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Volume 18 Issue 9 - June/July/August 2013

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GALAS & FUNDRAISERS●●Jun 2, 3:00–6:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Annual FundraisingTea and Silent Auction. Live music, free foodand beverages, and CDs, books and sheetmusic for sale. Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300Lonsdale Rd. 416-537-3733. By donation (taxdeductible).●●Jun 10 and 11, 7:30: Cantabile Chorale.Strawberries and Song. Cabaret, singalong,raffles, strawberries and ice cream. RobertRichardson, director; Lona Richardson,accompanist. Thornhill Presbyterian Church,271 Centre St., Thornhill. 905-731-8318. ;(under 12).●●Jun 23, 5:30–10:00: Niagara Symphony. AMidsummer’s Eve Gala. Outdoor garden partywith wine, food, live auction and music. Mendelssohn:A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 217Butler St., Niagara-on-the-Lake. 905-687-4993 x221. 5.●●Aug 12, 1:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir.TMChoir Golf Classic. Enjoy a day of golf andsupport the choir. Green fees, golf cart, golfclinic, BBQ lunch, drinks, dinner and prizesincluded. Summit Golf and Country Club,11901 Yonge St., Richmond Hill. 416-598-0422 x22. 0 and up. Sponsorship startsat 0.COMPETITIONS●●Deadline to Apply: Jun 14: MusicworksMagazine. Electronic Music CompetitionContest. Contestants to submit an electroniccomposition. entry fee includes a yearlongmagazine/CD subscription. Cash prizes.For details: sound@musicworks.ca; musicworks.ca.●●Deadline to Apply: Jun 14: MusicworksMagazine. Sonic Geography Writing Contest.Contestants to choose any location anddescribe in 500 words how sound definesthis location. entry fee includes a yearlongmagazine/CD subscription. Cash prizes.For details: sound@musicworks.ca; musicworks.ca.●●Deadline to Apply: Jun 28: Canadian FolkMusic Awards. 2013 Call for Submissions.Canadian artists and groups whose albumsD. The ETCeteraswere released between June 15, 2012, andJune 15, 2013. For details: folkawards.ca●●Jun 29, 4:00: Canadian Flute Convention.Convention Flute Competition. First prizeis solid silver Haynes handmade headjoint,donated by the William S. Haynes Company.MD Music Room, Appleby College, 540 LakeshoreRd. W., Oakville. 416-801-9196. registration fee.●●Deadline to Apply: Oct 15 Church of St.Mary Magdalene. Choral Mass CompositionCompetition. Composers to submit an originalsetting of the mass text. Winning entryperformed by the Gallery Choir. For details:smm125.com.●●Deadline to Apply: Nov 1: Etobicoke PhilharmonicOrchestra. Young ComposersCompetition 2013. Canadian composers ages32 and under to submit original compositionsfor orchestra. Winning composition will beperformed by the ETO; cash prizes presented.416-239-5665. For details: info@eporchestra.ca; eporchestra.ca.LECTURES & SYMPOSIA●●Jun 21, 7:00: Soundstreams Salon 21.French Impression. Douglas McNabney, LawrenceCherney and guest performers discussthe roots and ideas of the French salon andits influence on modern thought and music.Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen’s Park. 416-504-1282. Free.●●Jun 29, 4:00: Canadian Flute Convention.Boaz Berney Historical Flutes Showcase.Learn about historical flutes. RaymondMassey Reading Room. ; 7:00: WilliamEgnatoff Lecture on Robert Aitken. Lectureon the teachings and career of RobertAitken. MC Music Room. evening pass forall events from 7pm–10:30pm. All events atAppleby College, 540 Lakeshore Rd. W., Oakville.416-801-9196.●●Jun 30, 8:30am: Canadian Flute Convention.Monica Bailey Flute Choir Lecture. Learnhow to start and run a flute choir in your community.MB Music Room. ; 9:30am: AltusFlutes Showcase. Raymond Massey ReadingRoom. ; 11:45am: Windward FlutesLtd. Showcase. Showcasing flutes from NovaScotia. Raymond Massey Reading Room.“Sculpting voice into art”; 12:45: Jamie Thompson Panel Discussion.Join the discussion on the influence anddevelopment of technology in today’s musicperformance. MB Music Room. ; 2:00:Flute Pro Shop Showcase. Learn more aboutflutes with Flute Pro Shop. Raymond MasseyReading Room. ; 2:00: Megan Re Lanz:Composing Silence – The Music of SalvatoreSciarrino. MC Music Room. ; 4:15: AlryPublications LLC Showcase. Sheet music publishersspecializing in music for Woodwinds.Raymond Massey Reading Room. ; 5:45:Di Zhao Flutes Showcase. Popular beginningand intermediate flutes. Raymond MasseyReading Room. ; 7:00: Guo Musical InstrumentsCo. Showcase. Try out a Grenaditteor New Voice flute or piccolo. RaymondMassey Reading Room. evening pass forall events from 7pm–10:30pm. All events atAppleby College, 540 Lakeshore Rd. W., Oakville.416-801-9196.