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Last updated
March 1, 2015, with Vivaldi practise files"


Singers' resources

During the last 27 years the Kanata Choral Society has been a part of the cultural scene in the Kanata area. The 40+ member choir gives 3 major performances each year and has taken part in other community events including "The Volunteer Recognition Award" ceremonies, "Unisong 2000", Carol Sing at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church to raise money for the Heron Emergency Food Centre (HEFC) and held a benefit concert for the new Kanata Hospice with two other choirs.

You can hear the choir singing "When I'm 64", an arrangement by Margrit Cattell,
by clicking When I'm 64 and "Somewhere" from the Westside Story by clicking Somewhere

The 2014 - 2015 concerts are:

Portraits of Christmas
Christmas carols about Mary, Joseph, Jesus, Angels, Shepherds and Three Kings, as well as a Musicological Journey through the 12 days of Christmas and sing-along carols
Opus Three, flute trio
Scott Auchinleck, director
Saturday, November 29, 2014 7:30 p.m.
St. Paul's Anglican Church,
20 Young Road, Kanata

The choir can also be heard in a benefit concert for the Heron Emergency Food Centre (HEFC) with two other choirs and the Ottawa Wind Ensemble.


On Sunday, December 14, 2014, at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 1758 Alta Vista Drive, come enjoy the music of the Season! Three choirs, accompanied by the popular Ottawa Wind Ensemble, a 35 member orchestral group. They will be joined by Dr. Fraser Rubens and Zachary Rubens, tenor soloists, for special tributes to the musical season. And, of course, interspersed with this, will be carol-singing for all to join in. After the concert, enjoy coffee and sweets with friends, provided free in the parish hall. This 23rd Annual Concert is held in support of the Heron Emergency Food Centre (HEFC). Admission to the Concert is FREE and there is ample parking. There will be collection baskets for voluntary monetary donations (cheques or cash) to the HEFC.

Saints and Sinners
The magical music of Broadway, Spirituals, Folk Songs and other music
portraying our favourite heroes and villains
Scott Auchinleck, director
Sunday, February 22, 2015 3:00 p.m.
St. Paul's Anglican Church,
20 Young Road, Kanata

Together in Song
The Arnprior Community Choir joins the Kanata Choral Society for this concert
in Vivaldi's Gloria and music by Handel to Rutter
Lisa Webber, director and Scott Auchinleck, director
Saturday, May 9, 2015 7:30 p.m.
St. Paul's Anglican Church,
20 Young Road, Kanata

The Kanata Choral Society will be the guest choir of the Arnprior Community Choir on
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Grace St. Andrew's United Church
257 John St N.
Arnprior, ON

Please mark these dates on your calendar

Rehearsals start again on Monday, February, 2015. Rehearsals are held from 7:30 to 10:00 pm in St. Paul's Anglican Church, 20 Young Road, Kanata. New members are welcome, especially tenors and basses.

The Kanata Choral Society has a subsidiary group of auditioned singers called the Chamber Choir which was started as a millennium project and will continue into the upcoming season.

Interested choral singers please call (613) 592-1991 for further information.

For those people interested in coming to our concerts: season tickets are available. Brochures will be available in local libraries in late August or you can download a brochure by clicking Here or you may e-Mail us at Kanata Choral Society

For more information regarding concerts, auditions and membership, please call (613) 592-1991. You can also follow us on facebook.

The Kanata Choral Society obtains most of their music from The Leading Note


Last updated on March 22, 2015.