Bytown Voices: A Community Choir in Ottawa


Light! Bytown Voices Winter Concert Medley 2016.mp3


Our 2016 Winter Concert
Sunday, December 4th, 2016

Delight in the Light! December's darkness is reflected by many cultures whose celebrations include candles and stars. Our winter program focussed on candlelight's comfort and starlight's guidance as well as beautiful seasonal pieces.

1. Winter Has Come
2. Choose Something Like a Star
3. Ave Maris Stella
4. Rise Up Shepherd and Follow
5. We Three Kings
6. Star Carol
7. Candles Are Dancing
8. Three Hanukkah Songs
9. Sankta Lucia
10. By Candlelight
11. Celebrate Kwanzaa
12. Here Comes the Light!

For a sample of the concert performance click on the mp3 left. 

Who Is Bytown Voices

The Bytown Voices is a non-audition community choir made up of more than 60 enthusiastic singers from across the Ottawa region.  We perform two concerts a year, with additional outreach performances at seniors' residences, long-term care facilities and with other choirs. The choir is open to women and men of all ages and is SATB (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass). 

Bytown Voices Musical Leadership 
Joan Fearnley, Director of Music  
Carla Klassen, Accompanist 

Click here for more information

Click here for Choir Executive Committee

December 9, 2016
Each year Bytown Voices does a number of outreach concerts. This year we are joining voices with the Ottawa Carleton Male Choir for a special "Songs of Joy" concert on Friday, December 9th at Julian of Norwich Anglican Church at 8 Withrow Ave, Nepean. All net proceeds will go TEMBO: Tanzania Education and Micro-Business Opportunity.  All are welcome. 
See poster left for details. 


2017 Winter-Spring Season Begins
Tuesday, Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
7:30 pm

Unless otherwise indicated, practices are at 
St. Basil's Church, east off Maitland, 
just north of the Queensway


Potential new members are welcome to "try us out" anytime before we take your money. New members may join during the first month of each season (September and January).
Rehearsals are every Tuesday:  7:30 - 9:30 pm.
The fee for each season (Fall and Spring): $95.00
(Music provided)
For more information contact


  • Light! Bytown Voices Winter Concert  December 4, 2016
  • Bytown Voices Outreach Concert at Perley Rideau Veterans' Health Centre, May 10, 2016
  • Bytown Voices Songs for All Reasons, Spring Concert, May 8, 2016
  • Bytown Voices Outreach Concert at Billingswood Manor, December 8th, 2015
  • Bytown Voices Winter Vignettes concert, December 6, 2015
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