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Volume 21 Issue 7 - April 2016

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Classified Advertising | WholeNote CLASSIFIEDS can help you recruit new members for your choir or band / orchestra or find a new music director! Advertise your help wanted needs or promote your services starting at only / issue. Inquire by April 23 for the May issue. AUDITIONS & OPPORTUNITIES Available positions with the KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA: 2nd Oboe, 1st Horn, 2nd Trumpet, 2nd (tenor) Trombone, 3rd (bass) Trombone, Principal Pianist, sectional Violins, Violas, Cellos and Contrabasses. The KSO is an auditioned-based civic orchestra in residence at Flato Markham Theatre. Weekly rehearsals are held on Tuesday evening at the state-of-the-art Cornell Recital Hall (HWY 407 ETR and 9th Ln). For more information visit or e-mail Jobert Sevilleno at The Celtic Fiddle Orchestra of Southern Ontario is looking for additional musicians: violin, viola, cello, bass and flute. We practice twice a month on Sunday afternoons from 1:30 to 4:00 at the QEPCCC in Oakville. Please contact Jill Yokoyama at 905-635-8079 or email COUNTERPOINT COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA ( welcomes volunteer musicians for Monday evening rehearsals at the 519 Church Street Community Centre in downtown Toronto. No audition. We’re especially looking for harp, trombone and strings players. Email DO YOU LOVE TO SING? Are you looking for a choir that performs every type of sacred music, from Byrd to Britten, Howells to Hogan? The Anglican Church of St. John the Baptist seeks all voice types to enhance their Mass Choir. Services take place on Sundays at 10:30 AM in the Beaches, one of Toronto’s most active and artistic neighbourhoods. For more information, contact music@ or 647-302-2074 JOIN THE 0NTARIO POPS. Oboe, clarinet, trombone, tuba and strings players WANTED! Monday rehearsals. No Auditions. Register at MUSIC DIRECTOR NEEDED for orchestra@ uwaterloo, the extra-curricular orchestra at the University of Waterloo. Application deadline May 9, details at www.orchestra. NORTH YORK CONCERT ORCHESTRA is interested in welcoming new players. We are a community orchestra which rehearses throughout the year on Weds. nights, York Mills Collegiate in Don Mills. There are four subscription concerts and several outreach opportunities. Especially interested in hearing from first violinists and string bass players. Please contact personnel@nyco. for further information. INSTRUCTION & COURSES FLUTE LESSONS. Classical flute lessons for all ages and levels. Located near Davenport- Lansdowne. Contact Meghan at 647-226- 5488, FLUTE, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS. RCM exam preparation. RCM certified advanced specialist. Samantha Chang, FTCL, FLCM, Royal Academy of Music PGDip, LRAM, ARCT. Toronto, Scarborough 416-293- 1302, com LESSONS FOR ALL! Friendly and firm - I’m an experienced musician and mom teaching piano and singing to children (and young at heart) in my Toronto home (East Leslieville). To discuss your child’s need for music-making please contact PIANO LESSONS FOR ADVANCED STUDENTS Prepare for RCM exams, competitions. Play musically with freedom and ease. Professional instruction with Dr. Réa Beaumont (DMA, MMus, MusBacEd, ArtDipMus, ARCT). Midtown Toronto studio, near subway, parking. PIANO LESSONS WITH CONCERT PIANIST EVE EGOYAN All ages, all levels welcome, at Earwitness Studio, Artscape Youngplace (downtown Toronto). Eve’s own exposure to exceptional teachers during her developmental years makes her a communicative, intuitive and creative teacher with over 25 years teaching experience (private lessons, masterclasses, adjudication) Each student is an individual. Email Eve to set up a free introductory meeting at PRIVATE VIOLIN LESSONS: All ages welcome! Beginner to professional. Lessons in english and french, music studio in the Annex. PRIVATE VOICE/PIANO/THEORY LESSONS: Experienced, BFA Certified Teacher located at Christ Church Deer Park (Yonge & St. Clair). Prepares you or your child for RCM exams, competitions & auditions. Contact Jessika: 647-214-2827. VegasNorth’s 2016 BIG BAND WORKSHOPS These big band workshops focus on teaching intermediate/advanced musicians how to rehearse/perform in a big band ensemble while having a ton of fun rehearsing great charts. 