AUDITIONS & OPPORTUNITIES 

AVAILABLE PRO BONO POSITIONS FOR MUSICIANS at the KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA: 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.KSOrchestra.ca for more information.

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.

ONTARIO POPS ORCHESTRA. We are a grassroots Toronto-based orchestra. We welcome amateur, semi-pro, and professional musicians. Register at www.ontariopopsorchestra.com

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED for the 2015 MusiCounts TD Community Music Program, which provides access to musical instruments and equipment to thousands of children in under-served Canadian communities. The grants will be distributed in allotments of up to $25,000 totalling $220,000. Grant applications are now being accepted at www.musicounts.ca, with a submission deadline of Friday, May 8, 2015.

SWANSEA COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND seeks beginner/intermediate players particularly brass, rehearsals Thursday nights, Western Technical and Commercial School .Contact info@swanseaband.ca.

THE WYCHWOOD CLARINET CHOIR (www.wychwoodclarinetchoir.com) welcomes enthusiastic clarinet players to audition for a place in our group. All ages welcome. Tuesdays 7:30-10pm.

SOPRANO VOCALIST WANTED: Established trans-Atlantic experimental orchestra based in Toronto and London seeks a soprano vocalist for performances and tours in 2015-16. Some shows will pay, some won’t - best suited for a young soprano seeking experience and international touring with expenses covered. Soubrettes and mezzos preferred. Apply to: info@flowersofhell.com.

THE HART HOUSE CHAMBER STRINGS IS SEEKING A CONDUCTOR! Weekly rehearsals from September 2015 to March 2017.  3 Concert performances per academic year. Dynamic group of student modest honourarium. Great experience. http://harthouse.ca/getinvolved/careers-volunteering/

 INSTRUCTION & COURSES 

CHILDREN’S PIANO LESSONS: Friendly, approachable - and strict! Contact Liz Parker at 416-544-1803 or liz.parker@rogers.com. Queen and Bathurst area, Toronto.

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

FUN & SYSTEMATIC LESSONS WITH EXPERIENCED TEACHERS. Piano, Violin, Cello. Beginner to Advanced. Suzuki, RCM, Auditions & Competitions. 647.668.6697 www.musicscope.ca.

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 VOICE/PIANO/THEORY LESSONS: Experienced, BFA Certified Teacher located at Christ Church Deer Park (Yonge & St. Clair). Prepares you or your child for RCM exams, competitions & auditions. Contact Jessika: jwithakmusic@gmail.com (647) 214-2827.

 FOR SALE / WANTED 

CLASSICAL RECORD AND CD COLLECTIONS WANTED. Minimum 350 units. Call, text or e-mail Aaron 416-471-8169 or A@A31.CA.

STOLEN FROM CAR IN SEPT 2014  – Lorée OBOE & ENGLISH HORN: $700 reward for information leading to return. Serial #’s: oboe TA 78, English horn HV 25. Please call Karen 416-656-4312 or 416-323-2232 x.26

WHILE YOUR TROMBONE GENTLY WEEPS: Band days just a hazy memory? Your lovely old guitar, flute, tuba (etc) is crying out to be played and someone out there would love to give it a new life. Spring-clean your closet, and sell your unused instruments with a WholeNote classified ad! Contact classad@thewholenote.com.

 MUSICIANS AVAILABLE 

HITCH’em & PITCH’em! I (catchy name for a party band?) If you who provide live music for wedding & wakes, roasts & retirements, and all kinds of occasions, you can advertise your ensemble right here for as little as $24 plus tax!! Contact classad@thewholenote.com by March 24 to book your ad for the April edition!

 VENUES AVAILABLE / WANTED 

OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE FOR RENT in bright 180 sq. foot space at Eglinton St. George’s United Church. Near Yonge/Eglinton. Call 416-481-1141 x210

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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