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Volume 22 Issue 6 - March 2017

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On our cover: Owen Pallett's musical palette on display at New Creations. Spring brings thoughts of summer music education! (It's never too late.). For Marc-Andre Hamelin the score is king. Ella at 100 has the tributes happening. All; this and more.

Deadline: July 17,

Deadline: July 17, 2017 Cost: Music fee 0 plus accommodations fee Residential program !! JazzWorks’ unique 3-day weekend jazz workshop is an intensive learning opportunity for adult jazz musicians of all levels, beginner through professional, and advanced high school musicians. Participants immerse themselves in a program that includes small group combo rehearsals, masterclasses, improvisation classes, jazz history, arranging and composition, and jam sessions, plus a Vocal Intensive Program for singers. JazzWorks also offers an optional 2-day Composers’ Symposium/Independent Practice from August 15 to 17 with private studios and consultations for composing and/or practising. All will give a public concert on Sunday, August 20 at 12:30pm. JazzWorks gratefully acknowledges the support of the City of Ottawa. ●●JVL Summer School for Performing Arts International “Music in the Summer” Festival Guitar Workshop Plus guest artists teach and perform for our participants. Guitar, bass, drum, keyboard, songwriting and vocal courses are offered for all levels, ages and styles including rock, blues, jazz, acoustic and classical. Our topranked summer music program provides the opportunity to participate in daily classes, clinics, ensemble and student performances, and evening concerts. Participants also take away a DVD of their live performances! Past guest instructors include Steve Vai, Alex Lifeson, John Scofield, Robben Ford, Tommy Emmanuel, Andy Summers, Billy Sheehan and many others! GWP is much more than just a guitar camp or summer music camp. You’ve seen the rest…now come learn from the best! ●●Interprovincial Music Camp Camp Manitou, McKellar, Ontario August 20 to 25, August 26 to September 3, 2017 Contact: Anne Fleming-Read 416-488-3316 Cost: 9 - 8 Residential programs !! IMC offers programs for orchestra, band, rock, jazz, choir, musical theatre, songwriting and sound engineering. The camp has been providing young musicians exceptional musical training and unforgettable summer-camp experiences since 1961. Campers fine-tune skills as musicians, develop friendships and forge a lifelong love of music while enjoying the setting of one of Canada’s finest camp facilities. The IMC experience includes housing, meals, masterclasses, sectionals, large and small ensembles, faculty concerts, recreational activities and evening programs. Each session, IMC concludes with performances for family and friends. Our faculty includes Canada’s finest performers and educators. For more information, visit IMC - the highlight of a young musician’s summer! ●●JazzWorks Jazz Camp & Composer’s Symposium / Independent Practice Geneva Park on Lake Couchiching, Orillia, Ontario July 1 to 11, 2017 Contact: Jacob Lakirovich 416-735-7499 Deadline: May 1, 2017 Residential programs !! The Festival will feature a full program of masterclasses, concerts and competitions. The programs of the school encompass private instrumental lessons with internationally renowned teachers, masterclasses and workshops, chamber music classes, orchestral and ensemble classes, concert solo performances with the Academy orchestras, solo and chamber music recitals, as well as special seminars for Ear Training, Composition and Theory of Music. Performances in an acoustically superb concert hall and Serenade Concerts under the moonlight shore of Lake Couchiching will mesmerize our audiences and guests. Participation in the festival is incredibly valuable for musicians of all ages and levels. The extensive musical training they will receive during this period will inevitably have a great impact on their personal growth as musicians and as individuals. ●●Kingsway Conservatory Summer Music 2017 Kingsway Conservatory of Music, 2848 Bloor Street W., Toronto, Ontario Weekly programs from July 3 to August 18, 2017 Contact: Kingsway Conservatory of Music 416-234-0121 Deadline: Open, early-bird discount deadline April 30 Day programs !! Committed to “Inspired Learning,” the Kingsway Conservatory of Music provides summer programs for various ages and experience levels that engage, challenge and excite on many levels. Offerings for summer 2017 include: Kingsway Chamber Music Festival - Strings & Piano for Intermediate & Senior levels (strings min. RCM Gr 3, piano min. RCM Gr 5) including chamber coaching, orchestra rehearsals, group composition, workshops and guest artists; “Annie KIDS” (8 to 12 years) and “Guys and Dolls JR” (13 to 17 years) Musical Theatre Camps - preparing and presenting fantastic, full-scale musical productions on a professional stage; Triple-Threat Arts Discovery Camp (4 to 8 years) inspiring self-expression through music, art and drama; Suzuki/Traditional Strings Camp (4 to 10 years) for string players in their beginning years; Private instruction on all instruments. CAMMAC Music Centre, Harrington, Quebec August 17 to 20 & optional August 15 to 17, 2017 Contact: Anna Frlan, administrator 613-523-0316 60 | March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017

