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Stairwell Carollers
Canada's bilingual, award-winning acappella chamber choir. En francais, Les Chanteurs Stairwell, Ottawa, Ontario
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Spring Poppies
Spring Poppies
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "Cucù, cucù" - Juan del Encina (1468 - 1530) was a composer, poet and playwright of the Renaissance.
Buy our CDs and support local charities. This version of "Cucù, cucù" is available on our madrigal CD, "Audite Nova".
The Stairwell Carollers, an a cappella group, formed in 1977 by director Pierre Massie, has earned the distinction of being ranked amongst the best of Ontario choirs in both the 2010 and 2013 Ontario Music Festival Association competition.
A non-profit organization, we raise funds for local charities through concert, CD and cookbook sales.
All our CDs are available on our website in both CD form and as MP3 downloads.
Buy our CDs and help Ottawa/Gatineau charities reach their goals.
Visit our blog or our website for updates.
Audio: Tom Barnes. Recorded at St. Barnabas Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31st, 2014.
Videographers: Gert-Jan van Heuzen, Kevin Millington.


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Spring Oriental Poppies
Spring Oriental Poppies
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "Ecco la nimph’Ebrayca chiamata" by Roland de Lassus (also Orlande de Lassus, Orlando di Lasso, 1530 - 1594), a Franco-Flemish composer of the late Renaissance.
Buy our CDs and help Ottawa and Hull region charities. This version of "Ecco la nimph’Ebrayca chiamata" is available on our madrigal CD, "Audite Nova".The Stairwell Carollers, an a cappella group, formed in 1977 by director Pierre Massie, has earned the distinction of being ranked amongst the best of Ontario choirs in both the 2010 and 2013 Ontario Music Festival Association competition.
A non-profit organization, we raise funds for local charities through concert, CD and cookbook sales.All our CDs are available on our website in both CD form and as MP3 downloads.Buy our CDs and help Ottawa/Gatineau charities reach their goals.Visit our blog or our website for updates.Audio: Tom Barnes. Recorded at St. Barnabas Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31st, 2014.Videographers: Gert-Jan van Heuzen, Kevin Millington.

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Lilac Blossoms on the garden path
Lilac Blossoms on the garden path
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "Lirum bililirum " - Rossino Mantovano (Rossino of Mantua) (fl. 1505-1511) an Italian composer of madrigals.
The Stairwell Carollers, an a cappella group, formed in 1977 by director Pierre Massie, has earned the distinction of being ranked amongst the best of Ontario choirs in both the 2010 and 2013 Ontario Music Festival Association competition.
Buy our CDs!!! This version of "Lirum bililirum" is available on our madrigal CD, “Audite Nova”, released October 2009. All our CDs are available on our website in both CD form and as MP3 downloads.

A non-profit organization, we raise funds for local charities through concert, CD and cookbook sales.
Buy our CDs and help Ottawa/Gatineau charities reach their goals.
Visit our blog or our website for updates.
Audio: Tom Barnes. Recorded at St. Barnabas Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31st, 2014.
Videographers: Gert-Jan van Heuzen, Kevin Millington.
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Stained glass at St. Martin's, Ottawa
Stained glass at St. Martin's, Ottawa
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "Miserere " - Antonio Lotti (1667-1740), an Italian Baroque composer.

The Stairwell Carollers, an a cappella group, formed in 1977 by director Pierre Massie, has earned the distinction of being ranked amongst the best of Ontario choirs in both the 2010 and 2013 Ontario Music Festival Association competition.

A non-profit organization, we raise funds for local charities through concert, CD and cookbook sales.

Buy our CDs!!! This version of "Miserere " is available on our sacred Renaissance CD, "Cantate Domino", released October 2012.

All our CDs are available on our website in both CD form and as MP3 downloads.

Visit our blog or our website for updates.

Audio: Tom Barnes. Recorded at St. Barnabas Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31st, 2014.
Videographers: Gert-Jan van Heuzen, Kevin Millington.
Editing: Pierre Massie

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Fountain with Lilac blossoms
Fountain with Lilac blossoms
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "El Grillo" - Josquin des (1440-1521), a Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance. The Stairwell Carollers, an a cappella group, formed in 1977 by director Pierre Massie, has earned the distinction of being ranked amongst the best of Ontario choirs in both the 2010 and 2013 Ontario Music Festival Association competition.

