Chamber Choir sang beautifully in their first performance of the 2017-2018 season on Thursday, October 5th -- a Noon Hour Concert at the National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts with the Ottawa Regional Youth Choir - ORYC as part of the Ideas of North Festival in the new Glass Thorsteinson Staircase.
Music and Beyond is incredibly proud to support the Ottawa Children’s Choir. This year, Music and Beyond will dedicate 20% of ticket sales from 5 of our biggest concerts to the OCC.
Simply enter the code “OCC20” when purchasing your tickets to any of the 5 concerts listed below. On behalf of Music and Beyond and the Ottawa Children’s Choir, thank you for your support.
July 5th - Elmer Iseler Singers, http://www.elmeriselersingers.com/
July 7th - Canadian Brass, http://www.canadianbrass.com/
July 13 - Gregory Charles: Virtuose, http://gregexperience.com/
We’re looking for a General Manager to join our team and ensure that our organization runs smoothly. The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal and administrative skills and be keen, well-organized and adaptable.
The Ottawa Children's Choir (OCC), a not-for-profit charitable organization, exists to enrich artistically the lives of our choristers, families and the community. We offer an instructional music program emphasizing musicianship and vocal training through choral music experience.
We are five ensembles:
Ottawa Children's Choir Concert and Chamber choirs will be performing as part of the Sing Ottawa en choeur Festival which is a choral celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary in our Nation’s Capital. Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25, 2017, Sing Ottawa en chœur (SOec) will present five concerts and two discussion panels exploring Canadian music and the music that represents the cultures of people who call Canada their home. We invite everyone to come hear the two OCC choirs sing at the Music From Across Canada concert and encourage you to check out the other concerts and panel discussions that are taking place during the festival.
The Ottawa Children’s Choir has vacancies for Board Members for the period 2017-2018.
The OCC Board is a working board comprising 6 parent representatives and 7 community representatives. We have openings for parent and community representatives from July 2017 (renewable). Directors on the OCC Board are typically elected for a two-year term.
The Ottawa Children's Choir is pleased to announce that Jennifer Berntson has accepted the position of Conductor for our new Training Choir for 6- and 7-year-old children. Jennifer is a passionate choral artist and music educator. Inspired by a childhood spent singing with the Saskatoon Children’s Choir, she has performed with ensembles across Canada, including the National Youth Choir. Jennifer is the founding artistic director of Aella Choir, an ensemble intent on sharing innovative programming and compelling repertoire for women’s voices. She currently works at First Baptist Church as the soprano soloist and conductor of the First Baptist Children’s Choir. Jennifer enjoys sharing her love of music through her voice and piano studios, working with students of all ages and levels.