6 years ago

Volume 22 Issue 9 - Summer 2017

  • Text
  • Festival
  • Toronto
  • Jazz
  • August
  • Theatre
  • Musical
  • Concerts
  • Quartet
  • Arts
  • September
  • Volume
CBC Radio's Lost Horizon; Pinocchio as Po-Mo Operatic Poster Boy; Meet the Curators (Crow, Bernstein, Ridge); a Global Music Orchestra is born; and festivals, festivals, festivals in our 13th annual summer music Green Pages. All this and more in our three-month June-through August summer special issue, now available in flipthrough HERE and on the stands commencing Thursday June 1.


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 AUGUST 25 for the SEPTEMBER issue. AUDITIONS & EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AUDITIONS FOR A NEW DOWNTOWN COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA will take place on Aug 28 and Sept 11. All instruments needed. Contact for more info. AUDITION for VIVA! Youth Singers of Toronto. Five choirs from age 4 through adults. Inclusion program for special needs. Also, NON-AUDITIONED - VIVA! Community Choir. For info: Kathryn at info@ or Available pro bono positions with the KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA: Oboist, Clarinettist, Hornist, Trumpeter, Bass Trombonist, sectional Violinist, Violists, Violoncellists and Contrabassists. The KSO is an auditioned-based civic orchestra in residence at Flato Markham Theatre. For information, visit or e-mail BAND TEACHER POSITION WITH NEW HORIZONS BAND OF TORONTO FOR 2017-18 SEASON. Experience teaching high school or adult concert band program a must. Openings for day or evening band classes are available. This is a growing organization focussed on delivering a top quality music experience to mature adults in a positive and supportive environment. Toronto west area. See for more details and a link to TVO documentary. Send CV and cover letter to COUNTERPOINT COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA – now in our 33rd season. We invite volunteer 1st & 2nd violinists and other musicians in all sections including percussionists to play with us. Monday evening rehearsals. Final concert of the season concert upcoming: June10th. Contact Join the 0NTARIO POPS ORCHESTRA! Flute, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, Violin, Viola, Bass, Percussion players WANTED! Monday rehearsals. No Auditions. Register at: www. The Best Music Teachers Are Here! Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association, Est. 1936 416-694-0296 Classified Advertising | NEW MUSIC DIRECTOR NEEDED: THE CELTIC FIDDLE ORCHESTRA OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO performs Celtic music - airs, marches, strathspeys, reels and jigs - arranged for strings and flute. Rehearsals 2x/mo, Sept–May (Oakville). Performances 2-4x/yr. If you have conducting skills and interest in music of this style please contact Duncan Fraser at or 226-929-5759 PAX CHRISTI CHORALE INVITES SINGERS TO AUDITION May, June and September. Contact Associate Conductor Daniel Norman, Our 2017-18 season features works by Bruckner, Brahms, Beethoven, Handel, Poulenc, Gounod, Duruflé, and Haydn, with the Toronto Mozart Players and outstanding soloists. www. PART-TIME MUSIC DIRECTOR / ORGANIST WANTED: St. Martin’s Anglican Church in Pickering, Ontario, seeks a creative, flexible, and proficient musician for choral and organ leadership. With one rehearsal per week and one Sunday service, in addition to monthly meetings with clergy, it is estimated that this position will demand 10 hours a week. Knowledge of Anglican liturgy is preferred. The new music director’s input will be essential as the church purchases a new electronic organ. The applicant should have a music degree, strong playing and conducting skills, leadership and interpersonal skills, and a passion for worship ministry. Remuneration is commensurate with the RCCO Salary guidelines, and vacation pay is commensurate with the Ontario Employment Standards Act. Please direct inquiries and applications to The Reverend Dr. Alison Falby, alison@stmartinsanglican. ca You can learn more about our congregation at Deadline: June 26, 2017. PIANO ACCOMPANIST NEEDED for 50+ voice adult community chorus in Aurora. Salaried position for a dedicated, classicallytrained pianist. One rehearsal a week Sept. - May and two concerts annually. Please email resumes to PLAYERS NEEDED for children’s concert band program at St. Albans Boys and Girls Club. Please contact Michelle Clarke 416-534- 8461. 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 RESTORE & PRESERVE YOUR MEMORIES Recital and gig tapes | 78’s & LPs | VHS and Hi8 | 35mm Slides |News clippings | Photos & more, transferred to digital files: CD’s, DVD’s, or Video slideshow ArtsMediaProjects 416.910.1091 in Oakville. Please contact Jill Yokoyama at 905-635-8079 or email cfoso.exec@gmail. com THE WYCHWOOD CLARINET CHOIR is looking for enthusiastic clarinet players to join our group. Contact us through our website at to arrange an audition. All ages welcome. WELL ESTABLISHED MISSISSAUGA BASED CONCERT BAND looking for volunteer musicians. Varied repertoire, friendly people, great practice facility. If interested, call 905-615-0096 for more information. BUY & SELL CHICKERING GRAND PIANO AND BENCH, quality model, rebuilt 2003. Ask ,000 or make reasonable offer. For details or to inspect please contact CLASSICAL RECORD AND CD COLLECTIONS WANTED. Minimum 350 units. Call, text or e-mail Aaron 416-471-8169 or A@A31.CA. TRUMPET Bach Stradivarius model 37 (never used); SAXOPHONE Bundy Selmer alto; BASSOON Linton; TUBA Besson ¾ size, in hard case with wheels. Phone 416-964-3642. BUY OR SELL INSTRUMENTS WITH A WHOLENOTE CLASSIFIED AD! What’s in YOUR closet? Does your old guitar gently weep? Give that nice old clarinet / drum kit a new life. INQUIRE BY AUGUST 25 for the SEPTEMBER issue. INSTRUCTION & COURSES CLARINET, SAXOPHONE, FLUTE, RECORDER, TRUMPET, TROMBONE, PIANO LESSONS. PhD in music from UofT, 28 years of experience. Leo 416-879-9679; yanalo1@ DOUBLE BASS INSTRUCTION, beginner and intermediate. I will help you establish a good technical foundation and take your playing to DO YOU DRIVE? Do you love The WholeNote? Share the love and earn a little money! Join The WholeNote’s circulation team: 9 times a year, GTA and well beyond. Interested? Contact: 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 a higher level. Also ear training, theory and harmony. John 647-554-7467. FLUTE, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS. RCM exam preparation. RCM certified advanced specialist. Samantha Chang, FTCL, FLCM, Royal Academy of Music PGDip, LRAM, ARCT. Toronto, Scarborough 416-801- 9196, I TEACH TO PLAY BY EAR anything you like! Children play piano after very first lesson! 416-831-8131. LESSONS FOR ALL! Friendly and firm - I’m an experienced musician and mom teaching piano and singing to children (and the young at heart) in my Toronto home (East Leslieville). To discuss your child’s need for music-making please contact PIANO, VOCAL and THEORY LESSONS, MUSIC THERAPY SERVICES and ADAPTED LESSONS at Larissa’s Music & Music Therapy Studio in Mississauga. 416-574-0018 TRUMPET LESSONS With 10 years of private teaching experience, Dylan Rook Maddix provides a focus on the fundamentals of trumpet playing as well as cater to the student’s own interests and ambitions. Dylan teaches ages 6 and up, all are welcome! All of us have the capability to improve, but with guidance and mentor ship, that improvement can be almost guaranteed. Playing and performing can become a long term source of enjoyment and fun, maybe even a future career! Contact: dylan@dylanrookmaddix. com VOICE LESSONS - Develop a technique to reach your optimal vocal potential! All ages, all genres welcome. Convenient Rosedale location. BUSINESS CLASSIFIEDS Economical and visible! Promote your services & products to our musically engaged readers, in print and on-line. SEPTEMBER EDITION DEADLINE: AUGUST 15 UPRIGHT / CONTRA / DOUBLE BASS SALES • REPAIRS • ACCESSORIES We buy basses and take trade-ins Stand Up Guy 70 | June 1, 2017 - September 7, 2017

