AUDITIONS FOR PENTHELIA SINGERS - a vibrant women’s chamber choir. 4 spots are available. Strong sight singing skills, previous choral experience required. Tuesday, August 30th, Wednesday, August 31st, 7:00 pm. Contact Alice Malach: Phone: 416-579-7464.

AUDITIONS FOR SOLOISTS The Kindred Spirits Orchestra invites soloists to affirm their interest in performing one of the following concerti with the orchestra during its 2017.2018, 2018.2019 or 2019.2020 concert seasons: VIOLIN CONCERTI by Schumann, Elgar, Bartok, Shostakovich, or Britten; CELLO CONCERTI by Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Saint-Saëns, or Dvořák; PIANO CONCERTI by Rachmaninoff (Nos. 1 or 4; Rhapsody), Tchaikovsky (No. 2), Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Shostakovich (No. 2), Strauss (Burlesque), Chopin, Liszt (No. 2; Totentanz), Saint-Saëns, or Ravel (in G); SOLI SATB for Beethoven’s Ninth. For more information, e-mail

Available positions with the KINDRED SPIRITS ORCHESTRA: 1st/2nd Oboe, 1st Bassoon, 1st Horn, 1st/2nd and Bass Trombone, 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  or e-mail Jobert Sevilleno at

CALLING ALL PITCH PERFECT FANS! You could be a part of Toronto’s brand new a cappella sensation!  Audition details:

CHOIR DIRECTOR POSITION 2016 – 2017 Director sought for an inter-disciplinary non-auditioned musical ensemble and related educational experiences with 30 University of Toronto students celebrating interfaith and intercultural understanding. Deadline for Applications: Wed Aug 17. Submit a covering letter and resume to: Responsibilities: weekly 2 hour rehearsals, Sept – March, excluding December, a total of 24 weeks. $185.00 per rehearsal plus $250.00 per performance; choir performances; mentor student leadership. Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Music; 5 years experience in choral music direction & artistic programming.

COUNTERPOINT COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA ( welcomes volunteer musicians for Monday evening rehearsals at the 519 Church Street Community Centre in downtown Toronto. No audition. We’re especially looking for harp, trombone and strings players. Email

DRUMMER WHO CAN SIGHT-READ and bring drum kit to rehearsals needed for Barrie Concert Band in Simcoe County.

Join the ONTARIO POPS ORCHESTRA! All instruments WANTED! Monday rehearsals by Royal York Subway. No Auditions. Register at:

THE PETERBOROUGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA is seeking a Concertmaster on a permanent basis. This is a paid position commensurate with experience and a minimum 42 services per season. For more information:

ORGANIST/MUSIC DIRECTOR sought for Mimico Presbyterian Church in south Etobicoke. We seek someone who will relish the chance to help shape our future as we  grow.  A 2-manual Casavant pipe organ circa 1948 with midi interface and a piano are used for worship.  Musical collaborations with vocalists and instrumentalists from the congregation will be part of the role.  Experience with coaching singers in vocal technique would be invaluable.  The ideal candidate will enjoy using music from a variety of genres in worship and will be willing to take risks in a warm, supportive environment.  The position is for approximately 8 hours per week.  Remuneration is commensurate with qualifications and experience, based on the RCCO guidelines.  Please submit your resume to Mimico Presbyterian Church, 119 Mimico Ave., Toronto, ON  M8V 1R6 or by e-mail to

SECTIONS LEADS: Oakville Choral Society seeks section leads (SATB). Rehearsals Tuesdays 7:45 – 10:00 September to April/May. Performances Christmas/spring. Visit  Contact:  

VEGASNORTH’S 2016 FALL BIG BAND WORKSHOPS These big band workshops focus on teaching intermediate/advanced musicians how to rehearse/perform in a big band ensemble while having a ton of fun rehearsing great charts.12 sessions - Sundays Noon - 2 pm & Tuesdays 7 - 9 pm from Sept - Nov 2016. Location - The Rehearsal Factory 330 Geary Ave Toronto. Registration for the Fall is now open.

THE WYCHWOOD CLARINET CHOIR is looking for enthusiastic clarinet players to join our group. Contact us through our website at to arrange an audition. All ages welcome.

YORKMINSTRELS SHOW CHOIR  welcoming new SATB singers, especially men!  Broadway and popular music repertoire performed off-book with simple choreography. Rehearsals: Wednesday evenings near Willowdale/Cummer. Interested? Contact Sandi:    Website:

YORK REGION BRASS WELCOMES BRASS PLAYERS for rehearsals in Newmarket, Wednesdays 7:30-9:30 pm. contact


DR. STEPHEN SATORY is accepting private piano and theory students. Near St. George Subway.  “A very patient, knowledgeable teacher”; “A consummate professional”. 416-566-4411.

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, com

LESSONS FOR ALL! Friendly and firm - I’m an experienced musician and mom teaching piano and singing to children (and young at heart) in my Toronto home (East Leslieville). To discuss your child’s need for music-making please contact

PIANO AND THEORY LESSONS IN WOODBRIDGE, ON: Certified RCM teacher, Master of Music. Piano classes and preparation for theory exams (Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Rudiments). Summer intensive preparation. (905) 264-9772,

PIANO, HARPSICHORD LESSONS with former RCM examiner Mary Lim in North York. Students won first prize 30+ times. 416-502-1315.

PIANO LESSONS FOR ADVANCED STUDENTS Prepare for RCM exams, competitions. Play musically with freedom and ease. Professional instruction with 
Dr. Réa Beaumont (DMA, MMus, MusBacEd, ArtDipMus, ARCT). Midtown Toronto studio, near subway, parking.

PIANO LESSONS WITH CONCERT PIANIST EVE EGOYAN All ages, all levels welcome, at  Earwitness Studio, Artscape Youngplace (downtown Toronto). Eve’s own exposure to exceptional teachers during her developmental years makes her a communicative, intuitive and creative teacher with over 25 years teaching experience (private lessons, masterclasses, adjudication) Each student is an individual. Email Eve to set up a free introductory meeting at

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.

TAILORING FLUTE/THEORY LESSONS TO YOUR NEEDS - all levels, ages. Experienced RCM Certified Teacher. Michelle Coon B.Mus Toronto West 416-784-4431


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

FRENCH HORN in excellent condition. Selmer prototype built by Reynolds.

TRUMPET Bach Stradivarius model 37 (never used; SAXOPHONE Bundy Selmer alto; BASSOON Linton; EUPHONIUM Besson four valve compensating with laquer finish;). Phone 416-964-3642.

WHAT’S IN YOUR BASEMENT? Is that accordion gathering dust?  Are your band days just a hazy memory? Someone out there would love to give your nice old clarinet / tuba / drum kit a new life. Advertise your unused instruments or find one for sale with a WholeNote classified ad! Contact


SWEETHEART PARTY BAND? Do you provide live music for weddings? Maybe also for wakes, roasts & retirements, and all kinds of occasions? Advertise your ensemble right here for as little as $24 plus tax!! Contact by August 25 for the September 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,, for a copy editor with a music background. Quick turnaround and reasonable rates!


ARE YOU PLANNING A CONCERT OR RECITAL? Looking for a venue? Consider Bloor Street United Church. Phone: 416-924-7439 x22. Email:

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

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