A non-profit organization, we raise funds for local charities through concert, CD and cookbook sales.
Buy our CDs!!! This version of "El Grillo" is available on our sacred Renaissance CD, "Audite nova", released October 2006.
All our CDs are available on our website in both CD form and as MP3 downloads.Buy our CDs and help Ottawa/Gatineau charities reach their goals.Visit our blog or our website for updates.Audio: Tom Barnes. Recorded at St. Barnabas Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31st, 2014.Videographers: Gert-Jan van Heuzen, Kevin Millington.

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The men of Stairwell practice for the spring 2015 concerts
The men of Stairwell practice for the spring 2015 concerts

Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "Messe Exultate Deo" by François Cosset (c.1610 - c.1673) , a French composer from the Renaissance.

The Stairwell Carollers, an a cappella group, formed in 1977 by director Pierre Massie, has earned the distinction of being ranked amongst the best of Ontario choirs in both the 2010 and 2013 Ontario Music Festival Association competition.

A non-profit organization, we raise funds for local charities through concert, CD and cookbook sales.

Buy our CDs and support local charities.

All our CDs are available on our website in both CD form and as MP3 downloads.

Visit our blog or our website for updates.

Audio: Tom Barnes. Recorded at St. Barnabas Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31st, 2014.
Videographers: Gert-Jan van Heuzen, Kevin Millington.
Editing: Pierre Massie

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CD table at Spring Concert
CD table at Spring Concert
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform the Madrigal "Corten espadas afiladas” " - 16th century Anonymous, taken from The Cancionero de Medinaceli (CMM), a manuscript containing Spanish music of the Renaissance.
The Stairwell Carollers, an a cappella group, formed in 1977 by director Pierre Massie, has earned the distinction of being ranked amongst the best of Ontario choirs in both the 2010 and 2013 Ontario Music Festival Association competition.

A non-profit organization, we raise funds for local charities through concert, CD and cookbook sales.

All our CDs are available on our website in both CD form and as MP3 downloads.
Buy our CDs and help Ottawa/Gatineau charities reach their goals.
Visit our blog or our website for updates.
Audio: Tom Barnes. Recorded at St. Barnabas Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31st, 2014.Videographers: Gert-Jan van Heuzen, Kevin Millington.
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Rosebud
Rosebud
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "Ave Maria" - 16th century Anonymous.
The Stairwell Carollers, an a cappella group, formed in 1977 by director Pierre Massie, has earned the distinction of being ranked amongst the best of Ontario choirs in both the 2010 and 2013 Ontario Music Festival Association competition.
A non-profit organization, we raise funds for local charities through concert, CD and cookbook sales.

Buy our CDs and help local charities! This version of "Ave Maria" is available on our sacred Renaissance CD, "Cantate Domino", released October 2012.
All our CDs are available on our website in both CD form and as MP3 downloads.
Visit our blog or our website for updates.
Audio: Tom Barnes. Recorded at St. Barnabas Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31st, 2014.
Videographers: Gert-Jan van Heuzen, Kevin Millington.
Editing: Pierre Massie

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Monarch on milkweed, photo -- Holly Massie, all rights reserved
 Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "Matona mia cara” by Orlando de Lassus (1530-1594), a Franco-Flemish composer of the late Renaissance.

The Stairwell Carollers, an a cappella group, formed in 1977 by director Pierre Massie, has earned the distinction of being ranked amongst the best of Ontario choirs in both the 2010 and 2013 Ontario Music Festival Association competition.

A non-profit organization, we raise funds for local charities through concert, CD and cookbook sales.
 All our CDs are available on our website in both CD form and as MP3 downloads.

Buy our CDs and help Ottawa/Gatineau charities reach their goals.

Visit our blog or our website for updates.

Audio: Tom Barnes. Recorded at St. Barnabas Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31st, 2014.
Videographers: Gert-Jan van Heuzen, Kevin Millington.
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Stained Glass church window -- Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "O Jesu Christe" by Jacquet de Mantua (1483-1559), a French composer of the Renaissance.

The Stairwell Carollers, an a cappella group, formed in 1977 by director Pierre Massie, has earned the distinction of being ranked amongst the best of Ontario choirs in both the 2010 and 2013 Ontario Music Festival Association competition.

A non-profit organization, we raise funds for local charities through concert, CD and cookbook sales.
All our CDs are available on our website in both CD form and as MP3 downloads.

Visit our blog or our website for updates.

Audio: Tom Barnes. Recorded at St. Barnabas Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31st, 2014.
Videographers: Gert-Jan van Heuzen, Kevin Millington.
Editing: Pierre Massie


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