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Volume 17 Issue 5 - February 2012

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Feb 26 5pm Ancient Egypt. Feb 29 8pm QueenVictrola, Christine Duncan’s Element Choir.Trane Studio964 Bathurst St. (full schedule)Feb 1 8pm Noah Zacharin No Cover. Feb 28pm Blue Train Revisited w Steve Hall . Feb3 8pm Santerias & Ventanas . Feb 4 8pmAmai Kuda & Kae Sun . Feb 5 8pm CaseyYugo “Maybe in Time You’ll See” CD Release. Feb 6 8pm Son Roberts . Feb 7 7pmThe Meaning of Marley with Klive Walker; 8pmAl Hamilton w Norman Richmond. PWYC. Feb 88pm Noah Zacharin No Cover. Feb 9 8pm MichaelArthurs Group . Feb 10 8pm Moo’dSwing . Feb 11 8pm Carlos Morgan Valentine’sConcert . Feb 12 8pm Chelsea & theSocialist Night School . Feb 13 8pm SonRoberts . Feb 14 8pm Brownman Quartet. Feb 15 8pm Noah Zacharin No Cover. Feb16 8pm Singers Den Open Mic w Al St. Louis. Feb 17,18 8pm Caliban Arts Theatre Relaunch:Ethnic Heritage Ensemble /(adv).Feb 19 8pm Kathleen Gorman Group . Feb20 8pm Son Roberts . Feb 22 8pm NoahZacharin No Cover. Feb 23, 24 8pm RachelTherrien Quintet . Feb 27 8pm Son Roberts. Feb 29 8pm Noah Zacharin No Cover.THE TRADITIONS OFEUROPE MADEAFFORDABLEC. In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz) D. The ETCeterasTranzac292 Brunswick Ave. (full schedule)3-4 shows nightly, mostly PWYCEvery Mon 7pm This is Awesome; 10pm OpenMic. Every Fri 5pm The Foolish Things. EverySat 3pm Jamzac. Performances include: Feb 310pm Jesse Malone & Nathan Dell-Vandenberg.Feb 5 5pm Monk’s Music. Feb 7 10pm PeripheralVision. Feb 8 10pm John Russon Quartet.Feb 12 10pm Lina Allemano Four. Feb 14 10pmStop Time. Feb 18 6:30pm Michael Davidson.Feb 19 7:30pm Tania Gill Quartet; 10pm NickFraser Quartet. Feb 24 10pm Ryan Driver Quartet.Feb 26 10:30pm Steve Ward Presents. Feb28 10pm Nick Fraser’s Drumheller.Whitlock’s Restaurant & Wine Café Bar1961 Queen St. E. 416-691-8784www.whitlocks.caEvery Fri 8pm Gerry Mackay, guitar. No Cover.Zemra Bar & Lounge778 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-651-3123www.zemrabarlounge.comEvery Wed Open Mic and Jam.Every Fri Live Music Fridays.Children'sPianoLessonsFriendly, approachable -and strict!Liz Parker416.544.1803liz.parker@rogers.comQueen/BathurstGALAS & FUNDRAISERS•Feb 04 11:30am: La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra.Soup & Symphony Fundraiser. Publicinvited to bid on silent auction and observe anLYJO rehearsal while hot soup is served. CalvaryPentecostal Church, 401 Croft St. E.,Port Hope. 1-866-460-5956. .COMPETITIONS•Feb 16 8:00: Hart House. U of T Idol. Vocalcompetition featuring U of T students, facultyand staff. Hosted by Dave Clark; his band, TheWoodshed Orchestra, will accompany eachvocalist. Arbor Room, 7 Hart House Circle. 416-978-5362. Free.•Applications now accepted Orchestra Toronto.Orchestra Toronto Concerto Competition:The 2012 Marta Hidy Prize for Cello. For Canadianvirtuosos 23 and under; apply online byApril 6 at; Contact:Karen Henderson, 416-757-2988.SCREENINGS•Feb 11 8:00: Niagara Artists Centre. Silenceis Golden. Silent films with accompanyingimprovised music. Films: La Voyage De La Lune(1902) and La Coquille et le Clergyman (1928).Douglas Miller, flute; Eric Mahar, guitar; PennerMacKay, percussion. 354 St. Paul St., St.Catharines. ; (sr); (st).•Feb 13 8:00: Robert Bruce. Three Short SilentFilms by Buster Keaton About Love and RomanceWith live piano accompaniment by RobertBruce. Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church, 427Bloor St. W. 905-777-9196. ; (sr/st).LECTURES & SYMPOSIA•Feb 04 9:30am-12:30pm: Canadian OperaCompany/University of Toronto Faculty ofMusic/Munk School of Global Affairs. TheOpera Exchange: Long Distant Loving: Saariaho’sL’Amour loin/Love from Afar. Ted Chamberlin,Sherry Lee (U of T); David Metzer (UBC); SusanMcClary (Case Western); Greg Newsome, composer.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg, 80Queen’s Park. 416-363-8231. ; $17(faculty);(st); free(U of T students with ID).•Feb 11 11:00am: Northumberland LearningConnection. Opera Brown-bag Lunch Talk:Wagner’s Götterdämmerung. Ian Montagnesgives a half-hour talk ahead of MetropolitanOpera HD broadcast. 20 Queen St., Port Hope.905-349-3402. (includes coffee/tea).•Feb 12 2:00: Mississauga Library System.Freedom, Slavery and the Roots of AmericanMusic. Lecture and performance by Ray Kamalay.Noel Ryan Auditorium, Mississauga CentralLibrary, 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Mississauga.905-615-3500. Free.•Feb 12 4:00 Continuum ContemporaryMusic. Pre-Concert talk by Henk de Graauw.Lecture by mechanical organ enthusiast andretired engineer. Music Gallery, 197 John St.416-924-4945. Free.•Feb 13 7:30: Southern Ontario Chapter ofthe Hymn Society. Hymns and Church Music:Where is it all going? Conversation with studentsand grads of the Sacred Music programat Emmanuel College. 75 Queen’s Park Cres.E., 416-342-6034. Free.•Feb 14 1:00: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Toronto & the War of 1812.Student wind and brassinstrumentsCall for the location of aretailer near you1 800 690-0515Premiere Source for HigH quality food(416) 364-7397 www.pasqualebros.com54 February 1 – March 7, 2012

