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Volume 17 Issue 7 - April 2012

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C. In the ClubsAnthony’s Dreamdance. Apr 12 8pm Mark Segger(solo drums). Apr 14 8pm Not So SpecialGuests. Apr 15 5pm Kel Aldcroft Quintet Residency;Somewhere There Monthly Rent Party:Solo Piano feat. Ali Berkok, Tania Gill and CaseySokol. Apr 17 8pm Victor Bateman (bass);Peter Lutek (woodwinds). Apr 18 8pm Colin Anthony’sDreamdance. Apr 19 8pm Mark Segger(solo drums). Apr 20 8pm Leftover DaylightSeries. Apr 21 8pm Jack Vorvis (drums); KenAldcroft (guitar); Andy Yue (analog synth); andothers. Apr 22 5pm Ken Aldcroft Quintet Residency.Apr 24 8pm Alan Bloor & Friends. Apr25 8pm Colin Anthony’s Dreamdance. Apr 268pm Mark Segger (solo drums). Apr 28 8pmEminent Domain: Experimental ElectroacousticSeries. Apr 29 5pm Ken Aldcroft QuintetResidency.Trane Studio964 Bathurst St. 416-913-8197www.tranestudio.com (full schedule)Apr 1 8pm Steve Hall Group . Apr 3 8pmLorenzo Ca5telli . Apr 4 8pm Noah ZacharinNo Cover. Apr 6 8pm Shelley Hamilton:Spring is Sprung . Apr 7 8:30pm SharonMusgrave . Apr 8 8pm KØGGING . Apr9 8pm Son Roberts . Apr 10 8pm DenielleBassels Quintet . Apr 11 8pm Noah ZacharinNo Cover. Apr 12 8pm Patrick Cooke CD Release. Apr 13 Owens & Wright Experience/(adv). Apr 14 8:30pm Brownman &Gruvasylum . Apr 15 8pm Martin Loomer’sOrange Devils Big Band . Apr 17 8pm Circles& Parc-X Trio . Apr 18 8pm Noah ZacharinNo Cover. Apr 19 8pm Willful Blues .Apr 20 8:30pm Graceful Daddies: City Soul. Apr 21 8:30pm Liz Tanzey Group .Apr 22 8pm Spoke N’ Heard . Apr 23 8pmSon Roberts . Apr 24 8pm Taylor Cook QuintetJazz Jam. PWYC. Apr 25 8pm Noah ZacharinNo Cover. Apr 26 8pm Ivan Garzon Quartet. Apr 28 8pm Trane Studio 9th Anniversary:Sharron McLeod Fauxtet Tribute to AbbeyLincoln .Tranzac292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137www.tranzac.org (full schedule)3-4 shows daily, various styles; most showsPWYCEvery Mon 7pm This is Awesome; 10pm OpenMic. Every Fri 5pm The Foolish Things. EverySat 3pm Jamzac. Multiple performancesnightly, including: Apr 1 5pm Monk’s Music.Apr 3 10pm Peripheral Vision with Nick FraserTrio. Apr 8 Lin Allemano Four. Apr 10 10pmStop Time. Apr 24 10pm Drumheller. Apr 269:30pm Michael Davidson. Apr 27 10pm RyanDriver Quartet. Apr 29 10:30pm Steve WardPresents.Whitlock’s Restaurant & Wine Café1961 Queen St. E. 416-691-8784www.whitlocks.caEvery Fri 8-10pm Gerry Mackay, solo jazz guitarNo Cover.Zemra Bar & Lounge778 St. Clair Ave. W. 416-651-3123www.zemrabarlounge.comEvery Wed Open Mic and Jam.Every Fri Live Music Fridays.D. The EtceterasDoctor Canon’s Cure, by Derek Holman and Robertson Davieswas commissioned by the Canadian Children’s Opera Company in1982. The CCOC gala on April 13 (listed below) will feature AdiBraun with Jordan Klapman, Sophia Perlman and Adrean Farrugia.GALAS & FUNDRAISERS• Apr 04 7:00: Sabrina Bitton Presents.Show Your Heart: A Benefit for the Heart andStroke Foundation. Wear red to enter the cashraffle; silent auction; music by Laura Robinsonand David Johanns. Toronto Lawn Tennis Club,44 Price St. 416-923-6566. /(adv).• Apr 07 8:00: Scaramella. 6th Annual SilentAuction. As an addition to the Imagine Concert,a silent auction in support of Scaramella’s seasonalactivities. Victoria College Chapel, 91Charles St. W., 2nd floor. 416-487-9261.• Apr 12 6:00: Canadian Opera Company.COC Fine Wine Auction. 13 Annual Fine WineFundraiser, featuring rare wines from privatecollections presented by Stephen Ranger. DesignExchange, 234 Bay St. 416-306-2305.0.