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 AUDIOLOGY SERVICES FOR MUSICIANS. Treatment for tinnitus, hyperacusis, misophonia. Custom musician ear plugs, hearing testing, clinical hypnosis for peak performance. All services by Doctor of Audiology. Telemedicine option available. Short walk from Stouffville GO train/ bus station. . 647-527-7107. 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! KARAOKE FOR YOUR EVENT! We offer on-site karaoke services for your private party, team-building event, or fund-raiser. All equipment provided plus a skilled and friendly karaoke host to run things smoothly and make your guests feel like stars. Sing musical theatre favourites, Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday, Beatles, Arctic Monkeys, and everything in between. Contact or call 416-809-4311. 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 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 Come sing with us! Two ways to join Jubilate Singers: NEW! Non-Auditioned choir Auditioned chamber choir AUDITIONS for the 2017/18 Season of THE AMADEUS CHOIR will be held in June, late August and early September, 2017 Experience the joy of singing with a 70-voice nationally acclaimed choir, which produces 4 series concerts per year and sings with professional organizations such as the Elmer Iseler Singers and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Seeking experienced singers in all voice categories. For details and to arrange an audition, call 416-446-0188 or email Under the direction of Isabel Bernaus, we specialize in choral world music. Recent concert seasons have included music from Canada, Spain, Africa, Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe. We rehearse Tuesday nights at Yonge and Lawrence in a friendly, welcoming environment. Interested singers are welcome to sit in on rehearsals. Sing music you won’t find anywhere else! Contact us for more information: 416-488-1571 June 1, 2017 - September 7, 2017 | 71

Volumes 21-25 (2015-2020)

Volumes 16-20 (2010-2015)

Volumes 11-15 (2004-2010)

Volumes 6 - 10 (2000 - 2006)

Volumes 1-5 (1994-2000)