Composer John Beckwith introduces the documentaryballad opera Taptoo! Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.•Feb 16 12:10pm: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Spotlight on Opera. Preview ofU of T Opera Division’s production of Mozart’sCosì fan tutte, including excerpts performed bycast members. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.•Feb 16 3:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Graduate Colloquia Series: KennethH. Peacock Lecturer: Gary Tomlison, musicologist.“Paleolithic Formalism and the Emergenceof Music.” Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg.,80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.•Feb 16 7:00: Tafelmusik. Baroque MusicLecture. Tafelmusik violinist Patricia Ahern discussesperiod performance, including a comparisonbetween the baroque and modern violin.North York Public Library Auditorium, 5120Yonge St. 416-395-5639. Free.•Feb 26 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. Gilbert& Sullivan – opera? Guest speaker: MichaelJames Burgess. Rm.330, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-924-3940. .•Mar 4:00: Wilfrid Laurier UniversityPress/Massey College/University of TorontoFaculty of Music. John Beckwith BookLaunch. Celebration of Beckwith’s recent publicationUnheard Of: Memoirs of a Canadian Composer.Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place.519-884-0710 x2665. Free.MASTERCLASSES•Feb 05, 19 and Mar 04 2:00: Singing Studioof Deborah Staiman. Masterclass. Musicaltheatre/audition preparation, using textualanalysis and other interpretative tools for thesung monologue. Yonge & Eglinton area – callfor exact location.•Feb 14 10:00am: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. St. Lawrence String QuartetMasterclass. Walter Hall, Edward JohnsonBldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.•Feb 14 11:30am: York University Departmentof Music. Vocal Masterclass by NathaliePaulin, soprano. With York U classical voiceparticipants. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Rm.112 Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.•Feb 17 3:15: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Yves Léveillé Quartet: Jazz Masterclass.Upper Jazz Studio, 90 Wellesley St. W.416-978-3750. Free.•Feb 28 11:30am: York University Departmentof Music. Guitar Masterclass by MichaelSavona. Tribute Communities Recital Hall,Rm.112 Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.WORKSHOPS•Feb 05 1:00: Harbourfront Centre. KuumbaFestival: Drumming Workshop with AlphaRhythm Roots. Lakeside Terrace, 235 Queen’sQuay W. 416-973-4000. Free.•Feb 05 1:30-4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Workshop. FrankNakashima, coach. Bring own instruments andmusic stand; music is available at the door. ArmourHeights Community Centre, 2140 AvenueRd. 416-245-3413. .•Feb 10 6:30: O’Hara House Concerts. UkeleleWorkshop/Dinner with Manitoba Hal ofBlues with Nighthowls. Informal session designedto develop ukulele skills; concert byBlues with Nighthowls follows at 8pm. 28O’Hara Ave. 416-516-4703. for workshop/dinner; for workshop, dinner and concert.•Feb 12 2:00: CAMMAC. Reading for Singers.Guastavino: Indianas. Isabel Bernaus, conductor.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St.416-694-9266. ; (members).•Feb 25 10:30am: Toronto MendelssohnChoir. Singsation Saturday: Choral Workshopwith Guest Conductor Thea Kano. Haydn: TheresienMesse. Music provided; participantscan register at the workshop. Cameron Hall,Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 YongeSt. 416-598-0422 x24. includes refreshments.Register online:•Mar 04 1:30-4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Workshop: “Birds andthe Bees.” Dexter Roberts, coach. Music thathonours “feathered, otherwise-flighted andperhaps even a few footed friends.” Bring owninstruments and music stand; music is availableat the door. Armour Heights Community Centre,2140 Avenue Rd. 416-245-3413. .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.caSINGALONGS•Feb 14 7:00: Canada Sings!/Chantons Canada!Toronto-Riverdale. Neighbourhood Singalong.Folk, rock, ballads and Broadway. MarkBell, songleader; Marjorie Wiens, piano. Guest:Church of the Redeemer Choir, Mark Vuorinen,conductor, John Campbell, music director. TorontoChinese Alliance Church, 77 First Ave.416-778-0796. Free, donations•Feb 18 9:30am: Canada Sings!/ChantonsCanada! Toronto-Riverdale. NeighbourhoodSingalong. Folk, rock, ballads and Broadway.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.orgSIGHT-SINGINGLESSONSPrivate coaching sessionswithSheila McCoy416-574-5250smccoy@rogers.comLet YourInner Songbe SungWhole ClassicalVoice training for all ages inall styles of SingingClassical Voice Trainingusing Yoga Postures,Alexander Technique,Mindful Meditation techniques,and Expressive MovementOn Bayview at Eglintonwww.83VoICe.com416 83 VoICe(838-6423)February 1 – March 7, 55

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