AUDITIONS & OPPORTUNITIES
AVAILABLE PRO BONO POSITIONS FOR musicians at the KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA: Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Violin, Viola, Cello and Contrabass. The KSO is an auditioned-based community orchestra that rehearses once a week (Tuesdayevenings) 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.
SHOW CHOIR PIANIST NEEDED: Yorkminstrels Show Choir seeks accomplished accompanist for Wednesday night rehearsals in North York, plus community concerts (e.g. seniors homes). September – June. Reply to Lorraine: 905-881-1465 or //firstname.lastname@example.org/" target="_blank" style="color: rgb(17, 85, 204);">email@example.com/ Website: www.yorkminstrels.com.
COUNTERPOINT COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA (www.ccorchestra.org) welcomes volunteer musicians for Monday evening rehearsals, downtown Toronto. We’re especially looking for trombones and strings. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
INTERIM ORGANIST / CHOIR DIRECTOR NEEDED for St. James United Church, Etobicoke, from Nov 12 2015 to Feb 28 2016. Contact email@example.com
MUSIC DIRECTOR NEEDED for The Church of the Holy Trinity, Guildwood (Anglican) (Scarborough) to help us develop a new vision for our Music Ministry, embracing a variety of styles of music including traditional hymnody and popular song. This is a part-time position, (8-10 hours/wk) for a versatile keyboardist with a creative and collegial working style who will enjoy leading a small, knowledgeable and dedicated choir and working with clergy, drama groups and other musicians. Our warm, inclusive congregation hosts and takes part in special festivals and concerts of the village of Guildwood. Pay is commensurate with experience ($12,000 to $15,000). We have an Allen 2 manual organ and a Roland digital piano. Resume to the Church Wardens: firstname.lastname@example.org
MUSIC DIRECTOR NEEDED Village Voices current director Joan Andrews is retiring. We seek a creative and supportive conductor who will continue to offer artistic challenges while respecting the 26 year history of the choir and the varying musical backgrounds of our choir members. Village Voices is a 60-voice community choir based in Markham that performs a wide variety of choral music. Two major concerts and additional local community performances are presented annually. For a full job description, qualifications needed and application details, visit villagevoices.ca Click on Director Search or email directorsearch@villagevoices.
MUSIKAY HAS PAID POSITION OPENINGS for choristers and for alto/countertenor and bass soloists. Visit musikay.ca to schedule an audition.
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.
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: email@example.com.
THE WYCHWOOD CLARINET CHOIR (www.wychwoodclarinetchoir.com) welcomes enthusiastic clarinet players to audition for a place in our group. All ages welcome. Tuesdays7:30-10 PM
INSTRUCTION & COURSES
BUILD YOUR OWN GUITAR: Geary Guitarworks. All kinds of courses for all kinds of people; building ukuleles, electric, acoustic, and cigar box guitars.
CHILDREN’S PIANO LESSONS: Friendly, approachable - and strict! Contact Liz Parker at 416-544-1803 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Queen and Bathurst area,Toronto.
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.
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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.
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? Someone out there would love to give your nice old guitar, flute, tuba (etc) a new life. Spring-clean your closet, and sell your unused instruments with a WholeNote classified ad! Contact email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by March 24 to book your ad for the April edition!
SOPRANO LEADS AND CHORAL CONDUCTORS - NEED A BREAK? Subbing available, 35+ years’ experience. Limited openings for piano, voice, theory students and coaching. Call Margaret - 647-291-3572.
GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE if you submit a quality proposal. Freelance grantwriter with fifteen years of successful CC and OAC funding. email@example.com
MUSICAL SERVICES for you, or your next project. Piano, Voice lessons. Transcription: audio to sheet music. firstname.lastname@example.org
VENUES AVAILABLE / WANTED
BEAUTIFUL, PRIVATE TEACHING STUDIO (Harbord/Spadina) for rent in shared space. $510/mo, TTC, window, cafe, internet, washroom, email@example.com 416-975-9035.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
SPACES AVAILABLE FOR RENT - sizes range from 220 to 1600 square feet, at Hillcrest Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 2 Vaughan Rd at Bathurst, 1 block south of St. Clair. TTC Bus & subway accessible. Rehearsal/Concert space, main floor meeting room with kitchenette. Lower level meeting rooms with kitchen. Contact 416-654-0311 or by email