RCCO Ottawa Centre
CRCO Section d'Ottawa

PO Box 2270 Station D
Ottawa ON K1P 5W4

CENTRE EVENTS

2016-2017 SEASON

Events will be posted as soon as I receive the information.

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS

Again this year there will be educational workshops organized by Frances Macdonnell (Education Committee). The main centre programme will also include a number of educational events. Workshops organized by the Education Committee are shown with a green title as above, and green bar down the side as in this text.



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EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS

PREPARATION FOR THE CHOIR-TRAINING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION
Frances Macdonnell

A series of six workshops - September 2017 to May 2018

First workshop
303-3099 Carling Ave
Sat, September 30, 2017
10 am - noon

In June 2017, Ottawa Centre member Elizabeth Brown passed the RCCO’s Choir Training Certificate Examination, as several other candidates have before. I will again offer another series of educational workshops this year to prepare interested members for next spring’s exams. It’s not a very difficult exam and is open to every member of the RCCO who has a little experience in working with choirs.

In this exam, candidates demonstrate their ability to plan a church choir programme, direct a short choir practice, answer some straightforward written questions on choir management and choral planning, write some simple harmony, and do some easy ear tests. The outcome of this examination is a Certificate of Proficiency in Choir Training.

The first of these workshops will be held on Saturday September 30 at Frances’s apartment, 303- 3099 Carling Avenue, from 10 am until noon. This location is on Carling Avenue just west of Bayshore Drive; there is a large visitors’ parking lot directly in front of the building.

Dates for future workshops through the year will be planned when it is established how many members are interested in participating. For further information, please e-mail Frances Macdonnell, or call 613-726-7984. It would be good to know approximately how many members are coming to the first workshop, so that there will be enough copies of the hand-outs.


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ORGANIST-CLERGY DINNER

KS on the Keys
1029 Dazé St, Ottawa
(Near NW corner of Bank and Hunt Club - across from the South Keys Theatre)
Monday October 2, 2017
6:00 pm gathering
for 6:30 pm dinner
MENU:
Rolls
Salad

To be chosen at the restaurant, the main menu is a choice of:
  Chicken parmigiana
  Salmon with lemongrass
  Chicken breast filled with asperagus and cream cheese
  Vegitarian pasta Primavera
  Beef Souvlaki

Dessert
Tea/ coffee

Cost: $39:00 (incudes tip)

Registration:

Please register by Sept. 22 by sending a cheque payable to RCCO, Ottawa Centre and mailing it to:

Suzanne Marjerrison
476 Evered Avenue
Ottawa ON    K1Z 5K8
OR
On line Registration

Guest speaker: Peter Bishop: RCCO National President.

Please reserve the date now, and let your clergy know about it too! See you there!


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MEMBERS' BENEFIT RECITAL for PRO ORGANO

Dominion Chalmers United
355 Cooper St
(O'Connor at Lisgar)
Sunday Nov 5, 2017
3:00 pm
Freewill offering to support Pro Organo

Featured performers are:
Thomas Annand
Ian Bevell
Gordon Johnston
Jennifer Loveless
Shawn Potter


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HYMN SING and POT LUCK

St Luke's Anglican
760 Somerset at Empress
Sunday Nov 19, 2017
Time TBA

Details to come


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THE GREAT BACH MARATHON II


Woodroffe United Church
207 Woodroffe Ave
Saturday April 14, 2018
Time: 1:30 - 6:00 pm

The first Great Bach Marathon held last season was very successful and brought members of the centre and the public together in a celebration of the music of Bach and the pipe organ.

Young and old, players, singers and lovers of music of all kinds: You're all invited to join us for the Ottawa Centre's Second Great Music Marathon in honour of Johann Sebastian Bach. This special event will be held from 1:30 – 6:00 pm, graciously hosted by Woodroffe's Music Director, Katarina Jovic. This celebration of the music of J.S. Bach will not only feature performances of his works on the pipe organ by our own Centre members, but also by many young students who sing, play piano and other instruments.

A freewill offering will be directed towards the support the scholarship funds for young organists. For any additional information or to volunteer to assist in the afternoon, please contact Sondraproctorgoldsmith (at) gmail (dot) com or mobile: 202.841.8712. Mark your calendars now and join all of us in this musical celebration of this great composer.

Come when you can; leave when you must.


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