 416-973-4000. Free.•August 13 11:00am: Art of Jazz/BramptonGlobal Jazz and Blues Festival. Bobby Mc-Ferrin Circle Song Workshop. McFerrin leads a90-minute workshop, introducing “a new wayto participate in the creation of music.” Open toteachers and vocalists of all levels, beginnersto professionals. Limited Space, early registrationhighly recommended. Rose Theatre, 1 TheatreLane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. .•August 13 3:30: Art of Jazz/BramptonGlobal Jazz and Blues Festival. FranciscoMela: Latin Percussion. Participants invited tobring their instruments. Rose Theatre, 1 TheatreLane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. .•August 14 12:00 noon: Art of Jazz/BramptonGlobal Jazz and Blues Festival. GraceKelly: Improvisation. Participants invited tobring their instruments. Rose Theatre, 1 TheatreLane, Brampton. 905-874-2800. .ALEXANDER KATSA rst class Russian-trainedconcert pianist/teacheris accepting students forregular private lessons orrepertoire coaching, fromadvanced (ARCT, university)to all grades of RCMincluding theoryCall: (416) 340-1844alexander.kats@sympatico.caE. The ETCeterasGIVEAWAYS•Humber Valley United Church wishes to donateto any choir 26 rust coloured gowns and18 cream collars. 76 Anglesey Blvd. 416-231-2263 x22. cheryl@hvuc.caANNOUNCEMENTS•Ongoing: Bodyone Registered MassageTherapy Clinic. Live Music Serenades Series.Massage or acupuncture appointments bookedon Wednesdays between 3-5pm or Thursdays6-8pm will be complemented by live music. Byappointment only. 688 Richmond St., Suite302. 416-516-2114.•Artist and marketplace applications still beingaccepted. Contact Contemporary Music.Toronto New Music Marathon. Event takesplace September 3rd at Yonge-Dundas Square.In addition to ten hours of free music by morethan 50 artists: a community marketplace,interactive sound installations, the world’s largest“in C” and more. See Section B, “Concertsin the GTA,” for more details on the event.•Open call: Inaugural St. Catherines InternationalBusker Festival 2011. VolunteerOpportunities. Festival takes place August 12-14. Volunteers needed for: street set-up, stagecrew, site operations/maintenance, hospitality,information booth attendant, first aid help,barricade help/security, water/freezie sellers.Volunteers receive free training, meals and refreshments,festival t-shirt.•Ongoing: Most Wednesdays, Saturdays andSundays at 10:30am: Canadian Opera Company.Tour the Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts. The COC invites the public tolearn more about the opera house, its history,architecture and innovative acoustic design.Each hour-long tour is led by trained docentsand includes background information and accessto the Isadore and Rosalie Sharp CityRoom, the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatreand R. Fraser Elliott Hall, as well as backstageaccess. 416-363-8231. 145 Queen St. W. ;(sr/st); free(12 and under).• Ongoing: MNJCC Senior’s Choir Senior(55+) choir meets every Tuesday, 1:00-2:30pm. No experience necessary, everyonewelcome. 416-924-6211 x133. drop-in.•Registration open: Canadian Opera Company.Summer Youth Intensive July 4-8. For ages14-18. Week explores operatic music, movement,drama, production & design, as guidedby professional artists, mentors experts fromthe world of theatrical and operatic production.No audition or prior experience required. 5.416-306-2692.•Registration open: Canadian Opera Company.Summer Opera Camp. July 18-22, 9:00-3:30 (ages 10-12) . Participants will play, sing,dance and create visual art with professionalartist-educators, and create their own operaticadventure to be performed for friends and familyon the last day of camp. No audition or priorexperience is required. 5; some bursariesavailable. 416-306-2692.•Composers wanted for brain study: RotmanResearch Institute, Baycrest, University ofToronto. Musical and Autobiographical Memory.Dr. Takako Fujioka is seeking composersable to participate in a one-time 1.5 hour testingsession at Baycrest hostpital (401 BathurstSt.) involving listening to music and keywordsand recalling associated memories. For furtherdetails, interested individuals should contactDr. Fujioka at tfujioka@rotman-baycrest.on.caor by phone at 416-785-2500 x3413.