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Volume 7 Issue 6 - March 2002

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- ANNOUNCEMENTS *March 2 1 O:OOam - 4:00: Esprit Orchestra. Young Composers Festival Open Rehearsal, rendezvous. with _young composers, speakers event. Jane Mallett 'Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-366-7723. *March 6 9:00pm: Toronto Jazz Orchestra. Almost Annual Fundraising Swing Thing. Dance to swing music of the big bands. Guest vocalists: Matthew Aaron Dusk & Tracey Wilkins. 19 years & older only. Bamboo, 312 Queen St. West. 416· 899-5299. . *March 10 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Jim Galloway, saxophone, Ian Bargh, piano.1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211 . Free. *March 12 10:30am: Royal Canadian College of Organists, Toronto Centre. Pipe Organ Encounter. Learn about & have a E.C.M.A. Early Chi,ldhood Music Association of Ontario is pleased to present KAJA WEEKS Asssociate Director, Early Childhood Music Levine School of Music, Washington D.C. A Double ENCHANTMENT Early Music in Early Childhood a workshop on incorporating Medieval & Renaissance period music into developmentally appropriate interactive musical play. 38 Geared to educators/parents [infant, toddler, preschool, Kl Registration: Early bird: ECMA member non-.;,ember At the door: ECMA member non-member StudenUretired member: s Sunday April 14 2002 1:30pm -4:30 pm Edward Johnson Building, Room 330 Faculty of Music, Unive~sity of Toronto (Muse 1,1m Subway Station) To register or for further information please call Linda Song at · 416 590-9958 ANNOllNCElENTS LECTllRES MASTER CLASSES WORKSHOPS chance to play on one oi Toronto's fine pipe organs. For youth ages 8-16. Various locations in & around the city. To register call416-533-1301. . 7March 16 7:00: Toronto All-Star Big Band. Big Band Showdown. Dancing to swing tunes; dance demos; silent auction. Michael Manny, bandleader. Hamilton Convention Centre, 1 Summers Lane. 905· 525-6644. . *March 23 9:00am-9:00pm: Pax Christi Chorale. A Mennonite Hymn-a-Thon. · Sponsor a window of time or a singer. purchase a favourite hymn, & help sing through Hymnal· A Worshi/i Book. In support of our April 2002 performance of the Mozart Requiem. Toronto United Mennonite Church, 1774 Queen St. East. 416494· 7889. *March 23 8:00: Dr. Jerry Green. Doc Green Big Band. Jazz. swing, blues, pop, Latin, soft rock from the 30s to the present. Palais Royale. 1601 Lakeshore Blvd. West. 416-223-0344. . Proceeds in part to the Fight for Freedom to Choose Alternative Medicine. · •March 24 4:30: Christ Church Deer Park. Jazz Vespers. Tommy Ambrose. vocalist. 1570 Yonge St. 416-920-5211. Free. *March 27 3:00: CircleSing! Songs and Play for the Very Young (3 months-5 years) .. Music and movement program. for infants, toddlers & preschoolers. Children's Own Museum, 90 Queen's Park. 416-603-2335. Free with admission to museum: .75. *March 29 9:00: TRANZAC. Concert/ dance with Club Django Sextet. Gypsy swing in the spirit of Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli. 292 Brunswick Ave. , 416-923-8137. •April 6 -6:00: Mississauga Symphony. Brandenburg Gala. All 6 Bach Brandenburg Concertos; cuisine, wine, dancing. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Drive. 905-615- 4401. 0. GTHE ORATION artists from pe, Asia, USA hibit, create ce, theatre erarv arts *Choirs Ontario announces the Ruth Watson Henderson Choral Composition Competition 2002, for an SA TB work for mixed choir. Composers must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants. Deadline: October 1, 2002. For more information call 416-923-1144. Application fee . ' LECTURES •March 1 10:00am: 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. *March 11:00: University of Toronto Munk Centre for International Studies. Iron Road: Intersecting Dreams and Dialogues. Symposium on the opera. Panelists include composer Chan Ka Nin, librettist 1Mark Brownell, director Tom Diamond. general manager & producer Claire Hopkinson, political scientist Stephen Clarkson & others. Vivian and' David Campbell Conference Facility, South House, 1 Devonshire Place. Acceptance only: 416- 946-8194. *March 11 5:30: Earwitness Productions. Composer Maria de Alvear discusses her work Asking. Goethe-lnstitut, 163 King St. West. 416-593-5257. *March 14 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Charlemagne's Chant or the Great Vocal Shift from Ass to Bass. Lecture by Andrew Hughes. Walter .Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. •April 5 9:30am: New Music Concerts/ ·Royal Conservatory' of Music Glenn Gould Professional School. Symposium: The Music of Gyorgy Kurtag. Room M308, 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408-2824 ext.321. Free. •April 7 1 :OD: Canadian Opera Company. Face to Face: Facing the Mad Tsar. In-depth talk with conductor & translator David Lloyd-Jones. Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Centre, 227 Front St. East. 416-363-8231. , free to full-time students with ID. MASTER CLASSES *March 24 2:00: Ontario Registered Music Teacher's Association, Mississauga-Etobicoke Branch. Master class with piano teacher & examiner Andrew Markow. Royal Conservatory of Music Adamson Estate. 850 Enola Ave., Mississauga. 419-742-6429. ,. WORKSHOPS Conductors' Symposium. Sessions on repertoire for all levels of bands, basic & advanced conducting technique !!< other topics. Guest clinicians: Timothy Reynish & Paula Holcomb. Unionville High School, 201 Town Centre Blvd. 905-479-2787 ext.549. , ~(university students). -*March 3 1 :30: CAMMAC: Rehearsal for March 10 reading of Kodaly's Psalmus Hungaricus and Te Deum, for singers & orchestra. Lorant Oswald, con~uctor. Instrumentalists 1:30-3:15 (brjng stands); singers 3:45-5:30. Church of. the Messiah, 240 Avenue Road. 416-924-1938. Free. *March 8 7:30: Toronto Recorder Players' Society. Amateur players who meet regularly to explore recorder repertoire from the Renaissance to modern times. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 416-322-5111 . (non-members), (CAMMAC members). *March 9 1:30-3:00 & 3:30-5:00: Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann. Workshops in Irish fiddle, tin whistle, Ceili dance & set dance. St. Paul's Church Hall, 83 Power St. For information or to register: 905-881-5012. (CCE mem~er), (non·member). (child). *March 10 2:00: CAMMAC. Music reading of Kodaly's Psalmus Hungaricus and Te Deum for singers & orchestra. Instrumental· ists please bring stands. Lorant Oswald, conductor. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-924-1938. (non-members), (members). *March 16 12:00 noon: Gravity. Movement and Rhythm. Workshop dealing with Noguchi T aisou (Japanese movement discipline) as well as exercises & rhythmic development games based on South Indian & other rhythms. Hideo Arai, dancer; GAPA (Ganesh Anandan & Patrick Graham). percussion. Dovercourt Penthouse, 805 Dovercourt Rd. #300. 416-204· 1080. or with ticket to 8:00 performance_. *March 22 7:30: Toronto Recorder Players' Society. Amateur players who meet regularly to explore recorder repertoire from the Renaissance to modern times. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 4.16-322-5111 . (non·members), (CAMMAC members). *March 27 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). •March 28 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers' Club. Informal meeting with the purpose of exchanging songs, traditional or contempo· rary. Tiki Room, TRANZAC Club. 292

Brunswick Ave. 416·532·0900. Free. •April 5 7:30: Toronto Gilbert & Sullivan Society. Victorian Dance Workshop. Cody Hall, St. Paul's Church, 227 Bloor St. East. 416·2214864. •April 5 to April 7:. Toronto Early Music Players Organization. Annual Spring Workshop. Valerie Horst of the Amherst Early Music Festival. Friday 7·1 Opm; Saturday 9am·4pm; Sunday 1 :30-4pm. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416· 487-9261. UNCLASSIFIED ADVERTISING A CELLO OF ENGLISH ORIGIN with hard cover case for sale and 2 cello bows. Total price 00. Please contact Genita De La Guerra (905)337~ 0522. 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. CMA. 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. ANTHONY ST. PIERRE, M.Mus., piano tuner, offers group or private seminars: Piano tuning/Do-it-yourself repairs & touch-up tuning/Buying new or used pianos. Call: (416)465-9596 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 CLASSICAL GUITARIST seeks flute for wedding duo. Call Derek: 905-842- 0411. Website: EAR TRAINING, MUSICIANSHIP, SIGHT-SINGING, dictation, rhythmic training, keyboard skills, theory (all Conservatory-type subjects, solfa, jazz). All levels, 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- 8613. Visit website: EXPERIENCED PIANO ACCOM­ PANIST for vocal and instrumental. Recitals, exams, coaching, opera, lieder, Broadway. Reasonable rates. Danny McErlain. 416-651-0522. FESTIVAL WIND ORCHESTRA seeks new members, especially clarinets, saxophones and lower brass. Rehearsals Tuesdays, Yonge & Sheppard area. For more info, call Shelley: (416)491-1683. FOR RENT/DOWNTOWN: Practice rooms (pianos included), and large rehearsal space with soundboard. Rates on a sliding scale. Call 416-925-7222 for information. Cabbagetown Community Arts Centre, 454 Parliament St. 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, though~ 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 WILLIAMS 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 email: MUSIC FOR ALL OCCASIONS! Duets, Trios, Dance Band, Big Band. Background, Centre-stage. Classical, Contemporary, Dixieland, Jazz! JSL Enterprises 905-276-3373. MUSIC TUITION: piano, organ, theory. International teacher Dr. Paul Jessen. 