Ottawa Choir – The Stairwell Carollers

More than 45 years of charitable song in Canada’s Capitol





Concert info above

Auditions in August

The Stairwell Carollers Spring 2023

The Stairwell Carollers, an a cappella Ottawa choir, sing sacred and secular music from all eras, as well as settings of traditional and contemporary Christmas carols.

Photos, Holly Massie (unless otherwise noted) – all rights reserved

Placing FIRST in the OMFA 2010 and 2013 Provincials and SECOND in the 2010 FCMF Nationals, they are ranked amongst the best of Ottawa choirs and have provided $144,819 in scholarships and donations to local charities.

New to the Stairwell, and loving it!

New to the Stairwell, and loving it!

New Stairwell Carollers - Cathy and Celina     Cathy: It is such a pleasure to sing with the Stairwell Carollers! I joined through audition a couple of months ago.  Celina: Stairwell Carollers is the first a capella choir where I participate, therefore, it’s...

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Director, Pierre Massie, has composed many original pieces for the choir, as well as creating lively and contemporary arrangements of traditional carols.

One of his original carols, “Mourning Dove”, caught the ear of Canada’s Dominion Carillonneur, Dr. Andrea McCrady, via YouTube. She performed “Mourning Dove” on the Peace Tower Carillon at 12:00 noon, and again at 3:00 pm, Monday Dec 17th.  and again in her summer program for 2014. She continues to perform his music to this day.