the WholeNote’s BASIC CLASSIFIEDS and BOXED CLASSIFIEDS start at just $24 for 20 words or less. Add $1.20 per additional word, and $6.00 for a box. Discounts are offered for multiple insertions (3x,5x,9x). BOOK NOW for the February edition! Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: Friday January 23.
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.KSOrchestra.ca for more information.
BASS SECTION LEAD NEEDED for St. Andrew’s United Church in Brantford. Contact Greg Walshaw at email@example.com, or 519-752-5823. www.standresbrantford.com.
This is a paid position.
BEL CANTO SINGERS is 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 in Scarborough. We are currently looking to strengthen our tenor and bass sections. If you have ever wanted to participate in a group that values music, fun and fellowship please consider joining us. Auditions will take place in the first two weeks of January 2015, during our regular Tuesday night practice. Website: www.belcantosingers.ca.
Contact Elaine 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
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.
INSTRUCTION & COURSES
CHILDREN’S PIANO LESSONS: Friendly, approachable - and strict! Contact Liz Parker at 416-544-1803 or
email@example.com. Queen and Bathurst area, Toronto.
FLUTE LESSONS with experienced and highly trained teacher. Contact Dr. Izabella Budai at 416-881-7972 or
All levels and ages welcome.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
email@example.com or 416- 603-4640.
PRIVATE LESSONS IN ALL LEVELS OF RUDIMENTS, THEORY AND PIANO in central Burlington. Please contact Natalie at 888-359-5670.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org (647) 214-2827.
SENSIBLE VOCAL TRAINING Build.Restore. Refurbish your Voice.Whether you just want to tone and tune up, or have a burning desire to raise the bar and advance your vocal abilities, this training is ideal! Call for an introductory session. If you’re a beginner, no worries; we build from scratch!! Phone Pattie Kelly (905)271-6896 vocalsense.ca
VOICE LESSONS – experienced, professional & supportive teacher. All ages & levels, adult beginners welcome. Contact: Grant Allert B.mus. 416-910-9605,
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
5’4” CHICKERING BABY GRAND. Completely rebuilt in 1992. New hammers, strings, keytops, refinished cabinet. $6500 or BO. email@example.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
KAWAI GRAND, 5’ 10”, $6600, Model #500 (1968). Cabinet, soundboard, and action are in amazing condition.
Call Stephen 905 483-1125.
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
MASON AND RISCH UPRIGHT piano for sale. Circa 194O. Lovely tone. Best offer. Please call 416-929-1797
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com by January 23 and book your ad for the February combined edition!
VENUES AVAILABLE / WANTED
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 firstname.lastname@example.org