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Volume 5 Issue 2 - October 1999

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Ill dl etera file ANNOUNCEMENTS: October 1, 1999: International Music Day. Pinchas Zukennan, Music Director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra & spokesperson for the 1999 Canadian celebrations urges everyone to participate: "I encourage people throughout Canada and the world to sing, to dance and to enjoy the sounds of music in their homes, places of work and in their community halls and to do so throughout the year. If we allow the natural rhythms of our hearts and minds to blend together in a universal celebration of music and musicmaking we can make a difference in the world in which we live. To love music is to love life itself." (Source: the Score, a publication of the Edward Johnson Music Foundation, Guelph) October 3 3:00: Arbor Oak Trio. La Dolce Vita. Afternoon of strings, song & fine food & drink. Annual fundraiser featuring silent auction. n Fornello, 1560 Yonge St. 256- 9421. The Amadeus Choir invites entries for their 13th Annual Carol and Chanukah Song Writing Competition, open to composers of all ages & experience, individually or in groups. Entries must be received no later than October 4, 1999. Infonnation or entry fonns: 446-0 188. ARRAYMUSIC is now accepting applications for the 1999/2000 Young Composers' Workshop competition, to take place May 3 through May 28, 2000. Deadline for submissions: December 1, 1999. 532-3019. LECTURES October 6 6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Classic Intra: Pre-Concert Chat. Beethoven: Triple Concerto. Discussion with Menahem Pressler, piano & Peter Tiefenbach, host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 593-4828. Free with ticket to the 8:00pm performance or .85. MASTER CLASSES October 1 6:00: Serenade presents a master class with British pianist Melanie Spanswick. 14 Dewhurst Ave., north of Danforth between Pape and Donlands. Participants please reserve early. 778- 5736. /participant; / auditor. October 12 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Using Singer-Friendly Technology. Voice masterclass with Darryl Edwards. Walter Hall, 80 Queens Park. 978-3744. Free. October 23 9:30am: Lawrence Park Community Church/ Royal Canadian College of Organists, Toronto Centre. Organ master class with David Higgs. 2180 Bayview Ave. 489- 1551 ext.21. . October 31 ll:OOam: North Toronto Institute of Music. Master class with Stepan Rak, classical guitar. 550 Eglinton East. 488-2588. (perfonners); (auditors). Flute Masterclass with Peter Lloyd. 12 perfonners will be selected; auditors welcome. St. Andrew's United Church, 117 Bloor St. East. Takes place November 13, !O:OOam to 6:30pm; application deadline for perfonners: October 21. 905- 648-1560. WORKSHOPS October 1 7:30: Recorder Players' Society. For players of both C and F recorders. Church of the Transfiguration, Ill Manor Rd. East. 431-7560. October 3 1:30: CAMMAC. Coached rehearsal for Oct. 17 reading of Mozart's Requiem with conductor Joan Andrews. Instrumentalists: 1 :30; singers: 3:45. Church of the Messiah, 240 Avenue Road. 924-1938. Free (donations accepted). October 9 9:00am: Toronto Early Music Players Organization. Ten Centuries of Music. Workshop with Sue Card·1elis, recorder & flute player. Players ~~111~ .. -cMe~Le,·s W,·lH AU the King's Voices has been DUO partners Margot Rydall invited to present An Evening of and Ivan Zilman embark G & S in the Niagara Concert September 15 on their first Series, Niagara Falls, Ontario Asian Tour, with perfonnances with a concert on Saturday, and masterclasses in several January 15, 2000. They also have cities, culminating in a Gala a new website: Recital in the National Concert www.allthekingsvoices.homepage.oornl Hall, in Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C. index.html The Riverdale Ensemble Cantores Celestes Women's (fonnerly the Riverdale Concert Choir, Kelly Galbraith, director, Society) will record a CD of releases their 2nd recording, music for violin, clarinet and Bright Shining as the Sun on the piano on the Furiant label this Furiant label. Light, Nature and winter. Their concert series at the Light of Paradise are themes the Chapel, Victoria University reflected on this disc celebrating starts in November, with works the choir's tenth anniversary. A from the 20th Century English delightful feast for the ears and Renaissance and by Canadian soul of choral music lovers. and other composers. of all types of early music instruments welcome. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 480-0225. October 17 2:00: CAMMAC. Reading of Mozart's Requiem for instrumentalists & singers. Guest conductor: Brad Ratzlaff. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. Bring music stand. 924-1938. (CAMMAC members free). October 17 2:00: Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association, Central Toronto Branch. Chopin As Composer, Pianist & Teacher. Workshop for students, teachers & perfonners by Suleman Currim. Yamaha Music School, 5075 Yonge St. lOth floor. 944-9260. members, non-members, students. October 22 7:30: Recorder Players' Society. For players of both C and F recorders. Church of the Transfiguration, Ill Manor Rd. East. 431-7560. October 24 2:00: ORMTA Hamilton-Halton Branch. Relationship Between Piano and Voice; Vocal Health for Speakers and Singers. Workshop by Candace deLattre, mezzocontralto. St. Simons Anglican Church, 1450 Litchfield Dr. 905- 637-6034. (non-members), (students & ORMTA members). October 28 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers' Club meeting. An infonnal group whose purpose is to perfonn & exchange songs. Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 537-7422. November 7 1:30: Toronto Early Music Players Organization. Workshop with Avery MacLean: music that demonstrates the regional & social practices of 16th century music making. Players of all types of early music instruments welcome. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 480-0225. Hart House/Worlds of Music Toronto: 10-week workshops. 7 Hart House Circle. 978-5362. 0 (U. ofT. students ). * October 1 - December 3: Chinese Erhu. George Gao, leader * October 2 - December 4: Caribbean Choral Singing. Roger Gibbs, leader * October 2 - December 4: Brazilian Samba. Guiomar Goncalves, leader * October 3 - December 5: Classical Indian Singing. Gauri Guha, leader * October 3 - December 5: Drums of Cameroon. Njacko Backo, leader * October 7 - December 9: Balkan Music. Irene Markoff, leader * October 17 and November 17: Harmonic Overtone Singing. Kathy Brown & Michael Kumor, leaders. fo 2 sessions; (U. of T. students ).

