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Volume 19 Issue 3 - November 2013

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Centre, 2140 Avenue Rd. 416-537-3733. ;free (members).●●Nov 7, 5:30: Sight-singing withSheila. Group sight-singing workshop:Madrigals. All levels welcome. 96 BarkerAve (near Woodbine subway). 416-574-5250..●●Nov 9, 11:00am–2:00pm: Kosa Kolektiv.Finding Your Voice. Singing workshopfocused on Ukrainian “village voice” technique.Learn to sing traditional Ukrainianfolk songs. Experience not necessary. AlexisKochan, leader. St. Nicholas Church school,4 Bellwoods Ave. 647-864-5641. ; (st).To register:●●Nov 9, 2:00: 416 Toronto Improvisers Festival.Special Improvisers Workshop. Presentedby Glen Hall. Open to everyone.Palmerston Library, 560 Palmerston Ave.Free.●●Nov 12 and 26, 7:30: Miles Nadal JCC.Jewish Chanting Circle with Rabbi MiriamMargles. Traditional prayers, Hasidic niggunim(wordless melodies) and contemporaryJewish chants. Cultivate awareness ofbreath, body and voice to allow prayer songto emerge. For singers and non-singers.750 Spadina Ave.416-924-6211 x0. .●●Nov 14, 5:30: Sight-singing withSheila. Group sight-singing workshop:Sacred Renaissance. All levels welcome (nearWoodbine subway). 96 Barker Ave. 416-574-5250. .●●Nov 15, 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and BaroqueWorkshop. For recorders and other earlyD. The ETCeterasinstruments. Mount Pleasant Road BaptistChurch, 527 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-480-1853. ;free (members). Refreshmentsincluded.●●Nov 16, 10:30am–1:00pm: Toronto MendelssohnChoir. Singsation Saturday ChoralWorkshop. Guest conductor Alex Cann. Readthrough Handel’s Messiah. Yorkminster ParkCentre, Cameron Hall, 1585 Yonge St. 416-598-0422 x221. . Refreshments included.●●Nov 21, 5:30: Sight-singing withSheila. Group sight-singing workshop: Secularclassics. All levels welcome. 96 BarkerAve (near Woodbine subway). 416-574-5250..●●Nov 24, 2:00: CAMMAC. Reading for Singersand Instrumentalists. Mozart: Requiem.Mate Szigeti, conductor. Christ Church DeerPark,1570 Yonge St. 416-605-2793. ;(members).●●Nov 28, 5:30: Sight-singing withSheila. Group sight-singing workshop:Sacred classics. All levels welcome.96 Barker Ave (near Woodbinesubway). 416-574-5250. .●●Dec 1, 10am–5pm. New Adevntures inSound Art. Ardiuno for Beginners. Workshopby Ian Jarvis on the basics of buildingyour own DIY Digital Instrument using anArduino micro controller. NAISA Space, Suite252, 601 Christie St. 416-652-5115. 0. Fordetails:●●Dec 1, 1:30: Toronto Early Music PlayersOrganization. Early music workshop forwoodwinds and strings. Femke Bergsma,conductor. Bring your recorders, earlyinstruments and music stand; scores will beprovided. Armour Heights Community Centre,2140 Avenue Rd. 416-537-3733. ;free(members).●●Dec 5, 5:30: Sight-singing withSheila. Group sight-singing workshop: CarolsI. All levels welcome. 96 Barker Ave (nearWoodbine subway). 416-574-5250. .●●Dec 6, 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and BaroqueChristmas Workshop. For recorders andother early instruments. János Ungváry,coach. Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church,527 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-480-1853. ; (members). Refreshments included.OPEN REHEARSALS/SINGALONGS●●Nov 10, 7:00: Shelter Valley Shape-noteSingers. Monthly Singing. All voices welcome,no experience required. Grafton CommunityCentre, 135 Old Danforth Rd., Grafton. 905-349-2042. Freewill offering.●●Nov 12, 7:00: Canada Sings!/Chatons Canada!Toronto-Riverdale. NeighbourhoodSingalong. Canadian folk songs, rock, Broadwayand ballads. Mark Bell, song leader; MarjorieWiens, piano. Mustard Seed, 791 QueenSt. E. 416-778-0796. Free; donations accepted.SCREENINGS●●Nov 4, 6:30: The Royal Conservatory/Hot Docs. MUSIC ON FILM Festival: Jazzon a Summer’s Day. Film capturing the1958 Newport Festival, including performancesby Dinah Washington, Chuck Berry andLouis Armstrong. Post-screening chat withMervon Mehta and jazz musicians Joe Sealyand Jackie Richardson. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema,506 Bloor St. W. 416-408-2824 x265.; (series pass).