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Volume 18 Issue 6 - March 2013

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SUMMER MUSIC EDUCATIONtheWholeNote 2013/14 ORANGE PAGES DIRECTORYno strings theatre | Photo jerzy kukulski... and life the richer be.●●North Bay SymphonyOrchestra String RetreatAugust 11 to 16For string players of all levels of ability.Canadian Ecology Centre, near Mattawa, ONApplication Deadline: July 15 (early bird June 1)The NBSO Summer String Retreat is a fun andchallenging program for adult violin, viola, celloand double bass players of all levels of ability. Itwill take place August 11 to 16, 2013, at the CanadianEcology Centre near Mattawa, Ontario. Itis led by the expert coaching of the Silver BirchString Quartet and Thomas Jones, double bassist.The focus will be on ensemble playing withan emphasis on technique and sound productionand includes a special intensive double bassprogram. Also included are choral sessions, stringorchestra, daily wellness classes, performanceexperience within a chamber group, informalevening social events and outdoor recreationalopportunities. Please call or visit our website formore●●North Toronto Institute of MusicSummer Programs550 Eglinton Ave. E., Toronto, ONThe North Toronto Institute of Music has beennurturing musical literacy since 1995. Now weare offering courses for those continuing musicalstudies through the summer. The regular individuallessons are ongoing in most instruments,available for students of any age. In addition to theregular instruction, new classes are available: guitarensembles in July/August, string groups and ajazz camp during August. Also, accelerated theoryclasses of all levels are being offered, with preparationfor the August RCM exams. Students will beparticipating in age and skill appropriate groups.Interested applicants should contact the schoolafter April 1 for details of the dates on whichcourses are offered and tuition fees. The deadlinefor applications is June 15,●●Royal Conservatory Summer CampsVirtual Rock & Roll Camps:July 15 to 19 or July 22 to 26Summer Video Camps:July 15 to 19 or July 22 to 26RCM “Glee” Musical Theatre Camp:August 6 to 16For children and youth ages 9 to 15.Royal Conservatory ,273 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ONThe Summer Video Camp will immerse studentsin a multi-media environment, becoming producers,actors, directors and more. Participantsdevelop self-expressive projects and then sharewith family, friends and community leaders inan exclusive private screening.The Virtual Rock & Roll Camp is for young rockmusicians with basic skills in any instrument.Participants form bands, learning musical skillsand team building through rehearsing and perfectinga favourite piece of music, then producingit through GarageBand.The Royal Conservatory “Glee” Musical TheatreCamp is offered in partnership with the professionalartists of MOTUS O. Participants build performanceskills and gain confidence and selfesteem in this exciting camp. The two week programwill culminate in a live onstage performance!●●Rome Summer Musical ArtsJuly 15 to 27For university music students, music teachersand advanced amateurs.Rome, ItalyApplication deadline: March 22Study in Italy this summer! Rome SummerMusical Arts (RomeSMARTS) is based in the historicalcentre of Rome, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.The summer program is designed to develop andpromote performance skills in young performingartists, amateur musicians and music teachersthrough intensive studies in performance/collaborative/presentationskills, performance practicesand aspects of the music business. RomeSMARTS’unique offering combines world class musicalinstruction by leading performers and music educatorsfrom Italy and Canada with guided culturalexcursions of historical and archaeological sites.Faculty from past seasons have included distinguishedmezzo-soprano Giuliana Valente, pianistOrazio Maione, professors and guests from theUniversity of Toronto, as well as principals of theOrchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma.Boyanna Toyich, founder and●●Southwestern Ontario SuzukiInstitute, Inc. (SOSI)Student Institute August 11 to 16Teacher Institute August 10 to 18For junior to advanced violin, viola, cello andpiano students and their parents; Baby andToddler Class; Teacher Development courses inSuzuki violin, viola, cello, piano, and SuzukiEarly Childhood Education (SECE).Wilfrid Laurier University,75 University Ave. W., Waterloo, ONApplication deadlines: Open; early bird deadline(enter draw for half of one tuition) May 1;Young Artist Program deadline May 1;bursary application due May 1An annual six day learning holiday for junior toadvanced students and their parents! Programsinclude private lessons, group activities, enrichmentclasses, our Baby and Toddler class, excitingoptional courses, play-ins, Alexander Techniquelessons, an operetta and concerts. New this year isour special one day Viola Fest. Our Mini-Instituteprovides a taste of the Institute to our youngerfirst time registrants who would like a half dayschedule. SOSI’s Young Artist Program for violin,cello and piano provides instruction in a settingthat moves toward traditional music college/universityinstruction while maintaining roots inSuzuki philosophy and pedagogy. Extracurricularactivities include a Barn Dance, soccer, craftsand set design. For teachers, we offer inspiringcourses in Suzuki Early Childhood Education, violin/viola,cello and piano.Tracy Jewell, administrative●●Tafelmusik Baroque Summer InstituteJune 3 to 16For advanced students, pre-professionaland professional instrumentalists, singersand conductors.Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, ONApplication Deadline: March 21The Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute is ledby some of the world’s finest musicians in the fieldof baroque performance. The Institute is held atthe Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. Thiscomprehensive training program includes orchestraand choir rehearsals, masterclasses, operascene study for singers, chamber ensembles, privatelessons, lectures and workshops, classes in

