Volume 6 Issue 5 - February 2001



February 9 8:30: Swing Shift Big Band.

Valentine's Dance. Dance to an 1 B·piece

band. Lithuanian Hall, 1573 Bloor St. West.

416-466-2685. $20/person. ·

*February 10 6:30: Toronto Children's

Chorus. Bala Ball Dining, dancing & silent

auction. Marriott Hotel Eaton Centre, 525

Bay St. 416-932-8666 ext.111.

*February 10 · 24: The 5Bth Kiwanis

Music Festival of Greater Toronto, with

over 3,500 entries (32,000 individual

participants) in 500 classes at more than 20

venues across Toronto. Admission is free.

For daily schedule information, please call

the Festival Coordinator at 416·487·5885.

February 10 · 25: The Pickering Metro

East Music Festival, located in Pickering

and Scarborough. For information call the

Festival telephone number: 905·83l·5045.

*February 11 2:00: Mississauga Pops

Concert Band. 1940's Tea Dance. Dance to

swing music & more. Port Credit Legion;35

Front St. North, Port Credit. 905-338·5768.

February 16 · 18: Canadian Opera

Company presents Find it at the Opera

Sale. Antiques, furniture, vintage clothing,

paintings & more. Feb. 15: Opening Night

Party & Auction; Feb.16: 12:00 noon·

8:00pm; February 17: lO:OOam-5:00;

February 18: 12:00 noon-5:00. Joey and

Toby Tanenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front

St. East. 416-363-6671. $25(openin'g

night), $2(Feb.16-18).

*February 16: Orchestra Toronto. Winter

Wonderland Dinner & Oance. Featuring the

Chamber Players of Orchestra Toronto &

The George Lake Big Band. Casa Loma, 1

Austin Terrace. 416-467-7142. $135/

pQrson, $1200/table of 10.


*February 1 12:10: University of

Toronto Faculty of Music. Lecture

presentation by R. Murray Schafer. Walter

Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416-978-3744. Free.

*February 10 7:00: University of

Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music

Festival· Symposium I. The Chapel, Victoria

University, 91 Charles St. W. 416-978·

3744. Free.

*February 11 3:30: University of

Toronto Faculty of Music. New Music

Festival: Symposium II. The Chapel, Victoria

University, 91 Charles St. W. 416·978·

3744. Free.

*February 20 8:00: Toronto Wagner

Society. Opera from Scratch: a Practical

Guide to the Earliest Approaches to Vocal

Record1Jg. Lecture by John Rutherford,

audio historian. Arts & Letters Club, 14

Elm St. 416-966·5289. Members free; ·non·

members by donation ($5-$10 suggested).

*March 2 10:00am: Royal Conservatory

of Music Glenn Gould Professional

School/New Music Concerts. Composer

Forum · The Music and Ideas of Charles

Wuorinen. Lecture/demonstration by the

renowned American composer. 273 Bloor

St. West, Room M308. 416·408•2824.


*March 2 7:30: Toronto Gilbert &

Sullivan Society. Talk on Topsy-Turvy;

reminiscences of two D'Oyly Carte

principals. Cody Hall, St. Paul's Bloor

Street; 227 Bloor St. East. 416-221-4864.


*February 10 12:00 noon: University of

Toronto Faculty of Music. Jane Coop

Piano Masterclass. Walter Hall, 80 Queen's

Park. 416-978-37 44. Free.

*February 24 10:00am: Fridays at

Eight. Master Class with organist David

Palmer. Lawrence Park Community CHurch,

2180 Bayview Ave. 416-489-1551 ext.21.

*RCM Glenn Gould Professional

School. Upcoming master classes (all free

to the public) at 273 Bloor St. West:

Feb.1 1 Q:OOam, 2:00 & 7:00: Peter

Zazofsky, violin; Feb.1 2:00 & 5:00: '

Timothy Eddy, cello; Feb.1 1 O:OOam: John

Perry, piano; Feb.2 1 O:OOam & 2:00:

'Peter Zazofsky, violin; Feb.2 1 O:OOam &


2:00: · Timothy Eddy, cello; Feb.2 2:00:

John Perry, piano; Feb.3 9:30am & 2:00:

James Thompson, trumpet; Feb.B 10:00 &

2:00: Julian Martin; piano; Feb.9 2:00: Tom

Diamond, voice; Feb.9 10:00 & 2:00: Julian

Martin, piano; Feb.9 1 O:OOam: John

Hawkins, composer: The Music and Ideas

of John Hawkins; Feb.9 2:00: Patrick Roux,

guitar; Feb.15 1 O:OOam & 2:00: Desmond

Hoebig, cello; Feb.15 1 O:OOam: Andre

Laplante, piano; Feb.16 2:00: Gwen

Thompson, violin; Feb.16 1 O:OOam & 2:00:

Bail Williams, trench horn; Feb. 16

1 O:OOam & 2:00: Andre Laplante, piano;

March 1 1 O:OOam: Gilbert Kalish, piano;

March 2 1 O:OOam & 2:00:

Edwin Barker,

double bass; March 2 10:00am·& 2:00:

Gilbert Kalish, piano


*February 4 1:30: Toronto Early Music

Players' Organization. Workshop with

David Klausner. Lansing United Church, 49

Bogert Ave. 416-480-0225. $20.

*February 11 2:00: CAMMAC. Readings of

Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle &

Tavener's The lamb. For singers only.

Condui:tor: Peter Merrick. Christ Church

Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416-924-1938.


*February 22 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 3 9:00am-5:30: 7th Annual

Unionville Wind Conductors' S\'.mpo·

sium. Workshop open to all music educators

& university students interested in

improving their knowledge of the wind band

literature & their skills as effective musical

leaders. Featured clinicians: Craig Kirchhoff

& Bud Beyer. Unionville High School. 201

Town Centre Blvd., Unionville. 905·4 79·

2787 ext.549. $65(teacher),$45(student).

*March 41:30: Toronto Early Music

Players' Organization. Workshop with

Bertha Madott, recorder. Lansing United

Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416-480-0225.



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