DEADLINE for CLASSIFIED ADS in The WholeNote MAY 2015 edition is Friday April 24. Inquiries to


AVAILABLE PRO BONO POSITIONS FOR MUSICIANS at the KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA: 3rd (bass) Trombonist, 3rd Trumpet, 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 and visit for more information.

COUNTERPOINT COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA ( welcomes volunteer musicians for Monday evening rehearsals, downtown Toronto. We’re especially looking for trombones and strings. Email

INTERIM ORGANIST / CHOIR DIRECTOR NEEDED for St. James United Church, Etobicoke, Nov 2015 - Jan 2016. Contact

MUSIC DIRECTOR NEEDED for The Church of the Holy Trinity, Guildwood (Anglican) (Scarborough) 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:

MUSIKAY HAS PAID POSITION OPENINGS for choristers and for alto/countertenor and bass soloists. Visit 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, 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

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.

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:

THE TORONTO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for the Affiliate Composer position. Please see for detailed information.  Application deadline is Friday, April 24 at 5pm.


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

FLUTE LESSONS with experienced and highly trained teacher. Contact Dr. Izabella All levels and ages welcome.

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

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. 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: (647) 214-2827.


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


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.


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

SPACE AVAILABLE REASONABLE RATES. Hillcrest Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 2 Vaughan Rd. at Bathurst, 1 blk. south of St. Clair. 416-654-0311. Email

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