AUDITIONS FOR TENORS & BASSES! The VOCA Chorus of Toronto, a dynamic and welcoming community choir is looking for TENORS and BASSES for their upcoming season.  Rehearsals are Mondays, 7:30 - 9:30 pm at Eastminster United Church (Chester subway).  For more info. and/or to set up an audition, contact Artistic Director Jenny Crober at (using the 'Contact Us' tab) or 416-463-8225

AVAILABLE PRO BONO POSITIONS WITH THE KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA: 2nd Clarinet, 3rd Horn, 2nd trumpet, 2nd (tenor) Trombone, 3rd (bass) Trombone, 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  and e-mail Jobert Sevilleno at

CHORISTERS WANTED (SATB) for St. Michael & All Angels Choir, at one of the most beautiful Anglican churches in GTA (St Clair Ave/Wychwood). Contact-Herb Ciceri 416-738-1480

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

HARMONY SINGERS OF ETOBICOKE, a dynamic thirty-voice women’s chorus, is looking for new members. We welcome women who love to sing music ranging from John Lennon to John Rutter.  Auditions are easy and membership fees are low. We work hard but have fun along the way. If this sounds good to you, get in touch with Conductor Harvey Patterson. (416) 239-5821.

JOHN LAING SINGERS: We are inviting new voices to join us for our 2015-2016 concert season particularly tenors and basses. For audition information and to learn more about us, please visit OR  

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 Click on Director Search or email

MUSIKAY HAS PAID POSITION OPENINGS for choristers and for alto/countertenor and bass soloists. Visit to schedule an audition.

OASIS VOCAL JAZZ, Toronto’s longest running close harmony group, is looking for a new director to take us into our 30th anniversary. Director should have several years vocal jazz directing experience, be able to teach jazz pedagogy, have good interpersonal skills, a willingness to prepare and direct two concerts yearly, and be available Wednesday evenings for a two-hour rehearsal. Requesting a minimum two-year commitment. Season runs September to May. Competitive salary offered. For more info, visit Contact:

ORCHESTRA OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS! AUDITIONS JUNE 13, OR BY APPOINTMENT: The Kingsway Conservatory of Music provides a vibrant environment for musical discovery, and its THREE orchestras each offer exciting performance opportunities while challenging a continuum of skill levels, from early learners to advanced string players. Kingsway Children’s Orchestra: RCM Grade 2-4 / Suzuki Book 2-3.  Kingsway Chamber Strings: RCM Grade 5-7 / Suzuki Book 4-6.  Kingsway Chamber Orchestra:  RCM Grade 8-10.  Kingsway Conservatory of Music, 2848 Bloor Street West, Toronto 416-234-0121 INSPIRED LEARNING

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 Website:

SOPRANO SECTION LEAD for an eclectic music program at Leaside United Church, 822 Millwood Road, Toronto. Thursday evening rehearsals and Sunday morning Worship.  Contact Sharon Beckstead, Music Director at 416-696-6051, for more information.

ST. MICHAEL’S CHOIR SCHOOL AUDITIONS Limited places are available for boys in Grades 7-12 at St. Michael’s Choir School for September 2015. Please visit to see if St. Michael’s Choir School is for you. To set up an audition, please call 416-397-6367.

VIVA! Youth Singers Of Toronto
( welcomes children and youth (ages 4 to young adults) to audition for the 2015/16 season. Email - - now for a September 1 audition time. Inclusion program invites singers of all abilities to audition

( welcomes enthusiastic clarinet players to audition for a place in our group. All ages welcome. Tuesdays 7:30-10 PM.


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

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.

SUMMERSING & SENSIBLE VOCAL TRAINING! Develop and advance your vocal abilities by joining the SummerSing Vocal Gym!  Embrace an intensive (and intensively fun) program of individual voice training.  Special rates apply now through August. Beginner? No worries. We build from scratch!  Let’s get this party started!!! Phone Pattie at (905) 271-6896.


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

OUT OF THE CLOSET THIS SUMMER! Band days just a hazy memory? Someone out there would love to give your nice old guitar, flute, tuba (etc)  a new life. Sell your unused instruments or donate them to an educational charity with a WholeNote classified ad! Contact

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


HITCH’em & PITCH’em! 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 by August 24 to book your ad for the September 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.

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. Copy editor with music background offers quick turnaround and reasonable rates. Vanessa Wells,


BEAUTIFUL, PRIVATE TEACHING STUDIO  (Harbord/Spadina) for rent in shared space. $510/mo, TTC, window, cafe, internet, washroom, 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

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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