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Volume 7 Issue 5 - February 2002

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ANNOUNCEMENTS *February 9 6:00: Church of St. Luke, Burlington. Mediaeval Feast. Traditional mediaeval meal; mediaeval dancing; madrigals sung by the Ars Antiqua Chamber Choir; strolling troubadours. Come in period costume. Parish Hall, 1382 Ontario St., Burlington. 905· 639-7643. . *February 9 6:30: Toronto Children's Chorus. Valentine Gala 2002." Features TC C's Chamber Choir, celebrity host, dinner, dancing & auctions. Grand Ballroom, Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre, 525 Eiay St. 4.16·932·8666 ext.111. *February 14 7:30: Galaxy All·Star Orchestra. Big Band lovers' Ball Dance to music of Benny Go,odman, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Glenn Miller, Nat King Cole & others; buffet. Matthew­ Aaron Dusk & Robin Lea, vocalists; Eddie Graf & Ross Wooldridge, 1Jandleaders. 7:30·9pm dinner; 9pm·midnight dancing. Toronto Colony Hotel, 89 Chestnui St. 416·861-0288. (dinner/dance), (dance only): •February 16 8:00: Etobicoke Swing Orchestra. Big Band Dance. John Edward Liddle, bandleader. Kingsway Lambton Chu.rch, 85 The Kingsway. 416-234·8224. ANNOUNCEMENTS LECTURES MASTER CUSSES WoRKSHPS ETCETERA House, 958 Broadview. 416-761·9328. Music. So You Want to Work in Music. An (advance), (door). informal meet & chat sessiop with alumni and *February 24 1 :00: Cinematheque Ontario. guests from the professional community· Dimitri Shostakovich: The Viola Sonata/Elegy. performers, producers, sound architects, . Two films: the first on the life & music of . composers, recording technicians · sharing Shostakovich, the second a tribute to the • ·experience and advice about making a career in Russian singer Fyodor Chaliapin. Jackman Hall, ' music. Mclaughlin Performance Hall, 050 Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St. West. Mclaughlin College, 4700 Keele St. 416-736- 416-968-3456. (non-members). (mem· 5186. bers). *February 18 8:00: Toronto Wagner *March 2 10:0Uam · 4:00: Esprit Society. Interview & question and answer Orchestra. Young Composers Festival Open session with tenor Ben Heppner. First Unitarian Rehearsal, rendezvous with young composers, Congregation, 175 St. Clair West. 416-593- speakers event. Jane Mallett Theatre. 27 Front 8557. Donation of - suggested. St. East. 416·366·7723. *February 22 5:30: Toronto Public library. *Choirs Ontario. Applications are invited for Lecture by Kristine Bogyo, cellist, founder & the Leslie Bell Prize for Chara/Conducting, a artistic director of Mooredale Concerti;, on competition created to encourage emerging · what it takes to be a successful performing choral conductors who are Canadian or landed artist. Live performance of a Corelli Concerto immigrant residents of Ontario. Deadline: Grosso by 14 members of the Mooredale Youth February 18, 2002. For more information Orchestra conducted by Ms. Bog yo will follow phone 416-923-1144. Application fee . the lecture. Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St.• 416-393-7131. Free. *February 24 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. Guest speaker Stephen Ralls presents an inside look into the creation of Britten's Billy Budd. Room 330, · Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen's Park Cres. 416-924-3940. $ i O(nonmembers). LECTURES *February 1 1 :30: Royal Conservatory of Music Glenn Gould Professional School. Composition Forum. Recent music of Barbara Croall. Room M308, 273 Bloor St. West. 416· (couple), (single). 408·2824 ext'.321. Free. •February 23 6:00: TO Tan go Soul & *February 3 2:00: Ontario Registered Merrie Productions. Kaleidoscope. Dinner & ·Music Teacher's Association. Master class show of Argentine tango & flamenco by TD with piano· te~cher and examiner Daryl Irvine. Tango Soul Productions, traditional Polish folk Noel Ryan Auditorium, Mississauga Central . dance by White Eagle Mississauga, followed by Library, 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West. 416- swing & big band music for people to dance to, 742·6429. -. with the Etobicoke Swing Orchestra. Estonian *February 6 2:00: York University Dept. of 'I' arorito ScfiooCof Music Cmuuli.i Maureen Forrester, Honorary Chair ' Colin Yip, President \ We offer superb musical instruction by a distinguished teaching faculty of world-renowned musicians. International Opera Centre: One year professional opera training program and performance with orchestral accompaniment for The Magic Flute, Carmen, La Boheme, La Traviata, Madama Butterfly, Gianni Schicchi, etc. Call now. Professional Performance Diploma . For high school graduates who wish to become professional