“ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS is 4 days at a good recording studio/3 hours of massage therapy/2 people to clean up my apartment while I’m away on tour/and a pet sitter for the partridge in my pear tree.” The WholeNote CLASSIFIEDS can advertise your help wanted needs, and promote your services. Inquire now for the February issue. 


AUDITION PREPARATION WORKSHOP SERIES FOR TEENS No Strings Theatre. Preparation for secondary and post-secondary arts school, community auditions, exams, festivals. More information www.nostringstheatre.com, directors@nostringstheatre.com, 416-551-2093.

Available positions with the KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA: 2nd Oboe, 1st Horn, 2nd Trumpet, 2nd (tenor) Trombone, 3rd (bass) Trombone, Principal Pianist, sectional Violins, Violas, Cellos and Contrabasses. The KSO is an auditioned-based civic orchestra in residence at Flato Markham Theatre. Weekly rehearsals are held on Tuesday evening at the state-of-the-art Cornell Recital Hall (HWY 407 ETR and 9th Ln). For more information visit
www.KSOchestra.ca  or e-mail Jobert Sevilleno at GM@KSOrchestra.ca

THE CELTIC FIDDLE ORCHESTRA OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO is looking for additional musicians: violin, viola, cello, bass and flute.  We practice twice a month on Sunday afternoon at the QEPCCC in Oakville.  Please contact Byron Grant at 905-469-1417 or email cfoso.exec@gmail.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 info@ccorchestra.org.

DO YOU LOVE TO SING? Are you looking for a choir that performs every type of sacred music, from Byrd to Britten, Howells to Hogan? The Anglican Church of St. John the Baptist seeks all voice types to enhance their Mass Choir. Services take place on Sundays at 10:30 AM in the Beaches, one of Toronto’s most active and artistic neighbourhoods. For more information, contact music@stjohnsnorway.com or (647) 302-2074

ORGANIST WANTED FOR SMALL NORTH TORONTO UNITED CHURCH Required for Sunday service and one weekly choir practice (accompaniment only). Maximum 11 hours weekly including 5 hours practice time. Additional hours for Christmas and Easter. Some experience preferred. Send questions or resume to arleighquesnelle@sympatico.ca.


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, PIANO, THEORY LESSONS. RCM exam preparation. RCM certified advanced specialist. Samantha Chang, FTCL, FLCM, Royal Academy of Music PGDip, LRAM, ARCT. Toronto, Scarborough 416-293-1302, samantha.studio@gmail. com

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/EAR-TRAINING LESSONS/GROUP MASTERCLASSES: Voices of Colour Music. Classical to contemporary styles.  Preparation for RCM exams, festivals, auditions. info@voicesofcolourmusic.com, www.voicesofcolourmusic.com

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.

STUDY SAXOPHONE with Bruce Redstone, BAEd, MMus. 20 years with Royal Conservatory, experienced performer and teacher. Reasonable rates and location, all levels. 416-706-8161, www.torontosaxlessons.com.

WARMHEARTED PIANO TEACHER with sterling credentials, unfailing good humor, and buckets of patience. Royal Conservatory washouts and nervous learners especially welcome. Lovely Cabbagetown studio. “Best teacher ever!” - Beaches tween. “Beats studying with those Quebec nuns!” - Rosedale senior. Peter Kristian Mose, 416.923.3060. www.MoseMusicalArts.com. My students have never won any prizes, except for love of music. (And loyalty.)


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

FRENCH HORN suitable for advanced student or working musician. One owner since 1978, excellent condition. Serious inquiries only to mjbuell@gmail.com

GEBRUDER MOENIG BASSOON 12532 FOR SALE complete Wieler overhaul 2012, two bocals, Kong tuner microphone, several accessories, $2500, jennykyle@sympatico.ca, 905-634-4156

STRADIVARIUS DESIGN VIOLINS FOR SALE: I have hand made over 60 violins, many currently being played throughout the US and Canada. Currently 3 instruments to choose from with superior quality, sound and workmanship, made using electronic tuning. Priced very reasonably. I studied under the direction of Dr. Ling, an acoustic professor from McGill University. For more details or to book a showing/playing call Pat 519-265-0329 (Guelph Ontario).

TRINITY COLLEGE CELTIC BOUZOUKI (i.e. large octave mandolin) in like-new condition. Glossy black top, a round sound-hole and a warm, rich tone. The current retail price is $889. Asking $500 with a hard-shell case and a soft gig bag. david.olds@sympatico.ca.

WHATS IN YOUR CLOSET?  Sell your unused instruments or donate them to an educational charity with a WholeNote classified ad! Are your band days just a hazy memory? Someone out there would love to give your nice old guitar, flute, tuba (etc) a new life. Contact classad@thewholenote.com.

STOLEN FROM CAR  – 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


BRING MODERN ELEGANCE TO YOUR NEXT EVENT – Arvelis Jazz Band now booking for winter and holiday parties! arvelisliveholidayjazz.com

HITCH’em & PITCH’em! I Do you play in a party band? If you 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 January 25 to book your ad for the February edition!


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

CD LINER NOTES, PROMO MATERIAL, CONCERT PROGRAMS, LIBRETTI, WEB SITE CONTENT AND MEMOIRS need proofreading and editing for correct spelling and grammar, clarity and consistency. Contact Vanessa Wells, wellsread@editors.ca, for a copy editor with a music background. Quick turnaround and reasonable rates! wellsreadediting.ca


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

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

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