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Volume 18 Issue 6 - March 2013

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SUMMER MUSIC EDUCATIONto March 31, “Early” discount to June 30,final registration deadline July 31theWholeNote 2013/14 ORANGE PAGES DIRECTORYlake field music camp... from sea to shining sea ...●●Interprovincial Music CampRock, Jazz, and Event Production:August 18 to 23Orchestra, Band, Musical Theatre andSongwriting: August 24 to September 1For youth in Grades 7 to 12.Camp Manitou, Parry Sound, ONApplication deadline: August 15Interprovincial Music Camp is a summer musiccamp that offers programs for orchestra, band,musical theatre, jazz, rock, song writing and eventproduction (sound and lighting). IMC has providedyoung Canadian musicians with exceptionalmusical training and unforgettable summer campexperiences since 1961. Campers fine-tune theirskills as musicians, develop friendships with teenagersfrom across Canada and forge a life-long loveof music while enjoying the wonderful setting ofone of Canada’s finest camp facilities.IMC programs will challenge and inspire youngmusicians from Grades 7 to 12. Our instructors aresome of Canada’s finest performers and educators.These residential camps are held at Camp Manitou,outside Parry Sound.IMC — the highlight of your summer!●●JazzWorks Summer Jazz WorkshopAugust 15 (evening) to August 18For adult jazz musicians and advanced highschool jazz musicians, all levels.CAMMAC Music Centre, Harrington,QC (north of Hawkesbury, ON)JazzWorks 20th Anniversary Summer Jazz Workshopis a unique three day weekend of intensivelearning for jazz musicians of all levels, beginnerto advanced. The program, led by artistic directorand bassist John Geggie, features a faculty of14 professional jazz musicians/educators. Participantsimmerse themselves in combo rehearsals,masterclasses, improvisation classes, jazz history,composition and arranging, faculty concerts anda public concert including all participants. Specialhighlights are a Composers’ Symposium for thoseinterested in composing and a Vocal Intensive programfor singers. Please check our website for facultybios, what to expect and a sample●●JVL Summer School for Performing Arts“Music in Summer” International Festival andCompetitionFestival: July 9 to July 22 ,competition: July 23 to July 25For musicians of all ages.Cremona, ItalyApplication deadline: March 30The JVL Summer School for Performing Artsoffers young and aspiring musicians a wonderfulopportunity to combine their intensive and highlyprofessional music studies under the tutelage of adistinguished faculty and concert performanceswith recreational activities. The Summer School iscommitted to the artistic development of youngmusicians of all ages with a program includinginstrumental and voice private lessons, masterclassesand workshops, chamber music classes,orchestral and ensemble classes, concert performancesand solo performances with the SSPA/Academyorchestras, as well as special seminars forconducting, composition and music theory. Byplacing special emphasis on chamber music, JVLSSPA gives students the opportunity to work insmall groups where their individual contributionscan be appreciated and critiqued. Opportunitiesfor performance are also given to manychamber groups throughout the season.416-735-7499;●●Kincardine Summer Music FestivalAugust 4 to 17For ages 7 to adults, daytime classes,beginner to advanced level.Kincardine, ONApplication deadline: “Extra Early” discountThe Kincardine Summer Music Festival is anannual two week event located on the shores ofLake Huron. Celebrating its 22nd anniversary in2013, KSMF is a world class concert series featuringjazz, blues, classical, world and chamber musicperformances combined with music educationprograms over two weeks to produce a uniquemusical event.KSMF presents a fabulous evening concert seriesplus a series of free one hour afternoon concertsin Victoria Park. Coordinating with theseperformances are daytime classes for everyone,from age seven to adult. Beginning students canlearn to play an instrument, experienced studentsare provided with the opportunity to develop theirskills and advanced students can challenge themselvesin the senior level programs. Special outreachperformances allow students to meet andlearn from experienced, professional artists andattend their concerts. Registration includes ticketsto the Evening Concert●●Kingsway Conservatory Summer MusicWeekly programs from July 2 to August 23For all ages and experience levels.2848 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ONApplication deadlines: Open;early bird discount deadline April 30Committed to “inspired learning,” the KingswayConservatory of Music provides summer programsfor various ages and experience levels thatengage, challenge and excite on many levels. Offeringsfor Summer 2013 include: West Toronto SummerChamber Music Workshop (one week) foryouth musicians at a minimum level RCM Grade 5,including one-on-one coaching, ensemble work,orchestra rehearsals and special guest artists;Into the Woods Jr. Musical Theatre Camp (twoweeks) for youth and teens — a fantastic, full-scalemusical production; Triple-Threat Arts DiscoveryCamp (four to eight years), inspiring self-expressionthrough music, art and drama; Suzuki/TraditionalStrings Camp (four to ten years) for stringplayers in their beginning years; music theory:Intermediate and Advanced Rudiments fast-trackclasses; and private instruction on all●●Lake Field Music CampOne week program from August 11 to 18For adult amateur vocalistsand instrumentalists.Lakefield College School, Lakefield, ON(near Peterborough)Application deadline: July 7Lake Field Music Camp brings together adultamateur musicians of all ages with intermediateto advanced skills in a supportive environment.Learn new musical skills and improve yourexisting abilities from a wide variety of workshops,instrument-specific technique and vocalmasterclasses, choirs and instrumental ensembles.Classes for beginners are also offered for

