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Volume 9 Issue 6 - March 2004

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ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES/SYMPOSIA, ANNOUNCEMENTS *March 3 6:00: Can.adian Opera Company. fifth Annual fine Wine Auction. Live auction conducted by Stephen Ranger of Ritchie's Auctioneers and Appraisers; raffle tickets. Sheraton Centre Toronto, 123 Queen St. West. 416-306-2398. each or 5 for 0. *March 6 6:30: Exultate Chamber Singers. Spdngtime in Pan's. Elegant soiree with food and music, silent & live auctions. Arts & Letters Club, 14 Elm St. 416-971 -9229. (advance), (door). *March 20 7:00: Fife House.Rhythms for Life Salsa Carnival. Featuring Son Ache, Luis Mario Ochoa & Cinarr6n, Luba Goy, salsa dancers, silent auction .. complementary Caribbean and Tropical treats. The Stone Disti1i2ry Bldg, Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill St. 416-205· 9888 xl 1. 5. Fundraiser in benefit of Fife House. *March 22 7:00: Toronto Operetta Theatre. 30th Anniversary Gala. Cocktails followed by 8pm dinner, launch of our Castor et Pollux CD. Lobby, BlllTia Appel Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 416-922·2147. 0. *March 23 8:00: Third Sunday Poets. Poetry Concerto in Three Movements. Seven Toronto poets read selections of their own poems amidst musical improvisations on guitar, viola da gamba & percussion instruments. Victory Cafe, 581 Markham. (416)785-9022. Free. *March 27 1 Oam·4pm: Pax Christi Chorale. A Mennonite Hymn-a-Thon. Come and sing with us. Lunch featuring Swiss Mennonite fare served 11 :30am· 1 pm. Rouge Valley · Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd, Markham. 416-484-9149, 905-881 ·0094 Lunch , (child), under 2 free; Hymn·a·thon free participation. *March 27 7:00: Montgomery's Inn. Tankards and Tales. Listen to Lorne Brown as he spins tales and sings songs that reflect the experiences of the many travellers that sought refuge at Montgomery's Inn over the years. 4709 Dundas St. West. 416-394-8113. (includes pub supper). WORKSHOPS, ETCETERA :AIM YOUR VOICE Organic and functional vocal training to gain access to your full range, resonance and vocal freedom. For singers, public speakers, teachers, clergy, or if you just want to enjoy using your voice! Sue Crowe Connolly Hamilton Studio 905-544-1302 Toronto Studio 416-523-1154 **Gift Certificates Availa *March 27 7:00: Sinfonia Toronto.Strauss & Swing Soiree: A Viennese Ball. Sinfonia Toronto, Toronto All-Star Big Band, !'Ambiance Dancers; six-course gounnet dinner & more. Arcadian Court, 401 Bay St. 416-499-0403. 0, group rate. * April 2,3,4: Esprit Orchestra. New Wave Composers festival. Film & video screenings, orchestral readings, speaker's forum, special educational events. Audience members have the chance to discover & meet many important new composers on the scene over three compact days of activities. Venue tba. 416-815-7887, *April 4 5:30: Toronto Operetta Theatre. Musical Journey to Gay Paree! Champagne reception, 3-course dinner, concert & dancing to the Toronto All-Star Big Band, silent auction.Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre, 525 Bay St. 416-922-2912. . * John Paul II Polish Cultural Centre. Second Canadian Chopin Piano Competition. 0 pen to all Canadian pianists in 2 divisions: Senior ages 16-27 and Junior ages 12-17. Application deadline April 1, 2004. 4300 Cawthra Rd. 905· 306-9900. *Toronto Sinfonietta Art Boutique is collecting classical and jazz CD's, plus old or broken musical instruments which will be used by invited artists to create pieces of art. To donate CD's and instrunnents, bring them to our concerts (March 21 3: 30 - see daily listings) or call 416· 763-8746 for pick-up. *TransforMusic International Competi· tion for Composers. Serious compositions of 10-20 minutes based on a light music piece, for optional instruments from solo to symphony orchestra. Gala concert of winning entries and announcement of prizes take place in Budapest, Hungary in spring 2005. Submission deadline: 31 August 2004. For more infonnation: kiiras.htm LECTURES/SYMPOSIA *March 112:00 noon: University of Toronto at Scarborough. Japanese music Katherin~, Scg~t, ' B.: .. .. . CaU .416-5 62 '.,Ql>~f > Visit www;katherinesc6tt:cQrfr ;: '.;;· •·--i':'='.''' · ;-.-c·r,,,-. lecture/demonstration with Kiyoshi Nagata. 1265 Hilda's College, 44 Devonshire Pl. 416-922· Military Trail. 