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Volume 18 Issue 4 - December 2012

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The Opera Exchange:

The Opera Exchange: Wagner and AdaptationSymposium. Performance and panel discussionabout Tristan und Isolte. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. 416-408-0208. Free.• Registration opens early 2013: YorkUniversity Faculty of Fine Arts/Society ofDance History Scholars. Sacre Celebration:Revisiting, Reflecting, Revisioning. Specialtopics conference (April 18-20) featuringpanels, papers and workshops to mark thecentennial celebration of Le Sacre du printemps(The Rite of Spring). York University,4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22122.0; (st/retired).MASTERCLASSES• Dec 04 12:10: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Tuesday PerformanceClass for Singers. Featuring Che Anne Loewenand student performers. Walter Hall, EdwardD. The ETCeterasJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. Auditors welcome.416-408-0208. Free.• Dec 09 2:00–5:00: Singing Studio ofDeborah Staiman. Masterclass. Musical theatre/auditionpreparation using textual analysisand other interpretative tools for the sungmonologue. Yonge & Eglinton area, call forexact location. 416-483-9532.• Jan 08 12:10: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Tuesday Performance Classfor Singers. Introducing the Jim and CharlotteNorcop Prize in Song and the GwendolynWilliams Koldofsky Prize in Accompanying.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen’sPark. Auditors welcome. 416-408-0208. Free.• Jan 15 12:10: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Tuesday PerformanceClass for Singers: Handel’s Heroes. With DarrylEdwards and Mia Bach. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. Auditors welcome.416-408-0208. Free.• Jan 25 1:30: York University Departmentof Music. Vocal Masterclass with DarrylEdwards, tenor. Featuring York U classicalvoice students. Observers welcome. TributeCommunities Recital Hall, Rm.112, AccoladeEast Bldg., 4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. Free.• Jan 26 10:00am: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Master Class with theComposer. New Canadian art songs from thePlangere Canadian catalogue, performed in amaster class setting led by the composers themselves.Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80Queen’s Park. Auditors welcome. 416-408-0208. Free.• Feb 04 11:00am: University of TorontoFaculty of Music. Master Class with the BerlinPhilharmonic Wind Quartet. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. Auditors welcome.416-408-0208. Free.• Feb 05 11:30: York University Departmentof Music. Vocal Masterclass on melodiesand oratorio with Rosemarie Landry, soprano.Featuring York U classical voice students.Observers welcome. Tribute CommunitiesRecital Hall, Rm.112, Accolade East Bldg.,4700 Keele St. 416-736-5888. Free.SONGWRITINGwith Kobi HassA practical, hands-onworkshop seriesThursdays, 7–9pmJan 31 – Apr 4mnjcc.orgWORKSHOPS• Dec 02 1:30–4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Instrumental Workshop.Avery McLean, coach. Bring your recorders,early instruments and music stand; scores availableat the door. Armour Heights CommunityCentre, 2140 Avenue Rd. 416-245-3413. .• Dec 02 2:00: Arraymusic. An EnchantingChildren’s Workshop with Rick Sacks. RickSacks, percussion. Array Space, 155 WalnutAve. 416-532-3019. .• Dec 07 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and Baroque ChristmasWorkshop. Avery McLean, coach. Group sessionfor players of the recorder and other earlyinstruments. Church of the Transfiguration, 111Manor Rd. E. 416-480-1853. ; (members).Refreshments included.