September 23rd, 2016 - A vacancy exists for a full time Choral Director from January 2017
We seek to appoint an outstanding Choral Director to work with us as we expand our Singing Programme in Wakefield and the surrounding area.
The position is suitable for an ambitious and creative musician with exceptional gifts in working with young voices and a desire to achieve the highest possible standards within an internationally recognised choral programme.
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 2800 children meeting weekly. There are 43 school choirs, five boys' choirs, five girls' choirs, three mixed children’s choirs, two youth choirs, three university choirs, a choir school and an adult choir.
There are two main elements to the system: auditioned choirs for boys and girls and the Diocesan Schools Singing Programme.
September 1st,2016- New Music Department Administrator
At the end of the summer holidays we bid farewell to our Music Department Administrator, Eleanor Cully, who leaves us to take on a position with Kirklees Music.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Administrator Miss Charlotte Harrison.
Charlotte Harrison is
July 7th,2016- Pupils join elite professional choir for Cambridge festival
Members of Bradford Catholic Youth Choir (supported by St Bede's and St Josephs' Catholic College and Holy Family Catholic High School), took part in the internationally renowned Gabrieli Consort’s youth choir programme, Gabrieli Roar, in Cambridge last weekend. BCYC, together with another
June 8th,2016- CD review: Essential Listening!
FAVOURITE CATHOLIC HYMNS *** [Essential Listening]
Choirs of the Diocese of Leeds · Herald HAVPCD 397
Just so there is no confusion with its Anglican counterpart, this delightful CD has come from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Leeds which claims to have the largest church
May 17th,2016- Launch of Organists Training Programme
We were delighted to launch the Diocese of Leeds Organists Training Programme at Mass on Tuesday 17th May. The Bishop presided and opened with words of support for the new programme. It was a pleasure to be joined by Philip Moore and Philip Meaden, President and Chief Executive of the Royal
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