416·287-7076. Free. 8002. . *March 21 2:00: Toronto Opera Club. Godly Voices: Great Wotans in Die Walkiire. Audio/ visual presentation by guest speaker Wayne Gooding. Room 330, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen's Park. 416-924-3940. $ l 2(non· ,member). *March 2710:00am:Toronto Guitar Symposium. Arranging and Performance of Vi/we/a Music for the Modern Guitar. Lecture by Michael Bracken. St. Hilda's College, 44 Devonshire Pl. 416-922-8002. . *March 2810:30am· 12:00 noon: Toronto Guitar Symposium.A H1'storyofthe Toronto Guitarfestivalsfrom 1975to 1987. Video presentation by Eli Kassner. St. Hilda's College, 44 Devonshire Pl. 416-922-8002. . *April 2 6:00: Toronto Reference Library. Performing Arts LectureSenes: Mary-Lou fa/h's. Presentation by this opera singer, comedienne and creator of five one-woman shows. 789 Yonge St. 416-395-5577. Free. MASTER CLASSES *March 9 12:00 & 7:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Voice Master Class with soprano Elly Amehng. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. *March 10 10:30am & 4:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Voice Master Class with soprano Elly Ameling. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. *March 181:00: University ofToronto Faculty of Music. Worfds of Music. Brass master class with Vincent Cichowicz. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. *March 19 9:00am: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Worfds of Music. Brass master class with Vincent Cichowicz. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. *March 20 9:00am: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Worfdsof Music. Brass master class with Vincent Cichowicz. Walter , Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. *March 271:00: Toronto Guitar Symposium. Master class with Jeffrey McFadden. St. Hilda's College, 44 Devonshire Pl. 416-922·8002. . *March 27 4:00: Toronto Guitar Symposium. Master class with Eli Kassner. St *March 281:30-7:00: Pattie Kelly.Sensible Vocal Training. Master class focusing on influencing and improving the coordinative process of the vocal muscles, aiming to bring them into equilibrium and to elininate muscular interference. Participants & auditors welcome. Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square. 905-271-6896. -. *March 28 2:00: Toronto Guitar Symposium. Master class with Pavel Steidl. St. Hilda's College, 44 Devonshire Pl. 416·922· 8002. . *March 30 10:00am: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Brass master class with Trio Caens·Cazalet-Becquet. Geiger Torel Room, Edward Johnson Bldg., 80 Queen's Park. 416· 978-37 44. Free. WORl

------------IJMtiili.,iiiit».·itWliiiL,IM,- _..,._ design a set to perform their own operatic •" ACCOUNT IN G AND INCOME TAX production. Chinese Cultural Centre, 5183 SERVICE for small business and indi- Sheppard Ave. East. Registration: 416-292- victuals, to sa ve you time and money, 9293 x232; information: 416-306-2369, customized to meet your needs. Norm . Pulker, B. Ma th. CMA. 905-250-0309 or *March 1610:30am: Toronto Centre, 905-830-2985 Royal Canadian College of Organists. COMPOSITIO N/THEORY /CLASSI • Pipes, Pedii/s, ilnd Pizzii. Learn about the pipe CAL GUITAR lessons. BeginAing/advanced. John Mark Sherlock, M.Mus. organ at this March Break Event for children of all ages. Hands-on sessions at various venues. 2:00: 416-504-2327 Recital and demonstration at St. James' Cathedral. 416-533-1301. Registration fee EAR TRAINING, MUSICIANSHIP, O(includes lunch). ~cital free. *March Z4 7:30: Toronto Early Music Cen· tre. Voci// Circle. Recreational reading of early choral music. Ability to read music desirable but not essential. 166 Crescent Rd. 416-920-5025. $ 5(non-members). *March 27 10:00am: Bach Elgar Choir. Choral workshop with Dr. Mark Sirett. Join the choir for an inspirational day of singing. Melrose United Church; 86 Homewood Ave., Hamilton. 905-527 -5995. *March 281:00:Toronto Guitar Sympo'sium.Jiizz lmprovisiltion for C/iissicil! Gu#iirists. Workshop Jed by Rob Cambell. St. Hilda's College, 44 Devonshire Pl. 416-922- 8002. . *March 30 8:00; Toronto Folk Singers' Club. Informal gathering with the purpose of performing & exchanging songs, Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-537-7422. *April 2·4: Toronto Early Music Players' Organization.Annuii/Spnilg Workshop. By Valerie Horst, early music specialist. Open to players of recorders, viols & other early instruments. April 2: 7pm· 1 Opm, April 3: Sam· 4Jlll, April 4: 1 :304:00. