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Volume 9 Issue 7 - April 2004

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ANNOUNCEMENTS, LECTURES/SYMPOSIA, WORKSHOPS, ETCETERA performances, refreshments, small silent auction. Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor St. West. 416-588-4301. Suggested donation , or PWYC. *May 4 6:00: Canadian Children's Opera Chorus. Gala Fundraiser. Cocktails, dinner, silent & live auctions; performances by CCOC Principal & Youth Choruses of scenes from Burry's The Hobbit and Sondheim's Into the Woods. Four Seasons Hotel, 21 Avenue Road. 416-366-0467. 5(tax receipt). • Guelph Spring Festival. Music Competition Preliminaries & Finals- Vocal. May 5 & 6 12:00 noon: Preliminaries; May 7 7:00:Finals. Adjudicators: Catherine Robbin, Henry Ingram & Ingemar Korjus. Guelph Youth Music Centre. 519-821·3210. Free. • John Paul II Polish Cultural Centre. Second Canadian Chopin Piano Competition. Open to afl Canadian pianists in 2 divisions: Senior ages 16-27 and Junior ages 12-17. Application deadline April 1, 2004. 4300 Cawthra Rd. 905-301l·9900 *TransforMusic International Competition 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 information: · LECTURES/SYMPOSIA *April 2 6:00: Toronto Reference Library. Performing Arts lecture Series: -Mary-Lou Fallis. Presentation by this opera singer, comedienne and creator of five onewoman shows. 789 Yonge St. 416-395- 5577. Free. *April 17 9:30am·4pm: Munk Centre for International Studies/Canadian Opera Company. The Opera Exchange: Die Walkiire: Why Wagner? In-depth symposium with Roberta Frank."Cori Ellison, David Levin, Atom Egoyan, Richard Bradshaw, Michael Steinberg & Barry Millington. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. Advance reservations required: 416- 363-8231. , free for full time students ALEXANDER KATS A 'first class Russian-trained professional pianist/teacher is now accepting students for regular private lessons or repertoire coaching, from advanced (ARCT, university) to all grades of Jl.CM. DOWNTOWN LOCATION Call: 416-340·1844 54 withl.D. *Canadian Friends of the Hermitage, Toronto Chapter. Three Great Russian Pianists. Lecture series by Rick Phillips. May 4 7:00: Sergei Rachmaninov; May 11 7:00: Vladimir Horowitz; May 18 7:00: Sviatoslav Richter. Royal Conservatory of Music. 273 Bloor St. West. 416-979-0932. Series: (members), (non-members). · MASTER CLASSES *April 12 10:30am: University of Toronto Opera Division. Master Class by soprano Adrianne Pieczonka. Herman Geiger· Torel Room, Edward Johnson Bldg, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free. *April 13 10:30am-1:30: Royal Conservatory o.f Music Community School. Oxana Yablonskaya Piano Master Class and Recital Short discussion on the problems faced by pianists with small hands; recital of music of Bach, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Chopin & Liszt; master class. Mazzoleni Concert Hall, 273 Bloor St. West. 416-408- 2824 x719. ,. WORKSHOPS *April 2·4: Toronto Early Music Players' Organization. Annua/Sp"ilg Workshop. By Valerie Horst, early music specialist. Open to players of recorders, viols & other early instruments. April 2: 7pm· 1 Opm, April 3: 9am·4pm, April 4: 1:30-4:00. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416-487- 9261. Total 4-session workshop (members), (non-members), any 1 session (members), (non-members). * April 4 2:00: CAMMAC. Orchestral Reading: film Music. Sight -reading session for singers & instrumentalists. Lorant Oswald, leader. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-421-0779. (non·members), (members). *April 8 1:00: York University Dept. of Music. Game/an Workshop by Setya Sutrisno Hartana. Winters Senior Common Room, 021 Winters College, 4700 Keele St. 416-535- 0184. free (donations accepted). *April 17 4:30·5:30: University Settlement Community Choir/St. MYOUR 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 v_oicel Sue Crowe Connolly Hamilton Studio 905-544-1302 **Gift Certificates A Christopher House Toronto Song Lovers. Joint choral workshop in conjunction with 7:00 concert (see daily listings) with Zimfira Polov. St. George the Martyr Church, 197 John. 416-598-3444 x243/244, 416- 532-4828 xl 27. . Proceeds to support both music schools. *April 18 1:30: Recorder Players'· Society.Annua/Spflilg Workshop. Frank Nakashima will lead in a study of the Amherst Early Music revised 2003 edition of the 1501 publication by Ottaviano Petrucci Harmonice Musices Odhecaton. for intermediate and advanced recorder players. Church of the Transfiguration, 111 Manor Rd. East. 416- 534-7931. (CAMMAC members), (non-members). *April 27 8:00: T,oronto Folk Singers' Club. Informal gathering with the purpose of performing & exchanging songs. T ranzac Club, ATTENTION MUSIC TEACHERS I The North Toronto Institute of Music is expanding! We would like to invite qualified teachers with a class of students to join the faculty. Please forward resumes to the attention of: Mary Kenedi, Director The North Toronto Institute of Music 550 Eglinton Ave. E. Toronto M4P 1 N9, ore-mail at: 292 Brunswick Ave. 416-537-7422. *April 28 7:30: TorontoMEarly 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 2 2:00: CAM MAC. Reading of Bach cantatas, for singers & instrumentalists. Dr. Patricia Wright, leader. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-421-0779. (non· members), (members). David Varj M.A., Music • Studied in Siena with renowned Baritone. Gino Bechi 30 years experience as Primo Baritone with COC Opera. St. Petersburg, Toulouse, Monaco, Armenian State Opera and others • 25 years experience as a vocal teacher 4141114- • belcanto technique and remedial assistance to correct technical problems vocal instruction and coaching • preparation for auditions or competitions (ARCT, Performers degree) building repertoire • preparation for roles 1-905-417-2802 Ware Academy of Music tffJl1J 1'\-~~r;/J;:/e: ~ l Make Your Summer Count! tr f":" (905) 479-0591 Transforming Bright Minds into ~reat Achievers Professor Peter Ware, M.M. Yale University Professor Lynn Harting-Ware, M.M. Kent State University Music Classes in Preparation for RCM Examinations Rudiments, Harmony, History, Analysis, Counterpoint Classes Begin: May, June, July, & September. Guaranteed! e-mail: Class Times & Teacher Bios. http./ / 4350 Steeles Ave. E. (Market Village) F 104A. Markham APRIL 1 • MAY 7 2004

