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Holly M, Alto and original member of the Stairwell Carollers manages this account for the choir.
Holly M, Alto and original member of the Stairwell Carollers manages this account for the choir.

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TUTTI THURSDAY - Holly's top 20 YouTube playlist
One of my fellow Stairwellers, David Rain, suggested I make a Holly faves Playlist on Youtube. He suggested I choose ten of our favourite songs -- a personal choice. I thought it was a lovely idea and took me a whole twenty minutes to put this top 20 togeth...

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MOLTO MONDAY Audition Success! Thanks for coming out :)
Wow! we did so well this last season! We got a lot of new people last year and most of them decided to stay with us for this coming Spring season of Song. It's great to see so many back at rehearsal after the Christmas break. These people all know the commi...

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SOLO SATURDAY - The Stairwell Interviews - Denyse Mageau -- Part 3 - a Rose by any other name?
The Stairwell Carollers have always been bilingual.    We'd chosen an alternate French name,"L'ensemble vocal des quatre vents", but had to let it go as the meaning was too different. About 15 years ago I had a phone call from the reputed Lanaudieres Festiv...

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TUTTI THURSDAY - Laudemus cum armonia - an original composition by Pierre Massie - YouTube
Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, sing  Laudemus cum armonia - an original composition by director,  Pierre Massie. Pierre says he has no idea where his inspiration comes from. No matter, the results are surely inspiring. I hope you enjoy this one - I ...

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MOLTO MONDAY The BIG one -- Knox Presbyterian
On to our 2nd last concert of the season. Knox Presbyterian church on Elgin  in downtown Ottawa is the BIG one -- literally. This has become our home in recent years for our biggest concert of the season.  The church has superior acoustics. Despite looking ...

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The Stairwell Interviews - Denyse Mageau, PART 2 - Sacred Music
Singing  the Latin mass at the Ottawa catholic cathedral  in the early days of the choir was quite an ordeal, but we pulled it off -- all eight of us singing a capella in front of the congregation! At my
suggestion, Pierre had accepted to sing at Robert an...

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TUTTI THURSDAY - Village Wedding - a hidden gem from our YouTube video archive
Here we are singing the exquisite contemporary Christmas Carol, "Village Wedding”, written by John Taverner. This is a personal favourite of mine. I feel so uplifted when we sing it. Oddly, it has few hits on Youtube. Perhaps this is owing to its unusual na...

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