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave.416487 -9261. Total 4-session workshop (members), (non-members), any 1 session (members), (non· ·members). • April 4 Z:00: CAMMAC. Orchestral Reiiding: film Music. Sight ·reading session for singers & instnrnentalists. Lorant Oswald, leader. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416421· 0779. (non-members), (members). • Appleby College. Mily 8 Professionill Development Dily of Orgiln & Choral Workshops. Performers' app,lication deadline March 1, 2004 for. -Organ Masterclass with Rachel Laurin ' -Choral Conducting Workshop with Je11y Cichocki For more information call 905-845-4681 x400 or x353'. Registration fee: (includes workshops, tours of the John Bell Chapel, opportunity to try the newly installed Casavant Ill/ 29 pipe organ, lunch, & closing chapel ~rvi~). 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: FESTIVAL WIND ORCHESTRA. Our high. calibre community concert band is seeking new members for all instruments but flute in order to achieve an even -better bala~ce of sound. Concert season's coming . if you're a dedicated amateur musician looking for a place to play and the opportunity to learn from a professional conductor, please check us out soon. Rehearsals are Tuesdays, 7:30pm sharp to 9:30pm, Yonge & Sheppard area. For more details, phone (416)491-1683 or v1s1t 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. LINDA MAGUIRE, MEZZO SOPRANO, seeks beginning and/or advanced vocal students. Free initial consultation. 416- 922-9019. · www.Jindama MAESTRO DANIEL EBY offers .his 20 years of teaching experience in the GTA to singers interested in studying vocal pedagogy, improving their own vocal technique, or the 'how to' of vocal rehabilitation. Reasonable rates and ·a convenient downtown location. Call 416-837-0708 for info. MUSIC COPYIST Jazz lead sheets to orchestral scores. Vocal/instrumental transpositions and parts. Digital tran,sfers/ archiving. Keep your masterpieces safe! Info/rates James (416)233-7609 . monkswithqu i 11 MUSIC FOR ALL OCCASIONS! Small ensembles, Dance Band, Big Band; Cocktail Hour, Dinner music, Concerts, Shows; Classical, Contemporary, Dixieland, Traditional and Smooth Jazz! JSL M us1cal Productions 905-276-3373 MUSIC TEACHER & MUSICAL THEA­ TRE TEACHER REQUIRED for overnight summer camp. Versatile musician/teacher required August for 11 day songwriting program for teenagers: . "Rock Jazz Blues & More!" Must live at ca~p. M'usical Theatre teacher required July/Aug. Information: or see . The PERFORMING EDGE Performance enhancement training in tension management, concentration, goal setting, imagery. Individualized to meet your performance situation. Kate F. Hays, Ph.D., C.Psych., practising clinical and performing arts psychology. 416-961-0487. SAXOPHONE/CLARINET LESSONS · Merlin Williams is accepting new students. All levels welcome, beginner to advanced. Proper tone production, technique development and good music reading skills stressed. Central location, reasonable rates. or' 416-803-0275 Juno Who? WE DID by David Olds We're proud of our Canadian · CD coverage in DISCoveries and during the past year we have covered 19 of the 20 JUNO nominees in the four Classical categories. The only one we missed, Alain Lefevre's Concertos, will be reviewed next month, on the eve of the April 4 announcement of the winners. Here are the nominees and the issues in which you can read our assessment of them. Check them out at CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: .SOLO OR CHAMBER ENSEMBLE - Graupner, Vol. 2: L'Ensemble des ldees heureuses; Analekta (November 2003) - Canadian Premieres: Gryphon Trio; Analekta (November.2003) - Szymanowski: Marc-Andre Hamelin; Hyperion (December 2(XJ3) - Couperiii: Angela Hewitt; Hyperion (May 2003) - Mozart: Pinchas Zukerman; CBC Records (December 2003) CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: LARGE EN­ SEMBLE OR SOLOIST(S) WITH LARGE ENSEMBLE ACCOMPANIMENT . - Hetu Concertos: CBC Records (September 2003) CONTINUES .. ~· r, "" --< c -0 )> 0. .. ~. ::, v, < ::, r, Member CIPF Chris Gordon, CFA 1715 Lakeshore Rd. W. Mississauga, ON LSJ 1J4 Tel: (905) 822-7111 ® EdwardJones Serving Individual Investors WWW, THEWHOLENOTE,COM

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