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Volume 16 Issue 9 - June 2011

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Who is July andAugust’s Child?This poised little comedienne, alreadywith an appetite for primadonnaribbons and bows, is certainly notyour typical bathroom diva, and thissummer she’ll be part of a Stratfordcelebration, serenading the life ofThink you know who our mysteryPlease provide your mailing addressdraw among correct replies receivedSinging “The more we get together –the happier we’ll be!”1952, Braemore Gardens, Toronto.We Are All Music’s ChildrenJune’s Child Mayumi SeilerMJ BUELLMayumi Seiler and two of herconstant companions:a J.B. Guadagnini violin (circa 1740),and Kobe, the Jack Russell.Violinist Mayumi Seiler is the founderand artistic director of the Torontobasedchamber ensemble Via Salzburg,an instructor at the University of Torontoand the Glenn Gould School, and one quarterof the Seiler Quartet (with Midori Seiler,-chamber repertoire on the Hyperion, Virgin until the age of six, when her family movedformed when the sisters were little childrenand they toured extensively in Europe andformative studies at the University Mozart-of years in Germany and then moved to London,England and The Guildhall School ofgingcareer there until she moved to Toron-Mayumi, what does that childhood photomake you to think about?CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS! HERE’S WHAT THEY WON — Clement Ng (Hamilton) and Stephen Erlichman (Toronto) both won a pair of tickets for Toronto Summer Music’sFORGOTTEN ROMANTICS (July 23 7:30pm), at Walter Hall. The celebrated Vienna Piano Trio joins forces withChristopher Costanza, Mark Fewer, and Mayumi Seiler for a concert of music by Moszkowski, Goldmark, and Spohr.The evening includes a 6:15 pre-concert talk by Dr. Robin Elliott: Three Studies in Fame and Obscurity. Tiiu Klein (Kleinburg) and Glenroy Alleyne (Oshawa) both won a pair of tickets for Via Salzburg’s firstconcert of the new season at the warm and intimate Rosedale United Church. THE REST IS SILENCE(October 14) will feature music of innovation, tradition, and inspiration: Debussy and Brahms usher in thevoice of Mark Richards, one of Canada’s fine young composers. Jeff Keff (Toronto) and Kwan-wah Inglis (Toronto) won Via Salzburg’s current recording VIA SALZBURG, VOLUME 3.Mayumi Seiler leads the Via Salzburg Chamber Orchestra, with guests Brian Manker, cello; Eliot Fisk, guitar;George Gao, erhu; Jaime Martin, flute; Ronald George, horns; Stephen Cameron, french horn; in works by Handel,Piazzolla, Haydn, Mozart and Gao.of my childhood in Japan, and howat the time – my sisters andit was as ordinary as learning to eatOther musicians or performers inyour family? Father and mother metwhile studying piano at Princetonand Juilliard, all four daughters areWhere did listening to music fitinto your life?house constantly, my parents hadpiano students coming in and outof our home and my older two sisters wereFirst memories of playing the violin? Gettingtuned up by my parents as a four year oldbefore a big concert with my two sisters in-for all these years and still comes to concertsMayumi Seiler will perform in Rising likethe Sun: a Japanese Earthquake ReliefFundraising Concert, with soprano MichikoHayashi, The Gladiolus Singers, and CoroSan Marco on June 16 (see listings).Read the full interview at’s Children gratefully acknowledges Marie, Douglas, Natasha, Luisa, Michael, Jennifer, Toronto Summer Music, and Via Salzburg.June 1 – July 7, 2011 47MICHAEL MACKENZIE

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