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Volume 17 Issue 8 - May 2012

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Jubilatesingersmusic director: isabel bernausThinking ofjoining a choir?Audition this June for our2012/13 Concert Season!We’re a chamber choir withan eclectic, multilingualrepertoire: interesting musicand great people!All voices are welcome.Good blend, pitch and somesight reading required.Rehearsals are on Tuesdays,7:30 pm at St. Leonard’s Church,25 Wanless Ave.(near Yonge & Lawrence).Call to arrange for afriendly audition orto sit in on a rehearsal!• May 12 1:00: Open Ears. Lecture /Performance.Talk by percussionist Morris Palter,followed by a large percussion ensemble performanceof Inuksuit by J.L. Adams. Rare CharitableReserve, 1679 Blair Rd., Cambridge.519-579-8564. /(st).• May 14 7:00: Toronto New Music Alliance/TorontoReference Library. New Music101: Program 4. C. Migone: Radio Naked (excerpt);works for the toy piano and the kalimbaby M. Clorey, A. Sherkin and K. Essl. Host: RobertEverett-Green; guest presenters: New Adventuresin Sound Art; junctQín keyboardcollective. Elizabeth Beeton Auditorium, TorontoReference Library, 789 Yonge St. 416-961-9594 or 416-393-7131. Free.• May 22 12:00pm: Canadian Opera Company.Vocal Series: The English Tenor SingingTradition Before Peter Pears. Stephen R. Clarkelectures on the evolution of the English tenor’ssinging style, drawing on a collection of rarerecordings including Edward Lloyd, GervaseElwes and Walter Widdop. Richard BradshawAmphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for theArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free.• May 27 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. Exploringthe Mezzo Voice. Guest speaker: Jean Mac-Phail. Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park,Rm.330. 416-924-3940. .• Jun 02 9:30am–3:30pm: Southern OntarioChapter of the Hymn Society. Soundthe Bells! Gerald Martindale introduces the artof the carillon and offers a tour of the MetropolitanUnited Church’s bells; J.C. Coolen demonstratesways in which handbells can buildcommunity. Metropolitan United Church, 56Queen St. E. 416-342-6034. /(adv).• Jun 02 7:30: Toronto Gilbert and SullivanSociety. Monarchical Mysteries and Misadventures.An upbeat lecture with slide show, plusa special quiz. St. Andrew’s Church, 117 BloorSt. E. 416-763-0832. .• Jun 03 12:00pm: Northumberland LearningConnection. Opera Brown-bag Lunch Talk:Verdi’s La Traviata. Ian MacDonald gives a halfhourtalk ahead of Metropolitan Opera HDbroadcast. 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 905-349-3402. (includes coffee/tea).MASTERCLASSES• May 02 6:00: Remenyi House of Music.D. The ETCeterasVioloncello Masterclass with Mischa Maisky.Advanced cello students will be consideredfor participation on an individual basis. Limitedseating open for auditors. 210 Bloor St. W.416-961-3111 x222. .• May 27 2:00-5:00: Singing Studio of DeborahStaiman. Masterclass. Musical theatre/audition preparation, using textual analysisand other interpretive tools for the sung monologue.Yonge & Eglinton area – call for exact location.416-483-9532.• Jun 03 2:00-5:00: Singing Studio of DeborahStaiman. Masterclass. Musical theatre/audition preparation, using textual analysisand other interpretive tools for the sung monologue.Yonge & Eglinton area – call for exact location.416-483-9532.• Jun 07 4:00: Bayfield Festival of Song.Singers’ Masterclass with Adrianne Pieczonka.Town Hall, Clangregor Square, Bayfield. 416-735-7982 or 519-565-5600. .WORKSHOPS• May 05 1:00–3:30: Tafelmusik. Guest ArtistMasterclass: Rachel Podger, violin. Trinity-St.Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor St. W. .416-964-9562 x241. For information on howto participate:• May 06 1:30–4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Coached Workshop.Coach: Marie-Laurence Primeau. Bring your recorders,viols, early instruments and musicstand; music available at the door. ArmourHeights Community Centre, 2140 Avenue Rd.416-245-3413. .• May 11 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and Baroque Workshop.Uncoached session for recorders and otherearly instruments. Church of the Transfiguration,111 Manor Rd. E. 416-480-1853. ;(members).• May 15 early bird registration deadline ClaimYour Voice Studios. Workshop with BrendanTaaffe teaching World Songs. Workshop totake place June 9, 9:30am-3:30pm. Church ofthe Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Sq. 416-523-1154.Limited space. before May 15 or atthe door.• May 23 10:00-5:00: musicinthebarns/Viva!Arts. Workshops with composer and multiinstrumentalistDavid Amram. Two workshopsfor classical, jazz, film and theatre composers;musicians, songwriters and lyricists. Session 1:“Be your own cultural centre” 10am-2:30pm;Session 2: “The composer as a collaborator”2-5pm. Artscape Wychwood Barns, TheatreDirect Studio, 601 Christie St. per session; full day (light lunch included).• May 26 2:00–4:00: Drumhand. DrummingWorkshop. For ages 10 and up. David Chan, instructor.East Street Station, 1 Maitland Rd.N., Goderich. 519-524-5612. or includesticket to Drumhand performance (seelistings section B).• May 26 3:00: Gallery 345/Array Music.Array Music Young Composers Workshop.Celebrating the world premieres of works by C.DeYoung, K. Power, J. Haynes and L. Penhale;mentored by Christopher Butterfield. DavidSchotzko, percussion; Lydia Munchinsky, cello;Colleen Cook, clarinet; Patricia O’Callaghan,soprano. Rick Sacks, director. 345 SoraurenAve. 416-532-3019. .• Jun 01 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Spring Workshop. Alison Melville,coach. For recorders and other earlyinstruments. Church of the Transfiguration,111 Manor Rd. E. 416-480-1853. ;(members).• Jun 02 1:30: New Hamburg Live! Festivalof the Arts. Choral Workshop. Conducted bymezzo Vicki St. Pierre. St. George’s AnglicanChurch, 3 Byron St., New Hamburg. 519-662-6757. .OPEN REHEARSALS• May 01 7:15: Etobicoke Centennial Choir.Open Rehearsal Invitation. All singers invited tojoin with the Etobiocke Centennial Choir. HumberValley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd.,Etobiocke. 416-622-6923. www.etobiockecentennialchoir.caMUSIC-MAKING & SINGALONGSCanadaSings!ChantonsCanada!Toronto-RiverdaleNeighbourhood SingalongTuesday May 8, 2012Neighbourhood Unitarian Church79 Hiawatha Road7 – 8 p.m. FREEFrederick Kwasi DunyoMaster DrummerThe joyful “call & response”singing of GhanaCOME SING WITH US!• May 08 7:00: Canada Sings! / ChantonsCanada! Toronto-Riverdale. NeighbourhoodSingalong: The Joyful “Call and Response” Singingof Ghana. Led by Frederick Kwasi Dunyo,drums. Neighbourhood Unitarian Church, 79Hiawatha Rd. 416-778-0796. Free.ETCETERA: MISCELLANEOUS• May 06 2:00: Neapolitan ConnectionSeries. Musical Matinées at Montgomery’sInn. Tea and cookies and an historical tour ofthe museum, followed by a vocal recital featuringworks by Wolf, Schubert, Barber andMahler, performed by La Belle Melodie withsoprano Alessandra Paonessa. Montgomery’sInn, 4709 Dundas St. W., Etobicoke. 647-955-2108. .50–.• May 07 8:00: b current. rock. paper. sistahz!Official launch. Art installation featuringworks from a mix of emerging visual artists,plus a performance by vocalist Lisa Michelle.Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St.416-533-1500. PWYC.• May 12 2:00: Neapolitan Connection Series.Musical Matinées at Montgomery’s Inn. Teaand cookies and an historical tour of the museum,followed by a recital featuring musicfrom classical to classic rock, performed byLiza McLellan, cello; Moira Burke, viola; SharonLee and Emily Hau, violins. Montgomery’sInn, 4709 Dundas St. W., Etobicoke. 647-955-2108. .50–.• May 13 2:00: Neapolitan Connection Series.Musical Matinées at Montgomery’s Inn.Tea and cookies and an historical tour of the56 May 1 – June 7, 2012

