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Volume 20 Issue 7 - April 2015

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●●Halifax Summer

●●Halifax Summer ChoralConducting SymposiumHalifax, Nova ScotiaJuly 13 to 17, 2015Contact: Caron Daley416-721-5123halifaxsummerchoral@gmail.comhalifaxsummerchoral.comDeadlines: May 1/June 1Cost: 0 - 0Day programs!!The Halifax Summer Choral ConductingSymposium exists to provide quality summerinstruction in choral pedagogy and conducting.Founded in 2012, the event drawstogether school/university educators, churchmusicians, choral singers and undergraduate/graduate music students for a week of intensivechoral learning and music-making. Dr.Richard Sparks joins our teaching team as 2015guest clinician! Highlights of the 2015 programinclude: Dalcroze Eurhythmics sessions,score study/conducting sessions on Fauré’sRequiem and Haydn’s Te Deum No. 2 in C, morningsing sessions, conducting masterclasseswith the Symposium Chorus, a voice masterclassand individual conducting, vocal andkeyboard coaching. Register as an active conductor(May 1 deadline) or auditing conductor(June 1 deadline)! Visit www.halifaxsummerchoral.comfor complete schedule and registrationinformation!●●North Bay SymphonyString RetreatCanadian Ecology Centre in Samuel deChamplain Provincial Park near Mattawa,Ontario.August 16 to 22, 2015Contact: Rosalind June 30, 2015Cost: 0Residential program!!Pizz! Bow! A summer string retreat. TheNorth Bay Symphony hosts a week-long stringretreat. Come and immerse yourself in chambermusic. Enjoy the beautiful setting at the CanadianEcology Centre ( and the surrounding area. The professionalmusicians of the Silver Birch String Quartet provideexpert coaching for participants. Featuresof the program include: performances by theQuartet, daily coaching for ensemble groups,participation in the string chamber orchestra,masterclasses, a luthier visit (instrument healthinformation and consultation), wellness (posture,warm-ups, stretching) and interesting ecologybreaks. All levels of adult string players arewelcome. Come with a pre-formed group, or letus introduce you to other players. Spend a weekwith friends who love string music. Any questions?Just email.●●Stratford Summer MusicVocal AcademyStratford, OntarioAugust 9 to 15, 2015Contact: Lana Mau519-271-2101 or 1-800-288-4313lmau@stratfordsummermusic.cawww.stratfordsummermusic.caDeadlines: April 17, 2015Cost: 0Camp Hours: 10am to 5pm!!The Vocal Academy at Stratford SummerMusic will offer intensive training in professionalpreparation (opera, oratorio, art song)and in performance skills for up to eight graduate,post-graduate and early professional-levelsingers and for one pianist pursuing a career invocal accompaniment. Participants will receivedaily individual sessions with the internationallyrenowned faculty, Michael Schade, PhillipAddis and Emily Hamper, and will take part inmaster classes which will be open to the public.The program will culminate in a public performanceby all participants. Applicants may requestscholarships of 0 to help with expenses.Lodging can be arranged by Stratford SummerMusic. Daily meals are the responsibility of eachparticipant. Go to website for more informationand to apply.●●Whole Musician Flute RetreatSt. Michael’s College, University of TorontoJune 23 to 27, 2015Contact: Christopher Lee416-294-4259info@wholemusician.netwww.wholemusician.netDeadline: June 15, 2015Cost: 0 - 5 USDAccommodations available atSt. Michael’s College!!Recognized by the National Flute Associationas a finalist in the Arts Venture Competition(2014) for being a creative and forward-thinkingorganization, the Whole Musician team educatesall facets of modern musicians. We area collective of five uniquely experienced flutistscollaborating to offer unparalleled intensiveretreats addressing the mental, physicaland musical demands placed on the 21st-centuryperformer. In addition to masterclasses andconcerts, workshops are offered in life coaching,yoga, performance anxiety, fitness, Feldenkrais,interpretation, career counseling, etc. Anatmosphere of relaxed openness and cooperationall happening in one location. Faculty:Flutists Christopher Lee (Toronto), Dr. Meg Griffith(Texas), Dr. Megan Lanz (Colorado), Dr. RikNoyce (California), Niall O’Riordan (London, UK)and pianist Anne Marshall (London, UK).●●Belvoir Terrace SummerPerforming Arts CampLenox, MassachusettsJune 29 to August 13, 2015Contact: Diane Marcus, Nancy Goldberg212-580-3398 (winter); 413-637-0555(summer)diane@belvoirterrace.comwww.belvoirterrace.comCost: ,500 (limited scholarshipsavailable for talented musicians)!!Belvoir Terrace, celebrating its 62nd summerin 2015, is a supportive community of youngwomen second through tenth grade where girlsmake lifelong friends. Campers learn in theirclasses while having fun with special events andoutings to nearby professional performances.Each camper has the opportunity to create theirown schedule, with up to ten different classes.Musicians enjoy two private lessons each weekon their instrument or in voice. Other musicclasses include opera, chorus … [read more]●●CAMMAC Music CentreHarrington, QuébecJune 28 to August 16, 2015Contact: Margaret Little819-687-3938mlittle@cammac.cawww.cammac.caCost: from 0 to ,200 per week(bursaries available)Residential program!!Seven weeks of music for all tastes, ages andlevels! Come with friends and family: chooseyour favorite week (or two) this summer andjoin in the pleasure of making music withothers. Choir, orchestra, chamber music, Broadway,jazz, Celtic … [read more]●●Centauri Summer Arts CampWellandport, OntarioJuly 5 to Aug 23, 2 week or 1 week sessionsContact: Julie Hartley416-766-7124info@centauriartscamp.comwww.centauriartscamp.comCost: 85/2 weeksResidential program!!Centauri Summer Arts Camp is an overnightcamp program for ages 8-18 based in theNiagara Region. We offer more than 40 intensivearts programs, many of them music-based:songwriting, musical theatre, vocal, garageband, instrumental music … [read more]●●Le Domaine Forget InternationalMusic and Dance AcademySaint-Irénée, Charlevoix QuébecMay 31 to August 23, 2015Contact: Rachel Tremblay418-452-8111admission@domaineforget.comwww.domaineforget.comDeadlines: February 15, 2015 Except Choir andJazz Singing: May 1, 2015Cost: from 0 to ,060!!Le Domaine Forget Academy offers seriousstudents the opportunity to perfect their skillsunder the auspices of world-renowned artists.The beauty and tranquility of the settingat Domaine Forget inspire creativity whilst the58 | April 1 - May 7, 2015