•Until Aug 31 CARAS/Art Gallery of Ontario.Art That Sings. Installation. 8 JUNO Awardwinning and nominated musicians single outCanadian artistic works that serve as an inspiration.Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St.W. 416-979-6660 x403.•Naxos Music Library is now available fromToronto Public Library. Free streaming accessfrom home, iPhone or iPod Touch to more than46,000 classical CDs with your library card.Go to and typeNaxos in the search box. 416-393-7131.OPERATOURS First Announcements!Two fabulous visits to the Metropolitan Opera in New YorkJANUARY 29 – FEBRUARY 2, 2012 Three NEW productions!HANDEL, VIVALDI, RAMEAU The Enchanted Island c. William ChristieA musical pastiche in 18th-century style with Baroque specialistsDanielle de Niese, Joyce DiDonato, Plácido Domingo.WAGNER Götterdämmerung c. James Levine d. Robert LepageThis is the performance to see! With Deborah Voigt, Bryn Terfel,Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann.DONIZETTI Anna Bolena c. Marco ArmiliatoSee bel canto at its most spectacular! With Anna Netrebko,Elīna Garan˘ca, Ildar Abdrazakov.MARCH 11 – 16, 2012 A dazzling array of vocal fireworks!DONIZETTI L’elisir d’amoreThere is no better cast for this sparkling comedy than Diana Damrau,Juan Diego Flórez, and Alessandro Corbelli!MUSSORGSKY Khovanshchina c. Kirill PetrenkoMussorgsky’s great portrayal of Russia. With Olga Borodina,Vladimir Galouzine, Ildar Abdrazakov.MOZART Don Giovanni n.p. c. Sir Andrew DavisWith Marina Rebeka, Gerald Finley, John Relyea.VERDI MacbethWith Nadja Michael, Thomas Hampson, Dimitri Pittas, Günther Groissböck.d. – Director c. – Conductor n.p. – New ProductionTo receive complete booking information, e-mail 1-800-265-1141 x6209Venue Rental• in the heart of Yorkville• historical heritage building• Steinway Grand Piano• recital and special events• lighting and sound systems• accomodates caterers• reasonable rates35 Hazelton Avenue, Heliconian Hall416-922-3618 rentals@heliconianclub.org56 thewholenote.comJuly 1–September 7, 2011

Classified Advertising | classad@thewholenote.comAUDITIONS / MUSICIANS WANTEDAUDITION! FOR NEW SINGERS ENSEM-BLE: Professional commitment required.Studio also offers singing and piano lessons,vocal coaching, accompanying! Email:Director. Ensemble@gmail.comBAND AUDITIONS? WholeNote classifiedsstart at just for 20 words. No band toosmall, or too large! classad@thewholenote.comCOUNTERPOINT COMMUNITY ORCHES-TRA ( welcomes volunteermusicians. Monday evening rehearsals,downtown Toronto. All sections especially violins.Email info@ccorchestra.orgEXPERIENCED VOCAL JAZZ GROUP (12vocalists) looking for musical director beginningin September. Must have vocal jazz experienceand be available Wednesday evenings for rehearsals.For more info, go to info@oasivocaljazz.comNYCO SYMPHONY is looking for the followingto play in 4 subscription concerts each season.Rehearsals Wed nights at York Mills CI,Don Mills. Trombone, Trumpet, Double Bass& Violin Please phone 416-628-9195 or emailinfo@nyco.on.caST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH (Victoria Parkand 401), Scarborough seeks a Director ofMusic (Organist and Choir Director), approximately16 hours/week. Salary commensuratewith RCCO guidelines. Our congregationenjoys traditional and contemporary music. Foradditional information please see our Please send resume withreferences to: Worship Committee, St. John’sUnited Church, 2 Nobert Road, ScarboroughM1T 1C1. Church office: 416-491-1224. Additionalinformation – A. McLeod 416-497-5952WANTED Strings for Brilliantly Baroque,fledgling group. RSVP then come, enjoy! 