museum, followed by a recital featuring worksby Brahms, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff,performed by Joëlle Mauris, cello, and SamuelDharma, piano. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709Dundas St. W., Etobicoke. 647-955-2108..50–.• May 26 10:00am–4:00pm: Organix Concerts/DoorsOpen Toronto. Showcasing theRathgeb Memorial Organ at Holy Trinity Church.With Alan Jackson, organist. Hear it beingplayed and bring your own music to play. 10Trinity Sq. 416-769-3893. Free.A MUSICALJOURNEYWATERCOLOURSBY GAIL GREGORYSEE THE ART EXHIBIT AT HUGH’S ROOMMAY & JUNE 2012Sales Contact – Susan• May and June: Hugh’s Room. A MusicalJourney: Watercolours by Gail Gregory. Paintingson musical themes, on display at Hugh’sRoom throughout May and June. 2261 DundasW. 416-531-6604.Send your ETCetera listing by May 15Classified Advertising | classad@thewholenote.comAUDITIONS/OPPORTUNITIESCOUNTERPOINT 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 thefollowing to play in 4 subscription concertseach season. Rehearsals Wed nights at YorkMills CI, Don Mills. Trumpets, Trombones,Violas, Basses. For contact info visit NYCO.on.caRAINBOW CHORUS IS LOOKING FORA NEW MUSIC DIRECTOR startingSeptember 2012: Wednesday eveningrehearsals from September to Mayperforming diverse choral repertoire; paidposition, location Guelph; GLBT friendly.Please contact Les Smith 519-827-7639 www.rainbowchorus.caTEACHERS REQUIRED, sleep-over artscamp, Niagara: Vocal Instructor (teachingPop Music) & Instrumental (Rock, Jazz).Two weeks, July, fabulous arts community!For information:julie@centauriartscamp.comA WholeNoteCLASSIFIEDdelivers!Sing the right tune,reach the right audience.Only for the first 20words (.20 for eachadditional)Discounts for multipleinsertionsDeadline for the Juneclassifieds is May 18classad@thewholenote.comCONCERT COMPANIONSDO YOU LOVE MOZART OPERAS, BrahmsIntermezzi and Beethoven’s Eroica symphony?Sixtyish widow seeking compatible malecompanion. Vegetarian who loves yoga. Ifinterested contact: tuneful.teach@hotmail.comINSTRUCTIONCONCERT PIANIST EVE EGOYAN(M. Mus., L.R.A.M., F.R.S.C.) offerslessons to committed musicians as well asreturning adults (,416-894-6344, LESSONS / Piccolo: Susan Kutertan,Bac.Music/Performer’s Certificate (Eastman),Artist Diploma (Düsseldorf/Paris), OntarioCollege of Teachers, Music Honour SpecialistAQ (UofT). Beginners to advanced, all ageswelcome. Toronto/East. 416-727-6526,smartinkut@gmail.comFLUTE, 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.comMAKING 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.comMARKHAM-UNIONVILLE: inspiring piano andflute, all ages. Beautiful teaching studio, freeconsultation. Flora Lim Mus. Bach.905-472-4195 theflutestudio.caPIANO 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.comCHANT WEEKENDChurch ofSt. Mary Magdalene477 Manning AvenueJune 8–10Discover the beauty ofGregorian chant in historicsurroundings with ScholaMagdalena (Stephanie Martin,director) and the Ritual Choir(Robert Castle, cantor).Friday, June 8Concert by Schola Magdalena,featuring chant and organumof the 13th-century School ofNotre Dame de Paris.Saturday, June 9Morning mass, presentations,workshops. Lunch provided.Evening concert featuringworkshop participants, theRitual Choir, the GalleryChoir and Schola Magdalena.Sunday, June 10Celebrate the Feast of CorpusChristi by participating in theSolemn High Mass, outdoorProcession and Benediction. adult, studentTo register, e-mailcolucci_vivaldi@hotmail.comMay 1 – June 7, 57

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