●●Lake Field Music Camp ●●Michael Warren Vocal Intensive at Westben Lakefield College School, Lakefield, Ontario August 13 to 20, 2017 Contact: Andrew Wolf 647-692-3463 Deadline: June 30, 2017 Residential program !! Lake Field Music Camp brings together adult amateur musicians of all ages with intermediate to advanced skills in a friendly and supportive environment. The one-week program focuses on classical and jazz with a sampling of world and popular music. Participants build their own program from more than 50 workshops, technique and masterclasses, choirs and instrumental ensembles coached by 20 experienced instructors specializing in vocals, strings, woodwinds, brass, piano, guitar, bass and percussion. Classes for beginners are also offered for those wanting to try something new. Evening concerts provide performance opportunities and a chance to hear the instructors. The beautiful waterfront campus includes air-conditioned classrooms and a theatre. Dormitory (air-conditioned and fresh-air) and meal plans are available. Westben Clock Tower Cultural Centre, Campbellford, Ontario June 22 to 24, 2017 Contact: Donna Bennett 877-883-5777 Deadline: June 15, 2017 Cost: - 5 Camp Hours: 1pm - 9pm !! Sing along with Westben! We welcome back Dr. Michael Warren for another powerful 3-day immersion experience designed for all levels and genres of singers, age 16 and older. Sessions are aimed at heightening a singer’s vocal and artistic development in a group setting. Participants work one-on-one with Dr. Warren in half-hour lessons that are observed by the other participants. Limited number of private lessons will also be available. A gifted and positive teacher, Dr. Warren has helped students who have sung leading roles in all the major opera houses of the world, performed leading roles on Broadway, or sung in major jazz venues globally. Some may be your favourite stars – some may even be your neighbours! Contact the Westben Box Office for the schedule and fees. ●●Laurier Faculty of Music Summer Programs Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Ave. W., Waterloo, Ontario May to August 2017 (contact for details) Contact: Outreach coordinator 519-884-1970 x2492 Deadline: Open Cost: Based on program Day and residential programs available !! Laurier’s Faculty of Music offers summer programs for students of all abilities. New for 2017, Laurier will host a three-week professional training Music Theatre Academy (May 8 to 26, 0) focusing on improving skills in acting, dance and belt/mix vocalization for classically-trained singers. QuartetFest, Laurier’s international intensive chamber music workshop for young artists is led by the Penderecki String Quartet and is open to string quartets and string ensembles with piano (May 26 to June 11, 0). The Faculty of Music’s Conservatory (Beckett) offers summer programs in Music and Drama Magic (ages 7 to 13, 0), Art n’ Play (ages 5 to 7, 0), Music Mania (ages 5 to 7, 0), Music Explorers (ages 7 to 10, 0), Art Incubator (ages 7 to 10, 0) and Jazz for Adults (ages 18+, 0). ●●Little Voices, Dancing Feet 2171 Queen St. E., Toronto, Ontario (plus 2 other Beach & Leslieville locations during the rest of the year) June 27 to August 3, 2017 Contact: Jodie Friesen 416-461-9989 Cost: / 6-week session Day program !! Active, interactive, age-appropriate, educational and FUN! Quality, small group Music & Movement classes for babies, toddlers & preschoolers with their parent/caregiver, led by an experienced and enthusiastic Master Orff teacher. Classes feature traditional, global, classical and original songs & rhymes for clapping, tickling, peekaboo, bouncing, swinging & rocking, plus instruments (drums, tambourines, shakers, bells, castanets, rhythm sticks and much more!), scarves to dance with, musical books and friendly singing puppets. Helping children discover the joy of music for over 25 years! A summer choral training program... for youth ages 16-23 providing the highest quality choral training and performance opportunities to young singers. Elise Bradley, Conductor August 11 to 20, 2017 Carleton University Auditions: March 2017 More Info: March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 | 61

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