Summer Concerts, Part III New Digital Direction for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
 
Summer Concerts, Part III

Summer Concerts, Part III

The Windsor Symphony Orchestra is continuing with a pleasant summer tradition of small ensemble concerts in area parks in 2014. This year, the program features the WSO woodwind quintet (July 13), and the orchestra’s brass quintet, performing in Amherstburg (August 16) and the Windsor Sculpture Park (August 17). Admission is free. OC is proud to […]

New Digital Direction for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

New Digital Direction for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

The Toronto Symphony has just announced that it has signed a new recording contract with UK-based Chandos Records. The first of TSO recordings to be released by Chandos will be Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sheherazade, recorded live at Roy Thomson Hall in June 2013, led by TSO Music Director Peter Oundjian and featuring TSO Concertmaster Jonathan Crow. It […]

Job Board

Job Board

23 July 2014

AUDITIONS Okanagan Symphony Orchestra Principal Clarinet Application deadline/Date limite : September 12 septembre 2014   ADMINISTRATIVE / ADMINISTRATIFS Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra Chair Application deadline/Date limite : August 29 août 2014 Regina Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Application deadline/Date limite : ongoing/en cours   CONDUCTORS / DIRECTEURS MUSICAUX Toronto Symphony Orchestra RBC Resident Conductor Application deadline/Date limite : September 4 septembre […]

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Small Budget Orchestra Conference

Small Budget Orchestra Conference

16 July 2014

SAVE the DATE! Once again this year, with the help of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Orchestras Canada is hosting a weekend conference in Toronto for Ontario’s small budget orchestra community. Location and topics will be announced in September: in the meantime, please hold the dates! Music Director Summit: Friday, January 9, 2015 Small Budget Orchestra […]

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People

People

16 July 2014

Congratulations to conductor and composer and Esprit Orchestra founder Alex Pauk, who was appointed to the Order of Canada in late June. Maestro Pauk was cited for “contributions to the development of contemporary Canadian orchestral music and for his promotion of Canada’s composers.”

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Job Board

Job Board

16 July 2014

ADMINISTRATIVE / ADMINISTRATIFS Opera Lyra Part-time Artistic Director / Directeur artistique à temps partiel Application deadline/Date limite : August 31 août 2014   CONDUCTORS / DIRECTEURS MUSICAUX Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra Music Director Application deadline/Date limite : August 15 août 2014      

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Job Board

Job Board

09 July 2014

AUDITIONS Symphony Nova Scotia Assistant Concertmaster (Second Chair) / Deuxième assistant, violon solo Section Cello / Violoncelle de section Application deadline/Date limite : October 10 octobre 2014 Toronto Symphony Orchestra Section Viola Application deadline/Date limite : August 11 août 2014   ADMINISTRATIVE / ADMINISTRATIFS Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Artist Liaison Application deadline/Date limite : July 29 juillet 2014 Hamilton Philharmonic […]

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Orchestra News Summer Publication Schedule

Orchestra News Summer Publication Schedule

02 July 2014

Orchestra News, and its companion French publication, Info Orchestres, is adopting a summer schedule. We’ll be publishing today (July 2), July 16, July 30, and August 13. Click here to sign up for Orchestra News!

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Good News from Orchestras Canada’s Funders

Good News from Orchestras Canada’s Funders

02 July 2014

In mid-June, Orchestras Canada received positive news from two of our major funding partners – and we’re grateful! We thank the Ontario Arts Council for not only sustaining our multi-year funding at the level of $75,445 for 2014-15, but also awarding OC a project grant for a multi-part webinar series designed for smaller budget performing […]

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Even More on Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL)

Even More on Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL)

02 July 2014

On June 30, Imagine Canada sent this notice to its members, including Orchestras Canada: While Canada’s Anti-Spam Law takes effect tomorrow, July 1, Imagine Canada has been in contact with both Industry Canada and the CRTC to ensure that charities receive clear and consistent information with regard to how the legislation and regulations apply to […]

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Summer Concerts, part 2

Summer Concerts, part 2

02 July 2014

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra will pay a return visit to Stratford Summer Music on August 22 and 23, with two programs centred on the life and work of J.S. Bach. Featured soloists are soprano Nathalie Paulin, tenor Zacharie Fogal, and baritone Phillip Addis. Both concerts take place at St. Andrew’s Church in Stratford, Ontario. For details, […]

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Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Announces a new Orchestral Institute in Whistler

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Announces a new Orchestral Institute in Whistler

02 July 2014

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra has announced that the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) and the Vancouver Symphony Society (VSS) have entered into an agreement to create and develop the Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler (VSOIW). The official public announcement was made at Whistler’s Olympic Plaza by Whistler Mayor, Nancy Wilhelm-Morden, on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 […]

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