AUDITIONS & OPPORTUNITIES

AVAILABLE PRO BONO POSITIONS FOR MUSICIANS AT THE KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA: Associate (or 2nd) Trumpeter, Associate (or 2nd, tenor) Trombonist, 3rd (bass) Trombonist, 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 GM@KSOrchestra.ca and visit www.KSOchestra.ca for more information.

BASS SECTION LEAD NEEDED for St. Andrew’s United Church in Brantford. Contact Greg Walshaw at standrewsucmusic@gmail.com, or 519-752-5823. www.standresbrantford.com This is a paid position.

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 info@ccorchestra.org.

DO YOU DRIVE? DO YOU LOVE THE WHOLENOTE?  You can share the love and earn a little money at the same time. The WholeNote occasionally adds new drivers with vehicles to our list of stalwart wonderful people who reliably deliver our magazines, 9 times a year, rain or shine (or snow!) to locations in the GTA and well beyond. If you’d like to be on the list please contact circulation@thewholenote.com.

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 personnel@nyco.on.ca for further information.

POSITION FOR ORFF / EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR: The Kingsway Conservatory of Musicis looking for a dynamic and experienced Orff/Early Childhood Music instructor for Saturday classes (possibility of other days). Kodaly and Eurythmics training an asset. Please send cover letter/resume to sharonkcm@bellnet.ca or call 416-234-0121 Ext. 221.

INSTRUCTION & COURSES

FLUTE LESSONS with experienced and highly trained teacher. Contact Dr. Izabella Budai at 416-881-7972 or www.izabellabudai.com. All levels and ages welcome.

FLUTE, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS, RCM EXAM PREPARATION:  Samantha Chang, Royal Academy of Music PGDip, LRAM, ARCT. 416-293-1302, samantha.studio@gmail.com.www.samanthaflute.com.

NOW ACEPTING PRIVATE STUDENTS: International Concert Pianist: 30 years teaching experience, formerly faculty at the Royal Conservatory of Music and University of Toronto, now accepting students, all ages and levels welcome. Central location. helena.music.studio@gmail.com, 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. eve.egoyan@bell.net or 416- 603-4640.

PRIVATE LESSONS IN ALL LEVELS OF RUDIMENTS, THEORY AND PIANO in central Burlington. Please contact Natalie at 888-359-5670.

VOICE LESSONS – experienced, professional & supportive teacher. All ages & levels, adult beginners welcome. Contact: Grant Allert B.mus. 416-910-9605, grantallert@hotmail.com

WARMHEARTED PIANO TEACHER with sterling credentials, unfailing good humor, and buckets of patience. Royal Conservatory washouts and shy or overwrought teens/adults especially welcome. Lovely Cabbagetown studio, with German grand and Kleenex. Testimonials: “Best teacher ever!” - Riverdale girl, age 14. “Bach is more affordable than talk therapy!” - Beaches fellow, 40s. “Beats studying with those Quebec nuns!” - Rosedale lady, age withheld. Peter Kristian Mose, 416-923-3060. www.MoseMusicalArts.com. My students have never won any prizes, except for love of music. (And loyalty.)

INSTRUMENTS: FOR SALE / WANTED

FRENCH HORN FOR SALE: One-of-a-kind double horn (Reynolds prototype for Selmer), one owner since 1978, excellent condition. Suitable for advanced student or working musician. jack@thewholenote.com

HARPSICHORD: 1965 single manual John Morley. Refinished top, re-glued sound board, some new strings. Full history and documentation. advertised at $6500, but NO REASONABLE OFFER REFUSED - MUST SELL. View in Toronto. 416-927-7059

Lorée OBOE & ENGLISH HORN stolen from car on Sept 11 2014, Bloor/Bathurst area. $700 reward for information leading to return of these instruments. Serial #’s: oboe TA 78, English horn HV 25. Please call Karen 416-656-4312 or 416-323-2232 x.26

TWO TIMPANI FOR SALE 26’ by 29’ Ludwig Standard Series Copper shells with tuning gauges. $1,000.00 to $2,000.00 each. Contact www.dundasvalleyorchestra.ca.

WHILE YOUR GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS: Garage band days just a hazy 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 classad@thewholenote.com.

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 classad@thewholenote.com by November 24 and book your ad for the December & January combined 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 mhpape@interhop.net.

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: tina@bloorstreetunited.org.

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 ststepheninthefields@gmail.com


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