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Volume 6 Issue 8 - May 2001

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  • Toronto
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ETCETERA Fl LE ANNOUNCEMENTS *May 3 6:00: Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir. Inaugural Blossom Ball Dinner & dancing with music by the Choir, the Royz Band, Linda Bradford, piano, Gaynor Jones, soprano, David Low, conductor, Susan Ball, accompanist. Grand York Ballroom, Sheraton Parkway Hotel, Highway #7 East, west of Hwy #404. 905-4 72-7917. 0/person. *May 5 5:00: Gilbert & Sullivan Society, Toronto. Annual General Meeting & Dinner Party. Guests welcome. Followed by 8:00pm concert Wendy Maxwell and Friends, with guest Mark DuBois. Runnymede United Church, 432 Runnymede Rd. RSVP: 416-221- 4864. (dinner). *May 5 6:30: Toronto Sinfonietta. Special programme for children - Instrument Tasting. Young concert-goers are invited to an up-close, hands-on session with Toronto Sinfonietta musicians. For this East Meets West concert children will explore the string family - violin: · viola, cello, ~ass, guitar, erhu & other more exotic stringed instruments. Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor St. West. 416-410- 4379. Concert: ,(sr), B(st), children 12 & under free. *May 6-18: Canadian Music Competitions. Toronto and Ontario Finals. Morning, afternoon & evening sessions. Trinity Cpllege, 6 Hoskin Ave. 416-441-4072. Free admission. *May r3 1 :00-4:00: Royal Conservatory of Music. Children's Open House. Bring your children and explore our numerous & exciting programs. Sample our classes, watch performances, experience fun activities for the whole family! 273 Bloor St. West. 416·408- 2824 ext.474. Free. *May 24 7:30: Royal Conservatory of Music. A Taste of Music. Sample the Adult Music Programs. Enjoy refreshments, meet and mingle with students, observe a class or lesson, experience entertainment by adult students of all levels. 273 Bloor St. West. 416- 408-2824 ext.474. Free. *May 25 6:30: Exultate Chamber Singers.T wentysomething: A Celebration of 20 ... Fun-d raising evening on the theme of "20" featuring silent & live auctions, refreshments, cash bar & light entertainment. Arts and Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 416-410-3929. . *May 26 1 Oam-5pm: St. Matthew's United Ohurch. Festival of Music and Arts. Featuring school musicians from the area, artists from St Clair district & lunch cafe. 729 St. Clair West. 416-419-6904. . *May 29 6:00: Orchestras Canada. An Evening With Betty. Dinner & reception to celebrate and honour Betty Webster for her 25 years of dedicated service as Executive Director. Includes a performance by The Ca· nadian Brass. All attendees are asked to make a three· year pledge to The Betty Webster Challenge Fund The Church at Berkeley, 315 Queen St. East. 416-366·8834 ext.300. (members), (non·members). *May 29: Royal Conservatory of Music. Royal Occasion. Special tribute evening to honour Canadian jazz legend Oscar Peterson, with cocktail reception, elegant dinner & performances by leading jazz musicians. Concert Hall room, Royal York Hotel. 416-408-2824 ext.325. Mon· ies raised to go toward a new Oscar Peterson Scholarship. *June 1: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra2nd Annual Strings & Swing Gala. Evening of fine cuisine, music & dance party. Liuna Station, 360 James St. North, Hamilton. 905·526-1677. *June 2 & 3, 11am to 5pm: Tundra Music/ Canadian Musician. Vintage Guitar Show. Collectors, players, retailers, manufacturers & wholesale dealers from around the globe. ThoJnhill Community Centre, 7755 Bayview Ave.416-222-8222. * ArtsWeek 2001. Call for submissions. Hold your own ArtsWeek event or collaborate with others to hold a larger event. Takes place September 22 to 30. De,adline for applications: May 4, 2001. 416-597-8223. *Robert and Donna Wood Scholarship, Early Childhood Music Association of Ontario is available for music teacher cours~s to those. interested in the early childhood music field of child development learning. Contact Nedra Buell, 416·240-8573 for more information. LECTURES *May 16 7:00: ARRAYMUSIC. Composer Talk with Barbara Monk Feldman. In this informal evening preceding the May 18 concert Randonee, Ms. Feldman will talk about general trends in her works, particularly those that draw their inspiration from the poetry of Sappho. ARRAYMUSIC Studio, 60 Atlantic Ave., Ste. 218. 416-532-3019. Free. WORKSHOPS *May 6 1 :30: Toronto Early Music Players' Organization. Workshop with Susan Carduelis, recorder & baroque flute. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416-480-0225. . *May 20 2:00-6:00: Beethoven Society for Pianists, Toronto Chapter. Special workshop on the Ninth Symphony. Ninth annual festival wi~h performances featuring rising young pianists, Andrew Aarons, Christopher Miranda & Elissa Miller-Kay. Bethany Lodge Auditorium, 23 Second Street, Unionville. 905-731- 5336. *May 23 7:30: Toronto Early Music Centre. Vocal Circle. Recreational reading of early choral music. Ability to read music desirable but not essential. 166 Crescent Rd. 416-920- 5025. (non-members). *May 31 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers' Club. Informal meeting with the purpose of exchanging songs, traditional 'or contemporary. Tiki Room, TRANZAC Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-532-0900. Free. *June 3 1 :30: Toronto Early Music Players' Organization. Workshop with Christine McClymont, recorder/Voice. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416-480-0225. .

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