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Volume 4 Issue 10 - July/August 1999

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Daniel Rubinoff - classical saxophonist. STORY BY ALLAN PULKER PHOTO: W11en proof of liability insurance is required for public gatherings. Single event or annual ' coverage is available. William B. Mather Insurance Ltd. · Lloyd's . Con;espondent 'M (416) .214-2421 Fax' {416) 214-4843 1-888-708-6667 ... [ 111 ~ -.t"'~J") ·t-=~-=y=-,=.-=w::-::t:-:H:lj PHOTOGRAP.HY PROMOTIONAL PHOTOS· Headshots Groups ' Orchestras I CD I Cassette Artwork I Photography Daniel Rubinoff's quest to .bring the saxophone into the mainstream of classical music began well over a centwy before his birth. In 1840Belgian clarinettist, Adolf Sax, invented the instrument that bears his name, as a kind of bridge between the brass and woodwind families. As a latecomer with an uncertain future it was not, with a few notable exceptions; included in 10% discount to Wholenote readers & CJRT listeners on all services. Studio 102 --457 Richmond St. W. Toronto phone 416-812-6701 fax 416-778-8928 the scoring for most orchestral music written between 1840 and the present. Now, more than a centwy and a half later Rubinoff is one of a small but significant number of musicians who are determi11ed to bring, the saxophone into the forefront of art music. Rubinoff, who grew up in Peterboroug~, Ontario, being a Conservatory Grade l 0 level pianist when he started high' TURKEY I ~pt/CJct~~j ~999 _Affo,;Jab/~ Priced CpfwjUj .Jjtanbu/ Lappadoccia CJtherj For Information: CLASS.ICAL CD RECORDING PROJECTS . Our All-Inclusive packages include: • All recording, production and mixing by our Juno or Emmy award winning producers • All recording done in a world class 24 track digital studio OR live location' multi-track recording (8, 16 or 24 tracks) • All artwork/graphics and design by some of Canada's top graphic designers • All 'final film and colour printing of covers and traycards • Manufacturing of all CD or cassette product • Barcode ani;! catalogue number for your recording • ,All tape costs (2" analog tape optional), CDR Master and CD glass Master • Distribution of your finished product to key local or regional retail music stores . . . ,/ ' If you have already produced a CD, take advantage of our CONSULTING SERVICE which will explain to you the music industry, retail distribution (how to do your own), promotion of yo1,1r CD and publishing. · YOUR PRODUCT IS10UR PRODUCT Peros Music's long background in every facet of the music business will be an excellent 'resource for the promotion of your recording. If you are considering a Recording Project call: 0J~ PEROS MUSIC INC. (905) 814-8555 (905) 814-750 I PHONE FAX

scl.lool was initially assigned to the percussion section of his school music class. From that vantage point the saxophone · looked much more interesting Q1an ~he snare drum and there his saxophone career began. Luckily the proprietor of the local music store, Frank Sullivan, was an extraordinary saxophone player, a Canadian by birth who had played in the Anglo-Canadian Leather .Band, (no mere town band but an all-star band financed by a wealthy Canadian leather goods tnanufricturer), and in the Jolm Philip Sousa Band. He continued his studies at McGill University and at York University, where he participated in the jazz program . .A:bout five years, 11go he was fortw1ate enough to study for. a year at the Bordeaux Conservatory w1der Jean Marie Londeix. More recently he ims been working with concert pianist, Gloria possible to hear him.perform Saarinen, in much the same way twice, first at Applewood United that singers work with vocal Church in Mississauga (where he coaches, to develop his playing. is director of music) on July 17 h1 his playing he marries and then at Cedar Glen, where he the dark, intense American sound is teaching in CAMMAC's with the bright, focussed sound, summer program, on August 3 or much as the Quebecois exponents 4. You can hear him any time on of the saxophone are doing. his CD, "The Old Castle", a 1l1is swruner, says collection of original compositions and transcriptions, that Rubinoff will be a time for reflection and for creating new reveal a silky tone and equally repertoire. It will however be , smooth technique. C·L·A·V;I·E·R·S ~ ~~ B·A·R·O·Q·U·E·S Makers of6ne histOrical keyboard instruments (416) 5)8·3062 tfie sound post ·Canada's String Shop violins, violas, cellos & bows expert repairs & rehairs strings & accessories at guaranteed' lowest prices Canada's largest stock of string music fast mail order service all prices in CDN $-Not a US$ price in the store! 93 Grenville St., Toronto M5S 1B4 tel- (416) 971-6990 fax (416) 597-9923 MERICA A member of citigroup ·Musicians, we want to help you. have a better financial future!!! · LET u·s SHOW YOU HOW TO: \ • Save for retirt,!ment • Develop an investment plan • Cut your life insurance costs • Lower your monthly cash outlay FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Pe:ny J.C. Wilson, 'Personal Financial An{l/yst - 50 Gervais Drive, Sui~e 309, Don Mills, Ontario M3C 1Z3 , Tel: (416) 385-3474 Fax: (416) 385 3475 Life Insurance offered by Primeria Life Insurance Company of Canada Mutual Funds offered through P,FSL Investments Canada Ltd.

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