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Volume 19 Issue 6 - March 2014

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to Joan Watson, Horn Day

to Joan Watson, Horn Day founder. Full dayactivities for horn players include masterclass,mock audition, jazz horn workshop andmore. Ron George, director. Lakeshore Auditorium,Humber College, 3199 LakeshoreBlvd. W. 289-221-0229. ; (st). www.hornday.ca.●●Various dates: Royal Conservatory. GlennGould School Student Masterclasses. Studentsof the Glenn Gould School work withguest artists. Open for auditors. Mar 3,10:00am: Stephen Hough, piano; Mar 7 andMar 8, 10:00am and 2:00pm: Leon Fleisher,piano; Mar 12, 10:00am: David Jalbert, piano;Mar 21, time TBD: Whitney Crockett, bassoon;Mar 21, time TBD: James Babor, percussion;Mar 25, time TBD: Colin Currie, percussion;Mar 28, time TBD, Brett Polegato, voice;Mar 28, 10:00am: Colin Carr, cello; Apr 4, timeTBD: John W, Thorne, flute; Apr 4, 1:00: NeilShicoff, voice; Apr 4, 10:00am and 2:00pm:David Perry, violin; Apr 4 and 5, 10:00am and2:00pm: Richard Goode, piano. MazzoleniHall, Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408-0208. Free.WORKSHOPS●●Mar 1, 10:30am–1:00pm: Toronto MendelssohnChoir. Singsation Saturday ChoralWorkshop. Sing with the choir. Latin Americaninspired choral music. Ana AlvarezSandoval, guest conductor. Cameron Hall,Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 YongeSt. 416-598-0422 x221. . Refreshmentsincluded. www.tmchoir.org.●●Mar 2, 10:15am: Wychwood ClarinetChoir. Clarinet Festival/Workshop Day withFree Concert. Guest clinicians: James Campbell,Steve Fox, Michele Jacot and StevePierre. Observe coachings and participate inworkshops. 7:30: Free concert. Walter Hall,Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queens Park. 647-668-8943. Free. Sponsored by the Universityof Toronto Faculty of Music and the TorontoArts Council. For details: www.wychwoodclarinetchoir.com.●●Mar 2, 1:30: Toronto Early Music PlayersOrganization. Early music workshopfor woodwinds and strings. Vincent Lauzer,conductor. Bring your recorders, earlyinstruments and music stand; scores will beprovided. Armour Heights Community Centre,2140 Avenue Rd. 416-537-3733. .●●Mar 21, 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and Baroque Workshop.For recorders and other early instruments.Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church,527 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-480-1853. ;free (members). Refreshments included.●●Mar 22, 2:00: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Reading for Singers and Instrumentalists.Chapman: Proud Music of the Storm.Lydia Adams, conductor. Christ Church DeerPark, 1570 Yonge St. 905-877-0671. ;(members).●●Apr 5, time TBA: Continuum ContemporaryMusic. Workshop with Trio 7090. Dutchand Canadian composers and performerscritiquing works, as part of Continuum’sGaudeamus Musiekwee tribute. Music Gallery,197 John St. 416-924-4945. ; (sr/arts worker); (st). For details: www.continuummusic.org.●●Apr 07 7:30: Grace Church on-the-Hill. Christ Church Cathedral Choir fromOxford UK. Workshop for choral singersD. The ETCeteraspresentsa Choral Workshop withDr. Stephen DarlingtonandChrist ChurchCathedral Choir,Oxford UKMonday April 7th,7:30 pmand conductors. Stephen Darlington, conductor.300 Lonsdale Rd. 416-488-7884. ( with ticket to Apr 8 concert.) Grouprate available for singers in local choirs whocome with other members of their choir. Callchurch for details. Concert Apr 8(eve).SCREENINGS●●Mar 31, 6:30: Royal Conservatory/HotDocs Film Festival. Music On Film Festival:Embracing Voices: The Woman Behindthe Music of Jane Bunnett. Bunnett’s personaland musical triumph after depressionand her journey to Cuba to reconnect withmusic. Post-screening guests: Mervon Mehtaand Jane Bunnett. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema,506 Bloor St. W. /(members). www.bloorcinema.com.●●Apr 3, 8:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.The Wind (1928); Silent Toronto Photoplays;Best of TUFF 2013. Music by William O’Meara,piano. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave. 416-461-9287. . www.torontosilentfilmfestival.com.●●Apr 4, 7:30: Toronto Silent Film Festival.City Girl (1930); Silent Toronto Photoplays.Music by Fern Lindzon, piano. Carlton Cinema,2 Carlton St. 416-461-9287. . www.torontosilentfilmfestival.com.