THE ETCETERA FILE I. Honourable mention Concerts in non-traditional venues. April 26 8:00: Burning Passions Cabaret. Women-centred musical theatre, country & folk music, dance, comedy & more. The Rivoli, 334 Queen St. West. 651-4514. . ' May 1 7:30: Hampton Avenue, jazz vocals & John MacMurchy Quintet. Double CD Release Concert. Rex Jazz & Blues Bar, 194 Queen St. West. 598-2475. cover. FEZ Batik, 129 Peter St. 204-9660. Every Wednesday Mark Adam (drums) & Chris Jennings (bass) present a special guest. 9:30pm start. PWYC. *April 5: Kairos (marimba/drums/ bass/voice) *April 12: Kenny Kirkwood (saxophone) *April 19: Robert Botos (piano) *April 26: Mark Duggan (vibes/ marimba) Flying Cloud Folk Club, at the TRANZAC, 292 Brunswick Ave. 410-3655. *April 1 & 2 8:00: Stephen Fearing. Traditional folk, Celtic, blues, gospel &jazz. ,. *April 8 7:00: Gala Concert. Benefit for the TRANZAC. . •April' 9 8:00: OJ NAB. Traditional Quebecois music. ,. *April 16 8:00: David Rea & Tom May (Mariposa, co-presenter). ,. *April 30 8:00: John Renbourn. ,. *May 7 8:00: Catherine Crowe & Tadhg O'Muiris. Gatsby's Restaurant Dinner Theatre, 504 Church St. 925-4545. *Through May 29, every Sunday & Monday evening at 8:00: William Shookhoff & Camillo de Liberato present Mezzo notte, featuring Julia Jamison and Karen Baumgartel. No cover. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga. 905-306- 6000. The Royal Bank Theatre is transformed into a relaxed & comfortable pub setting. Doors open 8:00; performance at 9:00. *May 5: Laura Smith, singer/ songwriter. .50,.50. Mezzetta Cafe Restaurant, 681 St. Clair Ave. West. 658-5687. cover. Mediterranean cuisine and live music each night at 9:15 & 10:30: *April 5: Nadia Petraroja, jazz singer *April 19: Leah Salomaa, vocals/ piano & Jason Fowler, guitar Stardust Dinner Theatre. 89 Chestnut Street. 872-1111. *April 7 to July 8, Fridays & Saturdays: Bandstand!- Salute to Sinatra & the Kings of Swing. Musical review starring Rick Sonata, singer-entertainer; Robin Lea, vocals; Stardust Dancers; Galaxy Orchestra. .50 to .50. II. Our members write ... April 2000 Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra's annual Canadian tour took place from March 17 to 26, with stops in Calgary, Victoria, Saskatoon, Regina, Edmonton, Peterborough & Oakville. Music Director Jeanne Lamon led the orchestra in a programme of works by Bach and Vivaldi. Featured guest soloist was the young Canadian counterten?r, Matthew White. Canadian composer Robert A. Baker, co-director of toneART ensemble, recently won third prize in the Czech "Jihlava2000" International Composition Competition. Seek modern music? Join toneART's mailing list (416)485-5084. The Toronto Sinfonietta has released its Romancing Chopin CD, a remarkable recording project based on new music with traditional roots inspired by the genius of Chopin. Romancing Chopin showcases the talents of this outstanding orchestra and acclaimed Canadian guest artists. At selected retailers, or through the Orchestra Box Office ( 416)410-4379. III. Announcements, etc ANNOUNCEMENTS *April 1 7:00: Brampton Symphony Orchestra. Annual Viennese Ball. Cocktails, conversation, dinner & music of old Vienna played by the orchestra. Lionhead Golf & Country Club, Brampton. 905-459-0853. 5, OO(table of 8). *April 6 6:30: Merchants of the St. Lawrence Market. Toronto Dollar Party. Includes traditional Japanese drumming by lsshin Taiko; Hot 5 Jazzmakers; Saxophone Quartette; Darbazi Choir & other performers. Front & Jarvis Sts. 392-7120. Invitation only (invitations are widely available). *April 12 8:00: CBC Radio Two. Documentary on Maureen Forrester, Canadian contralto, written & produced by Eitan Cornfield. 205- 3700. *April 22 9:00am-noon. Northumberland Orchestra Society. The Bach Yard Sale. To support the Symphony Orchestra & Philharmonic Choir. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Cobourg. 905-342- 3743. *April 29 6:00: Gilbert & Sullivan Society, Toronto. Annual General Meeting & Dinner Party. Socializing, dinner & entertainment. St. Leonard's Church, 25 Wanless Ave. 221-4864. . *Arts Etobicoke invites artists & arts groups of all genres to submit applications to participate in Autumn ArtsFest, the only major arts festival in West Toronto. For information & application call Lynn Meikle, Festival Coordinator: 621- 3378. Deadline for submissions: April 28, 2000. *Canadian Music Competitions. Regional & Provincial Competitions. April 5-17. April 5 to 7: *call for times; April 8 to 17: 9:30am to 9pm daily. George lgnatieffTheatre, 15 Devonshire Place. 441-4072. Free. *Canadian Opera Company announces the Saturday Morning Opera Club, for children in Grades 3 to 7. Includes tickets to dress rehearsals of 3 COCICOC Ensemble productions. Orff percussion techniques will be used throughout the programme. No previous musical experience is required. Programme leader: Gaynor Jones Low. 6 Saturdays: March 25 to May 6: 10:30am to noon. Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. East. 306-2307. 5 per child. *Conference World Tours has organized a unique 13-day tour of Italy focused on Verdi & led by Canadian opera expert lain Scott. Includes a production in La Scala, a performance of Camilla at the Teatro Regio de Parma and La Traviata at Teatro Communale di Firenze in Florence. April, 28- May 10. For details & reservations: 416-221- 6411. www.conferencetours.com *Elora Festival invites donations of books, records, CDs & paper ephemera for its Book Sale, to be held May 6 & 7, 2000. Call the Elora Festival Office: 519-846-0331. *Peel Music Festival for music, speech & drama takes place March 17 to April 28, 2000 at locations in Brampton, Streetsville & Mississauga. 905-625-5724. LECTURES *April 4 12:00 noon: U of T Faculty of Music Alumni Association - Music Alumni Guest Speaker Series. The Art of the Orchestral Librarian. Guest speaker: Marilyn Anthony Steiner, orchestral librarian & music proof reader. Room 330, Edward Johnson Bldg. Free. *April 8 1 :00: Canadian Opera Company. Face to Face Lecture Series. Andrew Porter, music critic & writer, speaks about Debussy's opera Pe/leas et Melisande. 363- 6671 ext.354. . MASTERCLASSES *April 6 & 7 1 O:OOam: Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn Gould Professional School. Master class with John Perry, piano. 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.321. Free. *April 7 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn Gould Professional School. Voice master class with Evelyn Lear, soprano. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.321. suggested. CANCELLED *April 12 1 O:OOam: Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn Gould Professional School. Master class with Stephen Kovacevich, piano. 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.321. Free. *April 13 10:00am & 7:00pm: Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn Gould Professional School. Master class with Robert McDonald in piano & chamber music. 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.321. Free. *April 1410:00am & 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn Gould Professional School. Master class with Robert McDonald, piano. 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.321. Free.
