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Volume 17 Issue 6 - March 2012

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WORKSHOPS (continued)• Mar 16 1:00: Canadian Music Centre/Canadian League of Composers. WoodsheddingSession 2: Double Bass with Peter Pavolovsky.Composition workshop for composersand musicians. Chapel/Music Room, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-961-6601. Free.• Mar 18 2:00: CAMMAC. Reading for Singersand Instrumentalists. Elgar: The Kingdom.Stephanie Martin, conductor. Christ ChurchDeer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-605-2973.; (members).• Mar 19 7:30: Koffler Centre for the PerformingArts. Into the Honeycomb: DiscoveringJewish Spiritual Song. Yair Dalal and the Klezmatics’Frank London speak about the melodiesand meanings of piyyutim (liturgical poems),mizmorim (psalms), nigunim (spiritual melodies)and zmiros (Shabbat songs). No previouis backgroundin Hebrew or music is required. HeliconianHall, 35 Hazelton Ave. 416-638-1881x4228. .• Mar 21 5:00: Canadian Music Centre/CanadianLeague of Composers. WoodsheddingSession 3: Percussion with Dan Morphy.Compositionworkshop for composers and musicians.Chapel/Music Room, Trinity-St. Paul’sCentre, 427 Bloor St. W. 416-961-6601. Free.• Mar 30 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 31 10:30am: Toronto MendelssohnChoir. Singsation Saturday: Haydn’s TheresienMesse with guest conductor Thea Kano. Musicprovided; participants can register at the workshop.Cameron Hall, Yorkminster Park BaptistChurch, 1585 Yonge St. 416-598-0422 x24. includes refreshments. Register The ETCeterasSINGALONGS• Mar 17 7:00 and Mar 18 2:00: St. Anne’sMusic & Drama Society: Irish Pub Night: Eat,Drink & Sing-a-Long. St. Anne’s Parish Hall,651 Dufferin St. 416-922-4415. .• Mar 20 7:00: Canada Sings!/ChantonsCanada! Toronto-Riverdale. NeighbourhoodSingalong. Folk, rock, ballads and Broadway.Mark Bell, songleader; Marjorie Wein, piano .St. John the Compassionate Mission Hall, 415Broadview Ave. 416-778-0796. Free, donationsaccepted. MISCELLANEOUS• Mar 03 to Mar 31: New Adventures inSound Art. Fun Fair & Concert Series .Open tothe public, installation space filled with everydayobjects, selected for the sounds they makewhen struck or played. Also: March breakfamily-friendly activities from Mar 10-18; noonand evening performances by: Allison Cameronwith Germaine Lio (Mar 17); Tomasz Karkowiak(Mar 24) and Lee Pui Ming and NOiNO (Mar 31).NAISA Space, Artscape Wychwood Barns,#252, 601 Christie St. 416-652-5115. (evening performance); (matineeperformance); (installation & fun fair only).Publicity, press kits& image consultingfor performers416.544.1803www.lizpr.comDOWNTOWNCONCERT VENUE• Concert, rehearsal, seminar space• Competitive rates• Intimate atmosphere, warm acoustics• Unobstructed versatile seating for 150• Wedding and reception facilities• Fully accessible• Close to transit and parking• Historic Kensington Church (circa 1858)ANNOUNCEMENTS• Mar 04 11:00am: Morris WinchevskySchool. Family Purim Celebration with musicalguest Mitch Smolkin. “Mama Megila” Purimplay, costume parade, 50/50 raffle, holidaycrafts, games and foods. 918 Bathurst Centre,918 Bathurst St. 416-789-5502. ;(child); (2 adults, 2 children).• Mar 06 7:00pm Soundstreams. Salon 21:Peter Eötvos on Jazz and Opera. Meet andgreet, featuring a discussion by composer/conductorPeter Eötvos about his interest in jazzand opera, with live and recorded examples.Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen`s Park. Free, donationswelcome. Limited seating; register onwebsite:• Exhibit now showing. City of Toronto Archives.A World of Music: Celebrating 90 Seasonswith the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.Exhibit highlights a collection of photographs,documents and audio recordings, donated bythe TSO to the City of Toronto Archives. 255Spadina Rd. 416-397-5000. Free.• Concert presenters seeking to benefit a goodcause can consider the Regent Park Schoolof Music, currently offering highly-subsidizedmusic lessons to over 650 youth in needfrom Regent Park and others areas of Toronto.The school’s goal is to reach 3000 studentsby 2015. Musicians interested in helping thiscause are encouraged to consider donating theproceeds from a concert, or alternatively, organizinga Salon Night fundraiser where studentsmay be able to perform. More info: 647-502-4077 or“NOT A CONCERT? NOT A PROBLEM”The ETCeteras is a free service beingoffered by The WholeNote. Events orAnnouncements for considerations shouldbe sent to by the15th of the month prior to publication.UkulelesThey’ve madethe trip acrossthe pond!The best-sellingukulele in theUK…nowavailable inCanada!Call for the location of aretailer near you1 800 690-0515Church of St. Stephen in-the-Field on College Streetbetween Bathurst & Spadina • 647-638-3550 / 416-921-6350email ststepheninthefields@gmail.comPremiere Source for HigH quality food(416) 364-7397 www.pasqualebros.comVenue Rental• in the heart of Yorkville• historical heritage building• Steinway Grand Piano• recital and special events• lighting and sound systems• accomodates caterers• reasonable rates35 Hazelton Avenue, Heliconian Hall416-922-3618 rentals@heliconianclub.orgUNIVERSITYFREE CLINICSDURING MARCHVisit for all of the details.58 March 1 – April 7, 2012

AUDITIONS / MUSICIANS WANTEDCOUNTERPOINT COMMUNITYORCHESTRA ( volunteer musicians. Mondayevening rehearsals, downtown Toronto.All sections especially violins.Email info@ccorchestra.orgMARKHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAhas openings for Concertmaster, Strings,Woodwinds, Brass. All Pay-Per Servicepositions. Please send resume WANTED solo or ensemblefor noon hour concerts. Free series,Wednesdays:12:35pm start June 6, 2012.Perform downtown in an historic, acousticallyfriendly setting just for the experience.Dates available now. Contact John 647-638-3550 ( orcheck our website SYMPHONY is looking for the followingto play in 4 subscription concerts each season.Rehearsals Wed nights at York Mills CI, DonMills. Trumpets, Trombones, ViolasBasses. For contact info visit NYCO.on.caINSTRUCTIONCONCERT PIANIST EVE EGOYAN(M. Mus., L.R.A.M., F.R.S.C.) offerslessons to committed musicians as well asreturning adults (,416-894-6344,, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS: RCMexam preparation. Samantha Chang, RoyalAcademy of Music PGDip, LRAM, ARCT.416-293-1302,“INTRODUCTION TO JAZZ SINGING” &“INTRODUCTION TO BLUES SINGING”spring and summer workshops in Toronto.Also Summer Weekend Workshops inbeautiful Picton Ontario. All levels.ritadighent@gmail.comClassified Advertising | classad@thewholenote.comLEARN TO TUNE AND REPAIR PIANOSMarch 12 -16, 2012. Beaches Conservatoryof Music, Scarborough. Basic Tuning 0plus 0 tools. Basic Repair 0 plus00 tools. Instructor is a RegisteredPiano Technician with the Piano TechniciansGuild. 100+ students have taken thiscourse since 2005. Some are now full-timepiano technicians. Visit or contact mark@mrtuner.comor call 1-866-MR-TUNER(678-8637)MAKING MUSIC WITH THE RECORDER.After 30 years at The Royal Conservatory,Scott Paterson has opened his own studio. Allages; 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 Musicand beyond. Intensive course for adults.Lessons are given on a 9 foot Steinwayconcert grand. 