Ottawa Choir – The Stairwell Carollers
Xmas 2022 – Celebrating 45 years of song in Canada’s Capitol
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.
The Carollers are reaching out to tenors, sopranos and basses looking for a safe, fully vaccinated choral ensemble to sing with.
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform “ O Jesu Christe” by Jacquet de Mantua.
O Jesu Christe is on our “Cantate Domino” recording. Net proceeds from our music sales benefit local charities. Buy our songs from our website in both CD and MP3 formats.
Fresh from our first concert since Xmas 2019, here is “ El Grillo” by Josquin des Prez sung by The Stairwell Carollers. This version of El Grillo is on our “Audite nova” recording. Net proceeds from our music benefits local charities and are available to buy from our...
Many many thanks to Wes Smiderle for the beautiful article in the May/June edition of the Manor Park Chronicle. He got us the entire page!
I’m sure this will be a lot of help in our search for male voices to top up the choir for the coming Christmas season.
Thank you all for such a wonderful concert last night! The audience was
so appreciative of the performance. And most of all, thanks to Pete, for so many things — having the vision to create the choir in the first place and having so much artistic integrity that it gives us such a unique, well-balanced sound.
It’s not always that when a singer departs, she leaves a gaping hole in our hearts.
That rhymes! How fitting! Katherine style.
I’ll mostly miss her devilishly adorable sense of humour, her dancing with and miming out song lyrics, her fantastic crochet and knit creations, her beautiful photos – and, well, just HER.