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Volume 17 Issue 10 - July/August 2012

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Centre for the Performings Arts, 2 Bay St.,Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.WORKSHOPS• Jul 14 and Aug 11 10:00am–3:30pm: SimplySing. SONGSHOP: The Singer’s Bootcamp!Onedaysinging workshop with Tammy Frederick,introducing fun tools and techniques to bring outyour voice. Beginner to professional. 416-850-0972. .• Jul 16–Jul 20, 12:00–2:00pm: YorkUniversity Department of Music. GospelWorkshop. Led by Karen Burke, this intensivegives novice and experienced gospel singers anopportunity to enjoy learning new gospel repertoire;the workshop culminates in a concert, featuringall participants, supported by professionalmusicians. To register contact$100 + HST.• Aug 11 10:00am–3:00pm: Art of Jazz/Brampton Global Jazz & Blues Festival.Vocal and Instrumental Jazz Workshops. 10am:Sachal Vasandani; 11am: Branford Marsalis;12pm: Shemekia Copeland; 2pm: Vijay Iyer. RoseTheatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton. 416-840-7663. $TBA.• Aug 12 10:00am–12:00pm: Art of Jazz/Brampton Global Jazz & Blues Festival. JazzWorkshops. 10am: Branford Marsalis; 11am:Funkadesi Rose Theatre, 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton.416-840-7663. $TBA.• Sep 1 4:00–6:00, Sep 2 10:00am–12:00,Sep 3 10:00am–12:00: Askenaz Festival.Fellowship of the Strings Masterclass.Participants will attend three masterclasses withVeretski Pass and perform live September 6 at3:00pm at the Ashkenaz Festival. Intermediate:violin, viola, cello, bass, tsimbl and mandolin.Basic musical literacy. Bring your own instrumentand music stand. To register: 416-979-9955 or .BOOK LAUNCHES• Aug 15 4:00: Stratford Summer Music.D. The ETCeterasRemembering Glenn Gould: Twenty Interviewswith People Who Knew Him, by Colin Eatock(Penumbra Press). Stratford Public Library, 19St. Andrew St., Stratford. 519-271-2101 or1-866-288-4313 Free.OPEN REHEARSALS• Jul 26 4:00: Festival of the Sound. OpenRehearsal: Shostakovich Piano Quintet. Withpianist Luba Dubinsky and the Cecilia StringQuartet. Charles W. Stockey Centre for thePerforming Arts, 2 Bay St., Parry Sound.1-866-364-0061. Free.• Sep 05 7:30: Village Voices. Open Rehearsal.Choristers invited to participate in a read-throughof John Rutter’s Gloria and excerpts fromHandel’s Messiah. All voices welcome, particularlytenors and basses. For details: 905-472-6435 or info@villagevoices.caANNOUNCEMENTS• Jul 15 Application deadline: Claim YourVoice Studios. Apprentice Voice TeacherTraining Programme. Ten month course startingSeptember 2012; professional certification at theend of the course. Full information including depositand cost available at• Jul 26–29 10am York UniversityDepartment of Music. York University PianoSale. Annual sale of over 100 instruments, newand used. To book appointment: 416-461-1237or visit Accolade EastBuilding Rm. 231 and 235, 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.ETCETERA: MISCELLANEOUS• Jul 10 8:00:Toronto2015. Launch event:lay Me, I’m Yours. Canadian premiere. Paintedpianos are placed across the city core wherethe public is encouraged to break out and play atune. David Pecaut Square, 55 John St; pianoswill be on display across Toronto from July 11–July 31.416-435-9758. Free.Village Voices of Markham invites choristers toparticipate in an Open Rehearsal on Wednesday,September 5, 2012 at 7:30 pm, to read through JohnRutter’s Gloria and excerpts from Handel’s Messiah.We will be performing Gloria at our Christmasconcert on December 1, 2012 and the completeMessiah with the Kindred Spirits Orchestra onDecember 15, 2012, at Flato Markham Theatre.All voices are welcome, particularly tenors and basses.For details please call 905.472.6435or e-mail: info@villagevoices.caClassified Advertising | classad@thewholenote.comAUDITIONS/OPPORTUNITIESATTENTION SINGERS, DANCERS, ACTORS,AGES 13-32 No Strings Theatre is castingfor a summer production of Curtains byKander and Ebb. Check out our summer musictheatre intensive including classes in acting,singing, dancing, stage combat, make up arts,masterclasses and seminars. Scholarshipsavailable. No time for the full program? Findout more about just joining the chorus! Info 416 588-5845 Ex 1.CANTALA WOMEN’S An ExceptionalMusical Experience awaits! Come sing with us!Audition info email COMMUNITYORCHESTRA ( volunteer musicians: Mondayevening rehearsals, downtown Toronto. Allsections especially violins. Emailinfo@ccorchestra.orgMARKHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAhas openings for Concertmaster,Strings, Woodwinds, Brass. All Pay-PerService positions. Please send resume WANTED solo or ensemble forfree noon-hour concerts series on Wednesdays(12:35pm). Dates available: perform downtownin an historic, acoustically friendly setting justfor the experience. Contact John 647-638-3550 ( or visit SYMPHONY is looking for the followingto play in 4 subscription concert season:all strings, bassoon, trombone, tuba, harp.Rehearsals Wednesday nights at York Mills CI,Don Mills. For contact info visit BAND! No Strings Theatre is seekingmusicians ages 13-21 for its summer pitorchestra camp. Come and be a part of the PitBand for our summer production of Curtains.Program details can be found at Info 416-588-5845 Ex 1.THE KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRAhas available pro bono positions for: violin,viola, cello, double bass, oboe, bassoon, andFrench horn. This full size symphony orchestrarehearses on Monday evening at Old UnionvilleLibrary Centre in Markham and gives 6subscription concerts to sold-out audiencesand standing ovations at Markham Theatre.For more information e-mail Jobert Sevilleno SYMPHONIC WINDS, ahigh level, auditioned wind ensemble, seeksinstrumentalists to join us for the 2012/2013season. Currently we have openings fortrumpet, clarinet, tuba, euphonium, percussionand french horn. Rehearsals Tuesdays in theDufferin/Steeles area. email for moreinformation.VESPERA CHAMBER CHOIR will be holdingauditions for all voice types (S.A.T.B.) on Aug29 and Sept 5. For more info check our or contact MusicDirector Sarah John. sarahjohn64@gmail.comVESPERA INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLEwill be holding auditions in late August earlySeptember. Positions available: violin, viola andcello. For more info check our website or contact Music DirectorSarah John. sarahjohn64@gmail.comWANTED: EXPERIENCED LYRICISTS whocan write beautiful lyrics and singers with goodvoices. Very generous compensation for goodwork. Must see web for more info: Email:bianeri@sympatico.caINSTRUCTIONAT MARKHAM-UNIONVILLE: inspiring pianoand flute, all ages. Beautiful teaching studio, freeconsultation. Flora Lim Mus. Bach. 905-472-4195 theflutestudio.caPIANO LESSONS - personalized instructionby experienced teacher, concert pianistEVE EGOYAN (M. Mus., L.R.A.M., F.R.S.C.).All ages and levels. Downtown location. or 416 603 4640FLUTE, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS: RCMexam preparation. Samantha Chang, RoyalAcademy of Music PGDip, LRAM, ARCT. 416-293-1302, ~ GROUP SINGING LESSONSwith Tammy Frederick. Join my next classstarting September 2012! (416) 850-0972,www.simplysing.caMAKING MUSIC WITH THE RECORDER.After 30 years at The Royal Conservatory, ScottPaterson has opened his own studio. All ages;private lessons and ensembles. Central location.Mus. Bac. Perf. (U of T), ARCT, memberORMTA. 416-759-6342 (cell 416-268-1474)wspaterson@gmail.comMarie-Andrée GrayViolinist/Violin TeacherBA (Music) - PerformanceMcGill UniversityPhone: 905-967-0225Email: marie.andree@rogers.com58 July 1 – September 7, 2012

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