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Volume 22 Issue 6 - March 2017

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  • March
  • Toronto
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  • April
  • Arts
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  • Musical
  • Performing
  • Theatre
  • Orchestra
  • Violin
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.

Afiara Collective, Tokai

Afiara Collective, Tokai String Quartet, and members of the Canadian Opera Company, Toronto Symphony Orchestra and National Ballet of Canada. ●●Music Niagara Performance Academy No Strings Theatre Summer Programs ●● Midsummer Sound Festival Midhurst, Ontario (just outside of Barrie) July 10 to 14 and 17 to 21, 2017 Contact: Nena LaMarre 705-737-9342 Deadline: May 1, 2017 Cost: 0 Camp Hours: 9am - 4pm !! Midsummer Sound Festival is a fun and immersive learning environment for students to receive top-level instruction in their instrument. Faculty consists of Suzuki-certified, Dalcroze-certified, and Universitytrained musicians, including Juilliard, Yale, Western and UofT alumni with extensive teaching and international performing experience. Teachers instruct, mentor and perform alongside a group of young musicians aged 6 to 24 in Midhurst, Ontario, for an inspiring summer course in violin, viola, cello, piano, voice and guitar. Classes in music theory, history and musicianship are designed for children and adapted from the current teaching methods of premier music institutions. Teens and university students perform concerts with their faculty coaches, and may enroll as a pre-formed group. Daily classes in jazz, improv, orchestra, art, chess and tennis round out the day. The program runs twice, for five days. Each week culminates in a solo recital and final concert. Beginners are welcome. ●●Music at Port Milford Prince Edward County, Ontario Session I: July 16 to July 30; Session II: July 31 to Aug 13, 2017 Contact: Meg Hill 914-439-5039 Deadline: Rolling admissions Cost: 0/week Residential program !! 2017 marks Music at Port Milford’s 31st year of bringing internationallyrenowned artist faculty and students with a passion for chamber music together to create an inspiring summer music experience. Throughout July and August, this experience is proudly shared with Prince Edward County, as the students and faculty bring the highest calibre of chamber music to Ontario. 2017 Faculty Artists include Canadian ensembles: The St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario July 22 to July 31, 2017 Contact: Barbara Worthy 905-468-0092 or 905-468-5566 Deadline: May 31, 2017 Cost: 0 +HST 10-Day Residential Program, all students billeted in Niagara-on-the-Lake !! Music Niagara’s Performance Academy’s 10-day program offers a unique curriculum of experiential arts workshops for gifted young musicians, aged 11 to 21, to complement, enhance and improve overall musical performance, plus masterclasses with acclaimed visiting artists. Overview: masterclasses - open lessons and solo/group chamber music instruction with festival artists; public presentation - vocal skills, body language and performance presentation style; drama - from Shakespeare to improvisation, scenes, games, text and activities; poetry - working with language and rhythm to appreciate composition; period dance - body movement and fitness, dancing to the music they play; Alexander technique - relieve physical stress, improve performance strength and potential. Students are also guaranteed two public performances. Personal practice time is reserved in the daily schedule. ●●Niagara Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Camp Ridley College, St. Catharines, Ontario Session 1: July 3 to 14, 2017 Session 2: July 17 to 28, 2017 Contact: SMC Administrator 905-687-4993 x228 Deadline: Ongoing to the beginning of each session Cost: 0 - 0 depending on class choices Camp Hours: 9am - 3:30pm, extended care to 5pm !! SMC offers classes for children 18 months to Grade 12. Primary programs include Orff, MYC, Ukulele Kids, Harpsicles, and Rainbow Voices and Percussion. Grades 3 and up, beginners or experienced, choose instruction in orchestral instruments and participate in Concert Band and SMC orchestra, or combine two half day programs of Choral, Piano, Handbells, Recorder or Guitar for a full day. Experienced students study Composition or take Jazz Band; all campers perform a concert. Advanced music students attend the 3- or 4-week Academy for intensive theory, repertoire development, private and ensemble coaching and mock auditions. SMC and Academy instructors are dedicated music educators; SMC includes daily recitals, music appreciation activities, crafts and sports. SMC now welcomes third generation campers – Join us! ●●No Strings Theatre Summer Programs Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St., Toronto, Ontario Summer Youth Intensive: July 4 to 30, 2017 Summer Weekly Programs: July 11 to 15, 2017 Contact: Denise Williams 416-551-2093 Deadline: June 15, 2017 62 | March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017