1stSunday each month 2-5PM. ericarao@mac.comINSTRUCTIONCONCERT PIANIST EVE EGOYAN (M.Mus., L.R.A.M., F.R.S.C.) offers lessons tocommitted musicians as well as returningadults (, 416-894-6344, LESSONS: extremely reasonable/flexible rates “Sweet Soundscapes Studio”.TSO Youth orchestra member. RCM.905-513-0360ducation, Health, Professional and HomeFLUTE, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS:RCM exam preparation. Samantha Chang,Royal Academy of Music PGDip, LRAM,ARCT. 416-293-1302, www.samanthaflute.comMAKING MUSIC WITH THE RECORDER.After 30 years at The Royal Conservatory,Scott Paterson has opened his own studio.All ages; private lessons and ensembles. Centrallocation. Mus. Bac. Perf. (U of T), ARCT,member ORMTA. 416-759-6342 (cell 416-268-1474) wspaterson@gmail.comPIANO LESSONS: Beginners – advanced.All levels Royal Conservatory of Music andbeyond. Intensive course for adults. Lessonsare given on a 9 foot Steinway concertgrand. 416-449-1665STUDY JAZZ SINGING WITH ORIDAGAN! Scat, swing, improvisation, repertoiredevelopment, performance 416-509-3137www.oridagan.comVIOLIN SCHOOL: Have fun learning violin!Individual and group lessons for children andadults. Register for September by August 15,and recive one month free. Contact; Nelly Dios416-323-3481 (Yonge&St.Clair )WISH YOU WERE SINGING? Shy? Sing withan experienced “professional” amateur.Groups or individuals. Occasions. Sliding scale.Call Johanne 416-461-8425FOR SALEEUPHONIUM: Classic Besson,.4 valve, compensating,lacquer finish. 416-964-3642.FRENCH HORN: Excellent condition, wonderfulsound. One of a kind, prototype,made by Reynolds circa 1978, for Selmer.Suitable for professional player or advancedstudent. mjbuell@gmail.comSMALL DOUBLE BASS w/case, lightweight:Perfect for traveling player, for technicalease or smaller hands. Big bottom-end sound.,500 416-538-6012MUSICIANS AVAILABLEBARD – EARLY MUSIC DUO playing recorderand virginal available to provide backgroundatmosphere for teas, receptions or other functions– greater Toronto area. For rates and infocall 905-722-5618 or email us at mhpape@interhop.netSERVICESACCOUNTING AND INCOME TAX SERVICEfor small business and individuals, to saveyou time and money, customized to meet yourneeds. Norm Pulker, B. Math. CMA.905-251-0309 or 905-830-2985.DO YOU HAVE PRECIOUS MEMORIES LOSTON OLD RECORDS, TAPES, PHOTOS etc?Recitals-gigs-auditions-air checks-family stuff.78’s-cassettes-reels-35mm slides-etc.ArtsMediaProjects will restore them on CD’s orDVD’s. Call George @ 416-910-1091PERFORMANCE ANXIETY? Overcome yourfears and maximize your performance! Workwith an Anxiety Management Therapist withmore than 20 years experience in the performingarts. For further information visitwww.shaunagrayemotion.caVENUESARE YOU PLANNING A CONCERT or recital?Looking for a venue? Consider Bloor StreetUnited Church. Phone: 416-924-7439 x22Email: tina@bloorstreetunited.orgREHEARSE OR PERFORM IN A BRANDNEW FACILITY Lawrence Park CommunityChurch offers excellent performance and rehearsalspaces, for groups from small (an intimatemusic studio) to large (performance spacewith flexible seating capacity of approximately325) in our newly renovated facility. Amplefree parking available. TTC. Geothermally heatedand air conditioned! For information contactMichael Larkin, 416-489-1551 ext 30 or,www.lawrenceparkchurch.caSinging LessonsSing with technical ease and vocal beautyOpera – Pops – Broadwaywww.JanetCatherineDea.comcall now: (416) 429-4502Comprehensive · . ResidentialSoundproo ? ng Solutionsleon 416-995-4016CLAIM YOUR VOICEOrganic and functional vocal training to gainaccess to your full range, resonance and vocalfreedom. For singers, public speakers, teachers,clergy, or if you just want to enjoy using yourvoice.claimSue Crowe ConnollyvoiceHamilton Studio 905-544-1302STUD OSToronto Studio www.cyvstudios.caAmateur or Student -all levels, Callages!CallGOLD RECORDS GJUNO AWARDSRecording & Mastering.Great live room in old movie theatre.Yamaha Grand Piano. Hammond M3& Leslie Milestone Drums. per hour 416.467.9597www.studio92canada.comCall for a coffee and tourJuly 1–September 7, 2011 57STUDIO 92

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