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The Folks Behind it All – Musical Toronto profile, November 2014

Published on MusicalToronto.com, November 11, 2014, Michael Vincent, editor View the Profile on MusicalToronto.com Ann Summers Dossena | Founder/Director Eleanor Friedland | President Clarice Carson | Vice-President John Lopes | Treasurer Sheila Rose | Secretary Linda Litwack | Communications Steven J. Gray | Legal Counsel Charles Osborne | Member at Large About For the jazz…

Encounter Signup Forms Now Available for Singers and Instrumentalists

Full-Day Encounter with Adrianne Pieczonka for Young Professional Singers in preparation for Ten Singing Stars: The New Generation Concert. Deadline to Apply: October 10, 2018 Encounter: Friday, October 26, 2018, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Concert: Monday, November 5, 2018, 7:30 PM at Zoomer Hall, Toronto Internationally celebrated for her interpretations of Wagner, Strauss, Verdi and Puccini,…

Ten Singing Stars: The New Generation

IRCPA NAMES 10 SINGING STARS TO PERFORM NOVEMBER 5AT ZOOMER HALL   ONE TO BE NAMED RECIPIENT OF VALUABLE CAREER BLUEPRINT The International Resource Centre for Performing Artists, a service organization for Canada’s musicians, has selected the lineup of young professional singers to perform in Ten Singing Stars: The New Generation. The performance will take…

Postponed until the Fall

Representation: Managers and Agents, early May 2018 (date tbd) This workshop consists of a morning panel discussion and Q&A led by five Canadian managers/agents from diverse sectors of the music industry; and an afternoon session in which these professionals meet one-on-one with workshop participants. The managers/agents include Toronto-based Kathy Domoney (opera singers/directors/conductors), Robert Missen (music theatre/touring); Richard Flohil (Jazz/Public Relations); Ottawa-based Judith Humenick (jazz), and Laurelle Favreau (classical…

Around the Corner!

Toronto based entertainment and business lawyer, Andreas Kalogiannides, is hosting a fantastic event on Tuesday, June 12, covering the topic co-ownership of residential properties as one solution, against the Toronto affordability crisis, for artists and creative professionals.

120 DINER

Round-Table discussions result in collaborations such as:  Faith Amour performs at the 120 Diner, programmed by Ori Dagan, on Sunday, April 22nd, 6pm to 7:30pm. The Diner is at 120 Church Street, south of Richmond street.  

TWO SINGERS RECEIVE “CAREER BLUEPRINTS”

Soprano Natalya Gennadi and mezzo-soprano Marjorie Maltais have been named recipients of a “Career Blueprint”, valuable and essential materials for opera singers offered by the National Opera America Center. The Center, in New York, is a colleague of the Toronto-based International Resource Centre for Performing Artists (IRCPA), a service organization for Canada’s musicians. Gennadi and…

Great Memories Listen the live streamed Canada Day concert in Rome July 2013

from the Accademia Filarmonica Romana with soprano Jana Miller, pianist Jordan de Souza, clarinetist Kornel Wolak, violinist Guillaume Tardif and the Borealis String Quartet. 8 Canadians made Roman debuts, several Canadian composers had European and Roman premieres. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2eWmNE1as4

These are letters received from the participants of THE SAVVY MUSICIAN Workshop. 2016

“Congratulations on yet another fantastic IRCPA event. You continue to inspire with the depth of presenter and participant that you are able to track. And I thank you for the honor of introducing Margaret Lioi.  She is magnificent. I am so sorry that I have to run out before the program ended…. I feel privileged to…

Why Ann Summers Dossena Refuses To Let Your Music Career Down

Sara Schabas interview Ann Summer Dossena for Ludwig Van Toronto  It’s hard to find someone with more knowledge about making it in the classical music business than Ann Summers Dossena. “When you’re out of school and starting a career, is when you need help the most,” imparts Dossena, a former artists’ manager and concert presenter, as…

Canada’s intention to lift the visa requirement for Mexican visitors.

The Government of Canada has made it a top priority to re-establish and strengthen our relationship with one of our most important partners, Mexico. Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced Canada’s intention to lift the visa requirement for Mexican visitors beginning December 1, 2016. The announcement came during a productive two-day State visit to…