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Volume 17 Issue 6 - March 2012

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GALAS & FUNDRAISERS• Mar 01 Canadian Music Competition Ontario.Guest Liszt: Youth Gala at the Gladstone.Meet and greet, and performance, featuringyoung classical musicians: Ania Hejnar andChristopher Dallo, voice; Blake Pouliot, violin;Alexander Seredenko, piano; the Metis FiddlerQuartet. 416-531-4635. .• Mar 16 8:00: Bonnie Hamilton. Love ConquersAll: A Fundraiser for Mission Work in Mexico.Variety evening of live music (see ArtwordArtbar in Section C, In the Clubs (Mostly Jazz)listings, for performer names). Artword Artbar,15 Colbourne St., Hamilton. 905-543-8512.Admission by donation; proceeds towards amission work in Mexico; toys, clothes and personalhygiene items collected.COMPETITIONS• Mar 22 8:00: Hart House. U of T Idol: St.George Campus Final. Vocal competition featuringU of T students, faculty and staff. Hostedby Dave Clark; his band, The Woodshed Orchestra,will accompany each vocalist. Arbor Room,7 Hart House circle, University of Toronto. 416-978-5362. Free.•Applications now accepted Orchestra Toronto.Orchestra Toronto Concerto Competition:The 2012 Marta Hidy Prize for Cello. Contest forCanadian virtuosos aged 23 and under, prize of00 and soloist opportunity with OrchestraToronto. Applications due April 6, 2012, mustbe completed online at; by April 20 applicants must upload an auditionvideo of themselves playing Bach’s Preludefrom the Cello Suite No.3 in C Major, andone contrasting piece of choice. Contact: KarenHenderson, 416-757-2988.SCREENINGS• Mar 29 8:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.Our Dancing Daughters (1928 dir. Beaumont) &Cinderella (1922 dir. Reiniger). Andrei Steliaev,piano. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. 416-461-9287. .• Mar 30 7:30: Toronto Silent Film Festival.Tabu: A Tale of the South Seas (1931 dir. Murnau).Bill Lasovich, piano. Innis Town Hall, 2Sussex Ave. 416-461-9287. .• Mar 31 4:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.Blood and Sand (1922 dir. Niblo) & Koko and theALEXANDER KATSD. The ETCeterasCartoon Factory (1925 dir. Fleischer Studios).Andrei Streliaev, piano. The Revue, 400 RoncesvallesAve. 416-461-9287. ; (sr).• Apr 01 4:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.A Thousand Laughs: Playmates. Screening ofshorts featuring silent comedy greats: BusterKeaton & Roscoe ‘Fatty’ Arbuckle; CharlieChaplin, Edna Purviance & Eric Campbell; HarryLangdon & Vernon Dent; Larry Semon & StanLaurel; and Laurel & Hardy. Bill O’Meara, piano.The Fox Theatre, 2236 Queen St. E. 416-461-9287. ; (sr).• Apr 02 8:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival/Toronto Theatre Organ Society. The ItalianStraw Hat (1927 dir. Clair). Clark Wilson, Wurlitzerorgan. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-461-9287. .• Apr 03 8:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.Variety (1925 dir. Dupont). Laura Silberberg,piano. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. 416-461-9287. .LECTURES & SYMPOSIA• Mar 03 10:30am: Guitar Society of Toronto.Guitar Symposium: Music Through the AgesLecture. Presentation and lecture by ClaytonScott. Remenyi House of Music, 210 Bloor St.W. 416-964-8298. .• Mar 03 7:30: Toronto Gilbert and SullivanSociety. Lecture about British composer/lyricist-Vivian Ellis. With musical accompaniment. St.Andrew’s Church, 117 Bloor St. E. 416-763-0832. for visitors.• Mar 09 12:00pm: University of TorontoScarborough. World Rhythms PerformanceLecture. Nufsicisum: Phil Nimmons in Conversation.Rm.AA303, 1265 Military Trail. 416-208-4769. Free.• Mar 09 7:30: Toronto Symphony Orchestra.What Makes it Great? Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.Rob Kapilow guides the background,structure and scene-painting elements of themusic, then conducts a complete performanceof the Spring and Summer concerti,Children'sPianoLessonsFriendly, approachable -and strict!Liz Parker416.544.1803liz.parker@rogers.comQueen/Bathurstfeaturing Jennifer Koh on violin. Roy ThomsonHall, 60 Simcoe St. 416-593-4828 or416-593-0688(Chinese). –.• Mar 13 7:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Lecture by Sir Andrew Davis,conductor. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg.,80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. Free.• Mar 18 12:00pm: Northumberland LearningConnection. Opera Brown-bag Lunch Talk:Gounod’s Faust. Joanne Bonebakker gives ahalf-hour talk ahead of Metropolitan Opera HDbroadcast. 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 905-349-3402. (includes coffee/tea).• Mar 22 7:00: Canadian Opera Company.Semele by Handel. Members of the COC speakabout the stories, music and productions ofHandel’s opera. Phone to register. North YorkCentral Library Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St.416-395-5639. Free.• Mar 31 12:00pm: Northumberland LearningConnection. Opera Brown-bag Lunch Talk:Verdi Ernani. A half-hour talk ahead of MetropolitanOpera HD broadcast. 20 Queen St.,Port Hope. 905-349-3402. (includescoffee/tea).• Apr 07 11:00am: Northumberland LearningConnection. Opera Brown-bag LunchTalk: Massenet’s Manon. Thais Donald givesa half-hour talk ahead of Metropolitan OperaHD broadcast. 20 Queen St., Port Hope.905-349-3402. (includes coffee/tea).MASTERCLASSES• Mar 04 2:00: Singing Studio of DeborahStaiman. Masterclass. Musical theatre/auditionpreparation, using textual analysis andother interpretative tools for the sung monologue.Yonge & Eglinton area – call for exact location.416-483-9532.• Mar 13 11:30am: York University Departmentof Music. Vocal Masterclass by PriscillaUppal. With York University students from theclassical performance studios of CatherineRobbin, Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes,Michael Donovan, Janet Obermeyer and KarenRymal. Observers welcome. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Accolade East Bldg., 4700Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.• Mar 14 2:30: University of Toronto.Masterclass with Warren Jones, piano. Featuringperformers from the Voice Studies and CollaborativePiano programs. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. Free.• Mar 15 2:30: University of Toronto.Masterclass with Warren Jones, piano. Featuringperformers from the Opera Studies andCollaborative Piano programmes. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. Free.A 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.ca56 March 1 – April 7, 2012