UNCLASSIFIED ADVERTISING A SINGING VACATION IN OXFORD! July23-Aug. 72004. Join us, in our llthsummer, for two weeks of the ultimate choraVtravel experience. Sing selections from the last millennium of church music in Balliol College Chapel $JJOO. (single) 50. (ppdouble). Flight included. FOR A BROCHURE l:JR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT TIM or MARY ELIA AT Oxford Churchmusic, 209 Howard Park Ave. Toronto, ON M6R 1V9. Tel.: (416)766-6136. E­ mail Website: Or contact Debra House at Egan Travel: (905)272-3055 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- 250-0309 or 905-830-2985. COMPOSITION /THEORY/ CLASS !CAL GUITAR lessons. Beginning/advanced. John Mark Sherlock, M.Mus. sherlock@ 416-504-2327 CON.FLICT RESOLUTION Experienced mediator, with music background, expert in resolving ensemble disputes, commercial and family conflicts. For details call 416-408-1700 x23 or view my pFOfessional summary, Stuart Mutch at EAR TRAINING, MUSICIANSHIP, SIGHT-SINGING, dictation, rhythmic training, keyboard skills, theory (all Conservatorytype subjects, solfa, jazz). All levels, professionaVserious beginners. Detailed study available - ).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. Highcalibre community concert band seeks new members. Clarinets, saxophones, trumpet and percussion are especially welcome. Professional conductor. Rehearsals every Tuesday, 7:30- 9:30pm, Yonge and Sheppard area. Phone 416- 491-1683 or visit HAVE YOU, EVER WA!l'TED 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, 116-461- 8425. LINDA MAGUIRE, MEZZO SO­ PRANO, seeks beginning and/or advanced vocal students. Free initial consultation. 416-922-9019. divamaguire@hotraailcom MUSIC FOR ALL OCCASIONS! Small ensembles, Dance Band, Big Band; Cocktail Hour, Dinner music, Concerts, Shows; Classical, Contemporary, Dixieland, Traditional and Smooth Jazz I )SL Musical Productions 905-276-3373 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.Psyeh., practising clinical and perlorming 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 SIMONE TUCCI PIANO TUNER­ TECHNICIAN - Complete Piano Care Service. Affiliated with The Royal Conservatory of Music piano service staff. Regis- . tered with O.G.P.T. Servicing Toronto and GTA areas. Call: 416-993-6332 Audiophile Recording Mastering 24 bit location recording ideal for Classical or Jazz location minimalist audiophile approach greater than 24 bit mastering complete from concept to d isc 416-690-4334 Established 1981 OUR PRICE= MUSIC TO OUR CUSTOMERS' EARS YAMAHA DIGITAL PIANOS ELECTRONIC KEYBOARD I GUITARS ALSO USED PIANOS (uPRIGHTS & GRANDS) RECORDS LIMITED LESSONS• SERVICE• TUNING ACCESSORIES• BOOKS VISIT OUR SHOWROOM of music,416 416-924 -7499 CONCERT VOLUNTEERS WANTED We are looking for regular concert-goers to bring a bundle of magazines to one concert listed in WholeNote every issue (10 concerts per year). To ,become a WholeNote Concert Volunteer please call Sheila McCoy at 416-928-6991. ATTENTION High School Music Teachers! Free WholeNote magazines are available for ALL music students who are attending concerts in the GTA, writing CD/performance reviews, or learning about contemporary musicians. If you would like to include WholeNote in your class-rooms, call Sheila McCoy at 416-928-6991 to arrange for free delivery. 55

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