RCCO Ottawa Centre
CRCO Section d'Ottawa

PO Box 2270 Station D
Ottawa ON K1P 5W4

CENTRE EVENTS

2014-2015 SEASON

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



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ORGANIST-CLERGY DINNER

KS on the Keys
1029 Dazé St, Ottawa
(NW corner of Bank and Hunt Club - across from the South Keys Theatre)
Monday September 29, 2014
6:00 pm gathering
for 6:30 pm dinner
MENU:
Salad: garden or caeser (chosen at the restaurant)
Dinner: (chosen at the restaurant)
    several choices of entrees including chicken and salmon
Dessert
Tea/ Coffee/ Pop

Cost: $38:00 (incudes tip)

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

Guest speaker: The Rev. Dr. Scott Kindred-Barnes,
        Minister of First Baptist Church


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TRIP TO CIOC CONCERTS IN MONTREAL

Bus leaves St Laurent Shopping Centre Parking Lot
9:30 am
Return approx. midnight
Saturday October 18, 2014

Cost to be determined based on interest
Roughly $50-$70 for the charter bus
Contact Blake Hargreaves to register 613-255-1394

Schedule:

12 noon

HIDDEN GEMS: IN RECITAL - JAMES DAVID CHRISTIE

Immaculée-Conception Church

James David Christie, utmost performer of the early music repertoire, explores works by composers that have preceded Bach: Buxtehude as well as more obscure composers such as Schneidemann, Böhm and J.C. Bach. This one-hour concert is a must for all J.S. Bach aficionados and will celebrate M. Christie’s sumptuous touch at the organ.

On the program: Prelude in A minor, BuxWV 158 by Buxtehude, works by Böhm, Scheidemann and J.C. Bach.

Reserve today: $20
Price at the door: $25
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1 pm through the afternoon
Organ crawl in downtown Montreal including
St. James United (463 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest)
Other locations to be determined

4:00 pm

COUCOU! WITH ENRICO ONOFRI, VIOLIN AND HANK KNOX, ORGAN

Salle Bourgie

Surrender once again to the masterful playing and ardent direction of violonist Enrico Onofri! Experience the contagious musical “Italian Invasion” of London! The works of Corelli and his compatriots were all the rage, as was il caro sassone, that dear Saxon, Handel. The charms of the Italian Baroque transpire in delightful concertos, where cuckoos and nightingales on occasion sing, on the organ or the violin.

On the program: Corelli, Handel, Vivaldi
Tickets: $20 to 50$
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8:00 pm

A sublime musical moment with the Choir of St. Andrew and St. Paul

The Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul

Before closing the 2014 Competition during the Gala Concert on October 19, the CIOC will set the church ablaze with the wonderful choir of St Andrew and St Paul. They will be performing the grandiose ‘Dona nobis pacem’, choral masterpiece by Vaughan Williams.

In the first half of the concert, Christian Lane, CIOC grand CIOC prize winner in 2011, will let the organ sing with works by Bach, Widor and Sowerby. He will then be passing the baton during the Gala Concert, crowning the 2014 CIOC Winners the following day.

With : Jonathan Oldengarm, Christian Lane, organ
Choir of St. Andrew and St. Paul, Jordan de Souza directing

On the program: Dona nobis pacem by Vaughan Williams, Bach, Widor, Sowerby, Bossi.
Tickets: $20 to 50$ (link opens in new window).
Reservation ahead of time: $20
Tickets: $25
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Bus back to Ottawa departs from the church of St. Andrew and St. Paul at the end of this concert.


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STUDENT RECITAL

Southminster United Church
15 Aylmer (at Bank - South of the canal)
Saturday Feb 28, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm

Come and hear our students in recital on Saturday February 28th at 2pm at Southminster United Church. Admission is free. Students of any age of any current member of the RCCO are eligible to play in this recital.

The purpose of this recital is to give students some valuable playing experience, so even beginning students are encouraged to play. The amount of playing time available to students will depend on how many students participate. If someone would like to play a hymn that the audience can sing during the recital, they are encouraged to do so.

Free-will donations will be collected and will go towards the 'Scholarship for Beginning Organ Students'. Come out and support our young organists!

Students, please send the titles of the pieces you wish to play, in addition to a short biography about yourself by February 21st. To arrange for practice time at Southminster United, please contact Martha Hanna at: (613) 730-6874.


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MEMBERS' RECITAL FOR EASTERTIDE

Woodroffe United Church
207 Woodroffe (North of Carling)
Sunday April 12, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm

Members of the Ottawa Centre will give a recital of music for Eastertide. There will be a used music and CD sale as well. All are invited, so bring your friends. There will be refreshments following the recital. The Freewill Offering will go towards the Organ Scholarship Programme for teenagers. There is ample parking for everyone.


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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

St Paul's Presbyterian Church
971 Woodroffe (just North of the Queesnway)
Monday June 15, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm refreshments
7:30 meeting

This is your centre. The executive values the feedback received from members. Come out and voice your opinions on what you would like to have your Centre do.

The Annual General Meeting of the Ottawa Centre is our opportunity to conduct the necessary business of the College but also to celebrate the year past and look forward to the coming year. All members are encouraged to attend and participate in decision making and to hear reports of the various convenors and national council representatives.

There is plenty of parking and the room is air-conditioned.


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