• Apr 12 7:00: NUMUS. Spring VaudevilleShow: A NUMUS Fundraiser. Jazz cabaret byKimberly Barber and Glenn Buhr’s Ebony TowerTrio; Penderecki String Quartet; Beatles musicperformed by Peter Oldridge and the UrbanMonks, plus live and silent auctions, new musickaraoke, raffle, busk-a-thon and more. TheJazz Room at the Huether Hotel, 59 King St.N., Waterloo. 519-896-3662. Free admission;suggested donation: ; –(st).• Apr 13 8:00: Canadian Children’s OperaCompany. Jazzing it Up. Intimate performances,wine and cheese, and silent auction.Adi Braun, jazz vocals; Jordan Klapman, piano;Sophia Perlman, jazz vocals; Adrean Farrugia,piano. Crescent School Creative Learning Centre,2365 Bayview Ave. 416-366-0467. 5.• Apr 16 8:00: Harold Green Jewish TheatreCompany. One Night Only: An Evening ofSong and Laughter. Performances by Thom Allison,Micah Barnes, Mitch Smolkin, Gabi Epstein,Jeff Madden and others; Mark Camilleri,music director; Linda Kash and Sheila McCarthy,hosts. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. LawrenceCentre for the Arts, 27 Front St. E.. 416-366-7723. ; 0(VIP, includes dinner).• Apr 17 7:30: Amici Chamber Ensemble. FlyMe to the Moon: Annual Fundraiser. Performanceby Lauren Margison and the Amici Ensemble,plus a display of three paintings by artistLavinia Voicu. Atelier Rosemarie Umetsu, 198ADavenport Rd. 416-901-6279. 0.• Apr 19 7:30: Soundstreams. SoundstreamsCelebrates 30: Spring Fundraiser. Mix and minglewith R. Murray Schafer, silent auction, performancesby Shannon Mercer, soprano; SeroujKradjian, piano; Sanya Eng, harp. IntegralHouse, 194 Roxborough Dr. 416-504-1282 orchristina@soundstreams.ca. 0; 5 (premiumticket) includes tour of Integral House.• Apr 19 7:30: Musicworks. Benefit Concertfor Musicworks. Eve Egoyan performs AnnSoutham’s Simple Lines of Inquiry, in supportof Musicworks magazine. Gallery 345, 345Sorauren Ave. 416-822-9781. 0. Limitedtickets must be pre-ordered at www.musicworks.ca,include concert, reception and silentauction.• Apr 20 5:00; Apr 21 and 22 10:00am-4:00:Guitar Society of Toronto. Eli, a Retrospective.Exhibit of artworks by Eli Kassner, founderof the Guitar Society of Toronto, with liveguitar performances. 57 Lewis St. 416-964-8298. Admission by donation, to benefit theGuitar Society of Toronto President’s BursaryFund.• Apr 20 7:00: Larry Kosowan. Fundraiserfor Scarborough Women’s Centre. Larry Kosowanwill go completely bald, and play guitar,in support of the Scarborough Women’sCentre. Working Dog Saloon, 3676 St. ClairAve. E. 416-694-4513. gets tax deductiblereceipt.• May 05 1:00: Cantabile Chorale of YorkRegion. TEA for TWO (pianos). Bob and LonaRichardson, pianos. Three seatings, approximatelyone hour each, in Thornhill (call for exactlocation). 905-731-8318. suggesteddonation, includes refreshments.• May 05 6:00: King Edward Choir. 60th AnniversaryGala. Following “Feathers on thePage” concert at Hi-Way Pentecostal Church,the choir celebrates 60 years with a gala dinnerfeaturing entertainment. Liberty BanquetHall, 100 Caplan Ave. Barrie. 705-252-5212.(includes 2:00 concert and gala).• May 06 6:00: Music Toronto. Dinner withWine-Tasting at Scaramouche Restaurant. 24thannual fundraising event. 1 Benvenuto Pl.Summer Orff CampJoseph the DreamerThe Adventures of the Biblical Patriarch JosephA week of music (by Kim Kendrick, a Master Orff-Schulwerk Specialist), crafts, and story-telling for 5-9year-oldsJuly 23-27, 2012, 9 AM–12 NoonSt. Thomas’s Anglican Church, 383 Huron Street, TorontoRegistration fee: For more information or to register: 416–979–2323 x5Free event listings:listings@thewholenote.com60 thewholenote.com April 1 – May 7, 2012

