Conductor, Chamber Choir and Boys' Choir
Jamie Loback joined the Ottawa Children's Choir as Conductor of the OCC Chamber Choir in 2015. Jamie holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in music from the University of Ottawa, specializing in piano, choral conducting, and music theory. Since 2005, he has served as Director of Music at St. Joseph’s Parish, where he conducts the Church’s three choirs.
In addition to his work as a liturgical musician, Jamie is the past director of the Ottawa Catholic School Board’s Chamber Choir and served as Opera Lyra Ottawa’s Children’s Chorus Master. Jamie is also the Artistic Director of the celebrated Ottawa Regional Youth Choir and since 2011 has been Artistic Director of the Capital Chamber Choir.
Jamie has conducted a broad range of repertoire from the traditional Western canon (including the choral-symphonic works of Vivaldi, J.S. Bach, Handel, Mozart, Haydn, and Fauré) as well as many contemporary works by late 20th and early 21st century composers, including several premiere performances of works by Canadian composers. In July 2015, in collaboration with the composer, Jamie conducted a performance of Morten Lauridsen’s choral works as part of the Music and Beyond Festival.