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Volume 17 Issue 6 - March 2012

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SUMMER MUSIC EDUCATIONThe JVL Summer School for Performing Artsinvites young and aspiring musicians to participatein this unique course. The courseoffers its participants a wonderful opportunityto combine their intensive music studiesand concert performances with recreationalactivities. The JVL SSPA is committed to theartistic development of young musicians ofall ages by providing students with intensive,highly professional training under the tutelageof a distinguished faculty.www.MusicInSummer.comjvl@musicinsummer.com416-735-7499; 905-882-7499theWholeNote SUMMER MUSIC EDUCATION 2012The Kingsway Conservatory of MusicProduction; August 25 to September 2: Orchestraand Band, Musical Theatre and SongwritingFor kids grades 7 – 12Location: Camp Manitou, Parry Sound, ONApplication Deadline: August 15Interprovincial Music Camp has providedyoung Canadian musicians with exceptionalmusical training and unforgettable summercamp experiences since 1961. Campersfine-tune their skills as musicians, developfriendships with teenagers from acrossCanada, and forge a life-long love of music.IMC programmes include orchestra, band,musical theatre, jazz, rock, Glee, songwritingand event production (sound and lighting),challenging and inspiring young musiciansfrom grades 7 through 12. These residentialcamps are held at Camp Manitou, outsideParry Sound.www.campIMC.caanne@campIMC.ca416-488-3316❥❥Jazz in JULY SUMMERMUSIC PROGRAMMESJuly 9 to 20For adults and students over 15Location: Amherst, MAApplication deadline: June 15Jazz in July is a concentrated two-week programmeallowing participants to study jazzimprovisation with some of the nation’s bestjazz educators and artists. Located on thescenic UMass Amherst campus, Jazz in Julyoffers jazz vocalists and instrumentalists acourse of study that is challenging and enriching.The Jazz in July programme involvesone-on-one sessions, group clinics, jazztheory and improvisation training, ensemblecoaching, jam sessions, style explorations,combined lectures and public performancesby participants and faculty members alike.www.jazzinjuly.comjazzinjuly@acad.umass.edu413-545-3530❥❥JazzWORKS SUMMERJazz WORKSHOP andCOMPOSERS’ SYMPOSIUMAugust 16 to 19(Two additional days for Composers’ Symposium,August 14 and 15, optional)For adults at all levels from beginner to advancedand advanced high school studentsLocation: Lake MacDonald, Harrington, QC (north ofHawkesbury, ON)Application deadline: July 6; early bird before May 25JazzWorks’ 19th annual Summer Jazz Workshopis a unique three-day weekend of intensivelearning for adult jazz musicians of alllevels (beginner through professional) andadvanced high school musicians. Participantsimmerse themselves in a programme thatincludes masterclasses, combo rehearsals,jazz history, improvisation, arranging andcomposition, jam sessions, faculty concerts,a public concert including all participantsand a Vocal Intensive programme for singers.JazzWorks 2012 will feature an extended fivedayComposers’ Symposium. Please checkour website for details of our 2012 faculty,including guest saxophonist Ted Nash fromNew York and artistic director and bassistJohn Geggie from Ottawa.www.jazzworkscanada.comjazz@jazzworkscanada.com613-523-0316❥❥JVL SUMMER SCHOOL forPERFORMING ARTS11 th “MUSIC in the SUMMER”INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALJuly 5 to 15For young musicians of all agesLocation: North Bay, ONApplication deadline: May 14❥❥KINCARDINE SUMMERMUSIC FestivalAugust 5 to 18For adults, amateurs, children, professionals,students and familiesLocation: Kincardine, ONApplication deadline: July 28; earlyregistration discount until May 31Celebrating its 21st anniversary, this worldclassconcert series features jazz, blues,classical, world and chamber music performancescombined with 23 music educationprogrammes to produce a unique musicalevent. Enjoy the free “4 O’Clock in the Park”concerts, then come to the brilliant performancesheadlining the KSMF Evening ConcertSeries starting at 7:30pm.Daytime classes include programmes frombeginner to advanced levels for adults, childrenand families. From children’s music,choirs, guitar, bands and strings to jazz,blues and chamber music, KSMF is greatfamily fun!The beautiful Lake Huron location, a welcomingcommunity and the finest musicalopportunities make this event unbeatable.www.ksmf.cainfo@ksmf.ca519-396-9716; 1-866-453-9716❥❥THE KINGSWAY CONSERVATORYof MUSIC – SUMMER MUSICWeekly programmes from July 2 to August 24For all ages and experience levelsLocation: The Kingsway Conservatory of Music,Toronto, ONApplication deadline: openThe Kingsway Conservatory of Music deliversa vibrant and nurturing environment inwhich to explore, discover and grow musically.This summer, KCM’s elegant studios willbe alive with programmes designed to exciteand expire. West Toronto Summer ChamberMusic Workshop (new!), is an enrichment opportunityfor youth musicians at a minimumlevel RCM Grade 5, which includes one-ononecoachings, ensemble work, orchestrarehearsals and special guest artists. Alsoavailable: Suessical Musical Theatre Camp(new!), which engages youth and teens ina fantastical, full-scale musical produc-64

