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Volume 3 Issue 9 - June 1998

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SUMMERTJME, continued from page 23 Selki_rk), the Mendelssohn Octet and Strings (Mozetich) are just a few of the many recitals that take place at mostly churches in downtown Ottawa. The festival closes with a performance by the Tokyo String Quartet. Phone: (613) 234-8008, fax (613)234-7692, e-mail:, web: www. clumweifest. corn. ·*** MEAFORD'S MAGIC MONTH Based at the historic Meaford · Opera House in the town of Meaford, a two and a half hour drive from Toronto, on the shores of Georgian Bay, the Georgian Theatre Festival's Opening Musical Gala on June pro VOCE Studios New York • Los Angeles Washington, DC • Toronto Dr. Michael Warren, founder 732- Spadina Avenue (at Bloor West) Toronto M5S 2J2 Telephone: (416) 960·0472 Telefax: (416) 921·8313 SINGING LESSONS, CLASSES, WORKSHOPS Beginners to Advanced Qualified, experienced, dedicated professional teachers Suminer School · (starts mid June) • Learn to Sing' (intensive beginners class) , • Song and Stage (intermediate level class) • Russian, French, German, Italian diction • Opera (by audition) • Daytime classes far young singers (1 0- 161 Summer Retreat in Lion's Head July 26-August 2 . SCHOLARSHIP BENEFIT RECITAL Sunday, May 31, 3:00pm The Church of the R~deemer. Avenue Rd/ Bloor Adults seniors, students 28, featuring John Arpin (piano), Barbara Collier (soprano), Bruce Kelly (baritone) and Mark DuBois (tenor) sounds promising. At the Closing Gala, 'All That Jazz' we have Rob McConnell of The Boss BraSs with his new jazz band. And July 4-August 6 brings the longest run·ning musical in the · world, 'The Fantasticks', now in its 37\h year at The Sullivan Street Theatre in New York, to the festival. Phone: 1-800-541-4444, website: www. meaford. corn. *** CLOSE TO HOME- THORNHILL'S SEVENTH SEASON The Thornhill Chamber Music Institute's seventh summer season begins July 20 with a concert of Hungarian Music by musicians from .the Elora Festival. Participants in the Institute's summer courses brings it to an end with a Final Gala Concert on July 31. Juno award winning composer, Chan Ka Nin's 'Sonatina for two. guitars' will be performed July 27 by Michael Bracken , and Danielle Cumming. · Tickets are nominally priced at (adults) and (studentsro and seniors) and various passes are available. Phone: (905) 764-1924, fax: (905)731-9708. BIG SECOND WEEK , AT KINCARDINE The Kincardine Summer Music ' ·Festival's artistic directors Hans Braul and AI Mullin have come up with musical themes for each evening of the closing ·Week from August 9-15 , such as 'Serenade on a Summer Evening', Festival Woodwinds, 'Pianos Forte' with Jamie Parker, Tina Yanchus and James Hibbard; and 'Master Pi,eces'. A Grand Finale of student concerts closes the two week festival cum camp. Phone: (519)396-9716, fax (519)396-2769, e-mail: imills@primeline. net, website: www. primeline. net/kac/ksmf l!t ml. *** HARBOURFRONT'S .OPERA TENT For three stupendous evenings of arias and overtures, make your way down to the Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, August 25~27, for the hugely popular Altamira No-Load Opera Concerts. Thornhill Chamber Music Institute July 20-31 Intensive study for advanced players lndividualizecl nrograms for ail levels Festival Concert Series Coached Ensembles Composition Classes Choral Prosrram I Larger Chamber Group Olympic Sport Coach Heritage Musicians Professional Faculiy Beautifili Wooded Setting Gretchen Anner (Rubin) (905) ,764-1924 . Puirt a Baroque, who can be heard. at the Kingston Summer Festival. TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSI

the Student Showcase Concert. Phone: (905) 527-4068, fax: (905) . 527-0809, e-mail: Tickets: (905) 844-2076/ 338-2360/844-5501. *** THINK YOU'LL GO OUT TO ALBERTA? The province of Alberta has at least two good musical reasons to go west this summer, The Banff Arts Festival and Edmonton's Symphony under the Sky. The Banff Arts Festival offers an incredibly rich array of music: the International Horn Summit, ten concerts in the first week of June by the world's best horn players;. the "Art' of the Ensemble" and "Rolston Hall" chamber music series showcasing the best . Canadian and America chamber music groups from June 13 to 26; two series of concerts, one focussing on the music of Toronto composer, Gary Kulesha, the other on Polish composer, Krzysztof Penderecki; Jazz at Banff from July 25 to August 8; and the sixth Banff International String Quartet Competition from August 16 to 22. ' Phone 1-800-413-8368, fax 403-762-6483, email box_, www. banffcentre. ab. ca/CFAind ex.html. Edmonton's Symphony Under the Sky (September 3-7) hasn't released its program yet, but the season 1 includes soul-stirring favourites from Beethoven, Mozart, Tchaikovsky and more. With the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra moving to its new home -- world class concert hall, The Francis Winspear Centre for Music, after 40 years at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, changes are certainly afoot! Phone: (403)428-1108, fax (403)425-0167, e-mail:, Website: www. SOUTHflN ONTAIIO HAttEER_ HUSfC INSTil UTI AuGusT 9 To 23, 1998 APPLEBY CoLLEGE OAKVILLE And all this,folks, isjust the overture. There's a symphony of festivals waiting to be explored out there - Folk, Jazz, · Country, Celtic, Bluegrass Jamborees, Soul 'n' Blues ... you've got to find the one that draws you to it! Happy Hunting Organ 6tb annual begin at 4pm Ju in JULY 5 JULY 12 JULY 19 CR~U Know some summer thing WE MISSED? it's not too late. Fax us at 416 603-2165 and we'll make sure to rectify the omission in our bumper summer issue, publication date June 25. PA-we.s, grand organ l$rMS FoR A BROCHURE: Phone 905-527-4068 Fax 905-527-0809 E-mail socmi @hwcn. org I St. Lawrence Kennerh Perkins ! S • {"), Teren'ce Helmer trtng '

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