Musica Viva Singers present
A Green Christmas!
under the direction of Scott Richardson
Winter blooms in this colourful seasonal program of vibrant South American and African carols and the sublime choral music of John Rutter.
The choir is accompanied by Tom Sear (piano) and Alvaro de Minaya (percussion).
DATE: Monday December 7, 2015
TIME: 7:30 pm [doors open at 7pm]
PLACE: Centretown United Church, 507 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, K2P 1Z5 (just north of the Queensway; steps away from Catherine Street)
TICKETS: Tickets are available from choristers and at the door: $20 general admission; $15 seniors and students. Also available on-line at http://musicavivagreenchristmas.eventbrite.ca. [additional handling fee will be applied].
Musica Viva Singers of Ottawa is a 60 voice (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass) community choir now in its 14th performance season.
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Scott Richardson is active in the Ottawa area as a choir director and piano accompanist.
He is the Music Director of both Musica Viva Singers and Atlantic Voices: The Newfoundland and Labrador Choir of Ottawa. Scott is the rehearsal pianist for the Ottawa Choral Society and has also accompanied the Carleton University Choir, the Canadian Centennial Choir, and the Ottawa Children’s Choir. Scott also maintains a busy schedule of private teaching. As an organist and church musician, he has held various positions in the Atlantic Provinces and in Ottawa, and is currently Music Director at Orleans United Church.
Scott grew up in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and studied music at Mount Allison University. His graduate studies took him in a different direction, however, and he completed a Ph.D. in English literature at the University of Ottawa.