Cost: 0 - 0/week Camp Hours: 9am - 5:30pm !! Music Theatre training and performance programs for youth in Toronto led by industry professionals; workshops in singing, acting, dancing, creative writing, audition prep, acting on camera, masterclasses and rehearsals. This season will feature the Tony Award-winning Canadian musical theatre show ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ by Lisa Lambert and Greg Carpenter in July (Youth Program) and a new Canadian musical by Tyler Check and Tristan Hernandez in August (EAP). Tween Program (10 to 13), Youth Program (12 to 21), Emerging Professional Artist Program, EAP (19 to 35). ●●Ontario Youth Choir Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario August 11 to 20, 2017 Contact: Elena Koneva, office manager 416-923-1144 Deadline: February 27, 2017 (possibly extended) Cost: audition fee ; camp fee 5 Residential program !! Ontario Youth Choir (OYC) is an annual summer choral program for youth from across the province. OYC provides the highest quality choral training and performance opportunities to young singers (ages 16 to 23), offers a rare bridge from school choirs to professional choirs and develops choral skills under the direction of some of Canada’s outstanding choral leaders. The Ontario Youth Choir offers an unforgettable experience, fun, and friendship. The program consists of rehearsals, masterclasses, voice lessons, social activities and a short tour. In 2017, the OYC resides at Carleton University training for 7 days and spending 3 days performing in communities across Ontario. Limited bursary assistance is available in certain situations and may be applied upon acceptance into the program. Musical Theatre Creation Lab: 0 Both MTCL Camps: ,200 Camp Hours: 9am - 5pm !! Randolph Kids are encouraged to express themselves and be inspired to learn within a safe and nurturing environment. Campers spend an unforgettable summer immersed in the arts while also learning valuable life skills, creating lasting friendships, and building confidence that extends beyond the studio and the stage. Musical Theatre Creation Lab (Grades 9 to 12): Students spend 9 days immersed in intense creation, exploration and performance work to conceive, write and star in an original one-act musical. Glee (Grades 3 to 8): Hip hop, vocal, and acting improv classes, plus special creative electives, coupled with choreographed Glee routines. Broadway Babies (Grades 1 to 2): A four-day camp with singing, acting, dancing and crafts. ●●Royal Conservatory School Summer Camps 273 Bloor St. W., Toronto, Ontario July and August 2017 (varies by program) Contact: Conservatory School 416-408-2825 Deadline: various Cost: 0 - 00 Day programs !! Play, sing, and perform at the Royal Conservatory School this summer! We offer camps for ages 4 through adult. Try out different instruments at Instrument Exploration Camp (ages 5 to 8), sing at a themed vocal camp (ages 6 to 10), or explore the violin, viola, cello, or double bass at the Summer String Institute (ages 4+). Want to experience all the musical fun in French? In partnership with Alliance Française, we are excited to bring ●●Opera for All The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Ave., Toronto, Ontario June 19 to July 31, 2017 Contact: Deanna Di Lello 416-924-6211 x250 (search: Opera for All) Cost: 0 (no HST) !! Visiting Artist, Maestro Alvaro Lozano Gutierrez, returns for this hit program. Whether you are an amateur singer or experienced chorister, this is for you. Learn popular opera choruses in Italian and French. Choose between June 19 to July 24 daytime rehearsal or June 21 to July 26 evening rehearsal. All levels welcome. Learning materials provided. Participant concert on July 31. Lake Field Music Camp August 13 - 20 2017 ●●Randolph Kids Camp: Musical Theatre Creation Lab, Broadway Babies, Glee 736 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario August 8 to 31, 2017 Contact: Lee-Anne Galloway, Kids Program coordinator 416-924-2243 x225 Deadline: Registrations accepted until first day of each camp Cost: Broadway Babies: 9 Both BB Camps: 0 Glee: 0 Both Glee Camps: ,000 adult amateur singers + instrumentalists choirs ~ ensembles ~ workshops ~ concerts classical ~ jazz ~ world March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 | 63

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