The Music Times

is a bimonthly publication

contact: jean w. narveson, editor • • 519-886-1673 • 57 Young St W., Waterloo, ON, N2L 2Z4 • Canada

julia narveson, editorial assistant

Volume XV, Number 2 . . . March - April 2021

below: find calendar updates, contact info for the groups covered by the paper, press releases, concert reviews, ad rates, and mail to editor.

Next issue: May - June, 2021 Please query regarding submissions.

Deadline for submission of articles and ad space reservation: April 1, 2021


*** COVID-19 ALERT ***

Many regional concerts have been cancelled (or put on "hold" until sometime in the future), and I strongly recommend checking the web site of any concert you were planning to attend. See below for links to presenters.



First United Church Noon Hour Concerts

The Choir Auxiliary at First United is happy to announce that its 8 Noon Hour Concerts will be live streamed on Facebook at

Feb. 9 - Ian Sadler (pipe organ) rebooked: APRIL 13

Feb. 16 - Springdale Trio - Wendy Wagler (flute), Ben Bolt Martin (cello) & Boyd McDonald (piano) rebooked: APRIL 6

Feb. 23 - Paul Mitchell Jazz Trio - Paul Mitchell (trumpet), Clark Johnston (double bass), Rob Fekete (piano)

March 2 - Wendy Wagler (flute) & Beth Ann de Sousa (piano)

March 9 - Peter Shackleton (clarinet) & Stephanie Mara (piano)

March 16 - Gallery Chamber Players (Quintet) - James Mason (oboe), Peter Shackleton, clarinet

Julie Baumgartel (violin), Margaret Gay (cello) & Anna Ronai (piano)

March 23 - Penderecki String Quartet - Jeremy Bell & Jerzy Kaplanek (violins), Christine Vlajk (viola) & Katie Schlaikjer (cello)

March 30 - Larry Larson (trumpet) & Lori Gemmell (harp)

EARLY MUSIC (from [scroll down]

addition to HIP:




ad rates

SPOTLIGHT ADS (business card shape)

$30 per issue

2.25” wide x 1.25” high



full page $500 (10”w x 15.5”h)

3/4 page $450

1/2 page $350

1/4 page $200

1/8 page $100

1/16 page $50



single column width: $70 per issue

double column width: $105 per issue

single column ad is 1.5" wide x 2.5" high

double column ad is 3" wide x 2.5" high


mail to editor

jean w. narveson


The Music Times is published by Midnight Editing


jean w. narveson, editor

Articles and advertising that appear in The Music Times are subject to editorial discretion.


The Music Times is available at many locations throughout the region. A tiny selection:


Queen's Sq Library

Central Presbyterian Church

Cambridge Public Library


Elmira Public Library


The Bookshelf

Guelph Public Library

Guelph Youth Music Centre

U of Guelph


Centre in the Square

Conrad Centre for the Performing Arts

Kitchener City Hall

Kitchener Public Library

Queen Street Commons

Registry Theatre


Angie's Kitchen

Death Valley's Little Brother

First United Church

KWCMS Music Room

Princess Cinemas

Waterloo Public Library

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