Whether you’re an organist, a choir director or simply someone who is deeply moved by the organ and its music, membership will offer you a multitude of opportunities to experience the instrument. Live this experience through RCCO-sponsored organ and choral concerts featuring world-class organists and choral directors in the presence of Canada’s finest instruments. In unbelievable detail. On an unbelievable scale. Join Now
world evolves, needs change, and we need to change right along with it.
From the beginning, the RCCO has devoted itself to providing professional development and outreach support
to our members in today’s working environment. No matter what your
skill level or stage of development, as a member you have a wide variety
of resources available to support your education, accreditation,
financing and professionalism.
The College offers a seven-level certification program for both organists and choir directors to provide them with internationally recognized professional accreditations. The Travelling Clinician program
brings in accomplished teachers throughout the year to offer local
workshops across the country on a variety of practical organ and choral
topics. An Organ Academy is
held each summer during the national festival to offer learning
opportunities in three streams for youth 14-18, performers and church
These national programs complement a multitude of local initiatives such as recitals, social events and workshops, including Pipe Organ Weeks, aimed at introducing young people of all ages to the organ and its music.
recognize that the development of musical skills requires a significant
commitment in time, effort and resources to realize your dreams. To
match this commitment, the RCCO offers its members a wide variety of scholarships and grants at
both the national and local levels for organists and choir directors
who wish to develop and advance their skills. The RCCO also provides competitions for organists to build their professional credentials.
The College is founded on a code of ethics link
to code of Ethics that assures the highest level of professionalism. A
Professional Concerns group offers arbitration and dispute resolution to
all our members. This, along with local Centre support and collegial
encouragement from members across the country provides a strong social
and professional support network for all our members.
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live in an information age. And nothing speaks to our love of the
instrument more than timely, accurate information about events, growth
opportunities, resources and accreditation. From education to events to
employment and networking, you’ll have all the latest information and
resources at your fingertips.
As a member, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to job listings, a national Membership Directory and a range of no-charge Educational Resources,
Our world-class magazine, Organ Canada,
is the place to go for up-to-the-minute news and reviews of all things
organ and choral in Canada. Members receive significant discounts on
journals, publications and events of partner organizations such as the
American Guild of Organists and the Royal College of Organists.
Organ Canada is published four times a year.
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Share Your Passion
we offer to each other is as important as what we receive in return —
as members, we build on the legacy entrusted to us. Through annual national festivals,
Centre events or simply by offering support by your presence, every
member contributes to the sense of community that is collectively and
uniquely the RCCO.
you’re an organist, a choir director or simply someone who is deeply
moved by the instrument, as an RCCO member you are an integral part of a
community of like-minded people who share your passion. We seek to
enrich the lives of others through our music, skills and knowledge. Each
of us has something to offer, something to give, that strengthens and
nurtures our community, that publicly promotes the organ and its music
in worship and in concert.
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