Calling ladies to sing with the West Ottawa Ladies Chorus

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Calling Ladies to Sing with the West Ottawa Ladies Chorus

Chorus Year has Two Terms:

Fall Term Session from end of September to middle of December

Spring Term Session from end of January to middle of May

 Rehearsal Locations:

Sunday from  2 – 4 pm and the Empress Kanata Retirement Residence

Address:  170 McGibbon Dr   and/or

Wednesday from  1 – 3 pm at the Kanata Baptist Church

Address: 465 Hazeldean Road

 Membership Requirements:   

Choral experience with singing a designated SSA or SSAA voice part; basic understanding of music theory; basic to intermediate sight reading skills, straight tone singing or minimized vibrato; ability to match pitch and blend with other singers

This is an auditioned chorus with rehearsals offered twice a week.  Members are welcome to attend both but asked to commit to one of the two rehearsals per week, and concert dress rehearsals.

Music Director: Robert Dueck

Accompanist:  Eliana Kurilov

Email for Information: LadiesChorus@bell.net

Youtube:   Search West Ottawa Ladies Chorus for concert video recordings


West Ottawa Ladies Chorus

A resident of Stittsville since 2009, Robert brings a wealth of music experience having directed several community and church choirs. He is an accomplished pianist and frequently shares his talents in this area. He is delighted to have worked with the spirited voices of the West Ottawa Ladies Chorus.

Striving to maintain the ‘enjoyment of singing’ atmosphere as well as to aspire to quality and professional standards, he finds it a personally rewarding endeavour. Robert’s observation is that singing together creates friendship, harmony and mutual enjoyment. Rehearsals are a relaxed and pleasant means of developing these skills

Robert’s music training includes voice, piano and conducting, but professes to be a self-taught musician who has received his best training from the choirs he has been fortunate to work with. It has been said of Robert that ‘he knows how to make each one of us fit in and shine, and how to do this with cheer and good humour. Rehearsals, as well as performances, are a thoroughly enjoyable mix of instruction, discipline, friendship and laughter’. His passion for choral music is experienced by singers and audiences alike.

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