●●Nov 8, 7:30: Organ Recital and SilentMovie. Sherlock Jr. Organist William O’Mearaaccompanies 1924 silent film starring BusterKeaton. Trinity United Church, 461 Park Ave.,Newmarket. 905-895-4851. ; (under18); (family).●●Nov 11, 6:30: The Royal Conservatory/HotDocs. MUSIC ON FILM Festival: Pianomania.Documentary following Stefan Knüpfer, thechief technician and master tuner in Viennafor Steinway & Sons, and clients Lang Lang,Alfred Brendel and Pierre-Laurent Aimard.Post-screening chat with Mervon Mehta,RCM piano tuner Damon Grovesand and pianistJames Anagnoson. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema,506 Bloor St. W. 416-408-2824 x265.; (series pass).INSTALLATIONS/EXHIBITIONS●●Nov 9–30, various times: New Adventuresin Sound Art. Whispering Rain. KathyKennedy. Audio installation displaying asonic dream in different terrains. Thursdayand Friday 1:00pm–4:00pm; Saturday10:00am–3:00pm. NAISA Space, Suite 252,Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St.416-653-5115. Pwyc.●●Nov 21–Jan1, various times: New Adventuresin Sound Art. Tracings. Nataliya Petkova.Includes the works [x]Tensions andGeophonies. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesdayand Friday from 10am–5pm; Thursday10:00am–8:00pm; Saturday and Sunday12:00pm–4:00pm. XIT Gallery, Art Galleryof Mississauga, 300 City Centre Dr., Mississauga.905-896-5088. Free.ANNOUNCEMENTS●●Canadian Brass announces the release ofits new CD Christmas Time is Here, featuringholiday favourites and arrangements ofmusic from the Charlie Brown Christmassoundtrack. Available for download at and●●Stephen Beneking announces the onlinerelease of Zita in Wonderland, 24 piano miniaturesfor piano for children and beginners.Available for download free from, or in printed version fromAmazon. Recordings available on YouTube.ETCETERA: MISCELLANEOUS●●Nov 3, 10, 17 and 24; Dec 1 and 8 10:30am:Canadian Opera Company. Tour the FourSeasons Centre for the Performing Arts.90-minute tours including backstage accessto wig rooms, dressing rooms, orchestra pitand more! Four Seasons Centre for the PerformingArts, 145 Queen St. W. 416-306-2329.; (sr/st).●●Nov 6, 10:00pm: 416 Toronto CreativeImprovisers Festival. Pierre Mongeon’seVoid Collective; 11:00pm: QueenVictoria; 12:00am: Bejeezus. Tranzac Club,292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. Free.●●Nov 7, 10:00pm: 416 Toronto CreativeImprovisers Festival. Tomr Richards Trio;11:00pm: Paul Cram Trio; 12:00am: AlexandraSpence (Australia) and Group. Tranzac Club,292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. Free.●●Nov 8, 10:00pm: 416 Toronto CreativeImprovisers Festival. CCMC; 11:00pm: MiaZabelka (Australia); 12:00am: GermaineLiu/Karen Ng/Bea Labikova. Tranzac Club,292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. Free.●●Nov 9, 10:00pm: 416 Toronto CreativeImprovisers Festival. Diane Roblin and HAP-PENING; 11:00pm: Ted Phillips/Nilan Perara;12:00am: Toronto Improvisers Orchestra.Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-923-8137. Free.●●Nov 28, 1:30: Miles Nadal JCC. ChanukahMusical Celebration: Encore Aviva Chernick!Latkes and Judeo-Spanish, Hebrew and Yiddishmusic. Register by Nov 18. 750 SpadinaAve. 416-924-6211 x0. .Search listings by genre online at thewholenote.com58 | November 1 – December 7, 2013

Classified Advertising | classad@thewholenote.comAUDITIONS & OPPORTUNITIESC-FLATS YOUTH JAZZ BAND at LeasideUnited Church welcomes new membersgrade 7 to 12, all instruments and levels.Thursday evenings 5:15-6pm. 416-806-6488,www.trumpetstudio.caCOMPLIMENTARY SIMPLY SINGWORKSHOP with Vocal Coach/AuthorTammy Frederick. SUN NOV 24th 1 – 2 pm.Beginner to Professional welcome! RSVP@ 416-850-0972. www.simplysing.caCOUNTERPOINT COMMUNITYORCHESTRA ( volunteer musicians: Mondayevening rehearsals, downtown Toronto.Especially looking for trombones andstrings. Email info@ccorchestra.orgTHE EAST YORK CONCERT BAND hasopenings for tuba players. Also will considerapplications from trombone and bassoonplayers. Rehearsals near St. Claire East andVictoria Park. For more information, contactpresident@eastyorkconcertband.caNYCO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA