RCCO Ottawa Centre
CRCO Section d'Ottawa

PO Box 2270 Station D
Ottawa ON K1P 5W4


Your membership can be renewed on line on the national website. Login to your account and under the Members menu item select Membership Renewal Information. You can then pay on-line or print an invoice which can then be paid by cheque, money order, e-transfer or credit card over the phone.

Renew at rcco.ca

For more information contact
National Office: 416-929-6400 Weekdays 9:00am - 2:00pm.
e-mail: info (at)rcco (dot) ca

New Members

Student Membership Grant
What is the Royal Canadian College of Organists?
What are the benefits of membership?
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If you are an organ student in the Ottawa area, the Ottawa Centre offers complimentary student membership. Please see the information on the Student Membership Grant


Founded in 1909, the RCCO is Canada's oldest musicians' association. Membership spans Canada from coast to coast and includes a broad range of musical experience. The National Office is located in Toronto, and there are 31 centres across Canada.
For a brief history of the RCCO, see the article in The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada

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The RCCO is the pre-eminent voice for and means of communication among organists within Canada and internationally. The College will promote the professional competency of its members, encourage increased recognition of their profession and encourage the highest musical standards in organ performance, choral directing and composition.

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To Promote and facilitate opportunities for access to, appreciation of, and participation in all facets of the organ, thorough education, communication, accreditation, performance sponsorship and cooperation with arts organisations and others.

ACTIVITIES Read more » « less
  • Deliver and promote educational and performance opportunities such as workshops and recitals
  • Hold examinations, grant diplomas and award scholarships
  • Cultivate beneficial relationships with churches, seminaries, educators, musicians, music festivals and other arts organisations
  • Commission new works
  • Form partnerships with public and private funders to present events
  • Communicate to the public the importance of the organist as an artist and organ music as an art form


Membership in the College is open to anyone interested in the organ and organ music. Our membership includes professional, semi-professional, volunteer musicians, organ builders, music students, and lovers of organ music. We aim to have our programmes and services reflect this diversity in membership.


Some of the benefits of RCCO membership are:

Additional benefits of belonging to the Ottawa Centre are:


Welcome – we’re always pleased to welcome new members.

The fees shown below are the total fees: National Fee plus Centre Fee.
Regular 139.00
35 and under   78.00
Senior (65+) 113.00
Joint 175.00
Joint Senior 156.00
Institutional 139.00
(Joint members and Joint Seniors can be up to 4 members living at the same address.)

On the next page, you will can select your membership options which can also include becoming a co-member of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) or La Fédération Québécoise des Amis de l'Orgue (FQAO). At the end of the form, you will be prompted to either pay online or print an invoice which can then be paid by cheque, money order, e-transfer or credit card over the phone.

You may be able to claim your membership fees as a business expense related to your work as an organist. If so, you should retain the email receipt as no other receipt for membership fees will be issued.

If you are ready to join us, we are ready to welcome you!! So click NEXT to go to the National website to to proceed.


We would like to welcome you to our centre.

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This page was last updated on: Tuesday, 06-Sep-2022 07:33:24 EDT