CCO ANNOUNCEMENTS SEPTEMBER 20, 2022

1. TWO ZOOM INVITATIONS, TONIGHT AND TOMORROW

(1) Last minute reminder of the meeting for members to discuss the proposed new By-Laws, tonight, 7:00pm.

Topic: Proposed By-Law Changes, Zoom Meeting Time: Sep 20, 2022 07:00 PM America/Toronto Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87058194844?pwd=aEJ1Mis2dERYSU1kN0xOcCttNFI5Zz09 Meeting ID: 870 5819 4844 Passcode: 055318

(2) Board of Directors’ meeting tomorrow night, Wednesday September 21, 7:30pm. All CCO members are entitled to attend Board meetings. This will be the last meeting of the current Board of Directors, as elections will be held at the Annual General Meeting on


(3) October 3.

Topic: CCO Board of Directors’ Zoom Meeting Time: Sep 21, 2022 07:30 PM America/Toronto Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84601569890?pwd=SG1sM0lxMHdBUm9Mcy96WTI2ZnhnUT09 Meeting ID: 846 0156 9890 Passcode: 221559

2. PEOPLE, POWER AND THE PARK

This Festival runs in Allan Gardens from this Thursday through Sunday. The CCO is supplying the musical backdrop for the Festival on Sunday September 25, 1:00 to 4:00pm. The Park will be full of Indigenous ceremonies, poets, art installations, storytelling, a craft market, community information table - and us! All welcome.


3. LINKS TO MUSIC FOR DECEMBER 10 CONCERT

Upcoming rehearsals will concentrate on the programme for our concert, "Holiday Cornucopia", December 10, 2022, Rosedale United Church.


Musicians are expected to bring their own music to rehearsals, where it is publicly available. Relevant links to the December 10 concert:


(i) Overture to Hansel und Gretel (Vorspiel) - Humperdinck https://imslp.org/wiki/H%C3%A4nsel_und_Gretel_(Humperdinck,_Engelbert)

(ii) Adagio from Clarinet Concerto, Mozart (Second Movement only) - featuring CCO member Helen Li https://imslp.org/wiki/Clarinet_Concerto_in_A_major%2C_K.622_(Mozart%2C_Wolfgang_Amadeus)

((iii) Aria from the Messiah - “Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion”, Handel https://imslp.org/wiki/Messiah,_HWV_56_(Handel,_George_Frideric)

(iv) Journeys, for Angela Swan - composed by CCO member Andrew McClure. Parts to be distributed at the rehearsal.

(v) Soirees Musicales, Britten. Parts to be distributed at the rehearsal.

(vi) Performance and sing-along with Rebecca Gray. TBA


4. IMPORTANT CCO DATES

Tuesday September 20, 2022: Revised By-Law Information Session, by Zoom, 7:00pm. Hosted by Director Andrew Lam.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022: Board of Directors’ Meeting - on Zoom.

Sunday September 25, 2022: Festival in Allan Gardens Park, CCO Performance plus a CCO information table in front of the Conservatory, 1:00 to 4:00pm Monday October 3, 2022: Annual General Meeting for the first hour of the rehearsal. Members can participate and vote in person or by Zoom. Friday December 9, 2022: Dress rehearsal Saturday December 10, 2022: Concert, “Holiday Cornucopia” (premier of “Journeys, for Angela Swan” by Andrew McClure). Rosedale United Church. Monday January 9, 2023: Rehearsals resume Mondays, 8:00 to 10:00pm Friday March 24, 2023: Dress Rehearsal Saturday March 25, 2023: Concert (premier of “A Stone’s Throw” by Justin Peters) Friday June 9, 2023: Dress Rehearsal Saturday June 10, 2023: Concert (Trumpet Concerto by composer Betsy Raum).

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