hasvacancies for the following musicians (probono): horn, bassoon, harp, percussionand strings. We are a communityorchestra and rehearse on Wednesdayevenings from 7:30PM at York MillsCollegiate. Membership obligationsinclude a fee and purchase of one ticket toeach of our 4 subscription concerts heldthroughout the year. If you are interestedin applying please contact our PersonnelManager at or call416-356-2303.PIANIST AND/OR MUSICIANS WANTED toform a performing duo/ensemble for variousvenues. For more information on the mezzosopranovocalist who will be performing withthem, please visit,and contact through website.SMALL AMATEUR RECORDER GROUPSEEKS NEW MEMBERS, all sizes of recorder,beginners welcome, meets near Yonge andWellesley. Call Peter 647 344-2206 SALEFRENCH HORN: one owner, excellentcondition, suitable for advanced student orworking musician. TYPE A, GRAND PIANO: ebony,exquisite bell-like tone, pristine condition.Serious queries only please, Toronto416-440-1700.WASTING AWAY IN A CLOSET? Your lovelyold violin / clarinet / trombone is crying outto be played. And there’s someone out therewho’d love to breathe new life into it. Sell,or donate your silent unused instruments!contact to findout how.INSTRUCTIONCLASSICAL GUITAR LESSONS: beginnerto advanced from one of Toronto’sfinest classical guitar instructors andnationally renowned author of manyguitar publications. Located in midtownToronto.,, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS, RCMEXAM PREPARATION: Samantha Chang,Royal Academy of Music PGDip, LRAM, ARCT.416-293-1302, LESSONS: Beginners – advanced.All levels Royal Conservatory of Musicand beyond. Intensive course for adults.Lessons are given on a 9 foot Steinwayconcert grand. 416-449-1665TRUMPET, THEORY LESSONS: CyndaFleming (B.Mus., B.Ed., M.Mus., M.Ed.), 20+years teaching experience, all styles andlevels including RCM Exam and UniversityAudition Preparation. 416-806-6488, www.trumpetstudio.caPIANO LESSONS: ECE ARCT diplomas.Preparation for examinations. Childrenand adult beginners or returners. ORMTAmember. Questions? Katharine 416-783-6245.katharine.williams99@gmail.comPIANO LESSONS: personalizedinstruction by experienced teacher,concert pianist EVE EGOYAN (M. Mus.,L.R.A.M., F.R.S.C.). All ages and levels.Downtown location. eve.egoyan@bell.netor 416- 603-4640.WARM, SEASONED PIANO TEACHER,American immigrant with sterlingcredentials, unfailing good humor, andbuckets of patience. Royal Conservatorywashouts and nervous teens/adultsespecially welcome. Lovely Cabbagetownstudio, with German grand piano and ampleKleenex. Testimonials: “I was paying 0/hour for therapy: Bach is better!” – Beachesman, 50s. “Sure beats studying with thoseQuebec nuns!” – downtown woman, 65+.“Best teacher ever!” – Riverdale girl, age 13.Peter Kristian Mose, 416-923-3060; My students have never wonany prizes, except for love of music. (Andloyalty.)THE YOUNGEST SHAKESPEARE COMPANY:Professional Classical Theatre training foryoung people aged 8–15. Classes in Toronto.Full production in May 2013. For info andbrochure. Member of TAASYOUR AD COULD BE HERE for as little as .classad@thewholenote.comMUSICIANS AVAILABLEARE YOU A PARTY ANIMAL? At theWholeNote, we often get inquiries frompeople looking for musicians to providemusic for receptions, weddings and otherfestive occasions. We can’t recommendyour ensemble, but you can! to find outhow.BARD – EARLY MUSIC DUO playing recorderand virginal available to provide backgroundatmosphere for teas, receptions or otherfunctions – greater Toronto area. For ratesand info call 905-722-5618 or email us AND INCOME TAXSERVICE for small business andindividuals, to save you time and money,customized to meet your needs. NormPulker, B. Math. CMA. 905-251-0309 or905-830-2985.DO YOU HAVE PRECIOUS MEMORIESLOST ON OLD RECORDS, TAPES, PHOTOSetc.? Recitals-gigs-auditions-air checksfamilystuff. 78’s-cassettes-reels-35mmslides-etc. ArtsMediaProjects will restorethem on CD’s or DVD’s. Call George @416-910-1091.VENUESARE YOU PLANNING A CONCERT ORRECITAL? Looking for a venue? 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