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Volume 6 Issue 2 - October 2000

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CAREER MOVES A Comprehensive Workshop for the Classical Musician On Planning, Development and Management of Careers. eo-presented by The Intl Resource Centre For Performing Artists & Orchestras Canada Small Ensembles Program FRIOCT20 Bluma Appel Theatre 27 Front Street E. COST: ;00 9:30am Registration/Coffee 10 am-lpm Anatomy of a Career 2 pm-5 pm Tools of the Trade Panelists include: Shirley Verrett, Members of Quartetto Gelato, Gryphon Trio, Jane Colwell, William Littler, Lou Lo Monico, Jennifer Taylor, AnneKear *** The IRC Presents: An Encounter With SHIRLEY VERRETT SAT/SUN OCT 21/22 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm Jackman Studio Cdn Opera Ctr 157 Front Street East Participants: 0 Observers: - Info!Registration: Tel: 362 1422 Fax: 359 0043 We wish to acknowledge With thanks the collaboration of the St. Lawrence Centre, and the Canadian Opera Centre. ANNOUNCEMENTS • October 2 & 6: 4:00: University of Toronto Humanities Centre/University College Program/lstituto ltaliano di Cultura. The Minstrel (tom the Middle Ages to the Present. Bilingual reading & performance of Dante's Divine Comedy, in the manner of a medieval minstrel play. 15 King's College Circle, room 376. 921· 3802. *October 6 7:30: Toronto Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Sing·along with our Concert Choir. Cody Hall, St. Paul's Church, 227 Bloor St. East. 221-4864. *October 11: Opera Canada Magazine. First Annual "Rubies" Awards Dinner. In honour of Ruby Mercer, founder of Opera Canada Magazine. Presented by tenor Jon Vickers to Maureen Forrester, Stuart Hamilton & John Cook. Granite Club, 2350 Bayview Ave. 363·0395. OO(individu· a is), 50(corporate tables of 10). *October 30 7:30: MegaCity Chorus. Introduction to the A Cappel/a Style of Music. For male singers. 703·6999. OUR MEMBERS WRITE CANADIAN CHILDREN'S OPERA CHORUS is honoured to be participating on October 11 in the 1st Annual Opera Canada Awards in memory of Ruby Mercer (our founder). We will perform Evening Prayer from Hansel and Gretel and To Music, The Innocent Passion, by John Greer. DUO partners Margot Rydall and I van Zilman appeared recently as guests on the national CBC television programme CBC Morning (CBC and Newsworld). They were interviewed by host Nancy Wilson and performed two selections from their new CD Collabyrinth. The HIGH PARK CHOIRS I OF TORONTO (Artistic Director- Ann Cooper Gay) are fortunate to have Bob Chilcott, popular children's music composer, in Toronto this November to conduct choral clinics with seven youth and children's choirs from southern Ontario. If in- THE ETCETERA FILE .... *November 1 6:00: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. A World of Treasures. 4th Annual HPO auction. Liuna Station, Hamilton. 905·526·1677. *November 3 10:30am: Toronto Children's Chorus/Edmlinton Children's Choir. Concert for School Choirs. Glimpsing the grand choral works of Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Rautavaara & Sallinen. Grades 3·8 choirs & music classes are invited to participate as · audience and as eo-performers. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East. 932·8666. /child, accompanying adults free. *Choirs Ontario announces the Ruth Watson Henderson Choral Composition Competition for new choral compositions, this year for an SSA or SSAA work for women's choir. The winning composition will be announced in November 2000. 1 Submissions must be postmarked no later than October 1, 2000. Information: contact Choirs Ontario, 416·923·1144. < > *Kiwanis Music Festival of Greater terested in auditing the clinics, please call (416)762-0657. The KIWANIS MUSIC FESTIVAL of Greater Toronto is pleased to announce that Pam Alien has been appointed General Manager, commencing September 1. The 58th Annual Festival takes place Feb. 10-24, 2001. Syllabi and entry forms can be picked up at music stores and from the Festiv~l web-site. Deadline is October 16, 2000. For information call 487-5885. SINFONIA TORONTO announces a national concerto competition open to all instrumentalists. First prize winner will solo with Sinfonia Toronto May 5, 2001 and receive 00 honorarium. Applicants must be no older than 28 as of December 31, 2000. Application deadline: postm.arked by January 31, 2001. Application details, contact Sinfonia Toronto, 264 Bloor Street West, Box 52545, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3C5 · TAFELMUSIK's season is off to a great start: Jeanne Lamon, Tafelmusik's Music Director and principal Toronto takes place February 1 0· 24, 2001. Deadline for entries: October 16, 2000. For information:416·487-5885. < > LECTURES *October 2 8:00: Toronto Wagner Society. The Power of Two in the Ring. Lecture by J.K. Holman. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 966·5289. Members free; non·members by donation (· 0 suggested). *October 11 4:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Tonal Process & Text in Hugo Wolf's 'Vas verlassene Miigdlein~ Guest speaker: Professor Gordon Sly. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978·5772. Free. *October 26 6:45: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Classic lntros Pre· concert chat. Christopher Hogwood discusses Mozart's Requiem. Peter Tiefenbach, host. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St. 593-4828. unreserved seating or free with 8:00 performance. violinist, was appointed a Member .of the Order of Canada in July. In September, Tafelmusik launched its third CD on the Canadian label Analekta: J.S. Bach Coffee and Peasant Cantatas, featuring Suzie LeBlanc, ' soprano; Nils Brown, tenor; and Brett Polegato, baritone. VESNIVKA CHOIR had the opportunity to participate in ' the 2000 Choir Olympics in Linz, Austria this past July, where over 350 choirs from 60 countries competed in 28 categories. In addition to hearing some extraordinary choral ensembles from other countries, Vesnivka was proud to earn a silver medal in the Folk a Cappella category. YORK UNIVERSITY'S DE~ARTMENT OF MU­ SIC announces the launch of a new partnership with the York Symphony Orchestra, as the orchestra-in-residence at York University. Students in York's classical music performance program will join the YSO on stage for four of the orchestra's Master Series 40 Wholenote OCTOBER 1, 2000 • NOVEMBER 7, 2000

