J.J. (Jay) Koornstra

J.J. (Jay) Koornstra

August 31, 1953 – July 19, 2022 Our city, our community and our choir lost a hero this week. Jay was an inspiration to so many of us, and his joie de vivre was in everything he did, in ever smile he gave, and in every note he sang. It was a great honour to sing...
We’re back to performing in person!

We’re back to performing in person!

The Ottawa Gay Men’s Chorus is thrilled with the attendance at its first in-person concert in over two years. Not only were we able to finally sing in-person, but we also had St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church at near capacity. We were overwhelmed by the...
Back to in-person singing!

Back to in-person singing!

After nearly 18 months, CGOGMC is thrilled to be singing together again, in person! We are now halfway through the season and we are very excited with the repertoire our Artistic and Musical Director, Tim Piper, has selected for our holiday concert: A Winter Faerie....
Come sing with us!!

Come sing with us!!

Come join the Ottawa Gay Men’s Chorus in our 35th Season for our open rehearsals on Wednesday September 15 and 22, 2021 from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm atSt John the Evangelist Anglican Church (154 Somerset Street West). No audition required. Meet new people, learn music and...
Sing with us… Virtually (again)

Sing with us… Virtually (again)

Come join the Ottawa Gay Men’s Chorus for our open rehearsals of our Spring term on Wednesday January 13 and 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm. No audition required. Meet new people, learn music and have a good time! Visit our website (https://www.cgogmc.ca/join-us/) for the...

Statement Concerning COVID-19  – Updated

Statement Concerning COVID-19  – Updated The Board of Directors of Le Chœur Gai d’Ottawa Gay Men’s Chorus (CGOGMC) would like to update our supporters, followers, friends and family on the steps the chorus has taken to keep our members and our audiences safe in light...