• Jan 04 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and Baroque Workshop.Vincent Lauzer, coach. Group session for playersof the recorder and other early instruments.Church of the Transfiguration, 111 ManorRd. E. 416-480-1853. ; (members).Refreshments included.• Jan 06 1:30–4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Instrumental Workshop.Vincent Lauzer, coach. Bring your recorders,early instruments and music stand; scores availableat the door. Armour Heights CommunityCentre, 2140 Avenue Rd. 416-245-3413. .• Jan 13 2:30–4:30: MNjcc/Sing! TorontoVocal Arts Festival. The Singer’s Body.Workshop with Orville Heyn. MNjcc, 750Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x133. .• Jan 20 3:30: CAMMAC. Reading for Singersand Instrumentalists. Handel: Dixit Dominus.Ivars Taurins, conductor. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 905-877-0671. ;(members).• Jan 25 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and Baroque Workshop.Group session for players of the recorderand other early instruments. Church of theTransfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. E. 416-480-1853. ; free(members). Refreshmentsincluded.• Jan 31 to Apr 04 7:00–9:00: MNjcc.Songwriting Workshop with Kobi Hass.10-week course on Thursday evenings; registrationopens on Dec 12. 750 Spadina Ave.Choral Conductor SearchExultate Chamber Singers, an auditioned, 24-voice choir in Toronto, is now seeking anexperienced conductor/artistic directorfor the 2013/14 season.Application guidelines are available by or visitingwww.exultate.netclick on Conductor Search under the Contact tabApplications due: February 28, | www.exultate.net68 December 1 – February 7, 2013

416-924-6211 x0. 0.• Feb 01 Early Bird Registration Deadline: SoulVoice. 2-Day Workshop with Master Coach andSound Healer Karina Schelde. Workshop takesplace March 16 and 17, 9:30am-6:00pm inToronto, 0 before Feb 1; 0• Feb 03 1:30–4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Instrumental Workshop.Elin Söderström, coach. Bring your recorders,early instruments and music stand; scores availableat the door. Armour Heights CommunityCentre, 2140 Avenue Rd. 416-245-3413. .SALONS• Jan 23 7:30: Soundstreams. Salon 21:Instruments of the Middle East. Meet and greetand discussion with Lawrence Cherney andartists from the Three Faces of Jerusalem concert(see listing section A, Jan 27). GardinerMuseum, 111 Queen’s Park. 416-504-1282.Free, register online at soundstreams.caMUSIC SALES• Dec 02 11:00–4:00: Arts & Letters Clubof Toronto. December Show & Sale of Art,Books and CDs. Festive show and sale of originalsmall works by club’s artists, writersand musicians. 14 Elm St. 416-597-0223.• Dec 27 to Dec 31 (times vary) : OntarioPianos. 2 for 1 Piano Sale! See page 85.1292 Eglinton Ave. E. , Mississauga. 905-625-1616. info@ontariopianos.comSINGALONGS• Dec 07 7:30: City of Toronto Museums.Carols in the Tavern. Nineteenth century carolsand historic drinks. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709Dundas St. W. 416-394-8113. .• Dec 09 1:30: Music at Metropolitan.Carols United. Sing favourite carols withthe Metropolitan Silver Band and organ.Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St.E. 416-363-0331 x26. Donations acceptedtowards Metropolitan’s community serviceswork.• Dec 09 7:00: Shelter Valley Shape-noteSingers. Second Sunday of Every MonthSingalong. Singing harmony from The SacredHarp tradition; all voices welcome, no musicalexperience required. Grafton CommunityCentre, 135 Old Danforth Rd., Grafton. 905-349-2042. Free.• Dec 12 6:30: Penthelia Singers. FestiveFundraising Sing-Along. Audience invited toparticipate in this evening of carols and seasonalmusic. Alice Malach, director. RosedalePresbyterian Church, 129 Mount Pleasant Rd.416-921-1549. PWYC.