This year for Giving Tuesday we hope that you will consider supporting the CIOC as we continue to offer exciting and innovative projects that bring pipe-organ music to audiences across Canada and around the world.
On the heels of the 2022 edition of our Grand Organ Festival, we are thrilled to move onto the final stages of our exciting new project ‘Whispers: Music that Connects Us’, featuring works for organ and voice composed and inspired by the great Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart! In the summer of 2022, we traveled to 6 provinces to film more than 20 Canadian artists for this project, and we can’t wait to bring it to you in February 2023. Your support will ensure that our production team has the resources they need… [more]
It is with great sadness that we report that Wayne K. Riddell passed away on the morning of Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022. A highly esteemed conductor, organist and teacher, Wayne Riddell mentored and inspired generations of young musicians. He was a giant in the Canadian choral music scene and… [more]
About the Festival des couleurs de l’orgue français The Festival des couleurs de l’orgue français (FCOF) started its life as an independent festival created by its artistic director Yves-G. Préfontaine. In 2013, the CIOC began… [more]