12 sessions - Noon - 2 PM on Sundays from April - June 2016 Location - The Rehearsal Factory 330 Geary. Toronto Registration is now open. WARMHEARTED PIANO TEACHER with sterling credentials, unfailing good humor, and buckets of patience. Royal Conservatory washouts and nervous learners especially welcome. Lovely Cabbagetown studio. “Best teacher ever!” - Beaches tween. “Beats studying with those Quebec nuns!” - Rosedale senior. Peter Kristian Mose, 416.923.3060. My students have never won any prizes, except for love of music. (And loyalty.) FOR SALE / WANTED CLASSICAL RECORD AND CD COLLECTIONS WANTED. Minimum 350 units. Call, text or e-mail Aaron 416-471-8169 or A@A31.CA. FRENCH HORN suitable for advanced student or working musician. One owner since 1978, excellent condition. SAXOPHONE Bundy Selmer alto student model; BASSOON Linton student model; EUPHONIUM Besson four valve compensating with laquer finish. Phone 416-964-3642. STOLEN FROM CAR – Lorée OBOE & ENGLISH HORN: What once was lost, now is found. See story on page 84. Introducing BUSINESS CLASSIFIEDS! Ideal for ongoing promotion of your services and products to the WholeNote’s musically engaged readership, in print and on-line. Book by April 23, 2016 for our May edition! Rhodes Electric Piano Repair and Restoration Ace Your Auditions Mental Skills for Performing Artists Lisa Chisholm NEED HELP WITH YOUR TAXES? Specializing in personal and business tax returns including prior years and adjustments HORIZON TAX SERVICES INC. • free consultation • accurate work For CRA stress relief call: 1-866-268-1319 DO YOU DRIVE? Do you love The WholeNote? Share the love and earn a little money! 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TIME FOR SPRING CLEANING! Is that accordion gathering dust in your closet? Are your band days just a hazy memory? Someone out there would love to give your nice old musical a new life. Advertise your unused instruments or find one for sale with a WholeNote classified ad! Contact classad@ MUSICIANS AVAILABLE SWEETHEART PARTY BAND? Do you provide live music for weddings? Maybe also for wakes, roasts & retirements, and all kinds of occasions? Advertise your ensemble right here for as little as plus tax!! Contact by April 23 for the May edition! SERVICES ACCOUNTING AND INCOME TAX SERVICE for small business and individuals, to save you time and money, customized to meet your needs. Norm Pulker, B. Math. CMA. 905-251-0309 or 905-830-2985 CD LINER NOTES, PROMO MATERIAL, CONCERT PROGRAMS, LIBRETTI, WEB SITE CONTENT AND MEMOIRS need proofreading and editing for correct spelling and grammar, clarity and consistency. Contact Vanessa Wells,, for a copy editor with a music background. Quick turnaround and reasonable rates! VENUES AVAILABLE / WANTED ARE YOU PLANNING A CONCERT OR RECITAL? Looking for a venue? Consider Bloor Street United Church. Phone: 416-924- 7439 x22. Email: PERFORMANCE / REHEARSAL / STUDIO / OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE: great acoustics, reasonable rates, close to Green P Parking, cafés & restaurants. Historic church at College & Bellevue, near Spadina. Phone 416-921-6350. E-mail Attention all Choirs! Auditions coming up? Looking for a new music director or accompanist? WholeNote classified ads get your message out cheep cheep cheep! 25% discount on classifieds if you join the upcoming 2016 Canary Pages! Classifieds deadline is April 23 Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre “One of the Top Five Classical Music Venues in Toronto... Intimate. Ideal for period ensembles and orchestras.” (Michael Vincent, Musical Toronto) Book with us today! 416-922-8435, ext. 21 High School Musicality Come and study at Toronto’s specialized High School of the Arts MUSIC PROGRAMS IN: Strings | Woodwinds | Brass | Percussion | Piano | Voice | Composition The Earl Haig Symphony Orchestra First Place Orchestra, Toronto Kiwanis Festival 2016 Claude Watson Secondary Arts Program, Earl Haig Secondary School 100 Princess Avenue, North York, ON | (416) 395-3210 x20137 Other Claude Watson Programs: DANCE | VISUAL ARTS | DRAMA | FILM Choral Night April 18, 7pm Grace Church-on-the-Hill Symphony-Band Night May 3, 7:30pm Cringan Hall, Earl Haig Secondary School Tickets and info 416- 395-3210 x 20141 For more information visit View our YouTube channel Visit us on Facebook & Twitter CLAUDE WATSON MUSIC April 1, 2016 - May 7, 2016 | 65

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