Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Choral Workshop with Morten Lauridsen
Dominion-Chalmers United Church, Ottawa Ontario
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tribute to Morten Lauridsen Concert
St. Joseph’s Parish (Cumberland and Laurier), Ottawa Ontario



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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 25) 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?

Ottawa Regional Youth Choir Presents John Rutter’s Magnificat – December 18th at 7:30 PM at St. Joseph’s Parish -   This Christmas the increasingly popular Ottawa Regional Youth Choir presents a contemporary seasonal masterpiece – John Rutter’s Magnificat. Once a chorister himself, John Rutter is one of the premiere choral composers of our time. His music is engaging, singable and accessible, yet...
Kick-off to Our 2014-2015 Season! - Hello! Although Christmas seems like a date in the distant future, the Ottawa Regional Youth Choir is kicking off their year by selling handmade, decorated fresh balsam fir Christmas wreaths.  The wreaths are 18″ in diameter and are available for...
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....