• Dec 16 2:00–3:00: Canada Sings/ChantonsCanada! Toronto-Riverdale. Annual ChristmasSingalong. Traditional and contemporary carols.Mark Bell, songleader; Splendor Tubis BrassQuintet; Philip Jones, organ; Claire Bresee,piano. St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church,172 Leslie St. 416-778-0706. Free, donationsaccepted.•Dec 19 7:30–9:30: Toronto Shape NoteGroup. Singing Get-Together. Singing from TheSacred Harp, 1991 revision song book. Singersof varying levels are welcome and loaner booksavailable. Music Room, Bloor Street UnitedChurch, 300 Bloor St. W. 416-922-7997. Free.• Dec 22 1:00: Rose Theatre Brampton.Sing-A-Long Sounds of Music. Screening ofthe 1964 film with subtitles; also an invitationto dress up. Costume parade at 1pm, filmscreening at 2pm. 1 Theatre Ln., Brampton.905-874-2800. and up.SEASONAL CELEBRATIONS• Dec 09 11:00am–1:00pm: MorrisWinchevsky School. Latkes & Light: AChanukah Delight! Community celebration featuringstories, holiday music, arts & crafts andsecular candle lighting ceremony. 416-789-5502. ; (family).• Dec 16 12pm–9pm: Jane Austen Dancing/Enoch Turner Schoolhouse. Jane AustenEnglish Country Dancing Workshop andChristmas Ball. No partners required, no experiencenecessary. Enoch Turner Schoolhouse 106Trinity St. 416-327-6997. –• Dec 28 7:00: City of Toronto Museums.Hogmanay! Scottish music and foods at thistraditional celebration of the New Year. GinLane performs. 416-392-6915. MackenzieHouse, 82 Bond St. 416-392-6915. .50.• Jan 05 4:30–10:30: Jane Austen Dancing/City of Toronto Museums. Twelfth NightDance Party. Traditional music by piano andviolin, holiday treats and games; all dancesare taught and led. No experience or parternecessary, but dance workshop (4:30-6:00) ismandatory. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 DundasSt. W. 416-394-8113. /(st/st).OPEN REHEARSAL• Jan 24 7:30: University of Toronto Facultyof Music. Open Rehearsal: Steven Mackey’sDeal. RCM New Music Ensemble and U of TgamUT ensemble, conducted by Brian Current,workshop Steven Mackey’s work for chamberorchestra and improvising electric guitar withthe composer as soloist. Walter Hall, EdwardJohnson Bldg., 80 Queen’s Park. Auditors welcome.416-408-0208. Free.ANNOUNCEMENTS• Nominations close Dec 15: Glenn Gouldfoundation. Tenth Glenn Gould Prize Laureate.Call to the public for nominations honouring aleading figure in the arts; leading candidates ofany nationality are eligible. glenngould.caETCETERA: MISCELLANEOUS• Dec 01 to Dec 30: Casa Loma/OperaAtelier. Mozart’s Magical Castle. The sightsand sounds of Mozart’s The Magic Flute, includingperformances, workshops, interactions,scavenger hunts, tours, bake sales and otheractivities. Some events require pre-registration.647-725-7070.• Dec 07 7:00: Canadian Opera Company.The Brothers Grimm 500th PerformanceParty. Party to celebrate Dean Burry’s opera,including light refreshments and an exhibitionchronicling the opera’s travels acrossCanada and abroad. Regent Park Arts &Cultural Centre, 585 Dundas St. E. 416-363-8231. Free with ticket to the December 7performance.• Dec 07 7:00: City of Toronto Museums.Fight, and Flight! Celebration of the 175th anniversaryof the Upper Canadian Rebellion, witha performance by singer-songwriter Mike Ford.416-392-6915. Mackenzie House, 82 BondSt. 416-392-6915. .50, pre-registrationrequired.• Feb 07 3:00: York University Departmentof Music. CAGESPACE. Multi-disciplinary celebrationof the 100th birthday of John Cage,directed by Casey Sokol at various locations atthe Accolade East Building. 