AUDITIONS & OPPORTUNITIES

AVAILABLE PRO BONO POSITIONS FOR MUSICIANS AT THE KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA: Principal Bassoonist, Sectional Hornist, Principal Trumpeter, Associate (or 2nd) Trumpeter, Associate (or 2nd) Trombonist and 3rd (bass) Trombonist, as well as sectional Violinists, Violists, Cellists and Contrabassists. The KSO is an auditioned-based community orchestra that rehearses once a week (Tuesday evenings) at the state-of-the-art Cornell Recital Hall in Markham (407 ETR and 9th Ln). Led by the charismatic Maestro Kristian Alexander, the Orchestra is enjoying an enormous popularity among York Region’s residents and continues to attract avid audiences across the GTA. Interested musicians are invited to e-mail General Manager Jobert Sevilleno at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and visit www.KSOrchestra.ca for more information.

BEL CANTO SINGERS ARE LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS!  We are a 40 voice SATB choir, under the direction of Linda Meyer. Repertoire includes classical, music theatre, folk, jazz and pop tunes. Rehearsals are Tuesdays at St. Nicholas Anglican Church. Website:  www.belcantosingers.ca. Contact Elaine Joly at 416-699-4585.

CHOPS FLOPPY? SIGHT READING GONE? Why not come down to the 48th Highlanders of Canada Brass & Reed Band, and get back in shape? We need clarinets and saxophones and the odd trombone. Tubas more than welcome. There is minimal military hassles and we have fun doing what we all love to do – PLAY. Call Mike at 905 898-3438 or buskers.jazz@rogers .com.  Moss Park Armouries, Tuesday nights from 8-10.

COUNTERPOINT COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA (www.ccorchestra.org) welcomes volunteer musicians for Monday evening rehearsals, downtown Toronto. We’re especially looking for trombones and strings. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

DIRECTOR SEARCH: Durham Shores Chorus, Oshawa, of Sweet Adelines International is looking for a director. For details please visit www.facebook.com/pages/Durham-Shores-Chorus/371173862899697

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MUSIC THEORY TEACHER WANTED (Harmony, Music History, Counterpoint and Analysis) for position available starting September 2014. Bayview/Sheppard.  Please contact  416-953-9430.

SUMMER MUSIC READING in Toronto. Any singers, instrumentalists interested in sight reading new music, any kind? Contact: Cristina 416-925-8570
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THE WYCHWOOD CLARINET CHOIR (www.wychwoodclarinetchoir.com) welcomes enthusiastic clarinet players to audition for a place in our group. All ages welcome. Tuesdays 7:30-10 PM

MUSIC DIRECTOR POSITION: St. John’s United Church located in the heart of downtown Oakville, Ontario, is searching for a new Director of Music.  We are a vibrant congregation with music being integral to weekly worship where we explore and enjoy a wide range of musical genres and expressions. We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic music director who is skilled as both an organist and choir director. In worship we enjoy a 3-manual Casavant organ, Kawai Baby Grand and a digital keyboard. The music director’s responsibilities include a well-established senior choir, growing junior choir and bell choir. Compensation for this 20 hour/week position is commensurate with credentials and experience and will follow the RCCO guidelines. We welcome applications from accompanist and conducting teams. Please forward your resume including references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

COMMON THREAD COMMUNITY CHORUS JOB POSTING FOR CHOIR MANAGER. This is a part-time, independent contractor position requiring approximately 500 hours per year.  The Choir is located in downtown Toronto. Founded in 1999, Common Thread is a secular, non-audition choir that sings folk music reflecting the languages and cultures of Toronto. Common Thread believes that social justice and community can be built through music. The Choir Manager provides administrative support to choir members and the conductor and is responsible for concert and event production co-ordination. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a resume and letter of interest to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." target="_blank">president@commonthreadchorus.ca by July 15, 2014.

NORTH YORK CONCERT ORCHESTRA is interested in welcoming new players for the 2014-15 season. We are a community orchestra which rehearses throughout the year on Weds. nights, York Mills Collegiate in Don Mills. There are four subscription concerts and several outreach opportunities. Especially interested in hearing from violinists and string bass players. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.

ALTO AND TENOR WANTED FOR SEPTEMBER for the semi-professional choir of St.George's on the Hill Anglican Church. High church liturgy with innovative repertoire. Remuneration to be negotiated. Contact  Karen Rymal, organist/choir director atThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." target="_blank">

THE TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA is accepting applications for the RBC Resident Conductor position. Please see tso.ca/RBCResidentConductor for detailed information.  Application deadline is Thursday, September 4 at 5pm.

