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Volume 20 Issue 8 - May 2015

  • Text
  • Choir
  • Toronto
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cello; Katherine Hill, nyckelharpa, voice; AlisonMelville, traverso, recorders, seljefløyte,keyboard; and others. Innis Town Hall,2 Sussex Ave. 416-588-4301. www.bemusednetwork.com; (adv); $20(st/st); (sr/st adv); (child); (child adv).●●May 30 7:00 & 9:00. 18th Annual SubtleTechnologies Festival. I Dream of Wires(2014). Written and directed by Robert Fantinatto.Co -written and produced by JasonAmm. An independent documentary aboutthe history, demise and resurgence of themodular synthesizer. Small World Music Centre,180 Shaw St., Suite 101. ; (st/sr/artists).Co- presented with Hot Docs.●●May 31 12:30: SING! The Toronto VocalArts Festival. Performance/screening: NFBSINGs! National Film Board shorts with live acappella accompaniment. The Distillery HistoricDistrict, 9 Trinity St., Studio 316. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090. Included withwristband. or (entire weekend).●●June 7 4:00 & 7:30: Toronto Jewish FilmSociety/Yiddish Vinkl Toronto. PresentingE. The ETCeterastwo films: Joseph Seiden’s long-lost Kol Nidreoffers a glimpse into the diversity of life, cultureand language of Yiddish New York in the1930s. 70 Hester Street is director Nozkowski’stribute to his childhood home, a formerLower East Side synagogue. Guest speaker:author Shirley Kumove. Miles Nadal JCC,750 Spadina Ave. 416-924-6211 x606. ;(ages 18-35).Singalongs, Jams, Circles●●May 2 7:00: Toronto Gilbert and SullivanSociety. Global G&S Day. Singing, birthdaycake and Fiddlywinks: a quiz on all things Victorian.St. Andrew’s Church, 117 Bloor St. E.416-763-0832. Members free; guests .●●May 16 10:00am – 5:00: World Fiddle DayToronto. FIDDLES AT THE FORT! Players ofbowed string instruments from world traditionsgive workshops and perform a concert;community “Around-the-World Jam” at 2:30.Subhadra Vijarkumar, South Indian violin;Chris McKhool (Sultans of String); Nicholasand Danton Delbaere Sawchuk (Metis FiddlerMUSIC DIRECTOROur music director Joan Andrews is retiring. We seek a creativeand supportive conductor who will continue to offer artisticchallenges while respecting the 26 year history of the choir andthe varying musical backgrounds of our choir members.Village Voices is a 60-voice community choir based in Markhamthat performs a wide variety of choral music, classic, sacred andsecular. Two major concerts and additional local communityperformances are presented annually.For a full job description, with qualifications needed and detailsof how to submit an application,visit villagevoices.ca Click on Director Searchor email directorsearch@villagevoices.caMarkham’s Community ChoirQuartet); and Peter Jellard and Soozi Shlangar(Swamperella); and others. Violin, viola,cello and bass players of all levels play 40tunes from 25 countries, led by Anne Lederman.Mp3s, sheet music for the jam, communitypractice session and workshop info:http://worldfiddledaytoronto.ca/ Free.●●May 30 1:00: SING! The Toronto Vocal ArtsFestival. SING! Singalong with PressgangMutiny. Sea shanties and more. The DistilleryHistoric District, 9 Trinity St, Studio 316. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090. Included withwristband. or (entire weekend).Workshops●●May 3 1:30 – 4:00: Toronto Early MusicPlayers Organization. Workshop for violsand recorders coached by Betsy MacMillan,viol. Bring your early instruments and musicstand. Armour Heights Community Centre,2140 Avenue Rd. 416-537-3733. $20.●●May 5 7:00: Soundstreams Salon 21. ThePulse of Latin Percussion. Percussionistsexplore the music of Latin America. Learnabout the cajon, conga, timbale and otherinstruments. Palmerston Library Theatre,560 Palmerston Ave. 416-393-7680. Free.●●May 6 and 8 Time TBA: VOICEBOX: Operain Concert. Workshop presentation of Peter-Anthony Togni’s opera Isis and Osiris, AncientGods of Egypt, composed to a libretto byToronto poet Sharon Singer. Edward JackmanCentre, 947 Queen St. E. By invitation todonors. For info: ariaworks.ca; 416-922-2147.