• Mar 16 10:00 and 2:00: Royal Conservatory.Masterclass with Colin Carr, cello. Opento the public. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free.• Mar 19 3:00: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Voice masterclass by MarleneKleinman-Malas. Geiger-Torel Room, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-978-3750. Free.• Mar 20 and 27 7:30: Koffler Centre forthe Performing Arts. Sweet Masterclass forthe Honeycomb Concert. Opportunity to studywith Yair Dalal and the Klezmatics’ Frank London;masterclass will culminate in joining thecore ensemble on stage on March 28 at theJane Mallett Theatre (27 Front St. E.) Thosewho wish to perform in the concert must bepresent at both classes and the dress rehearsalon March 28 from 4–5pm. Two-part masterclassis geared at experienced musicians; advancedmusic students will also be accepted ona case-by-case basis. Acceptance at the discretionof the Koffler Centre, based upon priormusical experience and space availability – earlyregistration strongly recommended. Masterclasslocation: Drum Artz Community Centre,Let 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)27 Primrose Ave. 416-638-1881 x4228.–(sliding scale).• Mar 28 2:30: York University Departmentof Music. Vocal Masterclass by Ben Heppner.With York University students from the classicalperformance studios of Catherine Robbin,Stephanie Bogle, Norma Burrowes, MichaelDonovan, Janet Obermeyer and Karen Rymal.Observers welcome. Tribute Communities RecitalHall, Accolade East Bldg., 4700 Keele St.416-736-2100 x22926. Free.WORKSHOPS• Mar 03 1:00: Toronto Blues Society. GuitarWorkshop with host, Danny Marks. Featuredguitarists: Donna Grantis, Kevin Breitand Dylan Wickens; performances and aneducational component. Dominion on Queen,500 Queen St. E. 416-538-3885. ;(members).• Mar 05, 12, 19, 26 and Apr 02 8:30 LaBelle Danse. Baroque Dance Class – Beginner.Learn the basics of baroque dance, includingthe minuet, sarabande, bourrée and gigue, aswell as an introduction to 18th century Feuilletdance notation. No prior experience needed.Winchester Street Theatre, 80 WinchesterSt. 416-324-9118. To register, email per 90 minute class.• Mar 05, 12, 19, 26 and Apr 02 7:00 La BelleDanse. Baroque Dance Class – Intermediate.Learn the basics of baroque dance, includingthe minuet, sarabande, bourrée and gigue, aswell as an introduction to 18th century Feuilletdance notation. Intermediate level is forthose with prior experience. Winchester StreetTheatre, 80 Winchester St. 416-324-9118. Toregister, email per90 minute class.• Mar 07 2:00: Canadian Music Centre/Canadian League of Composers. WoodsheddingSession 1: Accordion with Kimberley Pritchard.Composition workshop for composersand musicians. Chapel/Music Room, Trinity-St.The Bach Children’s Chorus invites applications forArtistic DirectorPaul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-961-6601. Free.• Mar 09 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and Baroque Workshop.Informal, uncoached session for recorders andother early instruments. Church of the Transfiguration,111 Manor Rd. E. 416-480-1853.; (members).• Mar 10 9:00am-6:00pm: Kitchen TableMusic Festival. Roots Ensemble Workshopfor Singers and Musicians. Led by Alan Gasser,voice; Anne Lederman, bowed instruments;Tom Leighton, accordion/piano/handpercussion; small group workshops, noon hourjam session, and performances. All ages welcome;children under 16 must be accompanied.Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-531-2618. .Location: Toronto, Ontario, CanadaStart Date: June 1, 2013Salary: Commensurate with experience/qualificationsApplications Due: June 1, 2012Founded by Linda Beaupré and currently in its25th season, Bach Children’s Chorus is anaward-winning group of children’s and youth choirs.See for more information.Interested applicants should submit:• résumé• cover letter describing experience and philosophyabout music education for children• three reference letters with contact information• audio and video recordings of two recentperformances/rehearsalsBy email to: BCCArtisticDirectorSearch@gmail.comShort-listed candidates will be invited to attendinterviews in Toronto in June 2012.March Break Opera CampSING, DANCE, CREATE visual art and PLAY with professional COC artists.Inspired by themes and music of popular operas, participants indulge theircreativity during exploratory sessions in MUSIC, ACTING and DESIGN.No music or acting experience required.AGES 5 to 6March 14, 2012AGES 7 to 9March 15, 2012AGES 9 to 12March 16, 2012DURATION 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.COST Full Day ; Half Day (March 14 only) 416-363-8231Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre227 Front St. E., TorontoCreative: EndeavourMarch 1 – April 7, 57

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