FOR SALE / WANTED

FOR SALE - CONCERT BAND MUSIC SCORES AND PARTS: a wide selection is available in a variety of genres (opera, marches, show tunes, anthems, Italian repertoire). For list of titles and prices, please contact Emily 905- 547-4390, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FRENCH HORN FOR SALE: it’s the one on the cover! One-of-a-kind (Reynolds prototype for Selmer), one owner since 1978, excellent condition. Suitable for advanced student or working musician. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SHOWPLACE PERFORMANCE CENTRE in Peterborough is looking to purchase a 20+ year old Steinway or Yamaha Grand Piano in stellar condition.  If you have such an instrument and are looking to make some space in your house, please contact Showplace at (705) 742-SHOW or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WHILE YOUR GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS: Teenaged band days just a memory? Your lovely old guitar / violin / clarinet is crying out to be played! There’s someone out there who’d love to love it, and give it new life. Sell your unused instruments with a WholeNote classified ad: contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">.

PIANO FOR SALE: HENRY HERBERT -- MASON & RISCH SPINET PIANO (SN: 149445) Evenly regulated action and solid tuning stability. Original Hammers and strings, which create a very warm and even tone. Cabinet in immaculate condition with scratch-free finish. Original matching piano bench included. Price: $ 950. For inquiries or viewing arrangements please call (416) 240-8573

INSTRUCTION

CELLO LESSONS FOR ALL AGES AND LEVELS offered by enthusiastic and experienced teacher. Amber Walton-Amar, M.Mus. Classes begin early July! Visit www.amberamar.com for further information.

CLASSICAL GUITAR LESSONS: beginner to advanced from one of Toronto’s finest classical guitar instructors and nationally renowned author of many guitar publications. Located in midtown Toronto. classicalguitartoronto.com, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

EAST YORK HOUSE OF THE ARTS: Flute, piano, guitar, theory lessons, RCM and audition preparation. Contact 647-801-3456, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.alhelipimienta.wix/
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FLAMENCO GUITAR LESSONS with award winning professional Spanish Canadian Flamenco guitarist. Roncesvalles/High Park area. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FLUTE, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS, RCM EXAM PREPARATION:  Samantha Chang, Royal Academy of Music PGDip, LRAM, ARCT. 416-293-1302, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

NOW ACCEPTING PRIVATE STUDENTS: international concert pianist with 30 years’ experience (Royal Conservatory of Music, University of Toronto). All ages and levels welcome, central location. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  416-546-6664   www.about.me/helena_bowkun

PIANO LESSONS: personalized instruction by experienced teacher, concert pianist EVE EGOYAN (M. Mus., L.R.A.M., F.R.S.C.). All ages and levels. Downtown location. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 416- 603-4640.

SENSIBLE VOCAL TRAINING:  DO YOU LOVE TO SING? NEVER TOOK THAT LEAP INTO FORMAL TRAINING? Now's the time for a summer of adventure and fun. Come to Pattie's Vocal Gym for "SummerSing":  a sensible and sensationally fun intensive program aimed at the newcomer . Discover and build your voice, learn how to use it, and get your adrenaline going. Experienced singers are also welcome: take this opportunity to tone and tune up your instrument for the coming season. For sessions through July and August at special rates call Pattie now! 905-271-6896 vocalsense.ca

FREE SINGING WORKSHOPS WITH VOCAL COACH & AUTHOR TAMMY FREDERICK, SUN July 20 & SUN Aug 17, 1 – 2 pm. www.simplysing.ca. RSVP: 416-850-0972

MUSICIANS AVAILABLE

ARE YOU A PARTY ANIMAL? The WholeNote gets inquiries from readers seeking musicians to provide live music for all kinds of occasions. We can’t recommend your ensemble, but YOU can! Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Aug 25 and book your ad for the Sept edition!

BARD – EARLY MUSIC DUO playing recorder and virginal available to provide background atmosphere for teas, receptions or other functions – greater Toronto area. For rates and info call 905-722-5618 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

THE CUTABOVE TRIO - serve up this surprisingly cool and refreshing trio to your guests for any occasion.  Please contact Bruce:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  416-259-6072.

TRUMPET PLAYER AND SINGER seeks ensemble (standards/jazz/soul/blues/pop). Phone Mark at 416-803-5531.
E-mail: mark@ markwalkermw.com

SERVICES

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. 905-251-0309 or 905-830-2985.

DO YOU HAVE PRECIOUS MEMORIES LOST ON OLD RECORDS, TAPES, PHOTOS etc.? Recitals-gigs-auditions-air checks-family stuff. 78’s-cassettes-reels-35mm slides-etc. ArtsMediaProjects will restore them on CD’s or DVD’s. Call George @ 416-910-1091.

VENUES AVAILABLE / WANTED

ARE YOU PLANNING A CONCERT OR RECITAL? Looking for a venue? Consider Bloor Street United Church. Phone: 416-924-7439 x22. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PERFORMANCE / REHEARSAL / STUDIO / OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE: great acoustics, reasonable rates, close to Green P Parking, cafés & restaurants. Historic church at College & Bellevue, near Spadina. Phone 416-921-6350. E-mail
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