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Volume 28 Issue 6 | Summer 2023

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Fast start to the summer and it just keeps going: Luminato walks with Little Amal; the Historical Organ Society comes to town; composer Carmen Braden is keeping busy; Phil Nimmons turns 100; TSM's metamorphosis; and check out live links in ads, listings and our easy surfing directory of summer festivals. See you August 30 for Volume 29 no.1

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Ongoing, On Demand & Other Torontonians to arts and culture. Designed to strengthen personal and societal resilience through the arts. www.artsathome. ca. ● Recollectiv: A unique musical online meeting group made up of people affected by memory challenges caused by illness (such as dementia) or brain injury (stroke, PTSD, etc.) and their care partners. Participation is free with pre-registration. Email for meeting times, information and registration. WORKSHOPS ● Jun 25 10:00am: Arraymusic. Public Workshop: Community Gamelan - Array / The Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan. Parts of Door Open Toronto. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. www.arraymusic. ca. at door. Also Jul 30, Aug 27. ● Jul 2 2:00: Arraymusic. Public Workshop: Improvisation with Allison Cameron. Part of Doors Open Toronto. Array Space, 155 Walnut Ave. Free. Donations accepted. Also Aug 6. Search listings online at DO YOU DRIVE? Do you love The WholeNote? Share the love and earn a little money! Join our circulation team, and deliver 6 times a year. Currently seeking GTA circulation associates in the M4 and M6 postal code areas; also the U of T campus. Interested? Contact: CLASSIFIEDS – ONLINE! FREE online classifieds: if you’re offering immediate paid employment opportunities for musicians. 60 word limit. All other online classifieds: for 60 words for up to two months. Discounts for ongoing bookings. Promote skills and services | buy & sell. Recruit members for choirs, bands, orchestras. Find a music director, or a music teacher | Advertise a venue. INQUIRIES BY EMAIL ONLY: A SHARPER EDGE machetes, scythes & axes clippers, scissors and knives ALSO tree felling, trail-making, and chainsaw maintenance 416-705-8427 A vacation for your dog! Barker Avenue Boarding in East York call or text 416-574-5250 If you can read this, thank a music teacher. (Skip the hug.) BUSINESS CLASSIFIEDS Economical and visible! Promote your services & products to our musically engaged readers, in print and on-line. BOOKING DEADLINE: TUESDAY AUGUST 16 TORONTO STRIKES BACK! Casting two men & two women who can sing and do comedy sketches. Show pays 00 per person! Rehearsals start in July, for a November production in south Etobicoke. A BRAND NEW MUSICAL COMEDY REVUE. To audition, contact, or 416-239-5821 SING WITH US FOR OUR 50TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON! Experience two concerts with the TSO, Haydn's Creation, Halloween and holiday concerts, guest appearances with Lord of the Rings LIVE, and so much more. Auditions are now open! Sign up at 48 | Summer 2023

Festival of the Sound the WholeNote Who's Who Stratford Summer Music Habari Africa Festival In this edition of our Who’s Who print index, we welcome Summer Music Festivals! As with all of our directories, full profiles can be found online at under our Who’s Who tab. We’ve also added more profiles to our Canary Pages choral directory and Summer Music Education directory since last printing - see below for “teaser” info from all participants, and go online for more detailed information. For information on how to join any of our Who’s Who directories, please contact SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVALS SOMETHING ELSE Earth Wind and Choir Westben Centre for Connection & Creativity Through Music Highlands Opera Studio South Coast Jazz 10th Anniversary Festival A Festival of Pipes Building Bridges - Forging Friendships ● July 2 - 6, 2023 ● ● “We welcome participants from all over North America to celebrate Toronto’s rich heritage of the pipe organ, featuring worldclass musicians in historic venues.” Beaches International Jazz Festival ● July 6-30, 2023 ● ● “The Beaches International Jazz Festival, now in its 35th year, is a month-long music festival held each year in the lakeside Beaches community of Toronto. It’s one of Canada’s largest free jazz festivals with nearly 1,000,000 attendees.” Brookside Music Festival of the Bay ● July 7 - Aug 2, 2023 ● ● “Join us for world class music just an hour north of Toronto…Brookside Music’s 2023 ‘Festival of the Bay’ in Midland will keep the music in summer.” Brookside One World Music Festival ● Aug 11 - 12, 2023 ● ● “An outdoor music festival at the Midland waterfront – a collection of musicians and musical styles from around the world includes a beer garden and international food vendors!” Brott Music Festival ● June 25 - August 17, 2023 ● ● “In this 36th year, we present another spectacular season of great classics, opera, pop and jazz, with renowned soloists and musicians.” CCC Toronto International Music Festival ● September 10-15,17-20, 22, 2023 ● ● “CCCTIMF is held in recognition of the artistic achievements of young musicians, providing them with the opportunity to learn, grow and showcase their potential in performance.” Collingwood Music Festival ● July 8 - 15, 2023 ● ● The Collingwood Music Festival brings exceptional performances to Collingwood each summer, featuring award-winning artists in the fields of classical, world, jazz and Indigenous genres. Tickets on sale now. Elora Festival ● July 7 - 16, 2023 ● ● “The Elora Festival has established a reputation as Canada’s international choral festival, presenting world-class choirs and vocal ensembles over two weeks in July in Elora, “Ontario’s most beautiful village”.” Festival of the Sound ● July 1 - August 5, 2023 ● ● “Canada’s oldest and longest running chamber music festival welcomes you to the wilds of Northern Ontario where our music is the only thing as beautiful as our landscape.” Habari Africa Festival ● August 11 - 13, 2023 ● ● “Habari Africa festival is a multi-disciplinary music and arts festival that displays the rich and diverse cultures of Africa. Join us for a weekend of exploration and engagement with the art and sounds of the continent.” Highlands Opera Studio ● July 27 - August 28, 2023 ● events/ ● “An advanced operatic training program with many public events including fully staged operas, set in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands of Ontario.” Summer 2023 | 49

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