those wanting to try something new. The programfocuses on classical and jazz with a samplingof world and popular music. Participantsbuild their program from more than 40 choicesoffered by 18 wonderful instructors. Concerts everyevening provide performance opportunities anda chance to hear the instructors. The beautifulwaterfront campus includes air conditioned classroomsand a theatre. Dormitory and meal plansare available. No auditions required — just play,sing, enjoy and be●●Le Domaine Forget InternationalMusic and Dance AcademyVarious sessions May 20 to August 25 ,depending on instrument, voice and genreSt. Irénée in Charlevoix, QCApplication deadline: February 15Le Domaine Forget International Music andDance Academy offers serious students the opportunityto perfect their skills under the auspices ofworld-renowned artists. The beauty and tranquilityof the setting at Domaine Forget inspire creativitywhilst the facilities are perfectly suited tothe needs of both students and teachers. Whetheryou are a young professional or an advanced student,you will benefit from the opportunity tofurther your musical training through the tutelageof established teachers and the participationin masterclasses given by distinguished●●MNjcc Summer Institutefor Creative AdultsJuly 15 to 199:30am – 5pmMiles Nadal Jewish Community Centre,750 Spadina Ave., Toronto, ONWant a singing stay-cation? Our goal is to exciteparticipants about what they can do with theirvoice, determination, and exposure to differentmusical genres. You will experience over 25 hoursof musical instruction, including group work andmasterclasses, in vocal technique, choral singing,jazz, cabaret, opera, a cappella, performance strategiesand more. Classes are hands-on. Great facultyinclude Heather Bambrick, Micah Barnes,Dallas Bergen, Adi Braun, Kobi Hass, Aaron Jensenand Gillian Stecyk. They are excited to work withsingers at all levels and have experience workingwith adult learners. Enjoy swimming andstretching in our beautiful community centreand saltwater pool! Some amateur choral/singingexperience is required to ensure you enjoyyour time to the fullest.416-924-6211●●MNjcc Suzuki Music CampJuly 8 to 129am – 4pm(extended care 8am – 9am, 4pm – 6pm)Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre,... let earth resound with music ...750 Spadina Ave., Toronto, ONOur 2013 MNjcc Suzuki Summer Music Campis open to all violin, viola, cello and piano studentswho study by the Suzuki method. We offerall levels, from those who have learned “Twinkles”with fingers to beyond Suzuki Book 7. Along witha basic daily foundation of semi-private lessonsand Suzuki group repertoire lessons, camperswill also participate in three enrichment classes.All camp activities will take place within theMNjcc facility.If you would like more information about ourcamp and/or would like to be mailed a brochurewith registration forms, please contact camp directorGretchen Paxson-Abberger. Registration canalso be done in person at the MNjcc Info Desk.416-924-6211●●Music at Port MilfordChamber Music Festival and Summer SchoolJuly 13 to August 19Prince Edward County, ONEstablished in 1986, MPM offers an intensive fourweek chamber music experience for serious stringplayers and pianists, in historic Prince EdwardCounty, Ontario. The outstanding music faculty,including the Linden Quartet (first place winnersof 2009 Fischoff Competition), the Tokai Quartet(Finalists at Banff 2007), Ensemble Made In Canada,RCM faculty and members of Toronto Symphony,National Ballet and Canadian Opera Company,serve as both coaches and mentors. Musicianshipand community shape the Port Milford experience.Meg Hill,●●National Music CampJunior division: August 18 to 24Senior division: August 25 to September 1For students of all levels, Grades 3 to 12.Lake Couchiching, Orillia, ONApplication deadline: based on availabilityin desired program/instrumentNational Music Camp has been operating atCamp Wahanowin on the shores of Lake Couchichingsince 1965 and draws professional musiciansand students from across Canada. Campers atNational Music Camp will have an overnight campexperience, which includes all lodging and mealsfor seven or eight days, music instruction by professionalfaculty (approximately four hours daily),recreational activities, daily faculty concerts andevening programs. Two tickets to our Open HouseConcert for parents or friends are included witheach registration. The concert takes place on thefinal day of the camp session.416-482-2475;●●No Strings TheatreSummer Music Theatre IntensiveJuly 2 to August 11For youths ages 12 to 21, beginnersto professionals.Toronto, ONApplication deadline: March 15 (early bird);June 15 (final)Open House: March 3No Strings Theatre is a summer music theatreintensive designed to develop singing, acting anddancing skills for youths ages 12 to 21 throughworking with professionals in the field. The programincludes vocal, drama and dance classes, andculminates in a public performance of a music theatreshow. This season’s show is Canada’s longestrunning show, Anne of Green Gables the Musical, byNorman Campbell and Donald Harron.Now introducing our Summer Orchestral TrainingProgram! See website for details.416-588-5845 x1directors@nostringstheatre.comnostringstheatre.comnational music camptheWholeNote 2013/14 ORANGE PAGES DIRECTORY

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