Created in 1968, the Canadian Children’s Opera Chorus is the only permanent children’s opera chorus in Canada established as an independent organization. The CCOC is a training ground for children between 8 and 16 and the Chorus’s total compliment consists of 60 boys and girls.
The CCOC appear in all Canadian Opera productions requiring children, and perform operatic and choral repertoire on stage, television, and radio. They have performed at the American Choral Directors Association convention and also at Disney World. The choir won a National Award for Choral Recording with their performance of Derek Holman’s “Sir Christmas”.