Welcome to the Ottawa Regional Youth Choir!
For over thirty years members of the Ottawa Region Youth Choir (ORYC), have shared their passion for music across the region, across the country and beyond its borders. With a focus on the development of young adults (ages 15 through 30) the organization, founded in 1982 by Barbara Clark, produces its own performances, participates in workshops, and contributes as guest performers for a broad range of audiences. Learn More
What’s New at ORYC?
May 15th – “Songs of Transformation” - On May 15th, the Ottawa Regional Youth Choir ends its triumphal 32nd season with a truly stunning and challenging choral masterwork – Lux Aeterna by the reclusive American Composer Morten Lauridsen. “For the most luminous, moving choral music currently working... Looking to the future…Auditions coming up! - Is it possible? Plans for next season already???? Some amazing concerts, collaborations and once again a great Music Weekend Retreat are all in the works. Ready for the challenge? Be a part of it… Auditions for the 2014-2015 Season are... ORYC Invite and Update: ORYC Supporters/Members - Hello Everyone, This is specifically for all on-going supporters of the ORYC. Please read the information below in regards to a “Special General Meeting”, February 11, 2014 (8:45-9:15), in the Sanctuary at St. John the Evangelist Church on Elgin Street.... Launch of New Season with “Songs of Remembrance” - On Sunday afternoon, November 3rd at 3:30 p.m., under the direction of Jamie Loback, the Ottawa Regional Youth Choir (ORYC) and the Capital Chamber Choir will perform John Rutter’s edition of Gabriel Faure’s Requiem, with chamber orchestra, featuring soloists Cara... A New Look - The new choir season is starting soon with a new board, a new musical team, several new choir members, and a new rehearsal space. Now the choir also has a new graphic identity in the form of a different logo and...