musicians (Piano, Voice, Strings, Woodwinds, · Composition, Jazz, Musical Theatre) Professional Advanced Certificate Proi:rams ·For graduate advanced students seeking improvement through advanced level studies (Piano, Voice, Strings, Woodwinds) General Music Education Private or group instruction for children (ages 4 ~nd up) as well as adults from beginners to advanced levels. Scholarships available to TALENTS in ALL DISCIPLINES For information an~ registration, please contact Toronto School of Music Canada SCARBOROUGH: NORTH YORK 1063 McNicoll Ave. No. I Bowan Court Scarborough, ON MlW 3W6 North York, ON M2K 3A8 Tel. 416-260-1882 Tel. 416-346-6963 Fax 416-222-8928 Fax 416-222-8928 *February 26 7:00: Ensemble Noir/ ·· Composer's Forum of the University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Meet the composer. Seminar by Dr. Michael Blake, composer, pianist, president of NewMusicSA (ISCM South Africa). director of the New Music lndaba Festival. Room 330, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen's Park Cres. 416· 606·9316. Free. *Ma.rch 1 1 :30: Royal Conservatory of · Music Glenn Gould Professional School. Composition Forum: Film Scoring: Earning a Living from Composition in the 21st Century. Glenn Morley, speaker. Room M308, 273 Bloor St.West. 416-408·2824 ext.321. Free. MASTER CLASSES •February 1 12:00 noon: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Helmuth Rilling conducting master class. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978-3744. Free. •February 4 2:00: Glenn Gould Prof es· sional School, Royal Conservatory of · Music. Master class with cellist Stephen lsserlis. Mr. lsserlis will coach cello students from The Glenn Gould Professional ,School; public invited. Ettore Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. 416-408·2824 ext.334. Free. A.R.C,T., B. MUS. ED., B.ED Private and Group Instruction • Piano, Voice, Guitar, Woo.dwinds & Brass, All Styles •Singing Classes, Performance Skills • Feldenkrais, Mitzvah & Alexander Posture and Movement Techniques • Harmo,{y.& Chords, Play by Ear • RCM Exams, Theory, CD Demos (416) 620-1231 42

WORKSHOPS *February 1, 2 & 3: 11th Annual Chris Langan Traditional Irish Music Weekend. Concerts, ceilis, recitals & workshops in pipes, whistle, fiddle, flute, song, accordion, guitar accompaniment, bodhran & set dancing. Featuring Ro)lbie Hannan & Ciaran 0 Maille. T ranzac, '292 Brunswick. 416·266·0843. 1workshops); weekend pass 1non· members), $l51members). .*February 3 2:00: CAMMAC/Toronto Early Music Players' Organization. Music reading of excerpts from Monteverdi's 1640 Selva Morale e Spirituale, for singers, recorders, strings, bassoon & trombone. Instrumentalists please bring stands. David Klausner, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416· 924· 1938. members). non·members). *February 15 7:30: Toronto Recorder Players' Society. Amateur players who meet regularly to explore recorder repertoire, Renaissance to modem tires. Crurch of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 416-322·5111. lnon-rrenilers), (CAMMAC rrerbers). *February 23 9am·4pm: Toronto Early Music Players' Organization. All·day workshop with Francis Colpron, teacher & performer of recorder & flute. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416·487-9261. *February 27 7:30: Toronto Early Music · Centre. Vocal Circle. Recreational reading of early choral music. Ability to read music desirable but ~ot essential. 166 Crescent Rd. 416·920·5025. non·members). *February 28 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. *March 2 9am·5pll): Unionville Wind Conductors' Symposium. Sessions on repertoire for all levels of bands, basic & advanced conducting technique & other topics. 'l!oice d. 9Jiano £essons In your own home given by a qualified teacher -Reasonable Rates '-R&B, PO~, Classical -Conservatory Grades 416-767-8779 .. PlANO ·& VOCAL Prof mion~ many years experienced teachers . t give ~e piano & voke lessons , **for children & a4altf m atu or at your place ****allJhor's intensive &for R.C. program l ES 50 N "***{J!! ltsson • fm of charge OF INSPlRAT~ON re-bruary 1 -- Marc'h 7 2002. ANNOUNCEMENTS LECTURES MASTER CussEs WoRKSHPS ETCETERA Guest clinicians: Timothy Reynish & Paula Holcomb. Unionville High School, 201 Town Centre Blvd. 905-479·2787 ext.549. , 1university students). *March :i 1 :30: CAMMAC: Rehearsal for March 10 reading of Kodaly's Psalmus , Hungaricus and Te Oeum, for singers & orchestra. Lorant Oswald, conductor. Instrumentalists 1:30·3:15 !bring stands); singers 3:45·5:30. Church of the Messiah, 240 Avenue Road. 416·924· 1938. Free. *Worlds of Music Toronto. Global Music Workshops. Spring workshop session: 1 O·week workshops in Balkan Music, Canadian Fiddling, . Gamelan of Java, Ghanaian Drumming, Indian Music, Japanese Taiko, Latin·American Music, Multi·Musical Toronto & Portuguese Music. Classes begin week of February 7. Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416,536·5439. 0, $ 751University of Toronto stude~~). Utta Al-'clair M.Mus. Lyric Soprano A rich and warm 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 (UN)CLASSIFIED ADS, FEBRUARY 2002 ACCOUNTING AND INCOME TAX SERVICE for small business and individuals, to save you time and money, customized to meet your needs. Norm Pulker, B. Math. CHA. 905-717-5421 or 905-830-2985. ADULT FLUTE CHOIR seeks new members. Minimum RCM Grade 6-8 required. Rehearsals Wednesdays. Call Shelley: (416)491- 1683 for more info. The BEACH ARTS CENTRE 416-690-4552. Music Lessons all ages and levels! Music for babies and toddlers! Exams. performances. Piano Violin Voice Clarinet Trumpet flute EAR TRAINING, MUSICIANSHIP, SIGHT-SINGING, dictation, rhythmic training, keyboard skills, theory (all Conservatory-type subjects, solfa, jazz). All leveJs, professional/serious beginners. Detailed study available • J.S.Bach, Renaissance, Jazz. Art Levine, MA, ARCT; Host of ' . "This is Art" on CBC; RCM Professional School ; Faculty; Instructor, University of Toronto, etc. 416- .· 924-861 J. Visit website: · PAID OPENINGS. FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS under 21 in all sections of acclaimed Toronto All-Star Big Band . Sixty peiformances annually, weekly rehearsals, masterclasses. A fabulous learning experience for keen young musicians. Phone Zygmunt Jedrzejek: (416)231 -4424. PIANIST WILL PLAY jazz-flavoured background music free of charge at charitable and non-profit events. Can bring own piano. Call Neville at (905)877-8471. PROFESSIONAL PIANO ACCOMPA­ NIST for vocal and instrumental. Recitals, exams, choirs. coaching. opera, lieder. Reasonable rates. Cecilia Song, 416-512-9341. RENT CARS BY THE HOUR Drive our cars; pay by the hour. 416-340-9009 SINGING LESSONS Experienced, qualified Bae. Music, Classical, Semi-popular. R.CM ~ prep .. all levels. Central location. Interest in disabilities. 416- 924-3877. EXPERIENCED PIANO ACtOMPANIST . for vocal and instrumental. Recitals, exams, coaching. opera, lieder, Broadway. Reasonable rates. : Danny McErlain. 416-651-0522. , ' SINGING OUT/The Lesbian and Gay Chorus of Toronto seeks an Artistic .Director to start September FESTIVAL WIND ORCHESTRA seeks 02. The ideal candidate will demonstrate: Training new 'members, especially clarinets, saxophones and experience in choral conducting and vocal and lower brass. Rehearsals Tuesdays. Yonge & technique; Experience directing community choirs Sheppard area. for more info, call Shelley: and teaching adult singers at different levels; (416)491-1683. Willingness to share leadership with the Board, committees and general membership; Knowledge of FOR RENT/DOWNTOWN: Practice rooms LGBT community, comfort being identified as a (pianos included), and large rehearsal space with member, interest in its musidculture. For more info soundboard. Rates on a sliding scale. Call 416-925- & job description, see website at 7222 for information. Cabbagetown Community Arts Send letter of interest and Centre, 454 Parliament St. · · resume by 18/03/02 to: Director Search Committee, GUITARS: unique handmade instruments including acoustic archtops, at good prices, for sale or commission by Michael Sankey, Luthier (613)733· 8441 HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO SING, thought you wouldn't or couldn't, or do you just . want a place to play with the possibilities of your voice. Small groups. 6 - . Johanne, 416.-461- 8425. . MERLIN WlLLIAMS is available to do digital recordings of your orchestra, band, choir or chamber group on location. Reasonable rates for archival and demo recordings. For more info, call (416)489-0275 or em·ail: MUSIC FOR ALL OCCASIONS! Duets. Trios, Dance Band, Big Band. Background, Centre­ , stage. Classical, Contemporary. Dixieland, jazz! JSL Enterprises 905-276-3373. 75 Corley Ave., Toronto, ON, M4E ITS, or email applica~ion to director TENOR SECTION LEADER/SOLOIST needed for Hillcrest Christian Church (Bathurst/St. Clair • St. Clair West subway). Rehearsal/service: · Sunday 9:30am-l 2:20pm, (416)481-5373 (leave message). VINYL RECORDS & CDS. High qualily. clean Classical, Opera, jazz, Rock, funk, etc. We buy and sell. AROUND AGAIN, 18 Baldwin St. 416-979-2822 . WOMEN'S ART ASSOCIATION OF CANADA. Recital space available. Yamaha grand piano. Victorian room accommodating up .to seventy people. 23 Prince Arthur Avenue. Inquiries 416-922- 2060.

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