<![CDATA[CosmoMusic.ca Blog]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:12:44 +0000 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[A Spring Recital: Katerina Utochkina (mezzo-soprano) & Peter Tiefenbach (piano)]]> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 15:24:12 +0000 A Spring Recital

Featuring Katerina Utochkina (mezzo-soprano, Cosmo School of Music Voice Teacher) and Peter Tiefenbach (piano)



Where: Mazzoleni Concert Hall in Historic Ihnatowycz Hall, Toronto, ON (Click Here for More Information/Directions)

When: May 12th, 2013 | 8 P.M.

Admission: Free

A Spring Recital: Katerina Utochkira & Peter Tiefenbach

<![CDATA[Open Mic Nights!]]> Thu, 24 May 2012 18:02:51 +0000 John Loree from the Pro Audio and Rental Department often sets up open mics around Richmond Hill. Here are a few coming up.

Event: Open Mic Nights!
Venue: Covernotes (10268 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3B7)
Doors: 7:30pm


We provide 2 vocal microphones with stands, so all you will need to bring is your instruments, cables and amps. Come to Covernotes for the friendly atmosphere, a good book and great music!

If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact: johnloree@gmail.com

Confirmed Dates

  • May 28th
  • June 11th
  • June 25th
  • July 9th
  • July 23rd
  • August 6th
  • August 20th

Updated: July 19, 2012

<![CDATA[A Revival Celebration Concert Featuring Young Canadian Prodigy Violinist, Mercedes Cheung]]> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:17:28 +0000 Sunday, April 8, 2012, 8:00pm

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
10268 Yonge St., Richmond Hill, ON
(north of Major Mackenzie Dr)


Box Office: 905.787.8811

Tickets: Adult $35, Senior/Student $20
For groups of 10 or more, email: markhamsymphony@yahoo.com or call 905.887.9909

Sunday, April 8, 2012, 8:00 pm Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts

<![CDATA[Opportunities at Markham Symphony Orchestra]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2011 06:28:44 +0000 Markham Symphony Orchestra is a non-profit, charitable organization that serves as a symbolic representation of the cultural and artistic life of Markham and the northern communities. It seeks to promote community interest and appreciation in the performing arts. The orchestra consists of the best players including professional, university and post-graduate musicians around the region and GTA. The MSO will also conduct outreach programmes within the local schools.


Positions available (PAY-PER SERVICE positions):

  • Strings: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass.
  • Wind & Brass: Oboe, Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, English Horn, French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba.
  • Percussion: Timpani, Percussion & Keyboard.

We are always looking for accomplished players in all positions for the MSO. Concertmaster, Principal positions and Front Desks will be held by professional players.

Other positions available will serve to constitute an outreach programme filled by our local outstanding & talented young musicians who are genuinely and seriously seeking affiliation with a professional orchestra to enhance their performance experiences & to continue their training for auditions in their future professional careers.

If you are interested in these positions, please send or email (preferable) a one-page resume to:
Dr. Nancy Tye (President & Chair)

Qualified candidates will be notified of the audition repertoire and dates shortly upon receipt of resumes. Thank you very much for your involvement & support of the Markham Symphony Orchestra.

Volunteering Opportunities

We invite volunteers who love music and who would like to share our vision in rebuilding the orchestra to bring beautiful music to everyone in the communities.

Board of Directors/Executive Staff

Positions are open to members of the community who are dedicated and possess insights in helping to promote the MSO.

  • Responsibilities: Fundraising-seek sponsors to host concerts, solicit contributions from corporate, small businesses and individuals; organizing special fundraising events.
  • Hours: ongoing but flexible towards completion of goals when preparing for concerts.


  • Promotional: assist in advertising through distribution of flyers, brochures, community newspapers and media; website promotion.
  • Concerts: organizing reception, refreshments, ushering, liaison with patrons, ticket sales.
  • Administrative: database management, graphics/programme production, mailing.
  • Educational programmes: liaison with local schools to organize outreach programmes with MSO members.
  • Hours: ongoing but flexible towards completion of tasks at hand.

Contact Person:
Dr. Nancy Tye (President & Chair)
(905) 887-9909 (please leave a message)

Markham Symphony Orchestra
c/o Regional Councillor Gordon Landon (Co-Chair)
Markham Civic Centre
101 Town Centre Blvd
Markham, ON L3R 9W3

<![CDATA[Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts]]> Sat, 17 Sep 2011 06:21:43 +0000 Visit the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts as they have just launched their 2011/2012 season!