~!¥M!-!Af¥~61@UI• •April 17 (time TBA): Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn Gould Professional School. Master class with Joseph Robinson, oboe. 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.321. Free. *April 26 10:00am & 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn Gould Professional School. Master class with Leon Fleisher, piano. 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.321. Free. •April 27 10:00am & 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn GouldProfessional School. Master class with Leon Fleisher, piano. 2 73 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.321. Free. WORKSHOPS *April 2 2:00: Beethoven Society for Pianists. Annual Workshop with clinician & music historian Clayton C. Scott. Bethany Lodge, Unionville. 905-731-5336. *April 7 10:00am: Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn Gould Professional School. Composition forum with John Gzowski. 273 Bloor St. West. 408-2824 ext.321. Free. •April 7 to 9 1 :30: Toronto Early Music Players Organization. Valerie Horst. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 480-0225. *April 8 12:00 noon - 6pm: TRANZAC. Cloudfest 2000. Workshops/concerts given by various groups to benefit the TRANZAC. Tiki Room & Main Hall, 292 Brunswick Ave. 410-3655. (afternoon activities & evening concert), (afternoon only). *April 16 1 :30: CAMMAC. Rehearsal for the April 30 music reading of Bach's St. John Passion, conducted by Joan Andrews. 1 :30- 3: 15: instrumentalists (bring music stand); 3:45-5:30: singers. Church of the Messiah, 240 Avenue Road. 924- 1938. Free. •April 27 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers' Club meeting. An informal group whose purpose is to perform & exchange songs. Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 537-7422. •April 28 to 30: Music at Boyd. Vocal Workshop designed especially for the amateur singer. For choristers & soloists. Vocal technique, the art of song, jazz choir, Celtic song & dance & other topics, by trained professional music staff. Boyd Field Studies Centre, Islington Ave. north of Woodbridge. 416-259-9152. 0. *April 28 7:30: Recorder Players' Society. For players of both C and F recorders. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 431-7560. . *April 29 10:30am: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Singsation Saturday. Community choral workshop. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. 598-0422. . *April 30 2:00: CAMMAC. Music reading conducted by Patricia Wright of Bach's St. John Passion. Instrumentalists please bring music stands. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 421-0779. CAMMAC members free; nonmembers . •May 7 1 :30: Toronto Early Music Players Organization. Mary Enid Haines, voices & instruments. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 480-0225. *May 7 2:00: CAMMAC. Singing Spirituals. Workshop with Denise Williams. In-depth look at the Afro .American spiritual. Registration deadline: April 19, 2000. Church of the Messiah, 240 Avenue Road. 962- We buy your classical LP collection [like Beethoven. Mozart, Stockhausen) we travel anywhere for good collection 314 CHURCHILL AVE. NORTH YORK, ONTARIO M2R 1E7 CANADA Fax No: (1) 416-224-2964 Phone No: (1) 416-224-1956 www.interlog.com/-mikro MIKROKOSMOS 484 7. CAM MAC members 5, non- i!k.=========================================================================lil members . A RESIDENTIAL CAMP SPECIALISING IN ARTS TRAINING THEATRE ~ Td_ ,r, *Boys & Girls, Ages 8-18 DANCE (BALLET JAZZ ETC) ~.~ *Located in the Niagara Region CREATIVE WRmNG () ~~ * Sessi?ns _from IO days to 7. weeks FINE ARTS J ~ Session include cultural trip * Professional arts faculty., MUSIC THEATRE (';:11 ~~ ~,&~ *High staff ratio. ACTING FOR TV & FILM ~h:J~C.~~ *Recreational Sports "ARTSQUEST" ADVENTURE ~. ·1·~ *LIT Program INTERNATIONAL TOURS ~'- I~ ~ *Accr~dited M_ember of_ th~ . °' Ontario Camping Association. Rock • Acoustic • Blues• Jazz Bass• Drums• Keyboard FOR A FREE BROCHURE OR To speak to a representative, call: Brian Murray at (905) 567-6813 Visit our website at http://www.guitarworkshop.com. CLASSES FOR All LEVELS! beginning • intermediate • advanced All ages welcome! 12-adult Tuition includes: classes, room and meals