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Volume 6 Issue 1 - September 2000

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6. Bandstand , by Merlin

6. Bandstand , by Merlin Williams Here, in alphabetical order, is my annual list of community bands in the 416/905 area. This 2000/2001 season list includes two bands that are new to me: The Scarborough Community Concert Band, and the Swansea Community Concert Band. With nineteen bands rehearsing five days a week, there's little excuse left for not getting out and participating in musicmaking in your area! BRAMPTON CONCERT BAND Conductor: Darryl Eaton Contact person: David Harmsworth (905) 451-6389 (h) or (905) 451 ~0174 (b) Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. at 55a Queen St. E., Bra_mpton (beside the library) Instruments needed: trombones, clarinets, tenor ~ax, horns, oboe CALEDON CONCERT BAND Conductor: Rob Kinnear Contact person: Andrew Dunn (905) 857-7629 Website: Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. at Christ Anglican Church, 22 Nancy St., Bolton Instruments needed: clarinets, trombones, flutes, tuba CHJNGUACOUSY CONCERT BAND Conductor:, Diana Brault Contact person: Jody Bourke (905) 281-9711 Rehearsals: Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. at Brampton .Civic Centre, 150 Central Park Dr. Brampton Instruments needed: drums, clarinets, flutes, trumpets CLARINGTON CONCERT BAND Conductor: Barrie Hodgins Contact person: Janet Cringle (905) 987-1569 Website/e-mail address: N/A Rehearsals: Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. at Bowmanville Sr. P. S., 105 Queen St., Bowmanville Instruments needed: all EAST YORK CONCERT BAND Conductor: Ernie Walker Contact person: Ernie Walker (416) 266-1958 Rehearsals: Mondays, 8:00 p.m. at McGregor P.S., Coxwell & Mortimer, East York Instruments needed: trumpets, auxiliary percussi.on, low ,reeds ETOBJCOKE COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND Conductor: John Edward Liddle Contact person: Sue Kay (416) 233-1364 Website: - eccb Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. at Etobicoke C.I., 86 MQntgomery Rd. Etobicoke Instruments needed: bass clarinet, bassoon CONCERT NOTES •!• BANDSTAND FESTIVAL WIND 0RCHE:STRA Conductor: Gennady Getter Contact person: Shelley Goodman (416) 491-1683 Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. at Earl Haig S.S., room 163, 100 Princess Ave. North York Instruments needed: percussion, oboe, low brass, low reeds HAMILTON CONCERT BAND Conductor: Bobby Herriot Contact person: Richard Andrews (905) 634-5 731 Website: Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 7:30 at Emmanuel ' United Church, Upper Ottawa & Mohawk., Hamilton Instruments needed: horns~ percussion, saxes, . low brass MARKHAM CONCERT BAND Conductor: Diana Brault Contact person: Diana Brault (416) 244-3745 Website/e-mail address: Rehearsals: Mondays, 7:30 p.m. at Markham Community Centre, Hwys. 48 & 7~ Markham Instruments needed: percussion clarinet horns ' ' MISSISSAUGA POPS .CONCERT BAND Condu.ctor: Denny Ringler Contact person: Allan Harris (905) 681-2047 lobby/6448 Rehearsals: Wednesdays, 7;30 p.m. at Eden United Church, NW corner.of Winston Churchill & Battleford, Mississauga Instruments needed: percussion NEWMARKET CITZENS BAND Conductor: Leslie Saville Contact person: Maurice Gillham (905) .775-8946 e-mail address: Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 8:00 p.m. at Lions Hall, Newmarket Instruments needed: all NORTHDALE CONCERT BAND Conductor: Stephen Chenette Rehearsals: Sundays, 7:30 p.rn. at Willowdale United Church, 349 Kenneth Ave., ·North York Instruments needed: bassoon, percussion NORTH TORONTO SYMPHONIC BAND Conductor: John Mclauglin . Contact person: Norm Borofsky (416) _486-1224 Rehearsals: Mondays, 7:30 p.m. at Lawrence Park C.I. Auditorium, 125 Chatsworth Dr. Toronto Instruments needed: tuba, flutes, oboe, euphonium NORTH YORK CONCERT BAND Conductor: John Edward Liddle Contact person: Barb Martin (416) 247~8287 20 Wholenote SEPTEMBER 1, 2000 - OCTOBER 7, 2000 e-mail address: Rehearsals: Thursdays, 8:00 p.m. at York Mills C.I., Music Room, 490 York Mills Rd, North York Instruments needed: clarinets, bassoon OAKVILLE WIND ORCHESTRA ConductOF: Anthony Kershaw Contact person: Jacquie Holmborg (905) 338-8114 e-mail address: ja Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 8:00 p.m. at Iroquois Ridge S. S., Glenashton Rd., Oakville Instruments needed: trumpets, horns, tuba, clarinets, bassoon, euphonium PICKERING CONCERT BAND Conductor: Keith Bohlender Contact person: Steve Pettafor (905) 686-0523 Website: Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. at East Shore Community Centre, Liverpool Rd., Pickering Instruments needed: saxophones, tuba SCARBOROUGH COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND Conductor: Tom Dowling Website: Rehearsals:Mondays, 7:00 p.m. at Samuel Hearne P.S., near Danforth and Pharmacy Instruments needed: all SWANSEA COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND Conductor: Frank Evans Contact: Michelle Springer 416-967-5907 e-mail address: Rehearsals: Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. (starting Sept. 14) at Western Technical and Commercial School, 123 Evelyn Cres. Toronto Instruments needed: reeds, low brass, drums THORNHILL COMMUNITY BAND Conductor:' Bobby Herriot Contact person: Joan or Lawry Sax (416) 223-7152 e-mail address: 1 Rehearsals: Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. at Westmount C.J., Bathurst & New Westminster, Vaughan Instruments needed: clarinets, bassoon, horns, percussion And for those of you who are footbal I fans (or maybe better for those of you who are not!), Argonotes, the Toronto Argonauts Band are looking for players to fill out their ranks for the remainde.r of the CFL season. If you subscribe to their philosophy "faster + louder = better", then give Musical Dictator (not a typo!) Steve Hayman a call at 416-769-2847, or go to their , website, Merlin Williams can be reach'ed at (416) 489- 0275 (h), or on th e web at -merlinw or by e-mail:

lain Scott's Opera Courses in support of the Opera School at the· University of Toronto .. Two ten-week evening courses .. Tuesdays· 7.00 to 9.30 pm .. 100 mtrs from Museum subway station · .. Huge video screen .: comfortable seats .. 5 per course • seniors 5 .. just ask anyone who has taken his courses ... for Information· or a Registration Form call (416) 486 8408 The Fall Course · a perennial favourite Opera : an Introductory Survey stans Tuesday, J October 2000 This year's Winter Course • by popular request Richard Wagner's Top· Ten stans Tuesday, 16 January 2001 FESTIVAL CINEMAS PRESENTS REEL DEil 8 MOVIES · FOR * • MEMBERSHIP REQ'D Available at any Festival Cinemas box office , FOX CINEMA 2236 QUEEN ST. E. KINGSWAY CINEMA 3030 BLOOR ST. W. - MUSIC HALL CINEMA 147 DANFORTH AVE. PARADISE CINEMA 1006 BLOOR ST. W. REVUE CINEMA ROYAL CINEMA 400 RONCESVALLES AVE. 608 COLLEGE ST. FOR SHOWS & TIMES: 4 1 ,6 - 6 9 0 - 2 6 0 0 SEPTEMBER 1, 2000 - OCTOBER 7, 2000 whole note '21

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