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Volume 4 Issue 2 - October 1998

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a FLASHFORW ARD: PART II* Our Members• Look at the Season Ahead •Amati Quartet ' •Baroque Music by the Grange •belladonna •CAMMAC (Canadian Amateur Musicians/Musiciens amateurs du ·canada) •Canadian Music Competitions (Ontario) Inc. FEATURING PROFILES OF: •Christ Church, Deer Park •Duo L'lntemporel •Les AMIS •Music at Willowdale •Music Matrix •North York Suzuki School of Music •Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association (ORMTA) •Opera In Concert •Scarborough Philharmonic •Toronto Camerata •Toronto Consort •Toronto Operetta Theatre •Toronto Senior Strings •VocaiPoint Chamber Choir AMATI QUARTET ! Address: Amati String Quartet i 3511 Ashcroft Crescent ' Mississauga, L5C 2E6 ' Manager: Peggy McGuire Phone: 905-848-0015 \ Fax: 905-896-2812 Canad!l Council has approved a grant for the Amati Quartet to commission , Juno award winning Canadian composer, . Andrew MacDonald, to write a new ' string quartet. The premier performance • will be on Feb. 19th 1999 at 8pm at · Thornhill Presbyterian Church. A second performance is scheduled in ' Mississauga on May 9th 1999, at Eden United Church, 2pm, the 3rd concert of the series "All in the Family". This , series begins on Oct 18th at 2P,m and • cont;inues on Jan. 24, 1999. It will feature Suzanne Shulman, flute, Erica Goodman, harp, and pianist Judith Kenedi-Peleg. Young family artists include Ben Miller, boy soprano and .Belinda McGuire modern dancer. The Amati Quartet (Jospeh Peleg, Peggy McGuire, Mark Childs, David Miller), has been performing since 1985, and in 1997 was Quartet-in Residence at the Shaw Festival, where they recorded the world premier of Christopher Donison's Rashomon Quartet. · BAROQUE MUSIC BY THE GRANGE Address: 316 Concord Ave, Toronto ON M6H 2P6 Phone: 416-588-4301 Contact: Alison Melville *Part I of F/ashForward, published in our season-opening September WholeNote featured profiles by the following entities. For copies of any or all of these, or to become a WholeNote member organization, contact Allan Pulker at 416 406-6758. •Aideburgh Connection Concert Band Institute of Music •Sine Nomine •All The King's Voices •Gilpin Enterprises · •Oakville Centre for the Ensemble •Amadeus Choir •Glenn Gould Studio Performing Arts •Soundstreams •Amadeus Ensemble •Great Romantics •Off Centre Music •Tafelmusik •Amici Festival Series •Toronto Children's •Arbor Oak Trio •Gryphon Trio •Ontario Folk Harp Chorus •Bach Children's •High Park Girls' Society •Toronto Classical Chorus Choir and High Park •Opera Anonymous Singers, The .. •Canadian Children's Boys' Choir •Orchestra Toronto •Toronto Early Music Opera Chorus •Kiwanis Music •Orchestras Canada Centre •Canadian Music Festival of Greater •Organ Alternatives •Toronto Symphony Centre Toronto •Orpheus Choir of Orchestra •Canadian Singers •Koffler Centre of the Toronto •Toronto Tabla •Cathedral Bluffs Arts •Performance Without Ensemble (:. Symphony Orchestra •Mississauga Symphony Fear •University of Toronto •Centuries Opera •Mooredale Concerts •Peros Music Inc. Opera Division Association •Mozart Society •Polish Canadian •University Settlement •Dance Oremus Danse •Music at Metropolitan Society of Music Music & Arts School •Distinguished Artists •Music Toronto •proVOCE Studios •Victoria Scholars Concert Series •Music Umbrella •Riverdale Concert •Women's Musical •Duo •Nathaniel Dett Society Club of Toronto •East York Choir Chorale •Roy Thomson Hall & •Yip's Children's Choir •Elmer lseler Singers •New Hamilton Orchestra Massey Hall (Canada) •Esprit Orchestra Corporation •Shevchenko Musical •Etobicoke Community •North Toronto Ensemble TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