tion; Suzuki/Traditional Strings Camp (ages4 – 10); Music Theory – Intermediate andAdvanced Rudiments; and private instructionon all instruments.www.kingswayconservatory.cainfo@kingswayconservatory.ca416-234-0121❥❥LAKE FIELD MUSIC CampAugust 12 to 19For adults and families (Adult amateur programmeincludes classical, jazz and world music, with amusic and arts programme for children ages 5 – 12Location: Lakefield, ONRegistration openLake Field Music camp brings together amateurmusicians of all ages and abilities ina supportive environment on the beautifulcampus of Lakefield College School. You canlearn new musical skills and improve yourexisting abilities in a wide array of classes,collaborations and performances. Enjoy eveningconcerts by participants and faculty.Adults build their programme from more than40 classes offered by more than 15 exceptionalinstructors. Classes include a variety ofinstrument-specific techniques, vocal masterclasses,as well as many vocal and instrumentalensembles. Classes for beginners are alsooffered for those wanting to try somethingnew. Accommodations are available.www.lakefieldmusic.cainfo@lakefieldmusic.ca416-536-3362❥❥MILES NADAL SUMMERINSTITUTE For CREATIVE ADULTSJuly 16 to 20For adults with a passion for singing. Some amateurchoral/singing experience beneficial.Location: Toronto, ONRegistration open; early bird discount prior to May 1Everyone needs time to refresh, create, explore.Enjoy an intensive week of vocal andchoral workshops with top Toronto performersand instructors Micah Barnes, Adi Braun,Gillian Stecyk, Kobi Hass and Tanya Benard.An ideal stay-cation and chance to rechargeyour batteries.What you’ll get: 25 hours of instruction/masterclasses in vocal technique, choral singing,jazz, cabaret, opera, Glee, rhythmic training,performance strategies and more; Timein our beautiful fitness centre and saltwaterpool; Semi-private voice lesson and AlexanderTechnique session; Performance workshop inthe Al Green Theatre and great camaraderieand our MNjcc passion and dedication. Maketime to play!; music@mnjcc.org416-924-6211 x250❥❥MILES NADAL JCC SuzUKISUMMER MUSIC CampJuly 3 to 6; 9 to 13National Music Camp of Canada For more photos and new arrivals, children and youth studying by Suzuki method.Location: Toronto, OntarioRegistration open; early bird discount prior to June 1The 2012 MNjcc Suzuki Summer MusicCamp is open to string and piano studentsstudying by the Suzuki method, from Twinklesto beyond Book 6. Along with daily semiprivateand group repertoire lessons, camperswill also participate in three enrichmentclasses. Campers may attend Week 1 (fourdays), Week 2 (five days), or both! Learn withtop Suzuki instructors from across Toronto!Enrichment includes Perform with Pizzazz &Poise, Ukulele and Klezmer. Campers alsoenjoy Alexander Technique, yoga, swimming,cooking and pottery! All take place in theMNjcc’s beautiful downtown facility.www.mnjcc.orgGretchen Abberger, directorSuzuki@mnjcc.org416-466-0208❥❥MUSIC at PORT MILFORDCHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVALAND SUMMER SCHOOLJuly 14 to August 11, two and four week sessionsFor serious string players and pianists interested inchamber musicLocation: Prince Edward County, ONApplication deadline: April 15MPM offers an intensive four-week chambermusic experience for serious string playersand pianists in rural Prince Edward County,Ontario. The outstanding music faculty, includingMarie Berard, the Linden Quartet (firstplace winners of 2009 Fischoff Competition),the Tokai Quartet (Finalists at Banff 2007),RCM faculty and members of the TorontoSymphony, National Ballet and CanadianOpera Company, serve as both coaches andmentors. Musicianship and community shapethe Port Milford experience.www.mpmcamp.orgMeg Hill, directordirector@mpmcamp.org914-439-5039❥❥NATIONAL MUSIC Camp of CanadaJunior division: August 19 to 25Senior division: August 26 to September 2For students of all levels, grades 3 – 12Location: Orillia, ONApplication deadline: Based on availabilityin desired programme/instrumentNational Music Camp has been operatingat Camp Wahanowin on the shores of LakeCouchiching for over 47 years and drawsprofessional musicians and students fromacross Canada. Campers at National MusicCamp will have an overnight camp experience,which includes all lodging and mealsfor seven or eight days, music instructionby professional faculty (approximately fourhours daily), recreational activities, daily facultyconcerts and evening programmes. Twotickets to our Open House Concert for parentsor friends are included with each registration.The concert takes place on the final day ofthe camp session.www.nationalmusiccamp.comoffice@nationalmusiccamp.com416-482-2475; 1-800-701-3132❥❥No STRINGS THEATRE, SUMMERMUSIC THEATRE INTENSIVEJuly 2 to 29For youths ages 13 – 21, beginners to professionalsLocation: Toronto, ONApplication deadline: March 25early bird; June 15 finalA summer music theatre intensive designedto develop singing, acting and dancing skillsfor youths aged 13 to 21 through working withprofessionals in the field. The programmeincludes vocal, drama and dance classes,and culminates in a public performance oftheWholeNote SUMMER MUSIC EDUCATION 201265

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