RCCO Ottawa Centre
CRCO Section d'Ottawa

PO Box 2270 Station D
Ottawa ON K1P 5W4


Membership Application Form
Demande d'Adhésion
Qu’est-ce que le Collège royal canadien des organistes (CRCO)?


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

VISION Read more » « less

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.

MANDATE Read more » « less

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. You may join online using Visa or MasterCard to pay your fees, or you may submit an application form with your cheque to the National Office at 204 St. George St, Suite 202, Toronto, ON M5R 2N5. Please contact the National Office at 416-929-6400 or at info@rcco.ca to get answers to your questions.


On the next page, you will be asked to provide your name, address, e-mail address and any diplomas or positions which you hold. Then you will be given the option to become a co-member of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) or La Fédération Québécoise des Amis de l'Orgue (FQAO) and or subscribe to a number of periodicals of interest to organists.

Finally, you will be asked to confirm the amount and enter your credit card (Visa or Mastercard) information. Once your payment has been processed, you will receive an email to confirm the transaction. 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 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 now to proceed.

We would like to welcome you to our centre.

©Copyright MMXVI  RCCO Ottawa Centre
RCCO-Ottawa Centre is a Registered Charity: 11912 6498 RR0001

This page was last updated on: Monday, 22-Jan-18 20:15:37 GMT