26 years' experience. All levels accepted. Phone 416-419-6904. E-mail PIANIST WILL PLAY jazz-flavoured backgrolfnd music free of charge at charitable and non-profit events. Can bring own piano. Call Neville at (905)877-8471. ' PROFESSIONAL PIANO AC­ COMPANIST for vocal and instrumental. Recitals, exams, choirs, coaching, opera, lieder. Reasonable rates. Cecilia Song, 416-512-9341. SENIORS JUBILEE AUDITIONS Performers 55+ invited to audition for the 2002 Seniors Jubilee Concerts at Roy Thomson Hall Aug. 19-23. Singers, dancers, comedians, musicians, cabaret & novelty performers. Call Rich burn Entertainment Tel: 416-962-3819; E-mail:; Fax: 416- 260-5627 with name, address, tel & brief description of act. SINGING LE~SONS Experienced, qualified Bae. Music, Classical, Semipopular. R.C.M. prep., all levels. Central location. Interest in disabilities. 416- 924-3877. WOMEN'S ART ASSOCIATION OF CANADA. Recital space available. Yamaba grand piano. Victorian room accommodating up to seventy people. 23 Frince Arthur Avenue. Inquiries 416- 922-2060. A l'Jf"T Maumn Snddi. Music Stw6o A.R .C.T., B. MUS. ED., B.ED Private and Group Instruction • Piano, Voice, Guitar, Woodwinds & Brass, All Styles • Singing Classes, Performance Skills • Feldenkrais, Mitzvah & Alexander Posture and Movement Techniques • Harmony & Chords, Play by Ear • RCM Exams, Theory, CD Demos (416) 620 - 1231 '--~~~~~~~~~~~--' ·continued from page 7 50 or more concerts during the summer programs. BSS ERIN GILMOUR SUMMER ARTS WORKSHOPS at The· Bishop Strachan School Phone: 416·483-4325 ext. 2740 E-mail: Website: Contact person: Christine G. Maclean, Director Program location: Bishop Strachan School, Toronto Program dates: July 1 - August 16 Applications are on a "first come first served" basis Brochure will be available in March; Scholarships are available. Programs: Film and Video Sr. (14- 18) - Jr. (11-14); Art and Dance (7- 13); Photography Sr. (14-18)- Jr. (11-14); Acting and Theatre Production (14-18); Shakespeare for Kidz (7-14); Musical Theatre (14- 18); Renaissance/Baroque Violin; Band; Kidprov (8-11); . Comedy, Comedy, Comedy (12-16); Computer Games (14-17); Hip Hop (12-15) For the past five years The BBS Erin Gilmour Summer Arts program has welcomed talented boys and girls who have a passion for their art form to participate in these workshops. Distinguished and talented professionals of fer hands-on instruction and invite world famous artists to share their expertise. CAMMAC • Cedar Glen Summer Camp at Appleby Mail: CAMMAC Cedar Glen, 283 Bogert Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M2N 1L4 Phone: 416-250-8527 E-mail: cedar Website: Contact: Claudia Morawetz Camp location: Appleby College, Oakville, Ontario Application Deadlines: June 15 for pre-arranged groups, July 15 for others. Auditions not required. Dates: July 28-August 4 and/or August 4-11, 2002. Fees 5 per week. Accommodation fees: 0 - 0 per week. Day students accepted Ages: 18 to 108 Cedar Glen's music program offers adult amateur musicians the chance to attend up to six classes a day, choir and orchestra, as well as take part in a variety of concerts· every evening. You can stay in residence or commute daily. Appleby College is about a 30-minute drive from downtown Toronto. CAMMAC - Lake MacDonald Music Centre, PQ Cammac Summer Music Centre 1751 Richardson, suite 2509 Montreal, PO H3A 1 G6 Phones: 514-932-8755or1·888·622-8755 Fax: 514-932-9811 E-mail: Website: Contact person: Melanie Doyon Location: Lake MacDonald, in the Laurentians of Quebec Dates: June 23 to August 18 Fees: 8 - 0 (depending on lodging) Residential: on site lodging and campsite . Age groups: Children's program: 4Y2-11, Adolescent program: 12- 18, Adult program; all ages Level: for all amateur musicians Type: choral, instrumental, chamber music, early music, orchestra, recorder, dance Other activities offered: swimming, boating, tennis CENTAUR! SUMMER ARTS CAMP Mail: 19 Harshaw Ave .. Toronto, ON M6S 1X9 Phone: 416-766-7124 Fax: 416· 766·7655 E-mail: Website: Contact person: Craig or Julie Hartley Location of Program: Wellandport, Ontario Application deadline: May 2002 No auditions Dates: Session 1 - June 30 to July 13 Session 2 - July 14 to July 27 Session 3 - July 28 to Aug 6 Session 4 - Aug 7 to Aug 17 Fees: Session 1 & 2- 49+tax Session 3 - 9+tax Session 4 - 5+tax Residential Age Group(s): 9 to 18 Level: All Levels: all Type: group instrumental and Centauri is a sleep-over arts camp spevocal music, band, orchestra, choir, - cializing in the arts. Campers choose chamber ensembles from specialist programs in Vocal, Mu- Other activities: Swimming, sical Theatre, Song-writing, Theatre, tennis, squash, student & faculty Fine Art, Creative Writing, Dance, Diconcerts, Cabaret Night. recting & Design, Stage Combat, Film March 1 -- Apri I 7 2002 39

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