and Colin Savage Founded in 1984, Baroque Music Beside the Grange presents a innovative concert series featuring early chamber music on period instruments. Our fifteenth anniversary season begins on October 11 with music from the Spanish and French Baroque; future concerts include Women Composers of the Baroque; a program of medieval European music and classical music of the Middle East; the Canadian premiere of 18thcentury cantatas by Francesco Conti; and other entertainments. Concerts take place in the intimate atmosphere and vibrant acouistic of St. George the Martyr, built in the 1850's. .Performers ·are drawn from Toronto's array of talented early music specialists, with guests from Ottawa, Montreal, Guelph and Hamilton. Our artists' program notes and Edna's refreshments add to the enjoyment. With subscriptions at (or less) for . seven concerts, BMBG is one of the city's best Baroque deals! Call (416)-588-4301 for a brochure. belladonna Artistic Director: Sandy Baron Communications: Lori Gemmell Manager: Rachel Thomas Address: 56 Brock Ave, Toronto ON M6K 2L2 Phone: 416-538-6966 E-mail: the Women's music circle, belladonna, was formed three years ago to promote and support women making careers in music. belladonna reflects a desire to perform stylistically diverse repertoire in alternative concert spaces. belladonna combines traditional classical forms with contemporary popular and world music genres. To date, the ensemble has presented five cabaret style evenings to packed houses at the Rivoli Club and Barcode, and a commemorative concert for the women of the Montreal Massacre at Knox College Chapel. The Toronto Consort: from left: Terry McKenna, Alison Melville who also plays with ~aroque Music Beside the Grange, Paul Jenkins, Laura Pudwell, John Pepper, Meredith Hall, and David Fallis. belladonna strives to bring music to organizations supporting women, and has performed at the Jean Tweed Women's Centre and for the International Alliance of Women for Peace. belladonna's upcoming season: Monday, October 26, at Barcode: featuring George Crumb's Black Angels and guest vocalist Lisa Lindo; Saturday December 5 at the Unitarian Congregation: lOth anniversary commemorative concert for the Montreal Massacre; Monday March 8, at Barcode: Celebrate International Women's Day with an evening of European-style cabaret. CAM MAC (Canadian Amateur MusiciansfMusiciens amateurs du Canada) Information Hotline: (41 6)421-0779 Membership: 1-888-622-8755 Recorder Players' Society: (416)968-1559 Flute Club: (416)962-484 7 Cedar Glen camp: (905)642-8706 Website: http://www E-Mail: Founded in 1953, CAMMAC has 5 regional chapters providing learning and performing opportunities for music lovers of all ages in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Toronto CAMMAC plans an exciting season of monthly music readings for singers and instrumentalists, with distinguished guest conductors. Readings include Handel's "Judas Maccabeus" with Brainerd Blyden-Taylor (Orpheus Choir, Nathaniel Dett Chorale); madrigals with David Fallis (Toronto Consort); and Handel's "Messiah" with lvars Taurins (Tafelmusik). Details on our Hotline. Vocal technique workshop with singer/conductor Gloria Gassi, Sunday Nov. 1. Information: 924-1938. Our Flute Club and Ret:order Players' Society have a full calendar of readings: call for information. Readings and workshops are open to members and non-members alike. Planning is underway for CAMMAC's 1999 summer music camp in the Caledon Hills -·a unique opportunity for amateurs of all levels to Jearn and perform with an outstanding faculty. Cedar Glen offers a richly varied programme, an affordable price, and beautiful country surroundings. CAMMAC welcomes your interest in all our activities. CANADIAN MUSIC COMPETITIONS {ONTARIO) INC. President: Prof. Alice Rathe Co-president: Dr. Gabriel Leung Address: 4 Trimontium Crescent, Toronto ON M4C 5M7 Phone: (416) 487-0345 or 512-1832 Fax: (41 6) 250-6633 Our 40'h anniversary celebrations will conclude with a concert to be held in the Weston Recital Hall of the Ford Centre, on Wednesday, November 11 at 8:00 p.m., featuring soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian, a 1995 winner of our competitions and the 1998 recipient of the prestigious Marilyn Horne Foundation Award. Tickets ( & ) at the box office or phone: (416) 585-4888 (leave a message) In keeping with our mandate, we 'continue to organize concerts for the 1998 National Winners from the Toronto area. Performers in piano, strings, voice and guitar, ranging in age from 7 to 25, will appear in a great variety of locations: the Faculty of Music and the Newman Centre, University of Toronto; TORONTO'S ONLY COMPREHENSIVE MONTHLY CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY CONCERT LISTING SOURCE

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