The Diocese of Leeds has the largest church programme of choral music for young people in the United Kingdom. In total it maintains 55 choirs comprising some 2500 children meeting weekly. There are 43 school choirs, six boys' choirs, six girls' choirs, a groundbreaking new choir school and a semi-professional adult choir. more »
The music department newsletter for Autumn 2014 is now available as a download. It contains details of recent and forthcoming events together with information about the next broadcasts and CD releases. Also included is details of training workshops and a feature on members of the Diocesan Boys and Girls Choirs.
Considered one of the world's greatest Flamenco artists, Paco Pena brings his astonishing flamenco company to Leeds Town Hall for this internationally-acclaimed production featuring the Bradford Catholic Girls' Choir.
Peña is one of the leading champions of the Flamenco tradition
The Summer Term concluded with the now traditional Boys and Girls Choir Festivals which bring the Diocesan Choirs together for Sunday morning mass and an afternoon concert of celebration. The Girls Festival was honoured by the attendance of renowned choral composer John Duggan, who had written
Bradford Catholic Girls Choir will sing their hearts out as they compete at the World Choir Games. Billed as the 'Olympics for Choirs', the group will battle it out in Riga, Latvia in the Champions Category at the event, held from July 9 to 19. Bradford Catholic Girls' Choir are one of only three