4700 Keele St. 416-736-2100 x22926. Free.Classified Advertising | classad@thewholenote.comAUDITIONS/OPPORTUNITIESCOUNTERPOINT COMMUNITYORCHESTRA ( volunteer musicians: Mondayevening rehearsals, downtown Toronto.All sections especially violins.Email info@ccorchestra.orgKINDRED 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 atinfo@KSOrchestra.caNYCO SYMPHONY is looking for the followingto play in 4 subscription concert season: allstrings, horn, trombone, tuba, harp & flute.Rehearsals are Wednesday nights at York MillsCI, Don Mills. For contact info visit NYCO.on.caSILVERTHORN SYMPHONIC WINDS,a high level, auditioned wind ensemble,seeks instrumentalists for 2012/2013,with openings for tuba, euphonium,percussion and french horn. RehearsalsTuesdays, Dufferin/Steeles. for moreinformationVOICES OF COLOUR MUSIC seeks a seniorlevel piano and theory teacher. Inquiries416- 588-5845 Ext 2, or voicesofcolourmusic@gmail.comINSTRUCTIONDICTION COACHING / TUTORING for singersand actors: Dutch, English, French, German,Italian, Spanish, and Latin - across from HighPark subway station. 416-769-0812FLUTE, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS: RCMexam preparation. Samantha Chang, RoyalAcademy of Music PGDip, LRAM, ARCT.416-293-1302, 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 Music andbeyond. Intensive course for adults. Lessonsare given on a 9 foot Steinway concertgrand. 416-449-1665PIANO LESSONS: personalized instructionby experienced teacher, concert pianistEVE EGOYAN (M. Mus., L.R.A.M., F.R.S.C.).All ages and levels. Downtown or 416- 603-4640PIANO LESSONS: The Juilliard School (BM,MM), The Glenn Gould School (AD), Universitéde Montréal (D.Mus.). 286-4867 Spadina/BloorSTUDY 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. or416-706-8161THE YOUNGEST SHAKESPEARECOMPANY: PROFESSIONAL CLASSICALTHEATRE TRAINING for young people aged8-15. Classes in Toronto. Full production in May2013. For info and brochure, Member of TAASWARM, SEASONED AMERICAN PIANOTEACHER with sterling credentials, unfailinggood humor, and buckets of patience. RoyalConservatory washouts and nervous adultsespecially welcome. Lovely Cabbagetownstudio. Testimonials: “Sure beats studyingwith those Quebec nuns!” – Rosedale woman,age 65+. “I was paying 0/hour forpsychotherapy: this is better!” – Annex man,age 52. “Best teacher ever!” – Riverdale girl,age 11. Peter Kristian Mose, 416-923-3060or My students havenever won any prizes, except for love of music.(And loyalty.)FOR SALEYAMAHA BABY GRAND: apartment size.Perfect (mint) condition. Model GHIBPE.Serial #5251425. Appraised - YamahaProfessional Certificate ,000. Pricenegotiable. One professional owner. ContactMila. 416-514-1234. muzzytova@gmail.comMUSICIANS AVAILABLEBARD – EARLY MUSIC DUO playing recorderand virginal available to provide backgroundatmosphere for teas, receptions or otherfunctions – greater Toronto area. For rates andinfo call 905-722-5618 or email us atmhpape@interhop.netELEGANT MUSIC FOR ALL OCCASIONS:weddings, parties, corporate events. Violin,viola, piano, from Solo to 4 musicians or 647-231-2553SERVICESACCOUNTING AND INCOME TAX SERVICEfor small business and individuals, to save youtime and money, customized to meet yourneeds. Norm Pulker, B. Math. CMA. 905-251-0309 or 905-830-2985DO YOU HAVE PRECIOUS MEMORIESLOST ON OLD RECORDS, TAPES, PHOTOSetc.? Recitals-gigs-auditions-air checks-familystuff. 78’s-cassettes-reels-35mm slides-etc.ArtsMediaProjects will restore them on CD’s orDVD’s. Call George @ 416-910-1091VENUESARE YOU PLANNING A CONCERT ORRECITAL? Looking for a venue? Consider BloorStreet United Church. Phone: 416-924-7439x22. Email: tina@bloorstreetunited.orgREHEARSAL / PERFORMANCE SPACEAVAILABLE. Yonge / Wellesley. Weekdayrates: /hr, Evening (events) 0/night.Seats 40-60 people. 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