●●May 8 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and Baroque workshopfor recorders and other early instruments.Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church,527 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-480-1853.Members: free; guests: . Refreshmentsincluded.●●May 14 7:00: Canadian Music Centre.Workshop: New Music for the Tabla of NorthIndia. Shawn Mativetsky presents the tablaof North India with a focus on composing fortabla in the context of new music, discussingissues and challenges related to crossculturalcomposition, performance practice,compositional approaches and notation.20 St. Joseph St. 416-961-6601 x201. Free.●●May 14 7:00: North York Central Library/Toronto Symphony Orchestra. What MakesMusic Great? Music expert Rob Kapilo leadsa workshop on what makes well-knownorchestral masterworks so timeless andexceptional. NYCL Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St.416-395-5639. Free.●●May 22 7:30: CAMMAC Recorder Players’Society. Renaissance and Baroque workshopfor recorders and other early instruments.Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church,527 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-480-1853.PASQUALE BROTHERSPURVEYORS OF FINE FOODCATERING(416) 364-7397 WWW.PASQUALEBROS.COMCanadian Children’sOpera CompanyAnn Cooper Gay, Artistic and Executive DirectorNOW BOOKING AUDITIONS FOR THE2015/16 SEASON FOR ALL CHORUSESButterfly (ages 3 & 4) | Ruby (ages 5 & 6) | Apprentice (ages 7 & 8)Intermediate (ages 9-11) | Principal (ages 10-16) |Youth (age 16+ and boys with changed voices)canadianchildrensopera.com • 416-366-0467July 6-10, 2015London, Ontariowww.percshop.uwo.caLYDIA ADAMSConductor & Artistic DirectorAUDITIONS FOR ALL VOICESfor the 41st 2015/2016 Toronto Concert Series, “LUMINOSITY” willtake place in May and June 2015. To set up an audition please sendemail to: olena@amadeuschoir.com or call 416-446-0188.60 | May 1 - June 7, 2015 thewholenote.com

E. The ETCeteras (Workshops, continued)Members: free; guests: . Refreshmentsincluded.●●May 30 11:30am: SING! The Toronto VocalArts Festival. Funding Your Project. Withexperts in the field. The Distillery Historic District,9 Trinity St., Studio 314. 416-645-9090;1-888-665-9090. Included with wristband. or (entire weekend).●●May 30 11:30am: SING! The Toronto VocalArts Festival. Take 6 Workshop – An IntimateLook at the Artistry of Take 6. Vocal groupTake 6 shares their “tricks of the trade” in aninteractive hour. The Distillery Historic District,9 Trinity St., Studio 313. 416-645-9090;1-888-665-9090. Included with wristband. or (entire weekend).●●May 30 1:00: SING! The Toronto Vocal ArtsFestival/ Songwriters Association of Canada.Bluebird North Songwriting Workshop.Canadian songwriters Sylvia Tyson, CindyChurch, Gwen Swick and Caitlan Hanfordshare their songs, stories and creative process.The Distillery Historic District, 9 TrinitySt., Studio 313. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090. Included with wristband. or (entire weekend).●●May 30 2:00: SING! The Toronto VocalArts Festival. One-on-One Business MentoringSeries. New for 2015: Participantsinterview industry professionals to gaininsight into the music business and makeconnections with industry leaders. The DistilleryHistoric District, 9 Trinity St., Studio314. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090.Included with wristband. or (entireweekend).●●May 30 2:45: SING! The Toronto Vocal ArtsFestival. Singers Voice Care with Dr. BrianHands and Melanie Moore of Vox Cura. Tipson how to manage the voice for longevity andbest results. The Distillery Historic District,9 Trinity St., Studio 313. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090. Included with wristband. or (entire weekend).●●May 30 3:30: SING! The Toronto Vocal ArtsFestival. Getting Your Group and Your MessageAcross the Border. Focusing on legalitiesand branding with Robert Baird of BairdArtist Management. The Distillery HistoricDistrict, 9 Trinity St., Studio 314. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090. Included with wristband. or (entire weekend).●●May 31 10:00am – 6:30. 18th Annual SubtleTechnologies Festival. Workshops: SOMOWorkshop: The Creative Process; Live Codingin SuperCollider; There’s not an app forthat: roll your own interactive audio withPure Data. Artscape Youngplace, 180 ShawSt., Rm 106.●●May 31 11:30am: SING! The Toronto VocalArts Festival. Creating Musical Magic. Howto put together a choir or group: Logistics,challenges and strategies. The Distillery HistoricDistrict, 9 Trinity St., Studio 313. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090. Included withwristband. or (entire weekend).●●May 31 12:15 – 5:30: SING! The TorontoVocal Arts Festival. Honing Your PresentationSkills with Micah Barnes (pre-registrationrequired). Micah Barnes, founder ofSinger’s Playground, works hands-on withgroups to show them how to “own the stage”.The Distillery Historic District, 9 Trinity St.,Studio 314. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090.Included with wristband. or (entireweekend).●●May 31 12:45: SING! The Toronto VocalArts Festival. An Introduction to A CappellaOpera. Operatic soprano Kristin Hoff welcomesclassical singers to the world of a cappella.The Distillery Historic District, 9 TrinitySt., Studio 313. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090. Included with wristband. or (entire weekend).●●May 31 1:45: SING! The Toronto VocalArts Festival. Rajaton Workshop. A cappellagroup Rajaton engages the audience in singingsome of their world-renowned material.The Distillery Historic District, 9 Trinity St.,Studio 314. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090.Included with wristband. or (entireweekend).●●May 31 2:00: CAMMAC TorontoRegion. Reading of Duruflé: Requiem for singersand instrumentalists. John Kraus, conductor.Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 YongeSt. 416-482-6562. ; (members).●●May 31 3:15: SING! The Toronto Vocal ArtsFestival. Audition Strategies. Learn how to besuccessful and impress the panel at an audition.Gavin Hope, singer; Larissa Mair, castingagent. The Distillery Historic District, 9 TrinitySt., Studio 313. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090. Included with wristband. or (entire weekend).●●May 31 4:30: SING! The Toronto Vocal ArtsFestival. Vocal Techniques for TV and Film.Session singer Andrea Koziol teaches effectivetechniques for the studio. The DistilleryHistoric District, 9 Trinity St., Studio 316. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090. Included withwristband. or (entire weekend).●●May 31 5:45: SING! The Toronto Vocal ArtsFestival. Careers in Music. Including technicalproduction, management and writingmusic for film and TV. The Distillery HistoricDistrict, 9 Trinity St., Studio 313. 416-645-9090; 1-888-665-9090. Included with wristband. or (entire weekend).●●June 3 7:00: Soundstreams Salon 21.Squeezebox. Accordionist Michael Bridgetakes us on a musical journey of the accordion.Malvern Public Library, 30 Sewells Rd.416-396-8969. Free.Classified Advertising | classad@thewholenote.comthe WholeNote’s BASIC CLASSIFIEDS andBOXED CLASSIFIEDS start at just for20 words or less. Add .20 per additionalword, and .00 for a box. Discounts areoffered for multiple insertions (3x,5x,9x).BOOK NOW for the March edition! Contact:classad@thewholenote.com. Deadline:May 23.AUDITIONS & OPPORTUNITIES*AVAILABLE PRO BONO POSITIONSFOR musicians at the KINDRED SPIRITSORCHESTRA: Horn, Trumpet, Trombone,Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello and Contrabass.The KSO is an auditioned-based communityorchestra that rehearses once a week(Tuesdayevenings) at the state-of-the-artCornell Recital Hall in Markham (407ETR and 9th Ln). Led by the charismaticMaestro Kristian Alexander, the Orchestrais enjoying an enormous popularity amongYork Region’s