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Volume 17 Issue 3 - November 2011

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November 12th & 13th, 2011CAREER MOVESOPERA SINGERSINSTRUMENTALISTSDANCERSCOMPOSERSCONDUCTORSSATURDAY NOVEMBER12TH 2PM-5PMMaking it Happen:Working as aPerforming ArtistA panel discussionfeaturing Presenters,Managers, a Publicist,Critics, & Artists.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.caTAKE YOUR CAREERTO THE NEXT LEVEL!Hear performing artsprofessionals share vitalinformation about what isexpected of artists in theindustry today.SUNDAY NOVEMBER 13TH2PM-5PM“Ask Edna” In PersonEdna Landau, Co-Founder ofIMG Artists, offers careeradvice and answersparticipants’ questions.The TORONTO CENTRE FOR THE ARTS5040 YONGE ST./day, /2 daysFor tickets, call TCA Box Office(416)250-3708; or /day onlineat WWW.TICKETMASTER.CAFor Info phone: 416-362-1422E-Mail: INFO@IRCPA.NET*In collaboration with the Toronto Centre for the Arts*presented by theIRCPAINTERNATIONAL RESOURCECENTRE FOR PERFORMING ARTISTSPositions Available:Alto & BassSoloist/Section Leadersto begin January 2012withThe Lawrence ParkCommunity ChurchChoirThursday evening rehearsals &Sunday morning servicesPlease contact:Mark ToewsDirector of Music416-489-1551, ext 28mark@lawrenceparkchurch.caFallis Voice Studio∂Practical & technical, imaginative& inspirational! ∂Lessons &coachings, recitals & master classesoffered. ∂Professional collaborativepianist available as needed∂MARY LOU FALLIS maintainsa studio at Trinity St Paul’s Centre,427 Bloor Street West.∂416-925-6889 ploum@interlog.comwww.maryloufallis.comPart 2: Ask Edna in Person: Q&A. Co-founder ofIMG, Edna Landau fields questions from participants. per day or for both (Nov 12 and13). Toronto Centre for theArts, 5040 Yonge St. Register:• Nov 13 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. Verdi vs.the Censors. Guest speaker: Jeffrey Stokes.University of Toronto, Edward Johnson Building,80 Queen’s Park. 416-924-3940. .• Nov 18 7:00: Toronto Duke EllingtonSociety/Toronto Public Library. The Duke inCanada. A two-hour celebration of Ellington’smusic, featuring a performance by the JimGalloway Quartet. Toronto Reference LibraryAtrium, 789 Yonge St. 416-395-5577. Free.• Nov 19 12:00: Northumberland LearningConnection. Opera Brown-bag Lunch Talk:Glass’s Satyagraha. Elizabeth Wilson gives ahalf-hour talk ahead of Metropolitan Opera HDbroadcast. 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 905-349-3402. (includes coffee/tea).• Nov 19 5:30: Toronto Mahler Society. Endof Year Gathering. Question and answer sessionwith Deborah Kirshner on her book “Mahler’sLament,” recording walk-through and comparisonon Mahler’s first symphony; followed bya dinner social event. 416-993-9298. Free (member or firsttime guest); (non-members).• Nov 27 4:00: St. Olave’s Church. BaroqueCanadian Christmas. Following choral evensongfor Advent Sunday, Douglas Cowling talksabout Christmas music in 18th century Canada,under Sun King Louis XIV, over Christmas tea.Publicity, press kits& image consultingfor performers416.544.1803www.lizpr.comD. The ETCeteras360 Windermere Ave. 416-796-5686. Contributionsappreciated.• Dec 01 7:00: Canadian Opera Company.Opera Talk #2: Love From Afar by Saariaho.COC members speak about the upcoming production.North York Central Library Auditorium,5120 Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free.MASTERCLASSES• Nov 19 10:00am: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Percussion Master Class.Led by professor and head of percussion atEastman School of Music, Michael Burritt.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building, 80Queen’s Park.• Nov 25 2:30: York University Departmentof Music. Vocal Masterclass. Monica Whicher,soprano, leads a masterclass for York Universitystudents. Observers welcome. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East Building,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. Free.WORKSHOPS• Nov 06 1:30-4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Workshop. MarkChambers, coach. Bring own instruments andmusic stand; music is available at the door.Armour Heights Community Centre, 2140Avenue Rd. 416-245-3413. .• Nov 11 7:30: CAMMAC RecorderPlayers’ Society. Renaissance and baroqueworkshop. Informal, uncoached sessionfor recorders and other early instruments.Church of the Transfiguration, 111 ManorRd. E. 416-480-1853. ; (members).• Nov 17 10:00am–3:00pm: RoyalCanadian College of Organists. OrganSkills Workshops: Day 2. Second of twoworkshops on organ skills for beginners,covering service playing, repertoire andissues working in a church. St. Clement’sAnglican Church, 59 Briar Hill Ave. 416-236-5085. Free.PlayKlezmerwith bandleaderERIC STEIN(Mandolinist: Beyond the Pale)JOIN US! MNjcc Klezmer Music EnsembleTuesdays 7:30‐9:30 pmMiles Nadal Jewish Community Centre750 Spadina (at Bloor) 416‐924‐6211 x music@mnjcc.org56 thewholenote.comNovember 1 – December 7, 2011