●●Jul 1, 8:30am: Canadian Flute Convention.Nancy Nourse Piccolo Lecture. Learnmore about the piccolo. MC Music Room. ;11:45: The Abell Flute Company Showcase.Raymond Massey Reading Room. ; 2:00:Twila Bakker Vermont Counterpoint Lecture.MC Music Room. ; 3:00: Leanna Keith Dizi(Chinese Flute) Lecture. Learn about the dizi.MA Music Room. . All events at ApplebyCollege, 540 Lakeshore Rd. W., Oakville.416-801-9196.●●Jul 15, 7:30: Music Niagara. The GreatDebate: Wagner vs. The World. A panel ofexperts discuss Richard Wagner and his relationswith musicians and the world audience.Rick Phillips, Tom Allen, Peter Hall, William Littler,Christopher Newton. St. Mark’s Church,Canadian Children’s Opera CompanyAnn Cooper Gay, Executive Artist DirectorAges 3 - 19 in 6 divisions41 Byron St., Niagara-on-the-Lake. 1-800-511-7429. .●●Jul 18–21, various times: Stratford SummerMusic. We Sing the World Choral Symposium.Weekend-long symposium for vocalistsof all stages to explore the evolution of choralmusic in the 21st century. Led by R. MurraySchafer, Michael McGlynn, Suba Sankaran,Peter Togni, Eleanor James and ChristopherDawes. Various locations, Stratford. 519-271-2101; 1-866-288-4313. 0/5(registerbefore June 15); (st).●●Jul 23, 6:45: Festival of the Sound. OpenEars: Speaking Truth to Power – unlockingthe mysteries of Shostakovich’s String QuartetNo.8. Jeffrey Stokes, lecturer. Charles W.Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, 2 BaySt., Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.●●Jul 24, 6:45: Festival of the Sound. Conversationswith Keith. Keith Horner chats withthe New Zealand String Quartet. Charles W.Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, 2 BaySt., Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.●●Jul 26, 1:45: Festival of the Sound. FolkMusic to Art Music – overlapping ratherthan worlds apart. Jeffrey Stokes, lecturer.Charles W. Stockey Centre for the PerformingArts, 2 Bay St., Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.●●Jul 26, 6:45: Festival of the Sound. Conversationswith Keith. Keith Horner chats withMartin Roscoe, piano. Charles W. StockeyCentre for the Performing Arts, 2 Bay St.,Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.●●Jul 26, 10:00: Ottawa Chamberfest. WhatMakes it Great? I Got Rhythm: The Songs ofGeorge Gershwin. Host Rob Kapilow unravelssome of America’s most recognizable piecesChoral Singing, Drama, and Full Opera ProductionsCamps, Workshops & Weekly RehearsalsPerformance Opportunities with other arts organizationsAuditions through August, 2013Schedule your appointment today!Real Bel Canto Vocal TrainingTechniques will open the voice, provide the purest natural vocaltone, increase range, and preserve the vocal instrument for allvocal styles.Taught by professional opera singer and instructor with aunique ability to build correct vocal technique using the BelCanto method.Individual approach employed for each singer and vocalchallenge presented.Many opportunities to perform, record, and track progress toaccelerate results.Book a Free Assessment TodayEmail: info@altovocalarts.com Phone: 289-818-4779www.altovocalarts.com416-366-0467Photo: Michael Cooper54 | June 7 – September 7, 2013 thewholenote.com

of music. Melanie Conly, soprano; Bud Roach,tenor. St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, 310 St.Patrick St., Ottawa. 613-234-6306. .●●Jul 29, 11:00am: Ottawa Chamberfest. TheMusic of Art: Ave Maria. Host Rob Kapilowpairs arrangements of Ave Maria with paintingsthroughout history. Ottawa Bach Choir;Lisette Canton, conductor. National Galleryof Canada, 380 Sussex Dr., Ottawa. 613-234-6306. .●●Jul 30, 6:45: Festival of the Sound. TorontoMasque Theatre’s unique approach to thecreation of Baroque Opera. Larry Beckwith,conductor/lecturer. Charles W. StockeyCentre for the Performing Arts, 2 Bay St.,Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.●●Jul 31, 10:00am: Ottawa Chamberfest.Chamber Chat. Ann Monoyios and BruceDickey discuss early music programming andthe Monteverdi Vespers. Dominion ChalmersUnited Church, 355 Cooper St., Ottawa. 613-234-6306. Free.●●Jul 31, 3:00: Ottawa Chamberfest. WhatMakes it Great? Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. RobKapilow explores the background, structure,and scene-painting elements of themusic, then conducts a performance of theSpring and Summer concerti. Timothy Chooiand Iryna Krechkovsky, violin; National YouthOrchestra of Canada. National Gallery ofCanada, 380 Sussex Dr., Ottawa. 613-234-6306. .●●Jul 31, 6:45: Festival of the Sound. An indepthlook at Bartók’s Sonata for Two Pianosand Percussion. Anagnoson and Kinton, pianoduo; Beverley Johnston, percussion. CharlesW. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, 2Bay St., Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.●●Aug 1, 2 and 7, 10:00am: Ottawa Chamberfest.Chamber Chat. Musicologist HarryHalbreich on the past, present and future ofchamber music. Dominion Chalmers UnitedChurch, 355 Cooper St., Ottawa. 613-234-6306. Free.●●Aug 1, 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music.Robert Harris Illustrated Musical Lecture:Music that Changed the World – Chopin’s Keyboard.City Hall Auditorium, 1 Wellington St.,Stratford. 519-271-2101; 1-866-288-4313. .●●Aug 2, 10:30am: Festival of the Sound.Musical Outreach: how music inspires thelearning process. Glen Montgomery, piano;Maia Vimboule, teacher. The Festival StationGallery, 1 Avenue Rd., Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.●●Aug 2, 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music.Robert Harris Illustrated Musical Lecture:Music that Changed the World – Gospel’sWe Shall Overcome. City Hall Auditorium, 1Wellington St., Stratford. 519-271-2101; 1-866-288-4313. .●●Aug 3, 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music.Robert Harris Illustrated Musical Lecture:Music that Changed the World – Elvis’That’s Alright Mama. City Hall Auditorium, 1Wellington St., Stratford. 519-271-2101; 1-866-288-4313. .●●Aug 3, 3:45: Festival of the Sound. Theinfluence of Dave Brubeck and “Time Out.”Allan Gilliland, composer-in-residence/lecturer.Charles W. Stockey Centre for thePerforming Arts, 2 Bay St., Parry Sound.1-866-364-0061. Free.●●Aug 4, 7:00: Ottawa Chamberfest.What Makes it Great? Mendelssohn’sOctet. Rob Kapilow takes audiences insideMendelssohn’s Octet in E-flat Op. 20. AfiaraString Quartet; Cecilia String Quartet. Dominion-ChalmersUnited Church, 355 CooperSt. .●●Aug 5 and 6, 10:00am: Ottawa Chamberfest.Chamber Chat. Musicologist HarryHalbreich on the past, present and future ofchamber music. National Gallery of Canada,380 Sussex Dr., Ottawa. 613-234-6306. Free.●●Aug 7, 3:00: Ottawa Chamberfest. TheMusic of Art: The Music of Monet; the Art ofDebussy. A unique program of art and musichosted by Rob Kapilow. Dominion-ChalmersUnited Church, 355 Cooper St. .●●Aug 7, 6:45: Festival of the Sound. Conversationswith Keith. Keith Horner chatswith Ensemble Made in Canada. Charles W.Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, 2 BaySt., Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.●●Aug 8, 6:45: Festival of the Sound. Conversationswith Keith. Keith Horner chats withGeorge Zuckerman, bassoon. Charles W.Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, 2 BaySt., Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.●●Aug 9, 6:45: Festival of the Sound. Conversationswith Keith. Keith Horner chats withLeslie Fagan, soprano. Charles W. StockeyCentre for the Performing Arts, 2 Bay St.,Parry Sound. 1-866-364-0061. Free.●●Aug 14, 11:15am: Stratford Summer Music.Harry Somers Lecture with Music: Musiciansand their Health. Lecture by Dr. Chong,director of the Musicians’ Clinics of Canada.Somers: String Quartet No.1. Annex StringQuartet. City Hall Auditorium, 1 WellingtonSt., Stratford. 519-271-2101; 1-866-288-4313.Free.●●Aug 15–17, 10:00am–5:00pm: New Adventuresin Sound Art. Toronto ElectroacousticSymposium. Keynote by Francis Dhomont.NAISA Space, Studio 252, Artscape WychwoodBarns, 601 Christie St. 416-652-5115.; (st), full registration; ; (st) forone-day registration.●●Aug 16, 7:00: Soundstreams Salon 21.Behind the Curtain: Developing New Musicalsand Operas. Brian Current discusseshis opera Airline Icarus with guests MitchellMarcus and Tracy Michailidis. GardinerMuseum, 111 Queen’s Park. 416-504-1282.Free.MASTERCLASSES● ● Jun 9, 2:00–5:00: Singing Studio of DeborahStaiman. Masterclass. Musical theatre/audition preparation using textual analysisand other interpretative tools for the sungmonologue. Yonge and Eglinton area; callfor exact location. 416-483-9532. singingstudio.ca.thewholenote.com June 7 – September 7, 2013 | 55

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