residents and continues toattract avid audiences across the GTA.Interested musicians are invited to e-mailGeneral Manager Jobert Sevilleno at GM@KSOrchestra.ca and visit www.KSOrchestra.ca for more information.IntroducingBUSINESSCLASSIFIEDS!Ideal for ongoing promotionof your services and productsto the WholeNote’s musicallyengaged readership, in print and on-line.Book by May 18th for June!classad@thewholenote.com*COUNTERPOINT COMMUNITYORCHESTRA (www.ccorchestra.org)welcomes volunteer musicians for Mondayevening rehearsals, downtown Toronto.We’re especially looking for trombones andstrings. Email info@ccorchestra.org.INTERIM ORGANIST / CHOIR DIRECTORNEEDED for St. James United Church,Etobicoke, from Nov 12 2015 to Feb 28 2016.Contact roderick.lord@gmail.com*MUSIC DIRECTOR NEEDED for The Churchof the Holy Trinity, Guildwood (Anglican)(Scarborough) to help us develop a newvision for our Music Ministry, embracinga variety of styles of music includingtraditional hymnody and popular song.This is a part-time position, (8-10 hours/wk) for a versatile keyboardist with acreative and collegial working style whowill enjoy leading a small, knowledgeableand dedicated choir and working withclergy, drama groups and other musicians.Our warm, inclusive congregation hostsand takes part in special festivals andconcerts of the village of Guildwood. Pay iscommensurate with experience (,000 to,000). We have an Allen 2 manual organand a Roland digital piano. Resume to theChurch Wardens:officetrinityguildwood@rogers.comMUSIKAY HAS PAID POSITION OPENINGSfor choristers and for alto/countertenor andbass soloists. Visit musikay.ca to schedulean audition.*SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW BEINGACCEPTED for the 2015 MusiCountsTD Community Music Program, whichprovides access to musical instrumentsand equipment to thousands of children inunder-served Canadian communities. Thegrants will be distributed in allotments ofup to ,000 totalling 20,000. Grantapplications are now being accepted atwww.musicounts.ca, with a submissiondeadline of Friday, May 8, 2015.SOPRANO VOCALIST WANTED: Establishedtrans-Atlantic experimental orchestra basedin Toronto and London seeks a sopranovocalist for performances and tours in2015-16. Some shows will pay, some won’t- best suited for a young soprano seekingexperience and international touring withexpenses covered. Soubrettes and mezzospreferred. Apply to: info@flowersofhell.com.THE WYCHWOOD CLARINET CHOIR (www.wychwoodclarinetchoir.com) welcomesenthusiastic clarinet players to auditionfor a place in our group. All ages welcome.Tuesdays7:30-10 PMFLUTE, PIANO,THEORY LESSONS,RCM EXAM PREPARATIONSamanthaChangRoyal Academy of Music PGDip,LRAM, FLCM, FTCL, ARCT416-293-1302samantha.studio@gmail.comwww.samanthaflute.comINSTRUCTION & COURSESBUILD YOUR OWN GUITAR: GearyGuitarworks. All kinds of courses for all kindsof people; building ukuleles, electric, acoustic,and cigar box guitars.http://www.theguitarbuildingschool.comtheguitarbuildingschool@gmail.com*CHILDREN’S PIANO LESSONS: Friendly,approachable - and strict! Contact LizParker at 416-544-1803 or liz.parker@rogers.com. Queen and Bathurstarea,Toronto.*FUN & SYSTEMATIC LESSONS WITHEXPERIENCED TEACHERS. Piano, Violin,Cello. Beginner to Advanced. Suzuki, RCM,Auditions & Competitions. 647.668.6697www.musicscope.ca.*PIANO LESSONS: personalized instructionby experienced teacher, concert pianistEVE EGOYAN (M. Mus., L.R.A.M., F.R.S.C.). Allages and levels. Downtown location.eve.egoyan@bell.net or 416- 603-4640.*PRIVATE VOICE/PIANO/THEORYLESSONS: Experienced, BFA CertifiedTeacher located at Christ Church DeerPark (Yonge & St. Clair). Prepares you oryour child for RCM exams, competitions &auditions. Contact Jessika: jwithakmusic@gmail.com (647) 214-2827.FOR SALE / WANTEDCLASSICAL RECORD AND CD COLLECTIONSWANTED. Minimum 350 units. Call, text ore-mail Aaron 416-471-8169 or A@A31.CA.thewholenote.com May 1 - June 7, 2015 | 61

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