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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.

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is required to ensure you enjoy your time to the fullest. ●●Southampton Summer Music back our Camp en français (ages 5 to 8). Students starting or continuing a band instrument are invited to join our Band Camp (ages 9 to 14). For teens, we offer the Summer High School Voice/Opera Intensive to help refine vocal technique. For teen and adults, the Cadence A Cappella Bootcamp – taught by renowned vocal group, Cadence – will provide the opportunity to sing in a fun and relaxed environment. Camps sold out early last year, so register now! ●●SICA: Opera The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Ave., Toronto, Ontario July 17 to 21, 2017 Contact: Deanna Di Lello 416-924-6211 x250 (search: SICA) Cost: 0 (no HST) Camp Hours: 10am - 1pm !! Intensive half-day summer vocal camp for adults, focus on Opera, Musical Theatre and Vocal Technique. Exclusively with Visiting Artist, Maestro Alvaro Lozano Gutierrez. All levels welcome, and be prepared to work hard! ●●SICA: Singers Summer at Eastman The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Ave., Toronto, Ontario July 10 to 14, 2017 Contact: Deanna Di Lello 416-924-6211 x250 (search: SICA) Cost: 0 (no HST) Camp Hours: 9:30am - 4:30pm !! Want a singing stay-cation? Our goal is to excite participants about what they can do with their voice, determination, and exposure to different musical genres. Experience over 25 hours of musical instruction, including group work and masterclasses, in vocal production, choral singing, jazz, cabaret, opera, performance strategies and more. Classes are hands-on. Great faculty include Micah Barnes, Dylan Bell, Adi Braun, Ori Dagan, Aaron Jensen, Heather Bambrick and Gillian Stecyk. All teachers love to work with adult learners. Some amateur choral/singing experience Southampton, Ontario July 24 to 28, 2017 Contact: Laura McDonald 519-372-8281 Deadline: July 15, 2017 Cost: 5 - 0 Camp Hours: 9am - 3:45pm !! Summer Music provides the best quality music instruction available through a broad range of musical programs in a safe and inclusive environment. Participants experience growth in their music skills and music appreciation while becoming part of the music community. Through community partnership and generous supporters, we strive to make the programs financially accessible to all. Our classes are taught by master teachers from Canada and the US. We offer classes in band instruments, guitar, and jazz for students of all ages, musical theatre for young singers, early childhood programs, and an art and music class for children. The camp runs for the week of July 24 to 28 and features several concerts by students and a professional concert presented by the teachers and expert community members. Visit the beautiful community of Southampton Ontario and enjoy a wonderful educational experience. ●●Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute (SOSI) Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario August 13 to 18, 2017 (students) August 12 to 20, 2017 (teachers) Contact: Tracy Jewell 519-240-6995 Deadline: Early bird May 1, 2017 Cost: Varies with program Day programs; accommodation on campus available Camp Hours: 8:30am to 4pm; evening activities also available !! SOSI is an annual learning holiday for junior to advanced students, their parents, and teachers. Student programs in violin, viola, cello, bass, and piano include private lessons, group activities, enrichment classes, exciting optional classes, play-ins, and concerts. Our Mini-Institute provides a taste of the Institute to our younger first-time registrants who would like a half-day schedule. Our Suzuki Early Childhood Education program offers classes for infants to age three. SOSI’s Young Artist Program for violin, cello, and piano offers instruction for advanced students. For parents, SOSI provides an opportunity to share ideas and learn new skills in working with their children. Teachers can develop and enhance their teaching skills during courses with outstanding instructors. See our website for full details. ●●Summer@Eastman Rochester, NY, USA June 26 to August 4, 2017 (varies by program) Contact: Andrea Schuler 585-274-1074 or toll-free 1-844-820-3766 Deadline: June 1, 2017 (some programs have earlier deadlines; see website for details) Cost: 5 - 50 Day and Residential programs !! The Eastman School of Music’s Summer at Eastman program offers 64 | March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017

students and the community an individualized and world-class music education experience. Choose between residential music programs and camps for middle- and high-school students (Summer Jazz Studies, Music Horizons, and Eastman at Keuka), week-long institutes devoted to various instruments or specialties (for students and adults), half-day music workshops for youth, and collegiate classes in music education, music history and music theory. New programs this year include the Eastman Trumpet Retreat at Keuka (for adult students), Level 1 Dalcroze certification, Alexander Technique for Musicians, Beyond Performance Anxiety: A Workshop, Cello and Guitar institutes, and Schubert to Sondheim: Pedagogy for the Male Voice. Visit for course information, schedules and registration details. ●●Suzuki Music Camp The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Ave., Toronto, Ontario July 3 to 7, 2017 Contact: Gretchen Paxson-Abberger 416-924-6211 x0 (search: camps, suzuki) Camp Hours: 9am - 4pm (Extended care 8am - 9am, 4pm - 6pm) !! Our 2017 MNjcc Suzuki Summer Music Camp, running July 3 to 7, is open to all violin, viola, cello, and piano students who study by the Suzuki method. We offer all levels, from those who have learned Twinkles with fingers to beyond Suzuki Book 8. Along with a basic daily foundation of semi-private lessons and Suzuki group repertoire lessons, campers will also participate in three enrichment classes. All camp activities will take place within the MNjcc facility. If you would like more information, and/or would like to be mailed a brochure with registration forms, please contact camp director, Gretchen Paxson-Abberger at Registration can also be done in person at the MNjcc Info Desk. Deadline: June 1, 2017 Camp Hours: 9am - 4pm !! The TSSP Summer Music and Arts Day Camp offers children ages 4 to 12 an enriched artistic experience featuring strings (Suzuki, Traditional and Fiddling), piano and guitar, as well as art, Orff music and movement, theory, orchestra, chamber music, African drumming and music theatre. The faculty are highly trained, experienced professionals. Each week concludes with a concert showcasing what the children have learned. Friendships are made that continue from year to year. Teenagers are welcome to apply to volunteer to receive community service hours. The camp has been running for 8 years. ●●Toronto Summer Music Community Academy Toronto, Ontario July 30 to August 5, 2017 Contact: Eli 647-430-5699 Deadline: Rolling until June 1, 2017 Cost: 5 - 0 Camp Hours: 9am - 11pm !! Adult Amateur Musicians! Join us for one week of playing with some of the best professional classical musicians in Canada. Choose from three streams - choir, chamber music, or piano masterclass. ●●Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, 80 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario May 29 to June 11, 2017 Contact: Caitlin Cross 416-964-9562 x241 Deadline: March 3, 2017 Cost: ,375 Day program !! The Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute (TBSI) is a world-renowned training program in instrumental and vocal baroque-performance practice, led by some of the world’s finest musicians in the field. This comprehensive training program includes orchestra and choir rehearsals, masterclasses in solo repertoire, chamber ensembles, opera scene study for singers, private lessons, lectures and workshops, classes in baroque dance and concerts by both participants and faculty. The Institute is held at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. Advanced students and professional musicians are invited to apply. Visit for details. ●●Toronto School for Strings Music and Arts Day Camp Central Toronto,Ontario. Location TBA July 17 to 21 and July 24 to 28, 2017 Contact: Mary Fisher 416-968-0303 Opera for All with Maestro Alvaro Lozano Gutierrez Learn popular Opera Choruses Summer 2017 The Miles Nadal JCC at 750 Spadina Ave | (416) 924-6211 x0 March 1, 2017 - April 7, 2017 | 65

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