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Addition to Nominations Report

The following is in addition to the Nominations Report listed in the March 2014 issue of Organ Canada:

In Accordance with By-Law 4.0.3 of the RCCO, upon receipt of the slate of officers from the National Office, additional nominations may be submitted. The consent of each nominee and the signature of five other Members must be provided. The nomination must be received at the National Office not later than May 1st.

Registration open for The Festival at the Forks, London July 6-8

On-line registration is now available for the 2014 RCCO Convention, The Festival at the Forks. If you prefer to register by mail, please write to Convention Chair Gregg Redner, 468 Wellington St, LONDON ON N6A 3P8.

Please note: Visa and Mastercard only may be used for on-line registration.

Visit the convention web site.

2014 John Goss Scholarship

À toutes les années paires, cette bourse est donnée en mémoire du regretté John Goss, FRCO, ancien directeur musical du Ballet National du Canada et descendant de son ancêtre du même nom, le compositeur britannique Sir John Goss. La bourse, pouvant atteindre la somme de 3500$ est offerte à un individu qui désir poursuivre ses études en interprétation d’orgue à l’étranger.

Awarded every two years in the even numbered years, the John Goss Memorial Scholarship is in memory of the late John Goss, FRCO, former conductor of the National Ballet of Canada and relative of his namesake, the British composer Sir John Goss. The scholarship of up to $3,500 is awarded to an individual for advanced organ study outside Canada.

Click here for eligibility information and the application form.


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Employment Positions

As of January 1, 2013, members can access their Membership Section to view all employment positions. Log in by clicking on the link at the bottom of the right hand side navigation and following the instructions and prompts.

If you would like to list an employment position please note that there is a $60 charge for a two month listing in the "RCCO Employment Positions" section. All ads placed on this listing must be prepaid. For payment options contact Sharon Adamson at 416-929-6400 or manager@rcco.ca.

New online features for members

It is now possible for members to log in with the password provided at the time of membership renewals and to make a payment to the RCCO for materials, view employment positions, to update their information (address, telephone, positions, etc), to view the current status of their membership with expiry date, and to choose which information will be visible to fellow members. Click on 'login' at the bottom of the navigation bars on the right hand side of this page and follow the prompts to try out these new features.

Winnipeg Organ Festival 2015

The Winnipeg Centre will host the RCCO Convention, July 4th to 9th, 2015.

Supporting the RCCO - National Endowment Fund

The RCCO Endowment Fund supports the present and future work of the College. Income received from the Fund is used in various ways: to increase the effectiveness of existing programs, to expand services, and to prepare to meet new challenges in the future. Among the activities supported are the Travelling Clinician Programme ($4000), travel assistance for College officers ($4000), Publications ($10,300), Project Grants ($1000), Examinations ($1000), and various others, for a total of $24,500 annually. To request further advice about these opportunities, please contact the National Office or email Nick Fairbank at fairbank@islandnet.com.

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