Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
August 11 to 20, 2017
Contact: Elena Koneva, office manager
Deadline: February 27, 2017 (possibly extended)
Cost: audition fee $40; camp fee $695
Ontario Youth Choir (OYC) is an annual summer choral program for youth from across the province. OYC provides the highest quality choral training and performance opportunities to young singers (ages 16 to 23), offers a rare bridge from school choirs to professional choirs and develops choral skills under the direction of some of Canada’s outstanding choral leaders. The Ontario Youth Choir offers an unforgettable experience, fun, and friendship.
The program consists of rehearsals, masterclasses, voice lessons, social activities and a short tour. In 2017, the OYC resides at Carleton University training for 7 days and spending 3 days performing in communities across Ontario. Limited bursary assistance is available in certain situations and may be applied upon acceptance into the program.