RCCO Ottawa Centre
CRCO Section d'Ottawa

PO Box 2270 Station D
Ottawa ON K1P 5W4

ARCHIVE CENTRE EVENTS

  2007-2008 SEASON  
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ORGANIST'S BANQUET

Capone's WEST

Nepean Sportsplex
1701 Woodroffe Avenue
Mon, Sept 24, 2006
Time: 6:30 pm
Dinner at 7:00pm

Our annual Organist's Banquet will be at a new location. Capone's west is located in the Nepean Sportsplex and has ample parking. To park, enter on either the driveay North or South of the Sportsplex and go to the large parking lot behind the building (East side). Enter by the large door on the East side (which is near the South end of the building). Inside the door go up the steps and straight ahead into Capone's Banquet Hall, or if you need an elevator, immediately inside the door, turn to your right, go through a door, turn left and straight ahead is the elevator to Capone's Banquet Hall on the next level up.

Please invite your minister/ priest, and your spouse/ friends. Our guest speaker will be our RCCO National President, David Cameron. Please come and give David a warm welcome to our Ottawa Centre.

The cost of the dinner will be $29 per person.
If you are interested in attending, please contact Suzanne Marjerrison before September 17th, 2007.

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MACABRE MELODIES & HAUNTING HARMONIES

Rideau Park United Church
2203 Alta Vista Drive
Fri. October 26, 2007
Time: 7:30 pm

An evening of Halloween fun for the whole family. Haunting music appropriate for Halloween played by members of the Centre.
Entrance is free but freewill donations supporting our scholarship programme for young organists will be welcome.

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MASTERCLASS on IMPROVISATION

RACHEL LAURIN

venue: St Andrew's Presbyterian
(Wellington at Kent)
Sat. November 10, 2007
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Rachel Laurin will offer a masterclass on improvisation on November 10 at 10:00-1:00 at a venue to be determined. Stay tuned!
Rachel has developed an introductory course on improvisation which she will present to other centres as part of the National Office’s traveling clinician programme and we have the great privilege of being her first stop. All centre members are invited to attend but the course will be geared to beginners and will involve opportunity for participants to work with Rachel at the console on basic skills and techniques. If you are interested in participating as a player please contact Ian MacKay before October 31 to confirm your attendance.

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MEMBERS' SOCIAL and MUSIC SALE/EXCHANGE

Erskine Presbyterian Church
343 Bronson Ave
Mon. January 28, 2007
Time: 7:30 pm

LAST CHANCE TO HEAR THIS ORGAN

With Christmas over and the New Year upon us it's a good time to think about sorting through our collections of music, written and recorded, to identify things that we no longer use or will never use. Perhaps we have multiple copies of scores or recordings? Perhaps we have things that we know we will never have the chance to play or learn? Or perhaps you have recently recorded a CD or written an anthem and want to promote it to other members? Whatever you might be able to find or offer, members are invited to a social evening at Erskine Presbyterian Church 343 Bronson Avenue, Ottawa to exchange or sell scores and recordings etc. and see or play the organ for the last time. Erskine Presbyterian Church closed in October 2007 after 132 years of Christian witness but we have made special arrangements to host this social evening at the church and to celebrate the organ and to wish it well as it is offered for sale.

For more details, contact Ian MacKay, Program Convenor.

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STUDENT RECITAL

St. Matthew's Anglican Church
Glebe Ave. (West of Bank)
Mon. March 3, 2008
Time: 7:30 pm

Do come and hear our students play. There is no admission charge, however donations for the student Scholarship Fund will be accepted.

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ORGAN CRAWL

Saturday, Aptil 19, 2008

We leave Ottawa at 8:00 am and arrive in Montreal at 10:00 a.m
First visit: Eglise Trés Saint Redempteur (Wilhelm)
Second Visit: St John the Evangelist (Wolff) for noon hour

Lunch (in St John the Evangelist Church Hall).

Third visit: Eglise Eglise du Gèsu (two organs: Casavant and Mitchell and Forté)
Fourth Visit: St Patrick's (Warren and Casavant).

Contact to confirm attendance (mackay_sap@hotmail.com) or 613 447 8955

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SPECIAL EVENT

ANGELA HEWITT

This is a special fund-raising concert
for the Godfrey Hewitt Memorial Scholarship Fund

J. S. Bach - The Well-Tempered Clavier
Part I - Saturday May 10, 3 pm
Part II - Tuesday May 13, 7.30 pm

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Ottawa (Kent Street at Wellington)

SOLD OUT!

Last minute tickets will be sold at the door.

Canada's best loved pianist will be playing the complete Well-Temered Clavier in two concerts. The first concert will be Book 1 and the second concert will be Book 2. These two exciting concerts will be very popular. Reserve your tickets now for both concerts by The concerts are a co-production of Celebridée (Tulip Festival) and the RCCO. All proceeds go to the Godfrey Hewitt Memorial Scholarship.

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PEDALS PIPES & PIZZA

Kanata United Church
33 Leacock Drive, Kanata
Saturday, May 10, 2008
1:00 - 3:00 pm

Are you a student age 10 or older?
Have you been playing the piano for any length of time?
Have you ever wondered what its like to play the pipe organ?

If yes, then Pedals, Pipes and Pizza is for you! PPP is an event for piano students to experience the sight, sound and touch of the pipe organ - the king of instruments. Participants will hear demonstrations by local organists and teachers and have the opportunity to play a piece of piano music on the organ if they wish. Space is limited to the first 20 applicants.

Complete the application form and submit before May 7th, 2008.

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VISIT IRISH CANADIAN CULTURE CENTRE

formerly St. Brigid's Roman Carholic Church

St. Patrick at Cumberland
Mon. May 26, 2008
Time: 7:00 pm

Unfortunately, due to scheduling problems at the Culture Centre, this event will be postoned.

Here is a chance to visit the organ in this historic church. The organ is Casavant Opus 429: three manuals 23 stops:

Great
8’ Open Diapason
8’ Doppel Flote
8’ Salicional
4’ Principal
2’ Fifteenth
8’ Trumpet
Choir
8’ Melodia
8’ Dulciana
4’ Flute
2’ Flute
8’ Clarinet
Swell
16’ Bourdon
8’ Open Diapason
8’ Stopped Diapason
8’ Viola da gamba
8’ Voix Céleste
4’ Hohlflute
2’ Piccolo
8’ Oboe
8’ Cornopean Tremulant
Pedal
16’ Open Diapason
16’ Bourdon
8' Flute

Sw 8ves; Sw/Gt; Sw sup/Gt; Sw sub/Gt;
Sw/Ch; Ch/Gt; Ch sub/Gt; Gt 8ves
Gt/Ped; Sw/Ped; Ch/Ped
Swell pedal, Crescendo pedal

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

St Paul's Presbyterian Church
971 Woodroffe (North of the Queensway)
Mon. June 9, 2008
Time: 7 pm

The AGM will be held this year at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, with dessert and coffee at 7:00 p.m. and meeting at 7:30 p.m. This year we will be honouring our Centre member, Suzanne Marjerrison, with the presentation of the Member of the Year Award.


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