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Volume 24 Issue 1 - September 2018

  • Text
  • September
  • Jazz
  • Toronto
  • Musical
  • Symphony
  • Quartet
  • Orchestra
  • Festival
  • Theatre
  • Violin
In this issue: The WholeNote's 7th Annual TIFF TIPS guide to festival films with musical clout; soprano Erin Wall in conversation with Art of Song columnist Lydia Perovic, about more than the art of song; a summer's worth of recordings reviewed; Toronto Chamber Choir at 50 (is a few close friends all it takes?); and much more, as the 2018/19 season gets under way.

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More information: Please apply to Mr. Chris Newman , Chair, Search Committee ROSEWOOD CONSORT OF HAMILTON SEEKING MUSIC DIRECTOR to commence duties in January 2019. We are an early music ensemble of talented amateurs playing all voices of recorder from sopranino to contrabass, viola da gamba and harpsichord, with music primarily from 1200-1800 as well as Christmas and folk music The music director should have an understanding of time periods and styles in the Western repertoire and a working knowledge of recorder technique to advance the group’s knowledge and skill level. Responsibilities include leading rehearsals for three 10-week terms, working with the Program committee choosing appropriate music for teaching and performance, and conducting performances in a variety of venues each term. Remuneration will be negotiated. Please send resume and cover letter to by 31st October 2018. SING AWESOME CHORAL MUSIC with other skilled singers! Perfect your electric guitar solo. Create incredible musical experiences! Excellent place to meet women. AUDITION for the Canadian Men’s Chorus’ 2018 season! More info at: THE WYCHWOOD CLARINET CHOIR is seeking enthusiastic clarinetists! Contact to arrange an audition. NEW! Wednesday night rehearsals, starting September! BUY & SELL 2008 STEINWAY GRAND MODEL O (5’10”). Ebony satin, mint condition. Asking ,000 or best reasonable offer. New retails 0,000. Will consider trade+deal w/high quality upright. Serious inquiries only. Private sale. CLASSICAL RECORD AND CD COLLECTIONS WANTED. Minimum 350 units. Call, text or e-mail Aaron 416-471-8169 or A@A31.CA. FRENCH HORN: very nice Selmer double horn in excellent condition, with a hard case. Suitable for a committed student or working musician. STEINWAY MODEL M GRAND PIANO. 1915. Completely refurbished. ,000 OBO. Call Paul, 416 929 5770 TRUMPET Bach Stradivarius model 37 (never used); SAXOPHONE Bundy Selmer alto; BASSOON Linton; TENOR saxophone, Yamaha. Phone 416-964-3642. 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Promote your services & products to our musically engaged readers, in print and on-line. BOOKING DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 17 WE ARE ALL MUSIC’S CHILDREN Who is OCTOBER’S Child? MJ BUELL Toe-a-tapping, he seems poised to take the stage and count the guys in! But their clarinet-playing dad, Joseph, would have to wait a while for the family band, because in 1946 John was an infant, and Joe wasn’t even born yet! A “rich” opportunity took him travelling, fresh out of college in 1967, and he’s been blowing his horns internationally ever since. On the front-line of Toronto’s jazz scene since 1974, he’ll be celebrating Coltrane’s birthday at the Rex in Toronto, September 20-22 (9:30pm) and at the Jazz Room in Kitchener, Sept 23 (4pm). CIRCLE THIS DATE: Thursday October 18th and polish up your dancing shoes for a wee big band night to remember! (A Lucky soprano will make a guest appearance.) Know our Mystery Child’s name? WIN PRIZES! Send your best guess by September 22 to Mount Morris, New York Previous artist profiles and full-length interviews can be read at September 1 – October 7, 2018 | 55

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