416-214-1660. 0.COMPETITIONS• Apr 06 application deadline Orchestra Toronto.Orchestra Toronto Concerto Competition:The 2012 Marta Hidy Prize for Cello. Contest forCanadian virtuosos aged 23 and under. Applicationsmust be completed online atwww.orchestratoronto.ca. 416-757-2988.• Apr 13 11am-7:30pm (preliminaries) and April14 2:00-8:30pm (finals): Show Choir Canada.Show Choir Canada Nationals. High school gleeclubs and choirs from across Ontario showcasetheir vocals, dance moves and musicianship.Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 FrontSt. E. 1-855-872-6779. Preliminaries: –; Finals: –.www.showchoirscanada.com.• Apr 30 application deadline Rotaract Clubof Mississauga/Mississauga Arts Council.Rotaract Singfest Vocal Competition. Competitionfor up and coming Mississauga vocalistsage 14-24; the prize: studio recording time atMetalworks. Enter online at www.singfest.rotaractmississauga.com.647-206-5272.SCREENINGS• Apr 01 4:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.A Thousand Laughs: Playmates. Screeningof shorts featuring silent comedy greats. BillO’Meara, piano. The Fox Theatre, 2236 QueenSt. E. 416-461-9287. ; (sr).• Apr 02 8:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival/Toronto Theatre Organ Society. The ItalianStraw Hat (1927). Clark Wilson, Wurlitzer organ.Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. 416-461-9287. .• Apr 03 8:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.Variety (1925). Laura Silberberg, piano. InnisTown Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. 416-461-9287. .• Apr 12-14: Toronto Flamenco Festival.Lorca, Copla Spain, A Cara o Cruz, Morente,Kumpania, and Orson Welles & Goya. NFB Mediatheque,150 John St. 905-832-7780. -. www.torontoflamencofestival.com.• Apr 13 8:00: St. Thomas Anglican Church.Silent Film: Safety Last. Accompanied by WilliamO’Meara, organ. 101 Winchester Rd.,Brooklin. 905-655-3883. ; (child).• Apr 20 8:00: Trinity Senior Choir. TheCameraman. With accompaniment by WilliamO’Meara, organ. Trinity United Church, 461Park Ave., Newmarket. 905-895-4851. ;(family). Refreshments to follow.• Apr 21 8:00: Images Festival. 25th AnniversaryGala. Sounds of Science: French filmsby Jean Painlevé (1929-1965, 35mm) with livesoundtrack by Yo La Tengo. Toronto UndergroundCinema, 186 Spadina Ave. 416-971-8405. /(adv); (sr/st/members).LECTURES & SYMPOSIA• Apr 07 11:00am: Northumberland LearningConnection. Opera Brown-bag Lunch Talk:Massenet’s Manon. Thais Donald gives a halfhourtalk ahead of Metropolitan Opera HDbroadcast. 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 905-349-3402. (includes coffee/tea).• Apr 11 7:00: Kingsway Conservatory ofMusic. Suzuki Strings Info Night. Learn aboutthe “Talent Education” philosophy of ShinichiSuzuki, and the violin and cello programsfor 4-10 year olds at Kingsway. Great Room,Kingsway Conservatory of Music, 2848 BloorSt. W. 416-234-0121. Free.• Apr 14 7:30: Toronto Gilbert and SullivanCanadian Children’s Opera CompanyAnn Cooper Gay, Executive Artistic DirectorCCOC Annual Open HouseSunday, April 15, 3:00 – 5:30pmFirst Unitarian Congregation175 St Clair Ave WAuditions for 2012/13 Season begin May 4Call 416-366-0467 to schedule your audition todayPhoto: Christine Custodio (Musikverein)The Bach Children’s Chorus invites applications forArtistic DirectorLocation: 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 www.bachorus.org 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.April 1 – May 7, 2012thewholenote.com 61

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