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Volume 18 Issue 1 - September 2012

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Stanford (1852–1924). 360 Windermere Ave.416-769-5686. Contributions appreciated.• Oct 04 to Dec 06 7:00: Jerry Fink. WesternArt Music from a Jewish Persepctive. Jerry Fink,former CEO/President of Naxos Canada, willpresent a series of ten 90-minute classes surveyingthe history of Western classical music from aJewish viewpoint. Holy Blossom Temple, 1950Bathurst St. 416-789-7400. 5 (series).• Oct 04 7:00: Canadian Opera Company.Opera Talk: Die Fledermaus. First of a 4-part serieswith guided listening, images and productioninsights into the COC’s 2012/13 season. NorthYork Central Library Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St.416-395-5639. Free.MASTERCLASSES•Sep 30 2:00–5:00: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Masterclass. Musical theatre/auditionpreparation, using textual analysisand other interpretive tools for the sung monologue.Yonge & Eglinton area – call for exactlocation. 416-483-9532. www.singingstudio.caWORKSHOPS• Sep 01 4:00–6:00, Sep 2 10:00–12:00pm,Sep 3 10:00–12:00pm: Ashkenaz Festival.Fellowship of the Strings Masterclass. Three2-hour masterclasses with Veretski Pass, thenperform live September 3 at 6:00pm at theFestival. Pre-requisites: intermediate level andup: violin, viola, cello, bass, tsimbl and mandolin.Basic musical literacy. Bring your owninstrument and music stand. To register: 416-979-9955 or .• Sep 08 11:30am: Guelph Jazz Festival.D. The ETCeterasGuelph Jazz Workshop. Led by Mark Laver,saxophone. Guelph-based creative musicians ofall ages work on riff-based ensemble improvisation,composition, sound painting, conduction,graphic scores and free playing. MarketSquare, 59 Carden St., Guelph. 519-763-4952. Free.• Sep 09 1:30–4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Instrumental Workshop.Scott Paterson, coach. Bring your recorders,early intruments, and music stand; scores availableat the door. Armour Height CommunityCentre, 2140 Avenue Rd. 416-245-3413. .• Sep 14 and 28: 7:30: CAMMAC RecorderPlayers’ Society. Renaissance and BaroqueWorkshop. Informal group session for recordersand other early instruments. Church of theTransfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. E. 416-480-1853. Annual membership: ; (guests);free(first meeting). Refreshments included.• Sep 23 2:00: CAMMAC. Reading for Singersand Instrumentalists. Gounod: St. Cecilia Mass.Gerard Yun, Christ Church Deer Park, 1570Yonge St. 416-482-6562. ; (members).• Sep 30 10:30am–4:30: Early ChildhoodMusic Association of Ontario. Sing! Move!Play! With your PreK – Grade 2 Students.Workshop with Denise Gagné, focused ondeveloping the singing voice, music and literacy,music and movement, easy dancesand singing games. Workshop will use puppets,storybooks, chants, songs, ribbons andscarves. Lunch provided. University of Toronto,Faculty of Music, Edward Johnson Bldg.,80 Queen’s Park, Rm.78. Early bird registrationbefore Sept 19: /(members); afterCBSOCATHEDRAL BLUFFS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA2012–2013 SeasonNORMAN REINTAMM artistic directorThe Early ChildhoodMusic Association of OntariopresentsSING!MOVE!PLAY!a PreK-Grade 2 workshopwith music specialistDenise GagnéSept 19: /(members); (st).• Sep 30 2:00–4:00: ArrayMusic. PercussionWorkshop. For all ages. Array Studio, 60 AtlanticAve., Suite 218. 