If you intend to commission and program new music, this seminar is for you. ORCHESTRAS CANADA'S SMALL ENSEMBLES PROGRAM and CBC RADIO TWO are pleased to present CBC.radi~ 94.1 FM SOUND CREATIONS A Seminar on New Canadian Music For SmaU Ensembles: Creation, Funding Mechanisms and Marketing Strategies CBC BROADCAST CENTRE, TORONTO, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1999 This comprehensive one-day seminar will focus on the whole spectrum of creation, presentation and reception of new Canadian music, and provide insights into each link of this chain. Hear composers, performers, presenters and funders address topics which include an exploration of the collaborative process, commission agreements, planning for subsequent performances beyond the premiere, funding commitments, an examination of consortium commissions, options and solutions to programming, dissemination and marketing of new Canadian music. REGISTRATION: MEMBERS .00 I ALL OTHERS: .00 For information, please call Orchestras Canada (416) 366-8834 or e-mail: Orchestras Canada Small Ensembles Program gratefully acknowledges the generous assistance of: The Canada Council for the Arts; The Ontario Arts Council; The SOCAN Foundation and U.S. Consulate (Toronto). La CoNllall. ou Aln'l l THt: C.IQOA CouNCIL D CAicADA I FO• n~r. ~oan D1"-1Slf17 llff'C81917 OHTARIOARTS COOIO:I. COQI!l.. DES ARTS . DE L 'OtmJtiO The SOCAN Foundation ~TORONTO · 1999-00 SEASON + CHAMBER MUSIC DOWNTOWN quartets Oct. 21 Nov. 18 Dec. 9 Jan. 13 Feb. 3 Feb. 24 Apr. 6 Apr. 27 THURSDAYS Berlin Phillprmonic Quartet Pacifica Quartet Quatuor Arthur-LeBlanc St. Lawrence Quartet Juilliard Quartet Petersen Quartet Tokyo Quartet Hagen Quartet young artist showcase THURSDAYS Jan. 20 Measha Gosman, soprano Feb. 10 Amanda Forsyth, cellist Mar. 30 Eugene Nakamura, violinist ensembles-in-residence Nov. 9 Nov. 30 Feb. 29 Mar. 21 piano Nov. 2 Nov. 23 Feb. 15 Mar. 7 Apr. 11 TUESDAYS Gryphon Trio with Scott St. John, violist Toronto String Quartet with Boyan Vodenitcharov, pianist Gryphon Trio Toronto String Quartet TUESDAYS Nikolai Lugansky Grigory Sokolov Janina Fialkowska Eve Egoyan Stephen Kovacevich AFFORDABLE + ACCESSffiLE + INTIMATE + EXHILARATING GREAT CLASSICAL MUSIC IN A PERFECT SMALL CONCERT HALL DOWNTOWN. SUBSCRIPTIONS FROM

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