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Volume 2 Issue 8 - May 1997

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may '97 wholenote· Previously published profil,:ts of the 62 members listed here are available by calling the wholenote office Academy Concert Series, Aldeburgh Connection, Amadeus Choir, Amadeus Ensemble, Aradia Baroque Ensemble, Arbor Oak Trio, Artword Theatre, Associates of the TSO, Bach Children's Chorus, Canadian Children's Opera Chorus, Canadian Music Centre, Canadian Music Competitions Chamber Music by Candlelight, Concentus Arts, East York Symphony, Elmer lseler Singers, Elora Festival, Ensemble Unterwegs, Esprit Or.chestra, Etobicoke Community Concert Band Forq Centre for the Performing Arts, 40 fingers saxophone quartet Hannaford Street Silver Band, · High Park Girls Choir, International Resource Centre for Performing Artists, Mississauga Choral Society, Mooredale Concerts, Muse Productions, Music at the Big Church Music at Metropolitan, Musica Viva and friends Music Gallery, MUSIC TORONTO, Music Umbrella, National Music Camp of Canada, new music concerts, New School of Vocal Studies, Off Centre Music Series, Opera Atelier, Opera Anonymous, Opera Division (U. of T.), Organ Alternatives, Orpheus Choir of Toronto, St Andrew Chorale, Saint Paul's Anglican Church Scarborough Philharmonic, Shevchenko Mu·sical Ensemble, Sine Nomine Ensemble, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Tallis Choir .,of Toronto, Toronto Canadian Chinese Artists Centre, Toronto Consort, Toronto Early Music Centre, Toronto Latvian Concert Association Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir, Toronto Mozart Society, Toronto Operetta Theatre, Toronto Senior Strings, Toronto Sinfonietta, Women's Musical Club of Toronto, Yip's Children's Choir · Beii'Arte . . and T JFC NEWEST MEMBERS IN THE WHOLENOTE FOLD A warm welcome to our two new members this month, the Bell'Arte Singers and the Toronto Jewish Folk Choir. While our comprehensive concert listings are free to all presenters, members or not, our members occupy a special place in our scheme of things. Members enjoy substantial discounts on display advertising, and 'we publish (l 150 word. profile of each member, at the time of joining and again in our bumper July I August issue.- That summer issue thereby becomes a comprehensive who's who of music in and around Toronto, a useful reference guide all through the 1997-98 season. BELL'ARTE SINGERS R.P.O. Box 73040 2131 Lawrence Ave. E. Scarborough, Ontario M1.R 5G5 Tel.: 416-485-8656 Fax: 416-485-8684 E-mail: jcutler Artistic director: Lee Willingham Contact person: Jane Cutler Founded nine years ago by Lee Willingham and a group of dedicated colleagues, this little chamber choir has grown into a fine ensemble of 45-50 singers with an establlished following of "subscribers. Along with guest appearances and broadcasts, the Bell'Arte Singers present three concerts annually and feature a wide ra nge of repertoire, from early music to contemporary. Organist Ian Sadler is the Bell'Arte Singers' accompanist. Ian has joined with the choir on two recordings, A Childe is Born featuring music of the Christmas season, both ancient and modern, and A Sacred Concert, a collection of motets, anthems and spirituals recorded in Toronto's historic Holy Trinity Church. This season featured a concert performance of Eric Robertson's dramatic oratorio Hasten to Come before Winter; with Richard Ouzounian, narrator on March 29, 1997, 7:30P.M. at St. Paul's Anglican Church , Bloor Street. And on Saturday, May 10, 1997, 8:00P.M. at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church the Bell'Arte Singers concludes its season with Schubert's Mass in E flat and Faure's Req!J,iem. For tickets ;md information phone 416-699-5979. TORONTO JEWISH FOLK CHOIR 95 Redwood Ave. Toronto, Ontario M4L 255 Phone: 778-8878 Fax: 778-4603 or 789-5981 e-mail: Artistic Direct or: Esther Ghan-Firestone Contact Person: S. Howard Kaplan The Toronto Jewish Folk Choir was founded in 1925 by Jewish immigrant factory workers who wanted to remember the songs of the "old country". Today our aim is to help keep alive our secular Yiddish heritage and experience while enhancing contemporary J ewish culture. The Choir's repertoire includes folk and working-class songs, compositions inspired by classic Yiddish literature, interna tional folk songs, classical music on Jewish themes, and commissioned works by Canadian composers. Our Annual concert in May is the highlight qf our busy performing season. This year's featured work, Fantasy on J ewish themes, was commissioned from renowned c9mposer, Milton Barnes, and was enthusiastically rec~ ived ·when the Choir premiered it in 1993. TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY ( LASSIC(\L & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