416-449-1665SINGERS: always wanted to accompanyyourself on piano? The clear-to-understandcourse materials combined with teachingsupport is fun and effective. Level I for totalbeginners.ritadighent@gmail.comSTUDY JAZZ SINGING WITHORI DAGAN! Scat, swing, improvisation,repertoire development, performance 416-509-3137www.oridagan.comSTUDY SAXOPHONE with Bruce Redstone.M.M. in Performance, B.A. in Education, 25+years experience, 6 years university instructor,reasonable rates, convenient location, alllevels and styles. or416-706-8161.WARM EXPERIENCED AMERICAN PIANOTEACHER with sterling credentials, unfailinggood humor, and buckets of patience. RoyalConservatory washouts and adult learners especiallywelcome. Lovely Cabbagetown studio,with easy parking/TTC access. Testimonials:“Now there’s a teacher!” R.D., age 13. “Deeppleasure. Sure beats studying with those Quebecnuns!” S.A., age 50+. Peter Kristian Mose,416-923-3060 or Mystudents have never won any prizes, except forlove of music. (And loyalty.)FOR SALEUSED STEINWAY PIANOS: models K, S, M,O, L, A, B www.ontariopianos.comMUSICIANS AVAILABLEBARD – EARLY MUSIC DUO playing recorderand virginal available to provide backgroundatmosphere for teas, receptions or otherfunctions – greater Toronto area. For ratesand info call 905-722-5618 or email us atmhpape@interhop.netSERVICESACCOUNTING AND INCOME TAX SERVICEfor small business and individuals, to saveyou time and money, customized to meet yourneeds. Norm Pulker, B. Math. CMA.905-251-0309 or 905-830-2985.DO YOU HAVE PRECIOUS MEMORIESLOST ON OLD RECORDS, TAPES,PHOTOS etc? Recitals-gigs-auditions-airchecks-family stuff. 78s-cassettes-reels-35mm slides-etc.ArtsMediaProjects will restore them onCDs or DVDs. Call George @ 416 910-1091VENUESARE YOU PLANNING A CONCERT or recital?Looking for a venue? Consider Bloor StreetUnited Church. Phone: 416-924-7439 x22Email: tina@bloorstreetunited.orgA WholeNote CLASSIFIED delivers!Sing the right tune, reach the right audience.Only for the first 20 words(.20 for each additional)Discounts for multiple insertionsDeadline for the April classifieds is March 20classad@thewholenote.comSALON NIGHTS!Musicians: support the RegentPark School of Music!☛ RPSM is a not-for-profitorganization and registeredcharity, offering highlysubsidizedmusic lessons toover 650 youth-in-need fromRegent Park and other areas ofToronto. Our goal is to reach3000 students by 2015We can provide step-by-steptips for making your SalonNight a success. One of ourstudents could perform atyour event. A representativefrom RPSM could come andsay a few words. Musicianswork so hard to help forgehealthy communities: donatingthe proceeds from one ofyour concerts to the RegentPark School of Music willhelp ensure access to musiceducation for all children.And you and your friendscould have a wonderful nightof good food, conversation,and music! Contactdevelopment@rpmusic.orgSIGHT-SINGINGLESSONSPrivate coaching sessionswithSheila McCoy416-574-5250smccoy@rogers.comComprehensive · . ResidentialSoundproo ? ng SolutionsQuality Audio Recording Servicesfor Classical and Acoustic Music647 349 6467lockwood.frank@gmail.comwww.LockwoodARS.comleon 416-995-4016Love To Sing?TrySENSIBLE VOCAL TRAINING!Breathe new life into your voicewith this uniquely kinestheticapproach to vocal pedagogy.Come to the “Vocal Gym!”Phone Pattie Kelly (905) www.vocalsense.caCLAIM 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.cavoiceSTUDIOSEYE-CATCHINGFor economical insertionsof 3x, 5x and 10xNow available in colour.Interested?jack@thewholenote.com416-323-2232 ext 25March 1 – April 7, 59

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