. . .. THE ETCETERA FILE • November 2 8:00: Toronto Wagner Society. The Richard-Wagner· Forschungsstiitte: Wagner Studies in the Third Reich. Lecture by Stephen McCiatchie. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 966-5289. Members free; non· members by donation (- 0 suggested). MASTERCLASSES *October 3 2:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Piano masterclass with Jean Paul Sevilla. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. • October 1 0 12:1 0: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Interpreting Mahler's Songs. Masterclass on Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn with John Hess, piano; Marcia Swanston, mezzo soprano; Kevin McMillan, baritone. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Piuk. 978-3744. Free. *October 17 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Voice masterclass with Barseg Tumanyan, bass. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744. Free. *November 7 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Performing Power! Voice masterclass with Gretchen Kerr, PhD, Sports Psychologist. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 978-3744.Free. WORKSHOPS *October 412:30: York University Dept. of Music. Tango Plus. Latin American dance for musicians, led by Christina Petrowska Quilico and Gordon Beckles. McLaughlin Performance Hall, 050 McLaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 736- 5186. Free. *October 14 2:00: CAMMAC. West African Drumming workshop with Kathy Armstrong. Includes drumming, chanting & dance. Instruments supplied, or bring your own. Registration deadline: October 2. Church of the Messiah, 240 Avenue Road. 962-4847.-(members), (non-members). *October 15 2:00: CAMMAC. Reading of REOPENING IN TORONTO 18 years experience in shiatsu and massage Hybrid technique allowing for profound states of rest and deepest psychosomatic healing by appoinlmen1361-1690 Beethoven's Symphony #5 with conductor Robert Raines. Scores supplied; please bring music stands. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 924-1938. (members), (non-members). *October 20 9:30am-5:00: lnterna· tional Resource Centre for Performing Artists/Orchestras Canada Small Ensembles Program. Career Develop· ment Workshop for the Classical Musician. Registration deadline: Friday, October 13. Bluma Appel Theatre, Upper Lobby, 27 Front St. East. 362-1422. . *October 21 & 22 10:00am-1:00 & 2:00-5:00: International Resource Centre for Performing Artists. An Encounter With Shirley Verrett. Jackman Studio, Canadian Opera Centre, 157 Front St. East. 362·1422. 0(participants), $ 20· $ 70(observers). *October 22 1:30: Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association, Central Toronto Branch. Dead Or Alive? Making Music-History live Again! Interactive workshop with Clayton Scott. Women's Art Association, 23 Prince Arthur. 944- 9260. (members), (non-members), (st). *October 26 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers' Club. Informal meeting with the purpose of exchanging songs, traditional or contemporary. TRANZAC, 292 Brunswick. 537 · 7 422. Free. *October 30 1 O:OOam: Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Associa· tion, North York Branch. The Influence of Polish Folk Music on Chopin's Mazurkas & Polonaises. Workshop/masterclass with kent McWilliams. Euromusic Centre, 2651 John St..#8, Markham. 905-669- 7642. (members), (non-members), (st). • Euromusic Centre for Music Studies. Music for life. Series of 10 presentations/ discussions of Music & the Arts. John Franks, course leader. October 5- December 7, 7:30-9:00pm. 2651 John St., Unit 8, Markham. 905-475-3876. 0. ACCOUNTING AND INCOME TAX SERV­ ICE for small business and individuals, to save you time and money. customized to meet your needs. Norm Pulker, B. Math. CMA. 905-508-4274. ACHING BACK, NECK, ARMS OR SHOULDERS? Pre-performance jitters? let Massage Therapy soothe and relieve you. At Bloor JCC. southwest corner of Bloor & Spadina. Call Ted Thomas 536-9446 or Lorraine Wilson 410-8814. CELLO FOR SALE · 19th century German. Beautiful rich sound in very good condition. Contact Stuart at (416)690-8587 evenings. (416)590-7577 days.

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