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The Capital Voices

Our History

June 2-2018

The Capital Voices perform the third concert of their season, "M is for...", with collaborative guitarist Tim Bedner, at Trinity Anglican Church in Ottawa.

March 3-2018

The Capital Voices perform the second concert of their season, "You Must Believe in Spring", with collaborative pianist J-P Allain, at Trinity Anglican Church in Ottawa.

December 9-2017

The Capital Voices perform the first concert of their season, "Time of the Season", with collaborative pianist John Dapaah, at Trinity Anglican Church in Ottawa.

November 10-2017

The Capital Voices perform live on CKCU 93.1 FM to honour Remembrance Day, joined by Lois Moody, on Friday Special Blend hosted by Bob LeDrew.

November 7-2017

One of our voices, Elise Letourneau, is long-listed for The 2017-18 American Prize in choral composition, for her cantata.

October 17-2017

The Capital Voices release a few demo recordings they made at Morning Anthem Studio, including the first authorized harmony arrangement of Sheila Jordan's "The Crossing", arranged by Elise Letourneau. Listen in on our player or on our Soundcloud page.

September 24-2017

Full season's passes are now available on Eventbrite. Get 'em HERE.

September 21-2017

The Capital Critics' Circle rave reviews a theatre production that one of our voices, Kenny Hayes, starred in. Read it HERE.

September 15-2017

One of our voices, Elise Letourneau, has been selected to present a workshop at Podium 2018, the largest choral convention in Canada.

September 1-2017

The Juliet Singers have morphed into The Capital Voices! We welcome Norm Glaude and Kenny Hayes to the vocal blend!

June 30-2017

Joni Mitchell's "Blue", TD Ottawa Jazz Festival, with cellist Joan Harrison, guitarist Tim Bedner, and drummer Marilee Townsend, 11 AM on the city hall stage

May 27-2017

Simon Says, with bassist Ken Seeley and drummer Marilee Townsend, St. Luke's Anglican Church, 760 Somerset St W in Ottawa, 7:30 PM, tickets available HERE

April 22-2017

Mostly A Cappella, Music at Trinity concert series, Trinity Anglican Church, 1230 Bank St in Ottawa, 4:30 PM

March 8-2017

Carole King's Tapestry, Doors Open For Music celebrates International Women's Day with a re-creation of the chart-topping 1971 album sung in three-part harmony by The Juliet Singers, with Mark Ferguson at the piano. Southminster United Church, corner of Bank & Aylmer in Ottawa, noon, freewill offering.

March 4-2017

Joni Mitchell's BLUE, with cellist Joan Harrison, St. Luke's Anglican Church, 760 Somerset St W in Ottawa, 7:30 PM, tickets available HERE

January 26-2017
We are grateful for the sponsorship of Supreme Advocacy for our "Simon Says" concert. Supreme Advocacy is a boutique law firm focusing on Supreme Court of Canada advocacy and agency, Court of Appeal factums, and complex legal opinions. Thank you!

January 21-2017
Our Juliet sister, Kathleen Eagan, follows her heart on a new adventure and we wish her bon voyage. We welcome a new Juliet sister for a couple of concerts, Lindsey Sikora.

January 20-2017
A wonderful article by Peter Hum in the Ottawa Citizen about one of our Juliet sisters, Rachel Beausoleil, about her love for Brazilian music, her gift for languages, and her upcoming concert showcasing the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim. Read it HERE.

January 17-2017
We are very pleased to have the support of a sponsor for our "Joni Mitchell's 'Blue'" concert. Thank you so much Pelican Seafood Market & Grill in Alta Vista, Ottawa's source for fresh, sustainable, and delicious fish and seafood for over 35 years!

December 21-2016
It was a treat to sing for the good people at the Abbotsford House holiday luncheon in The Glebe today. Merry Christmas y'all!

December 11-2016
It was great to have the opportunity to perform Elise Letourneau's new cantata, "The Virgin Mary to the Child Jesus". Thank you Jazzn.ca! 

December 9-2016
We had a blast being the house band on CBC Radio's "Sounds of the Season" show on Ontario Today. If you missed it, it will be archived HERE for a little while. Thanks to bassist Norm Glaude, CBC host Rita Celli, and the whole CBC production gang!

November 6-2016
Our "Mister Mancini" concert last night went very nicely. It was a good house and we had a great time. Thank you guitarist Tim Bedner, and thanks to all who joined us!

October 7-2016
Tickets to our November 5-2016 concert, "Mister Mancini", are now available at The Leading Note, 370 Elgin Street, in Ottawa.

September 21-2016
Tickets to our individual shows are now available at the following links. All concerts are at St. Luke's Anglican Church on Somerset in Ottawa.
Mister Mancini - the music of Henry Mancini - vocal trio and guitar
Joni Mitchell's "Blue" album - sung live with vocal trio and cello
Simon Says - the music of Paul Simon - vocal trio, bass, drums

September 15-2016
Our Paul Simon show at St. Luke's Anglican Church has been sponsored - thank you! If you are interested in sponsoring our re-imagining of Joni Mitchell's "Blue" album or our "Mister Mancini" show, please contact us HERE.

September 11-2016
Our "Bacharach!" Encore presentation at GigSpace went real well - it was a nice house, and we had a lovely time. Thank you pianist Mark Ferguson, and thanks to all who came to join us!

September 1-2016
"String Fling" season ticket packages for our 2016-17 concert series at St. Luke's Anglican Church are now available. Purchase your package and benefit from "3 for 2" ticket pricing. Which could get you some really fantastic Pad Thai at the Phuket Royal across the street before the concert! CLICK HERE for tix.

August 25-2016
Full season ticket packages for our 2016-17 "String Fling" season go on sale September 1, just one week from today! All concerts at St. Luke's Anglican Church on Somerset.

May 15-2016
At our "Bacharach!" concert this past weekend we unveiled our next season to our audience. The season is called "String Fling" as we will explore accompaniment by stringed instruments: guitar, cello, and bass. We will present the music of Henry Mancini, Joni Mitchell, and Paul Simon. Also, as much as we love GigSpace, we will move to a slightly larger venue. Our 2016-17 season will be presented at St. Luke's Anglican Church in Chinatown.

May 13-2016
Tonight's "Bacharach!" concert is sold out. We will offer an encore presentation at GigSpace on Saturday September 10.

December 6-2015
Did you miss our CD launch concert of Requiem for Fourteen Roses last night? The CD is available (both hard copy and download) on BandCamp.

October 13-2015
Our "Carole King's Tapestry" performance this weekend is sold out. We will offer an encore presentation at Gigspace on Friday February 12-2016.

October 3-2015
Update! Elise Letourneau has been selected as a finalist with honourable mention for The 2015 American Prize in choral composition for her piece, "Requiem for Fourteen Roses".

August 3-2015
Great news! Elise Letourneau, one of our Juliets, has been selected as a semi-finalist for The 2015 American Prize in choral composition for her piece, "Requiem for Fourteen Roses".

July 30-2015
The Juliet Singers are now on Facebook! Please 'Like' our page to receive our updates. Click HERE.

January 2015

The Juliet Singers are established by Elise Letourneau, and perform their first appearance at Kehillat Beth Israel Synagogue in Ottawa.