aroque dance and concerts by both participantsand faculty. We invite advanced students, pre-professionaland professional musicians to apply.Emily Wall, administrative coordinator416-964-9562●●Thornhill Chamber Music InstituteAugust 6 to 16For youth ages 8 to 17 andapprentices ages 18 to 24.Thornhill Baptist Church,8018 Yonge St., Toronto, ONApplication deadline: 0 by May 15; 0 afterThornhill Chamber Music Institute has beentraining developing young musicians in a nurturing,family like setting since 1991. Duos, trios,quartets and renaissance and baroque ensemblesare professionally coached. Choral singing, composing,sports and fiddling bring special elementsto the daily activities. Individualized approachesinclude early to advanced musicians (ages 8 to 17)and apprentices (18 to 24). There will be a final concert,a nursing home concert and a faculty concert.Gretchen Anner:●●Toronto School for Strings SummerMusic and Arts Day CampAugust 6 to 16For children and youth ages 4 to 14,day commuters; half day available foryounger campers.Deer Park Public School,Yonge and St. Clair Ave., Toronto, ONApplication Deadline: June 30;early bird discount deadline April 15young creative jazz students from across the cityand beyond in a challenging and rewarding summerprogram and immerse yourself in the jazzidiom. Masterclasses offer instrument specific tipson improving your playing level and small groupjazz combos allow for extensive one on one timeand personal feedback from the pros.Jim Lewis,●●Don Wright Faculty of Music,Western University CanadaMaster of Music Education (summer option)London, ONThe Don Wright Faculty of Music has a long andTHANKSOrange Pages Directory TeamProject Editor | Adam WeinmannResearch and Development | Karen Ages,Garry PageLayout and Design | Uno RamatCover Photo | Marco BorggreveAll inquiries |education@thewholenote.comtafelmusik baroque summer instituteillustrious reputation for music education. A summerprogram of applied and academic courses inmusic education may be taken for professionaldevelopment or as part of our MMus Music Educationprogram. London is only two and a halfhours by car from Toronto or Detroit. WesternUniversity boasts a beautiful campus with on oroff campus accommodation. Faculty include Dr.Victoria Meredith (choral conducting), Dr. GeraldNeufeld (choral), Dr. Colleen Richardson (instrumentalconducting), Dr. Kari Veblen (elementary/community music), Dr. Kevin Watson (psychology,jazz), Dr. Robert Wood (technology, music perception),Dr. Paul Woodford (philosophy, historyof music education), Dr. Ruth Wright (sociologyof music education) and Dr. Betty Anne Younker(music psychology, musical creativity).519-661-2043music.uwo.caA Rainbow’s Worth of Musical Promise!• CANARY PAGESPublished every May and updated year-roundat Your guide to choralopportunities at every age.• GREEN PAGESUpdated every June in print and online.Your guide to summer music across Ontario,Canada and beyond.• BLUE PAGESIn print and online October. Our directory ofSouthern Ontario concert presenters.The TSS Summer Music and Arts Day Camp provideshigh level instruction with exceptionallygifted and experienced faculty. Our enriched programchallenges campers to stretch themselvesmusically and to exercise their creativity while havinglots of fun. This year’s programming includesart, Orff/preparatory music, Suzuki classes, musicliteracy, chamber music, orchestra, dance, musicaltheatre and African drumming.Intensive programming is available for moreadvanced players, focusing on chamber music,technique, musicianship and solo repertoire. Teenvolunteers may get high school community●●University of Toronto JazzDowntown WorkshopJuly 2 to 5For students ages 14 to 19.Faculty of Music, University of Toronto,90 Wellesley St. W., Toronto, ONThe University of Toronto Jazz Studies Departmentoffers a small group, downtown summerjazz experience. Study and play in the heart of thecity with the creative professional faculty, recentgraduates and current students from the Universityof Toronto Jazz Studies Program. Be a part ofthe University of Toronto’s continuing traditionof excellence in jazz performance, meet othertheWholeNote 2013/14 ORANGE PAGES DIRECTORY

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