416-532-3019. Free, as part ofCulture Days.SINGALONGS• Sep 11 7:00: Canada Sings/ChantonsCanada! Toronto-Riverdale. NeighbourhoodSingalong. Mark Bell, songleader; MarjorieWiens, piano. Ralph Thornton Centre, 765Queen St. E. 416-778-0796. Free, donationsaccepted. www.canadasings.caOPEN HOUSES• Sep 06 and Sep 11: 1:00–8:00: KingswayConservatory of Music. The Halls are Alive:Musical Open House. Studio tours, refreshments,information and registration for privatelessons and group programs for all ages. 2848Bloor St. W. 416-234-0121.www.kingswayconservatory.caOPEN REHEARSALS• Sep 05 7:30: Village Voices. Open Rehearsal.Choristers invited to participate in a readthroughof John Rutter’s Gloria and excerptsfrom Handel’s Messiah. All voices welcome,particularly tenors and basses. For details: 905-472-6435 or• Sep 11 7:15–10:00: Etobicoke CentennialChoir. Open Rehearsal. New singers welcomein all sections (SATB). Humber Valley UnitedChurch, 76 Anglesey Blvd., Etobicoke. 416-622-6923. Free.• Sep 12 and Sep 19: 7:30: EtobicokePhilharmonic Orchestra. Open Rehearsal.Beethoven: Symphony No.5. Sabatino Vacca,conductor. New musicians welcome; advancedplayers at RCM level 8 or higher may apply.Martingrove Collegiate, 50 Winterton Dr.,Etobicoke. 416-232-2275.• Sep 17 and Sep 24: 7:00: Etobicoke YouthStrings. Open Rehearsal. Advance stringsplayers RCM level 5 or higher may apply. 25Burnhamthorpe Rd., Etobicoke.• Sep 19 6:30–8:45: Kingsway Conservatoryof Music. Open Rehearsal: Kingsway Children’sChoir & Drum Ensemble. 2848 Bloor St. W. 416-234-0121. www.kingswayconservatory.caCLIFFORD POOLEVOCAL COMPETITIONPRELIMINARY ROUNDFriday November 16 &Saturday November 17, 2012Remenyi House of Music210 Bloor St. West, Toronto, ONVocalists between the ages of 18 and 35 are invited to participate in thepreliminary round of the CBSO Clifford Poole Vocal Competition. From thisround, finalists will be selected to perform in concert with the CathedralBluffs Symphony Orchestra on March 16, 2012 at the CBSO Clifford PooleVocal Competition Finals Concert.Apply by sending in a completed application form and a non-refundableregistration fee of before November 2, 2012.Singers are to prepare three operatic arias in their original keys.Accompanists will not be provided.MORE INFO competition@cathedralbluffs.comThe Ontario Trillium Foundation is an agencyof the Government of OntarioSing With Orpheus!• Looking for a cuttingedge choral experience?• Seeking a vibrant andwelcoming choralcommunity?2012-2013 Highlights Include:Performances with TSO at Roy Thomson HallNew Works by Howard Goodall,Ériks Ešenvalds, Larry NickelChoral soundtrack toThe Passion of Joan of Arc,a silent movie classicRobert Cooper, Artistic DirectorRehearsals7pm Tuesday atYorkminster ParkBaptist Church1585 Yonge StreetExpect Something Different!• Like to be part ofCanadian premieres?• Want to sing withan outstanding choralconductor?Interested?For auditions, contact:Helen Coxon atorpheuschoir@sympatico.caor call 416-420-966056 September 1 – October 7, 2012

• Sep 26 6:30–8:45: Kingsway Conservatoryof Music. Open Rehearsal: Kingsway Children’sChoir & Drum Ensemble. 2848 Bloor St. W. 416-234-0121.• Sep 27 7:00–8:45: Kingsway Conservatoryof Music. Open Rehearsal: Glee Club: MusicalTheatre & Drama. Ages 11 to 16, all welcome.2848 Bloor St. W. 416-234-0121.• Sep 28 7:30: Canadian OperaCompany. Celebrating Culture Days at theCOC: Open Rehearsal of Die Fledermaus.Johann Strauss II. Four Seasons Centre for thePerforming Arts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-363-8231. Free. Doors open at 6pm; admissionlimited to first 500 patrons.ANNOUNCEMENTS• Registration open: Community BandAssociation. Community Band Weekend. HeldOctober 13–14 in Richmond Hill, including aperformance at Richmond Hill Centre for thePerforming Arts. Registration and full details• Sep 24 7:00: Soundstreams Salon 21. 30thAnniversary Sneak Preview. Artistic directorLawrence Cherney interviews composer OmarDaniel about his new work for Koerner Hall’slobby and introduces the themes and performancesfor the Soundstreams 2012-2013 season.416-504-1282. Free.ETCETERA: MISCELLANEOUS• Sep 9 12:00–5:00: The Tree Museum.Opening Reception. 