wholenote may '97 WHOLENOTE'S {UN}CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS FOR MAY 1997 Next deadline for (un)classifieds is May 20 1997. Cello lessons. Experienced and enthusiastic teacher. Near subway. Simone, 463-0319. Clarinet/sax/flute/Recorder/ oboe/bassoon lessons: Professional doubler will teach all levels. Start or continue learning, for your child or yourself, with an expert. Robin Howell, 534-6538. Concert band - The newly formed Festival Wind Orchestra seeks new members. lntermed. level on band instrument and/or band experience. Rehearsals Tuesday 7:30pm Newtonbrooke Secondary in North York. Information, please call416-491-1683. Cuban experienced percussionist and orchest ral conductor seeks fIt or p/t position. Avail. for rehearsals, class, concerts--any ensemble requiring conductor. Call ALFREDO, 41 6-253-1 81 2 . Do you want to improve your clarinet playing? Instruction, all levels and ages. Improvement guaranteed. Nicolai Tarasov, M.Mus. 778-1941 . Experienced choral/orchestral conductor seeks full-time or partltime position. Avail. for rehearsals and/or concerts of any ensemble requiring a conductor. Phone 1-800-867- 3281 for a complete resume or further information. Flute and recorder instruction. Allan Pulker, B.A. B.Ed. 603- 3786. Have you ever wanted to sing, thougl)t you wouldn't or couldn't, or do you just want a place to play with the possibilities of your voice. Small groups. 6- . Johanne, 461-8425. Lloyd Garber teaches guitar. Creative approach. Absolute beginners to working professionals. Must be enthusiastic. Pop, Jazz, Blues, Original Chords, lead, reading, improvisation, fingerboard, speed theory, ear-training. Lloyd Garber, 504-0915. Massage therapy and shiatsu since 1983. One half hour to two hours. Marie Graff. 536- 2310. We buy gj]f1 of your CBlJff1BtBnCB8ill1ff:s (vinyl I): (like Beethoven, Mozart, Stockhausen) We travel anywhere f o r good collection MIKROKOSMOS Mail Order Company v (416) - 224 - 1956 Fax (416)- 224 - 2964 Ask our free, monthly set-sale catalogue: More than 83r,CIX1)JJ ~ 11£J:Iri:B 0 ?7&3&'3 every month Many audiophile Decca & EM/ records (Sorry, mail or phone order only!) Soloists, dancers, choirs, orchestras & recitalists you can perform at Y onge and St. Clair in a bright open space featuring: • 100m 2 of unencumbered stage •high quality wood floor excellent for dance •36 rank Karl Wilhelm tracker organ and a Steinway grand piano • fine acoustics suitable for recording •audience accommodation: approximately 500 persons •full wheelchair accessibility •close to subway , adjacent to municipal parking Music copying. The best music engraving service for performance and publishing. European quality. Reasonable rates. Vladimir. 416-6335- 1420. Seeking music director - Skilled, creative choral conductor and pianist. Toronto's First Unitarian Congregation. Applicants call Peggy, 535-9844. Start . September, 1997. Taxation. accounting, bookkeeping. Consulting. Norm Pulker, B.Math. CMA. 905- 830-2985 Violin lessons: Give your child or yourself the benefit of expert instruction. Professional performer with 23 years experience teaching. Deborah Howell, 534-6538. Wanted - choir chime music for Senior, secular, two-octave group. New or used. 416-463- 0319. Wanted - suzuki violin & cello teachers. minimum 1 A & 1 B. (Training available during NORTH TORONTO INSTITUTE OF MUSIC Inquire about our full day Music/Gymnastics camps - Private instruction on most instruments - Instmment rentals - Theory classes - Stm1 any time 550 Eglinton Avenue East 416-488-2588 Guitar Lessons summer.) North York Schoof of Music. 416-222-5315. Build Your Own, Library of Fine VIDEOS from .JZLrts & Senses at Video Variables Ballet & Opera Symphonies & Composers Art & Artists Literature Foreign Filmff Classic Movies All Videos are Special Order 864 Millwood Road Toronto M4G 1 W6 (416) 423-0077 TAKE CARE OF YOURSEL~ with 1\ KRIPALU YOGA Daytime during the Week& Sat. Victoria Park & St. Clair Phalguni (416) 752-7457 • Beginner - Advanced Taught by •All ages Juan Tomas, • Private Lessons B F C Classical, Flamenco, Jazz, • ·A·' 0 · T · · R&B, Theory, Harmony, 'Bachelor of Fine Arts(Music), Conservatory Exam Prep, Ontario Teacher's Certificate Composition Studied Guitar in Spain •Guitar Performance Recording Artist 0 h Composer/Member r~ estra (North York f SOCAN We want you. to peifonn at Christ Church Deer Park Telephone 920-5211 I fax 920-8400 \ Gwtar Ensemble) 0 J Call Juan Tomas, 485-2056 for an appointment TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPO RARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

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