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Volume 5 Issue 9 - June 2000

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I've been through thi~ process literally hundreds of times now, but each time it's rejuvenating and deeply satisfying with the result being a sense of accomplishment and real human contact with fellow choristers and audiences, not to mention intellectual and emotional contact with the music. Not to put too fine a political point on this, I'm increasingly convinced that this community spirjt needs to be recognized as a major positive force in the life of this city. Support for the arts can take many forms. We all wish there was more money, but I think we wish all the more for sincere, considered, thoughtful policies from political community leaders who take the time to really see what a difference the arts can' make. CHORAL QUICK PICKS JUNE 2000 Here now are this month's choral concerts at a glance( For Details see the listings, commencing page 30. June 1 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Toronto Children's Chorus June 2 8:00: Blessed Trinity Parish Choir June 2 8:00: Gallery Choir of the ·Church of St. Mary Magdalene June 2 8:00: Millennium Singers June 2 8:00: North Toronto Women's Chamber Choir June 2 8:00: Orpheus Choir of T@ronto; SidgwickScholars June 3 3:00 & 8:00: Lesbian and Gay Chorus ofToronto June 3 7:30: Cantabile & Cantores Celestes Women's Choirs June 3 & 4 7:30: High Park Choirs June 3 8:00: North York Singers June 3 8:00 & 4 2:00: Yorkminstrels Show Choir June 4 2:00: Royal Conservatory of Music RCM Children's Choir June 4 2:00: Toronto Chamber Choir June 4 3:00: Toronto Came~ata June 4 3:00: Young Singers of Ajax June 4 3:30: Jubilate Singers; Trinity- St. Paul's Church Choirs; Toronto East Concert Choir June 5 7:30: Riverdale Youth Singers · June 5 & 6 7:45: Cantabile Chorale of York Region June 5 8:00: Our Voice Choir June 7 8:00: Toronto Choral Society; All Saints Children's Choir June 10 7:30: Toronto Welsh Male ·Voice Choir June 10 8:00: Amadeus Choir June 11 2:00: Choralairs of North York June 11 7:30: Tapestry Chamber Choir (in Further Afield) June 14 12:30: Bethel Lutheran Church Choir June 14 8:00: Shaarei Shomayim Choir June 16 8:00: St. Andrew's Choir June 17 2:00 & 8:00: The Megacity Chorus; North Metro Chorus June 17 8:00: Voices Juhe ·18 3:00: Local church choirs June 19 12: 15: Christ Church Deer Park Choir June 19 6:30: Mississauga Festival Choir - June 22 7:30: St. Paul's Choir; Faith Chorale June 23 8:00: Toronto Children's Chorus; TCC Alumni Choir June 24 8:00: Rainbow Voices of Toronto June 24 8:00: Toronto Cantata Chorus June 25 7:30: Coro Giuseppe Verdi June 26 8:00: The Toronto Mendelssohn Ch6ir June 28 8:00: Canadian Singers July 1 2:00: 80 member community chorus (in Further Afield) July 6 8:00: Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir;Holy Heart of Mary PROFESSIONAL & AMATEUR CHORAL SINGING At tbe Anglican Catbeora{ cburcb of St. J ames 1 Toronto Christopher Dawes, Organist, Choirmaster and Director of Music Michael Bloss, Associate Organist and Choral Director CATHEDRAL CHOIR OF MEN & BOYS Prefessional Choir in the En[Jlish tradition, servin9 Sunday 11 am and alternate 4:30pm services, special services and concerts. Nurturin9 musical 9rowth in y oun9 choristers f or over I 00 years with an unparalleled educational, musical and social experience. Now auditioning musical boys age 8 and up for 2000- 2001, and professional Basses~ Baritones, Tenors and Countertenors for occasional & steady employment. 9 O'CLOCK PARISH CHOIR Volunteer Choir with prefessional support, servin9 the 9 o'clock , service, explorin9 musical &)itur9ical styles. Members eften also belon9 to the Choral Society,for a unique, broad choral experience: Welcoming any lo'ver of choral singing with an inquiring mind, a good voice, and a love of pe.ople. SJC CHORAL SOCIETY Adult Mixed Community Choir: members from all walks ef l!fe and at all levels ef ability, preparin9 major classical choral repertoire for to four y early concerts and some special services. Welcoming experienced of choral singing at all levels of ability for membership in 2000-2001. SJC PILGRIM SINGERS Semi-prefessional adult mixed chamber choir, embracin9 advanced repertoire f rom the 1 o•h to the 21" century, sin9in9 alternate Sunday 4:30pm evenson9s, and other special services and concerts. Mem~ership is limited to 24, and is re-auditionelannually. Now auditioning a mateur and professional Sopranos, Altos, Tenors and Basses for membership and employment opportunities in 2000-2001. Te\: (416) 364-7865 www r'.i~1 ~~~~~~ ~ Do you love to smg! · The North Tor0ttto Womm·1 Chamber Ckohis holding auditions for women interested in-joining a te,;tm of dedicated singers who enjoy performing both fun & challenging music covering a variety of styles. lf you are able to make a commitment to this exciting choir & earl read music, call Anne Yardley at (416) 485-1159 for an audition or more information. THE CORPO RATIO N OF - MASSEY HALL AND ROY THOMSON HALL The Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall is a not-for-profit organization, operating two of Canada's premier concert halls. We are currently seeking dynamic individuals to join our team for the 2000/2001 season in the following areas: BOX OFFICE S UPERVISOR; Begins early to mid-August 2000 TICKET SELLERS; Training begins week of July 25, 2000 · USHERS; Training begins August 2000 BAR RUNNER/USHERj Training begins August 2000 All positions are part-time, with day, evening, weekend and holiday availability. Applications are available from the Receptionist at Roy Thomson Hall. Please forward completed applications/resumes to Human Resources, Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street, Toronto, Ontario, MsJ 2H5. No phone calls please. ·

Chamber Choir (Newfoundland); choirs from New Zealand, Spain, Slovenia, Norway & Ireland ' WIN! Paris for Two Air, 6 ni~hts & · tickets for the Mozart Requiem with Sinfonfa Toronto's Music Director Nurhan Arman in the historic Eglise la Madeleine AUSlUSt 4 - 11 Tickets ( only 250!) 416-499-0403 Draw June 18 Val,,250 Lie. Ml36408 Larry Beckwith and Choirs Ontario can be reached· by phone at 923-1144 Letta Al.-fclair M.Mus. Lyric Soprano A rich and wa= voice combined with an impeccable presentation! *Available for operas, oratorios, recitals, orchestral works, etc ... * Great packages for weddings, corporate events or any special occasion! * RCM registered teacher (private lessons for all ages / levels) *Also offering coaching in French diction (416) 630-5786 'A major recital featuring mostly arias and duets of 9licljnrb !Brtgnc~ is coming to Toronto for one performance on October 3, 2000 , at the Jane MallettTheatre. Watch for further announcements! ~ THE CHORAL STORE lNc: Perform Wir h the 8e' $f , 170 The Donway.West, Suite #411 Toronto, Ontario M3C 2G3 Telephone: (416) 446;7440 •Fax: (416) 446-7640 Toll Free: (800) 394-6527 E-mail: ) Linda Ma,guire www.lindamag· Also, don't miss ••.

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