To participate you….

  • should be a current or former member of any Greater Ottawa/Gatineau region choir, or beyond.
  • should want to expand your choral singing experience
  • must prepare the following three songs  (Scores provided at registration – the files below are provided for practice purposes)…
Gaillarde (Tanzen und Springen) – Hans Leo Hassler – Public domain SCORE MUSESCORE VIDEO
In remembrance – Eleanor Daley – copyright – Original scores given at registration SCORE MUSESCORE VIDEO
Eya, eya gaudeamus – Pierre Massie – copyright – Composer permission granted SCORE MUSESCORE VIDEO



Masterclass date: Saturday May 2, 1:15pm to 4:15pm
Glebe Collegiate, 212 Glebe Ave., Ottawa, K1S 2C9
(registration starts at 12:45pm
parking is limited so don’t be late)

Concert date: Sunday May 3, 2:30pm
Southminster United Church,15 Aylmer Ave at Bank St., Ottawa, K1S 5G4

Cost for Masterclass plus concert: $40
Registration package includes scores and discount ticket for the concert

Those attending are invited to sing the final pieces conducted by Nicol

Cost for Masterclass only: $30
Includes all scores as part of your registration package.

Limited spots available, don’t delay!
Once sold out, you may be added to our cancellation list
by contacting David Rain at
Click on the Canada Helps logo above to register. Deadline is May 1, 3pm

Click here to Register now

Clinician Information:
Nicol Matt

NICOL MATT is the Artistic Director of the acclaimed Chamber Choir of Europe and the World Choir for Peace and has more than 100 CDs to his credit, from Renaissance to the most contemporary, for labels like Deutsche Grammophon, Sony Classical and Hänssler Classic. As a producer, Nicol has developed and initiated many new projects for the international TV and music industry, to support choirs and a cappella singing worldwide. Nicol has active partnerships with contemporary composers from across the world – including Morten Lauridsen, John Rutter, Karl Jenkins, Kim Andre Arnesen, Bob Chilcott, and many more. As a lecturer and judge, he is regularly invited to international choir competitions, festivals and universities, to teach during workshops and masterclasses for conductors and singers around the globe.

This software is free and very flexible when practicing.
Use F10 to mute the other vocal parts and/or adjust the volume for each.
Use F11 to adjust the global playback speed. Great to slow the piece down when rehearsing.