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Volume 2 Issue 10 - July/August 1997

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2 whole note Volume 2 number 10 Copyright c 1997 . PerPul Proze 60 Bellevue Avenue, Toronto, ON MST 2N4 Publisher: Allan Pulker Editor:: David Perlman Production Manager: Simone Desilets Photography: Michael Shaw Editorial & general inquiries: 416-603-378-6 Advertising & memberships: 416-406-6758 Fax: 416-603-3787 E-mail: Next publication date: August 25 covering period September 1 - October 5 Listings deadline: August 15 Advertising deadline: August 20 Listings are free. Please phone or write for listings guidelines. (Un)Ciassified Ads: SOc per word ( 0 minimum) Subscriptions: per year 110 issues) Display advertising rates: on request. wholenote banner: concept design by Jerry Ginsberg Printing by New Concept Circulation: 14,000 printed & distributed. wholenote is a production of DRUM Publishing, 60 Bellevue Avenue, Toronto, MST 2N4 July/august '97 wholenote WHOLENOTE: TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE July/August 1997: Table of contents, Publication dates and deadlines 2 Publisher's Notebook .... 2,31 2, 20 6 8 Member profiles . . . . . . ConcertNotes: City Summer Bandstand/John McGuigan Concert notes: summer music/Chris Dawes Summerfest quest . . . . · Music theatre listings . . 12 Concert listings • • • • 12-19 Classified ads, etc . . . . 26 Distribution: where to pick up wholenote . . . . . . . . 27-28 Reader survey . . . . . 10 Musicians in our midst 11 Index of presenters Publisher's Notebook: Good News and Bad 29-30 31 .. 31 THE TORONTO SCHOOL OF MUSIC? WHERE'S THE GOVERNMENT? I got a surprising phone call several accustomed to around here -- a weeks ago from a colleague: there is comprehensive music education all of a sudden a new music school facility, with plans to provide in Toronto, one with ambitious everything from elementary level plans, a huge building and strong instruction on piano, strings and artistic leadership. woodwinds to profe~sional level It is the Toronto School of Music, instruction for both singers and brainchild of musicians Colin Yip instrumentalists. and Mary Liu. Chinese by birth and With the financial support of a now Canadian citizens, both have backer who has bought them the won international music building at 366 Bay Street, and with competitions, have toured the world the artistic support of Canadian as recitalists, and have masters soprano and former Canada Council degrees from the Manhattan School chair, Maureen Forrester, they are of Music. off to a flying start. Together they have chosen Toronto Asked how the school might differ to be their home, where they intend - from the other music schools already to raise a family and realize their · in existence here, Ms. Liu spoke of dream of establishing a music the many professional musicians school. who had given up good positions in The point is, this is a private conservatories, orchestras and opera school on a scale we're not CONTINUES. PAGE 31 720 Bathurst Street, Suite 502 Toronto,.Ontario MSS 2R4 FLUTE-CLARINET-SAX-OBOE~BASSOON Expert Repairs, Sheet Music, Accessories N ew & Used Instruments 535-6000. authorized warranty repair depot }!t :~i'~\ ... _' &-~~-) ~,~>. IY.K).~f'='~~~~\i~.S ~~ the sound post Canada's String Shop violins, violas, cellos, basses repairs and restorations, bow rehairs strings and accessories music and recordings educational materials guaranteed lowest prices • NEW LOCATION • 93 Grenville Street (near College/Bay); Toronto phone (416) 971-6990 fax (416) 597-9923 Free parking • Open Sundays 12 - 5 TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

~~TORONTO ~ · SCHOOL . OF MOSIC Maureen Forrester, Honorary Chair Colin Yip, President Distinguished teaching faculty includes: Maureen Forrester, Kenneth Merrill, Dixie Ross Neill, William Neill, Jean MacPhail, Gabor Carelli, Atis Bankas, Hao-Jiang Tien, Eugene Kash, Hong-yu Chen, David Warrack; Andras Weber, Reginald Miller, Vera Kaushansky, Sheng-Mao Hong, Gordon Brown, Sabatino Vacca, Bo-Zhi Alec Hou •INTERNATIONAL OPERA CENTRE One year professional opera training program, September 1997 - May 1998 •PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE DIPLOMA For high school graduates who wish to become professional musicians. PIANO -VOICE· STRINGS- WOODWINDS- COMPOSITION -JAZZ- CHINESE MUSIC- CHURCH MUSIC- OPERA- MUSICAL THEATRE •PROFESSIONAL ADVANCED CERTIFICATE PROGRAM Advanced level studies for the professional student. PIANO • STRINGS - VOICE -WOODWINDS •GENERAL MUSIC EDUCATION This music program provides private or group instruction for children (ages 4 and up) as well as adults. Classes are offered at beginner and advanced levels. 3 Opera and concert opportunities throughout for performance-ready students For information and registration, contact the School at: 366 Bay Street (Near Richmond St.). Toronto, Ontario, M5H 4B2, Phone: 416-366-6699, Fax: 416-366-6688 109- 80 Acadia Avenue, Markham, Ontario, L3R 9V1, Phone: 905-513-1685, Fax: 905-513-6140 More ... Much More than just a Music Store ... Toronto's Source For Printed Music, Gifts & Musical Accessories TORONTO'S STEINWAY GALLERY Fine Pianos By: STEINWAY & SONS OOcr.r!crlt(by Steinway) IBACH '[!olfler & @a:mphell ~iis,nborf,r Plus quality reconditioned pianos, all makes and price ranges KORCi Piano Disc'" Digital Pianos & Keyboards Disk Player & Silent Piano Systems ~Y!~ID'IJ (416) 961-3111 210 Bloor Street W. and •1'1\I N liD MUSil Canada's largest selection from publishers world wide. Classical, Popular, Broadway, Jazz, Rock Scores, Libretti, Biographies •f'viUSil I lll\ liiiiDI N Everything to bring music alive for youngsters: storybooks, tapes, video cassettes, posters, games, projects, instruments, and instruction books • 1\CCL SSlll 'S ;\ N IH .11 IS From trinkets to original works of art, instrument care kits to jewelry metronomes, music stands, and so much more. RCM Music & Bookstores (416) 597-9809 273 Bloor St.W (Royal Conservatory Bldg.) TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

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