Swinging into Song!
May 19, 2016The Capital Chordettes got a
little help from “Champ the Bear” at the Ottawa Champions Baseball
Opening Night. Champ joined the Chordettes in the singing of the Star Spangled
Banner and O Canada. It was a perfect evening for the opening of a new season
and a great first WIN for the Ottawa Champions!
Capital Chordettes Qualify for International Contest!
14 May 2016 – The Capital Chordettes, a
women’s a cappella singing group from Ottawa, Ontario entertained a captive
audience at the 2016 Annual Area Contest held in Devens, Massachusetts. They
were thrilled to qualify for the International Convention and Contest which
will be held later this year in November.
To ready themselves for the contest, the Capital Chordettes performed
their bridal theme song set that included “A Million To One You’re In
Love” and “Get Me To The Church On time” for an audience of family and friends.
Costumes of the song's era and cleverly crafted choreography enhanced their
||Also performing and qualifying for the International contest was the quartet
Group Therapy. In the spirit of springtime their two song set
included “When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbing Along” and “Don’t Sit
under the Apple Tree”.
Capital Chordettes Swing into Spring!
2 April 2016 - The Capital Chordettes and Quartets welcomed
spring with a Swing into Spring Big Band Dance and Concert.
Music was supplied by the local 14-piece Big Band, Standing Room Only. The
audience danced to the vintage sounds of Glenn Miller and Duke Ellington, the
swinging sounds of Frank Sinatra, some cool Latin jazz, and even some 50s
The Capital Chordettes Chorus, and quartets Group Therapy
and Sounds Like Fun completed the evening's musical trip
through time with some of our favourite selections from the 60s to the present:
the toe-tapping Good Ole A Cappella, the 70s crowd-pleaser Happy Together, the
inspiring African anthem Something Inside So Strong and even some Broadway
Sounds like Fun
Audience members showed off their dancing talent during the band's sets and
everyone enjoyed the special atmosphere provided by the glittering lights of
the mirror ball. It was a wonderful evening, filled with music, fun and
The Capital Chordettes are a not for profit organization and hold various
fundraisers throughout the year to fund travel and costumes. A portion of all
monies raised is donated to our chosen charity,
Children At Risk.