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Volume 24 Issue 6 - March 2019

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Something Old, Something New! The Ide(a)s of March are Upon Us! Rob Harris's Rear View Mirror looks forward to a tonal revival; Tafelmusik expands their chronological envelope in two directions, Esprit makes wave after wave; Pax Christi's new oratorio by Barbara Croall catches the attention of our choral and new music columnists; and summer music education is our special focus, right when warm days are once again possible to imagine. All this and more in our March 2019 edition, available in flipthrough here, and on the stands starting Thursday Feb 28.

!! IMC offers programs

!! IMC offers programs for orchestra, band, rock, jazz, choir, musical theatre, songwriting and sound engineering. The camp has been providing young musicians with 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, classes, 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 – the highlight of a young musician’s summer! ●●JVL Summer School for Performing Arts International “Music in the Summer” Festival Interprovincial Music Camp tic and collaborative approach, our intensive program aims to provide students with a transformative experience that will positively impact their futures as musicians and as inspired leaders in their fields. Students will arrive playing at a high level on their instruments, and will leave with a wealth of new knowledge, skills, perspective and inspiration. Students will receive lessons from highly-skilled faculty as well as collaborating in daily chamber music rehearsals, performing in masterclasses and recitals, attending workshops and presentations on various topics, attending faculty concerts, and exploring Lake Superior Park and other local attractions. ●●International Symposium on the Philosophy of Music Education Don Wright Faculty of Music, Western University, London, ON June 5 to 8 Contact: Patrick Schmidt (519) 661-2111 x85339 Deadline: Until full – contact for details Cost: Early bird (by March 20): 5 non-students, students. Regular prices: 0 non-students, 0 students Day program !! This international symposium will bring together a diverse array of international philosophers, scholars, teachers, teacher educators, and performers interested in engaging in philosophical research regarding music education. The symposium seeks to encourage and stimulate discussions on a wide range of topics related to philosophy of music education from international and interdisciplinary perspectives. This includes in particular research concerned with intersections of philosophy of music education and music education policy, or comparative and international music education. Conference chair: Patrick Schmidt. Pre-conference workshop for doctoral students June 3 to 5. See website for more details. ●●Interprovincial Music Camp Geneva Park on Lake Couchiching, Orillia, ON June 27 to July 7 Contact: Jacob Lakirovich 416-735-7499 Deadline: May 1 Cost: ,635 Residential program !! This festival will feature a full program of masterclasses, concerts and competitions. The programs of the school encompass private lessons with internationally-renowned teachers, masterclasses and workshops, chamber music classes, orchestral and ensemble classes, solo performances with the Academy orchestras, and solo and chamber music recitals, as well as special seminars for Ear Training, Composition and Theory of Music. 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, and it is evident that students have benefited from these tremendous learning opportunities in the past 17 years. ●●Kincardine Summer Music Festival Based in a public school in Kincardine, ON, on Lake Huron August 11 to 16 Contact: Deborah Schnarr 519-396-9716 Deadline: August 8 Cost: 0 - 0 Camp Hours: 9am to 3:50pm !! Daytime music classes August 12 to 16 are for everyone from beginners to experienced players. Last year half the students were adults! Beginner, Junior and Senior levels of strings, bands, orchestra, fiddle, guitar and vocal programs. Senior strings and band members create the Festival Orchestra. Have fun, meet new friends and include your family! Fees run 0 to 0 and include tickets to the August Evening Concert Series August 12 to 16. Secure online registration. Discounts and scholarships available. Celebrating its 28th anniversary, KSMF is renowned for consistently excellent programming, presenting fabulous live concerts featuring brilliant vocalists and instrumentalists. Jazz, blues, world and classical music and more! Music and the beach - what could be better? Camp Manitou, McKellar, ON August 18 to 23, August 24 to September 1 Contact: Anne Fleming-Read 416-488-3316 Cost: 5.00 - 8.00 Residential program ●●Kingsway Conservatory Summer Music 2019 Kingsway Conservatory of Music, 2848 Bloor Street W., Toronto, ON July 1 to August 16 (weekly programs) Contact: Sharon Burlacoff 416-234-0121 70 | March 2019

Deadline: Registration open; early-bird savings deadline March 29 Cost: Program costs vary Program hours vary !! KCM provides summer programs for various ages and experience levels to engage and inspire! For Summer 2019: Kingsway Chamber Music Festival - Strings & Piano for Intermediate & Senior levels (strings min RCM Gr 3, piano min RCM Gr 5) including coachings, orchestra rehearsals, group composition, workshops, guest artists; “Willy Wonka KIDS” (8-12 years) and “Alice in Wonderland JR” (10-14 years) music theatre camps - preparing and presenting fantastic, full-scale musical productions on a professional stage; Triple-Threat Arts Discovery Camps (4-8 years) inspiring self-expression through music, art and drama; Suzuki/Traditional Strings Camp (4-10 years) for string players in their beginning years; Woodwind Intensive Workshops for varying ages/levels; private instruction on all instruments. ●●Kodály Certification Programs (Level I, II and III) Don Wright Faculty of Music, Western University, London, ON July 1 to 12 Contact: Cathy Benedict 519-661-2043 Deadline: Until full – contact for details Cost: 5 Day Program !! In this intensive program, participants will strengthen their musicianship and pedagogical skills, with content grounded in a contemporary understanding of the philosophy inspired by Zoltán Kodály. Participants will engage in musically educative opportunities through singing, reading, writing, moving and creating to build skills and knowledge to assist in classroom music teaching and learning. Level I is appropriate for experienced teachers, emerging teachers and graduate students. Level II is open to those who have successfully completed a KSC or OAKE certified Kodály Level I course. Level III is open to those who have successfully completed a KSC or OAKE certified Kodály Level I and Level II course. The Kodály Society of Canada certifies candidates who successfully complete Level III. ●●Lake Field Music Camp Lakefield College School, Lakefield, ON August 11 to 18 Contact: Andrew Wolf 647-692-3463 Deadline: June 30 Cost: ,199 - ,499 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 a performance theatre, onsite accommodations and meal plan. Day program also available. ●● Making Waves Lake Field Music Camp Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square, Toronto, ON May to November Anny Fyreagle 416-738-8829 Deadline: May 26 Cost: ,499 Residential program !! Making Waves is a musical improvisation skill building program for CircleSinging. Making stuff up can be intimidating if you are a professional or amateur. This 9-session program, taught by Anny Fyreagle over 5 months which includes 4 masterclasses with Judi Vinar, David Worm, Joey Blake and Rhiannon of Gimme5 with Bobby McFerrin, will build confidence in your musical palette, where to draw your inspiration from and how to make choices. If you are a musician, songwriter, producer or just want to learn how to build songs in community or on your own, Making Waves will give you the skills to confidently join in the river of song. We end giving our song to the moment in a final concert. ●●Music at Port Milford Prince Edward County, ON July 21 to August 18 Contact: Meg Hill 914-439-5039 Rolling Admissions Cost: 5 - 5/week, financial aid available Residential program !! 2019 marks Music at Port Milford’s 33rd year of bringing internationally-renowned 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. 2019 Faculty Artists include Quatuor Saguenay (formerly Alcan), Adrian Fung, Min-Jeong Koh, Tokai Quartet, pianists Andrea Botticelli and Allison Gagnon, select members of Canadian Opera Company, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Faculty from the Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy, and Royal Conservatory of Music. March 2019 | 71

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