Ascension Jazz & Chamber Series

Church of the Ascension supports music and education in the community. This year, we’re presenting the second season of the Ascension Jazz & Chamber Series and we’re excited to bringing back some of last year’s beloved artists, as well as introducing new ones! The concert series will showcase both established and rising jazz and chamber artists from around the National Capital Region and Canada, with performers including Harmonic Generation, the Ottawa Brass Initiative, Ottawa Chamber Players, and many more.

Evensong Ensemble (2016-17 season) 

Upcoming Concerts

We have an exciting lineup of artists this season – you won’t want to miss our concerts!

October 21st 2017: The Ottawa Chamber Players – Our first concert of the season presents a diverse and vibrant group, with musicians on woodwind, brass, strings, piano, and voice. Visit them on their website to learn more about the musicians.

November 11th 2017: Jenna Richards and Beth Silver – A violin and cello marry warm sounds and tones in this lush chamber duo.

December 9th 2017: The Ottawa Brass Initiative (TOBI) and The Seat Straps – This is going to be an exciting performance you won’t want to miss; TOBI and The Seat Straps join to perform with a highly anticipated jazz program. Visit TOBI’s website to learn more about the musicians.

February 10th 2018: Harmonic Generation – We welcome back Harmonic Generation for an upbeat performance by one of Ottawa’s distinguished vocal groups! Visit them them on their website.

March 24th 2018: Christian Vachon & Frédéric Lacroix – A preeminent violin and piano duo that has performed together all over North America and each individually around the world, we bring to you here at Ascension. More about violinist Christian here and pianist Frédéric here.


  • General adult: $20
  • Pick 3: $50
  • Season pass $120 (8 concerts)

Your ticket includes complimentary snacks and beverages at the intermission of each concert! Tickets will be available to purchase soon in-person and on

Proceeds from concerts will support the artists and the church’s music program, including the parish youth with musical goals and interests.


We are incredibly excited to bring to our community another year of wonderful music and performance in a casual and intimate setting. Our sponsors help the concert series to achieve success, and we are incredibly grateful to them! If you would like to sponsor us this year, please contact We have many options for sponsorship to suit your needs, and we are very thankful for your partnership this year.


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