Interested in Joining WOLC?

The West Ottawa Ladies Chorus is recruiting new singers with four Open House Rehearsals in the month of January. If you love to sing and have experience with harmony singing, come and give us a try.  Dates are Sun. Jan 19th and Jan. 26 at Bridlewood Trails at 2 pm,  and  Wed. Jan. 22nd and Jan. 29th at Kanata Baptist Church at 1:30 pm.  Openings in all four voice-parts – 1st and 2nd soprano, 1st and 2nd alto.  

Gentle audition takes place before joining.

Come a few minutes early and a member of the Executive will be there to welcome you.

Voice Requirements

The ladies chorus sings in 3 and 4 part harmony: 1st soprano, 2nd soprano, 1st alto and 2nd alto (SSAA). Opportunities are offered frequently to perform in small ensembles as well as singing with the full chorus.

Membership Requirements:

  • ​Choral Experience with singing a dedicated voice part
  • Basic understanding of music theory, and basic to intermediate sight reading skills
  • straight tone singing, ability to match pitch and blend with other singers
  • Attend at least one rehearsal a week
  • ​Learn own voice part, using mp3 files and sheet music prior to commencing rehearsals each term.
  • ​Singers stand for extended periods of time both in rehearsals and performances
  • ​Volunteer time to assist in some capacity throughout the year. there are many aspects of the chorus's operation where assistance is required
  • fundraising
  • ​pay membership dues each term​

How do I Join?
Contact us at to arrange an audition.
​Auditions are informal, gentle and scheduled  with the music director.

Rehearsal TImes

Wednesday:  1:30-3:30 pm

​Kanata Baptist Church 

​465 Hazeldean Rd

Sunday:  2:00-4:00 pm

Bridlewood Trails

480 Brigitta St. Kanata