15th anniversary exhibit,entitled What is Land? Featuring site installationsby Mary Anne Barkhouse, Millie Chen,Eve Egoyan, Gareth Lichty and Warren Quigly,with performances by Alicia Marvan and EveEgoyan. 1634 Doe l.ake Rd., Mukoka Rd. 6,Gravenhurst.• Sep 15 8:00: Humbercrest United Church.100th Anniversary Celebration: HumbercrestHootenany. Coffee house style party featuringlive entertainment. Additional activities throughoutthe day – consult website. 16 Baby PointRd. 416-767-6122. Free.• Sep 19 7:00: Beerology/Toronto BeerWeek. Hopera: An Evening of Craft Beer andSong. Opera singers will entertain guests witha selection of six operatic arias, duos and trios,each song accompanied by a sample of localcraft beer with details on why each two arepaired. Pablo Benitez, tenor; Melanie Esseltine,soprano; Jennifer Rasor, soprano; Rina Kim,piano. Habits Gastropubs, 928 College St. 416-533-7272. .55.• Sep 29 12:00–4:30: Toronto Early MusicCentre/Culture Days. 28th Annual Early MusicFair. Early music performed throughout theMongtomery Inn, including viols, hurdy-gurdys,bagpipes, rebecs, recorders and harpsichords.Also displays, information, books, snacks andtea. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas St. W.,Etobicoke. 416-394-8113. Free.• Sep 30 1:00–4:00: Toronto Centre for theArts. Season Launch Open House. Performancesby the Bach Children’s Choir, Ron Davis Trio,members of Orchestra Toronto; TafelmusikBaroque Orchestra, Korean Canadian SymphonyOrchestra and others. Main Stage Theatre,Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 YongeSt. 416-733-9388. Free. Workshops and theatricalperformances included as part of CultureDays.Your ad could be hereclassad@thewholenote.com30 Th annivERSaRySnEak PREviEwan intro to this season’sthemes, plus performancesby special guests.SEPT 24 aT 7:00 PmfreeRegister at soundstreams.caClassified Advertising | classad@thewholenote.comAUDITIONS/OPPORTUNITIESCOUNTERPOINT COMMUNITYORCHESTRA ( volunteer musicians: Mondayevening rehearsals, downtown Toronto.All sections especially violins. Email info@ccorchestra.orgEXPERIENCED LYRICISTS WANTED whocan write beautiful lyrics, and singers withgood voices. Very generous compensationfor good work. Must see web for more info:www.biezunska-exceptionalsongwriting.comEmail: bianeri@sympatico.caKINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA hasavailable pro bono positions for: principaltrumpet, 2nd bassoon, 3rd horn, 4th horn,violins, violas, cellos, and double basses.This full size symphony orchestra rehearseson Monday evening at Old Unionville LibraryCentre in Markham and gives 6 subscriptionconcerts to sold-out audiences and standingovations at Markham Theatre. For moreinformation e-mail Jobert Sevilleno at info@KSOrchestra.caL’ENSEMBLE VOCAL LES VOIX DUCŒUR accueillent de nouveaux choristesfrancophones et francophiles pour la saison2012-2013. Informations sur: www.lesvoixducoeur.comMARKHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAhas openings for Concertmaster,Strings, Woodwinds, Brass. All Pay-PerService positions. Please send resume WANTED solo or ensemble forfree noon-hour concerts series on Wednesdays(12:35pm). Dates available to performdowntown in an historic, acoustically friendlysetting just for the experience. Contact John647-638-3550 ( orvisit ad could be hereclassad@thewholenote.comChildren'sPianoLessonsFriendly, approachable -and strict!Liz Parker416.544.1803liz.parker@rogers.comQueen/BathurstCALL FORAUDITIONS12/13 SEASONPHOTO BY FRANK NAGYARTISTIC DIRECTORNOEL EDISONThe TMC is looking forexperienced tenors andbasses to join Canada’spremier symphonic choir.Good sight-reading skillsnecessary, and abilityto commit to an excitingschedule of rehearsalsand performances.Auditions will be held inearly September, startingSept 6.Audition packageavailable atwww.tmchoir.orgFor more info call Kimber416-598-0422, x24September 1 – October 7, 2012 57

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