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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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Maman at The National Gallery of Canada
Maman at The National Gallery of Canada

Come hear the first Stairwell Carollers concert of the 2015 Spring Season this Sunday, April 19, at 3:00 pm at the National Gallery of Canada.

We have a purely Sacred lineup of songs for you from the Medieval era through the Renaissance period to Contemporary, including original works by our director, Pierre Massie.

Pierre, busy composing
Pierre, busy composing

As part of their concert series, entrance to the performance is free with the purchase of a regular Gallery admission.

Our other spring concerts are listed HERE.

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Near the Merrickville Locks
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "April is in My Mistress’ Face" by by Thomas Morley (1557 – 1602), an English composer, theorist, singer and organist 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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Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "Alleluja" by Henry Purcell (1659-1695) an English composer of the Renaissance.

This version of "Exultate justi in Domino" is available on our Sacred Songs from the Renaissance CD, "Cantate Domino", released October 2012.

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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Flowers


Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "Come Again" by John Dowland (1563 -- 1626), an English Renaissance composer, singer, and lutenist.

This version of "Come Again" is available on our madrigals from the Renaissance CD, "Audite nova”, released October 2006.

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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Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform "Amyntas With his Phyllis Fair”, by John Farmer (c. 1570 – c. 1601), a composer of the English Madrigal.

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.

Editing: Pierre Massie

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Christmas Bows
Christmas Bows
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers perform "I Saw Three Ships” arranged by William Llewellyn.

This version of "I Saw Three Ships” will be on our “O magnum mysterium” CD to be released October 2015.

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

The 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.

We are a non-profit organization, who 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 Knox Presbyterian Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Dec 14th, 2013.
Videographers: Sébastien Lemay, Kevin Millington
Editing: Pierre Massie
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Carolling at Ottawa U. 2007
Carolling at Ottawa U. 2007
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers perform "The Truth From Above” arranged by Ralph Vaughan Williams and adapted for a cappella by Pierre Massie.

The 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 Knox Presbyterian Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Dec 14th, 2013.
Videographers: Sébastien Lemay, Kevin Millington
Editing: Pierre Massie
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Christmas Tree
Christmas Tree
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers perform "Puer natus" a traditional 16th century carol arranged by Pierre Massie.
The 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.
We are a non-profit organization, who 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 Knox Presbyterian Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Dec 14th, 2013.
Videographers: Sébastien Lemay, Kevin Millington
Editing: Pierre Massie
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Singing at the National Gallery, Ottawa
Singing at the National Gallery, Ottawa
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers perform "Nouvelle agréable", arranged by Pierre Massie.
This version of "Nouvelle agréable" will be on our "O magnum mysterium" CD to be released October 2015.
All our CDs are available on our website in both CD form and as MP3 downloads.
The 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. They are a non-profit organization, who 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 Knox Presbyterian Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Dec 14th, 2013.
Videographers: Sébastien Lemay, Kevin Millington
Editing: Pierre Massie
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