facilities are perfectly suited to the needs ofboth students and teachers … [read more]●●Guitar Workshop PlusSan Diego, CA June 21 to 26Toronto, ON: July 19 to 24 and July 26 to 31Vancouver, BC: August 11 to 16905-567-8000www.guitarworkshopplus.comFor ages 10 to 90, beginner to professional!!Guitar Workshop Plus offers week-long workshopsin a musical environment at superbfacilities. Professional music faculty and worldfamous guest artists teach and perform for ourparticipants. Guitar, bass, drum, keyboard, songwritingand vocal courses are offered for all levels,ages and styles including rock, blues, jazz …[read more]●●Interprovincial Music CampParry Sound, OntarioAugust 23 to 28; August 29 to September 6Contact: Anne Fleming-Read416-488-3316anne@campimc.cawww.campimc.caResidential program!!Interprovincial Music Camp is a summermusic camp that offers programs for rock,jazz, musical theatre, songwriting, orchestra,band and sound engineering. IMC has providedyoung Canadian musicians with exceptionalmusical training and unforgettable summercamp experiences since 1961. Campers fine-tunetheir skills as musicians, develop friendshipswith teenagers from across Canada … [read more]●●Interlochen Arts CampInterlochen,!!Interlochen Arts Camp is the world’s premiersummer arts program for aspiring artists ingrades 3 through 12. Located in northwest Michigan,the camp attracts students, faculty andstaff from all 50 U.S. states and more than 40countries. These 3,000 artists fill Interlochen’snorthwoods campus with an explosion of creativity.Student-artists learn from world-classinstructors and produce hundreds of presentationseach summer in music, theatre, creativewriting … [read more]●●JVL Summer School forPerforming Arts InternationalMusic FestivalGeneva Park on Lake Couchiching, Orillia,OntarioJuly 4-14, 2015Contact: Jacob Lakirovich905-882-7499jvl@musicinthesummer.comwww.MusicInTheSummer.comDeadline: May 4, 2015!!The JVL Summer School for Performing Artsoffers young and aspiring musicians a wonderfulopportunity to combine intensive and highlyprofessional music studies under the tutelage ofa distinguished faculty with recreational activities.The Summer School is committed to theartistic development of young musicians of allages with a program including instrumentaland voice private lessons, master classes, workshops… [read more]●●Kincardine SummerMusic FestivalHuron Heights Public School, Kincardine,OntarioAugust 10 to 14, 2015Contact: John Schnarr519-396-9716info@ksmf.cawww.ksmf.caDeadlines: Early registration discountJune 30. Register before July 28 to ensureyour place.Cost: 0 - $200Camp Hours: 9:00am - 3:30pmDay programs!!Daytime music classes combine with therenowned KSMF Concert Series to produce aunique musical event. We offer beginner, junior,senior and adult classes in guitar, bands andstrings. Many adult students register for all levels.Our teachers are experienced professionals.Free recreation program supervises young students… [read more]●●Kingsway ConservatorySummer Music 20152848 Bloor Street West, Toronto, OntarioWeekly programs for all ages andexperience levels, June 29 to August 21Contact: Sharon Burlacoff416-234-0121sharonkcm@bellnet.cawww.kingswayconservatory.caDeadlines: Open; Early-bird discount deadline:April 30Cost: Program costs and hours varyDay programs!!Committed to “Inspired Learning,” the KingswayConservatory of Music provides summerprograms for various ages and experience levelsthat engage, challenge and excite on manylevels. Offerings for summer 2015 include: KingswayChamber Music Festival (1 week) for stringplayers (min RCM Grade 5) and pianists (minRCM Grade 7) including one-on-one coaching,ensemble work, orchestra rehearsals …[read more]●●Lake Field MusicLakefield College School, Lakefield, OntarioAugust 9 to 16, 2015Contact: Andrew Wolf647-692-3463info@lakefieldmusic.cawww.lakefieldmusic.caDeadline: July 3, 2015For adult amateur vocalists andinstrumentalistsAccommodations available!!Lake Field Music camp brings together adultamateur musicians of all ages with intermediateto advanced skills in a friendly and supportiveenvironment. The one-week program focuses onclassical and jazz with a sampling of world andpopular music. Participants build their own programfrom more than 40 workshops, techniqueand master classes, choirs … [read more]● ●“Little Voices, DancingFeet” with Jodie Friesen2171 Queen St E., Toronto, OntarioBaby, Toddler & Pre-schoolerclasses: June 30 to July 30 (Tu/W/Thu); Camps: (JK-Gr 1) July 13 to 17,July 20 to 24; (Gr 1-3) July 27 to 31Contact: Jodie Friesen416-461-9989littlevoices@sympatico.cawww.littlevoices.caHALIFAX SUMMER CHORAL CONDUCTING April 1 - May 7, 2015 | 59

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