Kiwanis Festival

We have a date for Kiwanis ... March 31st.  Further details to come.

First Rehearsal

posted Sep 1, 2017, 4:07 AM by Choir Web   [ updated Sep 7, 2017, 3:36 PM ]

The First Choir Rehearsal for the new school year will be held at 6:00 PM for Children's Choir and  7:45 PM for Chamber Choir.  Please see Calendar below for details.

Young Voices Choir Spring Concert

posted May 28, 2017, 8:51 PM by Choir Web   [ updated Jul 31, 2017, 11:21 AM ]

YV Sprimg Concert Poster 2017 (002).pngThe OCSB Young Voices Choir presented their Spring Concert "When Peace Begins With Me - A Celebration of Canada" on Wednesday, June 7th at 7 PM at St. Augustine's Church, 1060 Baseline Road.  

Spring Concert June 3

posted May 4, 2017, 7:08 AM by Choir Web   [ updated Jul 31, 2017, 11:21 AM ]

The OCSB Choirs presented their Spring Concert on June 3rd at 7:00 PM at Sacred Heart High School. 

Kiwanis Festival

posted May 4, 2017, 7:07 AM by Choir Web   [ updated May 4, 2017, 7:09 AM ]

OCSB Young Voices Choir won Gold in the Kiwanis Festival and made it to the Provincial level of competition!

Kiwanis Festival

posted Mar 11, 2017, 4:53 AM by Choir Web   [ updated May 7, 2017, 6:01 PM ]

OCSB Children's Choir won Gold in both Folk song and Community / Schools categories, winning the Ken Little Memorial Trophy and the Luella Barrigar Trophy.  OCSB Chamber Choir won Silver in the Kiwanis Festival with a mark of 87.  They were commended for their "exquisite tone" and challenging repertoire.  Double Trio and Triple Trio entrants also both won Gold!

Songs for St. Joe's Supper Table

posted Feb 25, 2017, 11:08 AM by Choir Web   [ updated Mar 11, 2017, 4:51 AM ]

The OCSB Children's and Chamber Choirs were among five choirs performing in a concert hosted by the Ottawa Regional Youth Choir on March 5th.  ORYC, directed by Jamie Loback, held the concert, "Songs for St. Joe's Supper Table" at St. Joseph's Church.  Both Ottawa Children's Choirs (OCC) -Concert and Chamber, both OCSB choirs - Children's and Chamber,  the Cross Town Youth Chorus and ORYC performed beautiful selections to a stilled and awe-filled audience.  This fundraising concert was held in support of the St. Joe's Supper Table initiative which provides meals to residents of Sandy Hill who are in need of this support.  More than $4000 was raised for this worthy cause!

Feb 11th Clinician Day

posted Feb 1, 2017, 12:31 PM by Choir Web   [ updated Feb 13, 2017, 7:08 AM ]

Our Choirs were privileged to work with guest Clinician Linda Beaupré of Toronto on Saturday, February 11th. Working with her was a warm, delightful learning experience!

Linda Beaupré, M.Mus., B.Mus.

Conductor of award-winning choirs for over 30 years, Linda Beaupré is the founder and conductor of the Bach Children’s Chorus, which includes choristers from the age of five through university. Her choirs have won many first place awards at both the provincial and national levels of the Canadian Federation of Music Festivals, including the 2013 overall national award for Best Choir.  They have also been awarded three first prizes in the Children’s Choir category of the CBC/Radio-Canada National Competition for Amateur Choirs, most recently in 2015. The BCC has released several solo CDs, and has had many opportunities to work with Canadian composer, Stephan Moccio, including recording his song, “I Believe” for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.

Linda Beaupré maintains an active schedule as clinician and adjudicator for other choirs. She has conducted children’s choir camps, workshops and honour choirs throughout Canada, in the US and as far away as Australia and Indonesia.  Along with Jean Ashworth Bartle and Eileen Baldwin, she is co-author of a series of theory and ear-training workbooks and CDs entitled A Young Singer’s Journey, which are in use throughout North America and beyond.  This integrated musical literacy programme is published by Fred Bock Publishing and distributed by Hal Leonard.

Young Voices Choir Christmas Concert

posted Nov 16, 2016, 1:44 PM by Choir Web   [ updated Dec 20, 2016, 4:11 AM ]

The OCSB Young Voices Choir, along with their invited guests, Cantiamo Training Choir, performed a wonderful Christmas Concert Cantate Exulte - Sing for Joy!  on Wed. Dec. 7th at 7PM at St. Augustine Church.

OCSB Choirs Christmas Concert

posted Sep 22, 2016, 5:22 AM by Choir Web   [ updated Dec 20, 2016, 4:11 AM ]

The OCSB Choirs and guests presented their annual Christmas Concert, "Behold the Star" on Monday, December 19, 2016.  It was a beautiful evening featuring the Children's Choir, Boys'Choir, Chamber Choir and the Choir of St. Basil's parish.  See Tweets for clips of the performances @OCSBChoirs.

OCSB Chamber Choir performed in the Alta Vista Carol Sing

posted Sep 6, 2016, 8:05 PM by Choir Web   [ updated Jan 8, 2017, 6:40 PM ]

The OCSB Chamber Choir performed in the 25th Annual Alta Vista Carol Sing at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church,1758 Alta Vista Drive on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM.  The concert also featured the Immaculate Heart of Mary Choir, Kanata Choral Society, Ottawa Wind Ensemble and tenor soloist, Dr. Fraser Rubens.

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