• Nov 19 10:30am: Toronto MendelssohnChoir. Singsation Saturday: Tribute to DerekHolman with David Fallis, conductor. Pieces byHolman discussed and performed; all are welcometo participate. Cameron Hall, YorkminsterPark Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416-598-0422. . Register online:• Nov 20 1:00: Toronto Flute Circle.Informal performance workshop by MargotRydall. Solo presentation, group participationand ensemble reading. Participants areencouraged to bring their own music; adultsand teenagers of all levels welcome. 46Empire Ave. 416-463-1011. .• Nov 20 2:00: CAMMAC Toronto Region.Renaissance and baroque workshop.Avery MacLean, coach. For recorders andother early instruments. Church of theTransfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. E. 416-480-1853. ; (members).• Dec 02 7:30: CAMMAC RecorderPlayers’ Society. Reading for Singersand Instrumentalists. Haydn: Mass in Timeof War. Mark Vuorinen, conductor. ChristChurch Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-482-6562. ; (members).• Dec 03 9:00am: Wilfrid Laurier University.Conducting Workshop. Theatre Auditorium, 75University Ave. W., Waterloo. 519-884-0710x2150. Free.• • Dec 04 1:30-4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Workshop. AveryMacLean, coach. Bring own instruments andmusic stand; music is available at the door.Armour Heights Community Centre, 2140Avenue Rd. 416-245-3413. .MUSIC SALES• Dec 03 11:00am-4:00pm: Arts & LettersClub. December Show and Sale of Art, Booksand CDs. Works available for purchase by theclub’s artists, writers and musicians. 14 Elm St.416-597-0223. · . ResidentialSoundproo ? ng Solutionsleon 416-995-4016ETC: MISCELLANEOUS EVENTS• Nov 08 7:00: Canada Sings!/ChantonsCanada! Toronto-Riverdale. NeighbourhoodSingalong. Folk, rock, ballads and Broadway.Mark Bell, songleader; Jenny Crober, piano .Mustard Seed, 791 Queen St. E.. 416-778-0796. Free, donations accepted.• Nov 27 7:30: Soundstreams. Salon 21:Tango. Meet and greet, featuring a performanceby Roxana Fontán, vocals; SeroujKradjian, piano; Lara St. John, violin; Hector delCurto, bandoneon; Dave Young, bass. GardinerMuseum, 111 Queen’s Park. Free, donationswelcome. Limited seating; register on• To early Dec: Canadian Opera Company.After School Opera Program. Weekly communityarts program for children 7 to 12 focusedon creation and presentation of opera under theguidance of composer Dean Burry. Participantswill collectively create, rehearse and performtheir own mini-production; no previous experiencewith opera is required. Four locationoptions across Greater Toronto Area.416-306-2392. for 10-week term.Items for considerationfor “The Etceteras”can be submitted issue covers theperiod December 1, 2011to February 7, 2012, and thedeadline is November 15.Quality Audio Recording Servicesfor Classical and Acoustic Music647 349 6467lockwood.frank@gmail.comwww.LockwoodARS.comCLAIM 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 ConnollyHamilton Studio 905-544-1302Toronto Studio www.cyvstudios.caClassified Advertising | classad@thewholenote.comAUDITIONS / MUSICIANS WANTEDCOUNTERPOINT COMMUNITYORCHESTRA ( volunteer musicians. Mondayevening rehearsals, downtown Toronto.All sections especially violins.Email info@ccorchestra.orgLOOKING FOR WOMEN SINGERS for choir,Hungarian, Georgian, Russian, Balkan, Balticand Finnish repertoire (so far), in harmony. for details.NYCO 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.caTHEATRE COLUMBUS seeks AmateurChoirs and Drum Ensembles to performin outdoor winter play December 12 – 31,2011. THE STORY is a theatrical re-tellingof the Nativity and will be presented at thehistoric Evergreen Brickworks in downtownToronto. The play takes place outdoorsat various locations. The choir and drummerswill perform in between the scenes,much like carolers in the street, as the audiencetravels from scene to scene on foot.Groups will perform a total of five traditionalChristmas hymns including the Magnificat.We are looking for commitment of upto three performances over the three weekrun. For further information contact, AssociateProducer, Dan Daley 416.504.0019daniel@theatrecolumbus.cawww.theatrecolumbus.caYORK REGION COMMUNITY CHOIRpractices 7:30 - 9:30 pm at York RegionBuilding, 17250 Yonge St., Newmarket.voiceSTUDIOSMondays: Nov. 7, 14, 21 and 28. Soprano,Alto, Tenor, Bass - new members alwayswelcome. 905-853-9542INSTRUCTIONCONCERT PIANIST EVE EGOYAN (M.Mus., L.R.A.M., F.R.S.C.) offers lessons tocommitted musicians as well as returningadults (, 416 894 6344,, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS: RCMexam preparation. Samantha Chang, RoyalAcademy of Music PGDip, LRAM, ARCT. 416-293-1302, LESSONS: Beginner, intermediate.Style, ornamentation, theory, figuredbass. All ages. No previous keyboard experiencenecessary. Competitive rates., luke@laeducation.caMAKING 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. 416-449-1665PIANO LESSONS: Happy, creative, veryexperienced pianist newly arrived fromQuebec seeks students for peaceful backyardstudio. Roncesvalles/Parkdale. English/French/German.416-996-5572,www.mopiano.caMargot RydallFLUTE STUDIO40 yrs RCM teacher/Sr. examiner RCMEAll Ages – All LevelsRCM Exams – Audition PreparationPerformance Coaching – Flute for Fun! (416)463-1011margot@duomusic.caGOLD RECORDS GJUNO AWARDSSTUDIO 92Recording & 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 tourEYE-CATCHINGFor economical insertionsof 3x, 5x and 10xNow available in colour.Interested?jack@thewholenote.com416-323-2232 ext 25November 1 – December 7, 2011 57

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