●●Apr 6, 4:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival.1000 Laffs Comedy Shorts Programme.Music by Laura Silberberg, piano. Fox Theatre,2236 Queen St. E. 416-461-9287. .www.torontosilentfilmfestival.com.●●Apr 7, 6:30: Royal Conservatory/Hot DocsFilm Festival. Music On Film Festival: Wavemakers.History of the electronic musicalinstrument, the Ondes Martenot with briefdemonstration after the film by ondisteGenevieve Grenier. Bloor Hot Docs Cinema,506 Bloor St. W. /(members). www.bloorcinema.com.●●Apr 7, 8:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival/Toronto Theatre Organ Society. Seven YearsBad Luck, 1921. Music by Clark Wilson, WurlitzerTheatre Organ. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace.416-499-6262. . www.ttos.ca.●●Apr 8, 7:00: Toronto Silent Film Festival/RevueFilm Society. The Last Command(1928); Behind the Screen (1916). Musicby Jordan Klapman, piano. Revue Cinema,400 Roncesvalles Ave. 416-461-9287. .www.torontosilentfilmfestival.com.OPEN REHEARSALS/SINGALONGS●●Mar 18, 7:00: Canada Sings!/Chatons Canada!Toronto-Riverdale. Community Singalong.Canadian folk songs, rock, Broadwayand ballads. Mark Bell, song leader; MarjorieWiens, piano. St. John’s Presbyterian Church,415 Broadview Ave. 416-778-0796. Free; donationsaccepted.ANNOUNCEMENTS●●Mar 30: Canadian Music Therapy TrustFund. First National March for Music Therapy.Call for volunteers. March to raise fundsfor local music therapy initiatives. For details:chrissy@musictherapytrust.ca.ETCETERA: MISCELLANEOUS●●Mar 1, 9:00: Swamperella. 18th AnnualMardi Gras Costume Ball. Swamperella(Cajun and Zydeco dance band), The BoxcarBoys (gypsy, jazz and klezmer) and KristineSchmidtt and her Special Powers (jazz, honkytonk). The Elmocambo Tavern, 494 SpadinaAve. 416-588-9227. . Doors open at 8:00.●●Mar 1 and Mar 4–8, 7:30: Theatre PasseMuraille. Same Same But Different. Productionby Anite Majumdar highlighting theprejudices hidden in Bollywood film. AnitaMajumdar, Nicco Lorenzo Garcia and RezaJacobs, acting and dance; Suba Sankaran,music. 16 Ryerson Ave. 416-504-7529. .50;.50(sr/arts worker); (under 30). AlsoMar 1 and 8 at 2:00.●●Mar 3, 10, 17 at 7:00: Toronto New MusicAlliance. New Music 101. Mar 3: Volume1: New Music Concerts and junctQín KeyboardCollective. NMC and French percussionistJean-Pierre Drouet on performerswho have developed unique repertoire byworking directly with composers; junctQínKeyboard Collective gives an overview oftheir collaborative work and demonstratestheir unique instrumentation. Mar 10: Volume2: Soundstreams and Spectrum Music.Session showcasing two digital initiatives:the application SoundMakers and the installationThe Interface. Mar 17: Volume 3: TheMusic Gallery and Continuum ContemporaryMusic. Music Gallery technical directorPaul Hodge demonstrates mic technique andmixing strategies with Continuum musicians;members of Continuum discuss continuitybetween Dutch music from the Renaissanceand after WWII. All sessions hosted byJohn Terauds. Elizabeth Beaton Auditorium,Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St. 416-961-6601 x207. Free. For details: www.musiccentre.ca.●●Apr 4 and 5, 8:00: dance Immersion.ExpressionsŠNow. Showcase highlightingthe Ohio company Azaguno and the Torontocompany KasheDance. Enwave Theatre,Harbourfront Centre, 231 Queens Quay W.416-973-4000. -; -(sr/st). AlsoApr 5 at 1:00pm.48 | March 1 – April 7, 2014 thewholenote.com

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Guest soloists for the2013.2014 concert season include pianistsAnton Kuerti and James Parker, violinistJacques Israelievitch and Canadianteenage sensation, violinist Nicole Li.The repertoire features symphonies byBrahms, Schumann and Shostakovich aswell as masterworks by Handel, Wagner,Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky and Saint-Saëns. Interested musicians are invited toe-mail General Manager Jobert Sevillenoat GM@KSOrchestra.ca and visit www.KSOrchestra.ca for more information.COUNTERPOINT COMMUNITYORCHESTRA (www.ccorchestra.org)welcomes volunteer musicians forMonday evening rehearsals, downtownToronto. We’re especially looking fortrombones and strings. 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