Highlights of our 2021-2022 Season included performing at the opening the Dragon Boat Races, featured concerts at the Ottawa World Migratory Bird Day Festival and the Buzzing Children’s Festival, a Trophy Prize for the second year in a row in the Kiwanis Music Festival, and a win in our first entry in the Ontario Provincial Music Festival! Join us!

High Standard Music Making in a Nurturing Environment

Tuesdays 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.


345 Richmond Rd, Ottawa, ON K2A 0E7
Churchill and Richmond Road, Westboro

6:30 – 7:25 Full string orchestra
7:35 – 8:20 All participants are coached in chamber ensembles (3-5 players)

FIRST REHEARSAL: Tuesday, September 13, 2022


Cows and Cellos
Cows and Cellos

The Quilt Project
The Quilt Project
Ensemble We focus on musical expression, practice skills, and technical excellence in an environment that promotes discipline and mindfulness of body and spirit.

Capital Strings and Voices Collective hosts intergenerational ensembles including: The Capital Strings Collective Orchestra (CSC), Jr. Orchestra (JCSC), I Cellisti cello ensembles, and the Capital Voices Collective choir.

We welcome music lovers of varying ages and abilities who play violin, viola, cello or bass. No auditions are required: orchestra members should play at a minimum RCM Grade 5 or Suzuki Book 4 level; jr. orchestra members in Suzuki 1 (late) – Book 3 are welcome.


String Enseble

"Dr. Joan has a gift for teaching." - Parent of fourth year cello student

"CSC taught me to play better than I ever thought I could." - Third year violonist

"CSVC is unique! We learn more than just notes... everyone is encouraged to express their voice in their playing and in discussions about best ways to practice, learn theory, improve sight-reading, and consider links between music and life." - Professional musician and CSVC mentor