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Volume 4 Issue 7 - April 1999

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20 Cedar Glen's 250

20 Cedar Glen's 250 acres feature nature trails and a large outdo0r swimming pool; and courses including Orchestra, Choir, and String, Wind, and Jazz Ensembles, and instruction on voice and individual instruments, as well as music theatre. Special classes only in Week 1 include double reeds, classical guitar, Baroque style, and conducting, while · Week 2 classes include double Ne~ York • Los Angeles Washington, DC • Toronto SUMMER term jUNE 2-}ULY 24 Summer Intensive with Dr. Michael Warren of New York City, July 20-24 -daily question period - daily masterclasses -:-young singers masterclass (up to age 19) -private lessons -special workshops with Peter Neff, Laura Pudwell, and Judith Dock -auditors welcome I Other Summer Classes I Learn to Sing with Tina Torlone, July 5-9 Schubert Lieder C.lass with Peter Neff, June 14-July 18 Performing with Presence, with Peter Neff, June 14-July 18 Contemporary Opera Workshop with Edward Franko Russian Art Song with Mila Filatova French Art Song: Diction and Interpretation with Elisabeth Pomes Performing Without Fear with Elisabeth Pomes Private and group classes for young singers (up to age 17) Private voice lessons and vocal coaching 960-0472 bass and brass, jazz choir, and Celtic music. A typical day includes three classes, choir for all, rehearsal, free time and activities. l11ere are meal and acconunodation plans for all price ranges. Music fees are 5 for adults, 0 for students 12-21. In keeping with CAMMAC's charitable charter, all Cedar Glen attend~es must be registered members ofCAMMAC. Registration deadline: June 1 1999. For infonnation and registration phone (416) 964- 3642. E-mail (registration and submissions) m1d (general inquiries), or visit St. Christopher House Music School (at Dundas & Ossington in Toronto) was founded in 1930 by Sir Emest MacMillan as a training ground for Royal Conservatory teaching students. St. Chris offers smmner music lessons from July 5 to August 6. All ages and levels of ability are welcome. Coordinator Sherry Girls' Choir School August· 15 - 29 ·Trafalgar Castle School, Whitby Fee: 5.00 Contact Tony Browning Phone: 905-727-9009 Fax: 905-727-7680 Junier C~eir Testival anCJ ~ummer ~c~eels Squires counts pre-schoolers as yom1g as 4 Y. years and seniors in their seventies among St. Chris students. Programs include individual lessons. l11ere is an emphasis on classical training, ar1d music selections are customized to the student's tastes. Instruments include guitar (rock, classical, or latin), piano, flute, recorder, accordion, clarinet, cello, violin, m1d viola. There is a small instrmnent bmlk with a nominal rental fee. Classes are taught on ar1 individual basis, except for a 4 student minimum in theory classes. Other programs include lessons for pre-schoolers, a kids' choir, ar1d an adult choir. Lessons are per half hour, with a sliding scale subsidized prograrn. Affordability and opetmess are St. Chris mandates so there are no auditions or other entrance requirements. , A sizable waiting list exists. Contact Coordinator Sherry Squires at 416-532-4828 x 127. Vocal school proVOCE Studios has ar10ther Summer Retreat in July which will include both private lessons and workshops. Boys' Choir Camp August 2 1 - 27 Camp Couchiching Fee: 5.00 Contact Camp Couchiching Phone: 416-769-2233 Fax: 416-769-0204 Diocesan Junior Choir Festival (for treble voice) Sunday April 18, Sr. James' Cathedral 2:00 pm rehearsal, 4:30 pm service Registration fee .00 per chorister Contact Giles Bryant,.416-364-7865 Michael Warren works with singers at the Met, La Scala, and on Broadway. It's both a "laid back ar1d intensive" workshop. l11is year there will be private lessons m1d group classes for ages I 0 to 17. · As well, Peter Neff will teach a series of classes in Schubert lieder, culminating in a Schubertiad concert. Audition required. Tina Torlone will teach an Introduction to Singing for begitmers. TI1is intensive one week evening course (July 5-9) will cover both the basics of vocal technique and how to put them into practice. Ability to read music not required. Call416- 960-0472. This will be the third year of the Kingsway Conservatory of Music's Smmner Music and Drama Programs. Held at the KCM'!I home at 3086 Bloor Street West, two blocks west of Royal York, a variety of programs for students from 2 years to seniors, usually for one or two weeks, start the week of July 6 m1d run m1til August 20. Except for chamber music, there are no special requirements. Group programs ittclude "Music and Stories," an Orff and Kodaly method program for children 2 to 6 years; ·a Recorder Ensemble for 6 to 7 years; Music Theory and History for Royal Conservatory Grades I to 5; ar1d Junior and Senior Chamber Ensembles for Conservatory Grades 2 and up (instrumental experience ' required). l11ere is also a Creative Drama Camp, ages 7 to 12, which focuses on developing teclmique through movement, role play, m1d story-telling. Private lessons are also available for pim10, voice, guitar, winds, strings, speech, and theory for Conservatory exams. All programs run through the Fall and Winter sessions as well. Prices ar1d start dates vary. Call Director SharoN Burlacoff for more infonnation at 416-234- 0121 ext. I Univer~ ity Settlement Music and Arts School (23 Grange Road, near the Art Gallery of Ontario) offers two affordable smmner music programs for children ar1d adults, with qualified and experienced teachers. Some subsidies are available for low income families. The School holds two

sessions of its daytime Music Camp: for children 8 to 10 years· (July 26 to August 6; 7 inclusive); and for II to 13 years (August 9 to 20; 5). Children play instruments, sing, compose and listen to music of many styles and cultures, and get free swim lessons to boot. Spaces are limited: call Jetmifer at 416-598- 3444. ·'Also, between July 5 and August 6 the Music and Arts Summer Sch~ol qffers six weekly individuai'Jessons on 17 instruments and voice, plus group music, dance, and-art classes for babies, childi'en, adults and seniors of all abilities and backgr

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