David Amram in Toronto Festival!

We’re proud to annouce our Social Media Partnership with VIVA ARTS for the Armam in Toronto Festival! Arts Avenue will be with David all throughout the festival bringing you upclose and personal with David and his guests! All week long on the blog which can be found here Amram 2012 will have all the latest updates on the festival and vlogs there.

We also have our Facebook and Twitter hashtag – #amram2012 for the festival for you to follow along.

We encourage you to come and use the hashtag before and while at the festival and even if your not able to come! The hashtag is also helpful for asking those last minute questions for David as well!

Will also have a special Live Q&A with David on Kondoot! A new live streaming site that is taking the world by storm. You may register there for free and join in on the event! If you have any questions for David, you’ll be able to answer them here! More info Click Here 

Our youtube channel with all our videos from the festival will be included here! Make sure you subscribe to the channel to get all the daily updates throughout the week! You tube Channel


All the Festivities!

Sunday, May 20, 3 PM, Theatre Direct Studios,

Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street / “Classical for Kids” with David Amram / $5 at the door or buy in advance from www.vivaarts.ca with the Festival Pass for $100 (worth $165) / For more information contact musicinthebarns@gmail.com or visit www.musicinthebarns.com


Live with David Amram on Kondoot.com
Monday, 21 May 2012, 12:30pm until 1:30pm (Eastern Time (US & Canada) FREE EVENT!

A public event hosted by Arts Avenue at Dave’s On St.Clair (Toronto)
Visit www.kondoot.com to participate
or check www.kondoot.com/arts on the day of the event!


Tuesday, May 22, 8PM, at Gallery 345,

345 Sorauren Avenue / “From Cairo to Canada to Kerouac” / Screening of the rare “beat” film, Pull My Daisy, and jazz with David Amram  / Special guests include bassist Roberto Occhipinti, flutist Les Allt, and drummer Mark Kelso. / $30 Purchase single tickets or Festival Pass in advance on www.vivaarts.ca / For more information contact gallery345@gmail.com or visit www.gallery345.com


Wednesday, May 23,

Theatre Direct Studios at Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street / “Workshops with David Amram”Session 1 (10:00 – 12:30PM) For musicians, David presents “How to be Your Own Cultural Centre”. / Session 2 (2:00 – 5PM) For everyone, David presents “The Composer as Collaborator”. / Each session is $60 or $95 for the full day.  Refreshments and light lunch are included. / To register visit www.musicinthebarns.com  / Workshops are included with the Festival Pass. To purchase go to www.vivaarts.ca


Thursday, May 24 7:30pm

 at Camera Bar (west of Ossington) / Canadian Premiere Screening of Documentary & Tribute Party  / Join VIVA ARTS is celebrating the life time achievements of David Amram with the Canadian Premiere screening of David Amram: The First 80 Years.  The internationally acclaimed 2011 film will be followed by a Q&A with Director Lawrence Kraman and David Amram.  The Tribute after party begins at 9:30 with special guest, Roberto Occhipinti Trio.   Cash bar, light refreshments, book signing and jam session. / $20 and $15 for studentsor free  with the festival pass.  For more information or to purchase tickets please, go to www.vivaarts.ca


Saturday, May 26 at 8PM & Sunday, May 27

sat 7:30PM the Canadian Premiere of David Amram’s Concert for Horn and Orchestra with the York Symphony Orchestra Information on venues and tickets go to www.yorksymphony.ca / (These concerts are not included with the Festival Pass.)
Mark your calenders!! From May 20-27, VIVA ARTS is bringing legendary composer, conductor, writer and multi-instrumentalist David Amram to Toronto to present concerts, workshops, film screenings, jam sessions and more!

Special offers and discounts

Music in the Barns is offering a 20% discount to all TMA members for “Workshops with David Amram” May 23.  Don’t be left standing on the curb! Here is the link for the workshop with discount. http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2644729457?discount=TMA149

Festival Pass

$100, worth $165, the festival pass gets you in to a weeks worth of events as VIP.  5% off all books.  Here is the link for purchasing the festival pass and single tickets to events & concerts. http://www.eventbrite.ca/event/3127112277

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