October 1st, 2016 - Diocesan Director of Music honoured by the Royal School of Church Music
Saturday 1st October saw the Royal School of Church Music's Celebration Day in York Minster. Choirs from around Yorkshire had gathered for a special service of Choral Evensong at which presentations were made to those from across the world that had made a significant contribution to church music. Those receiving awards included musicians from England, Poland, America, Australia and New Zealand.
Benjamin Saunders, the Director of Music for the Diocese of Leeds, was honoured at the ceremony by being presented with the 'Associate of the Royal School of Church Music' by Lord Gill, Chairman of the RSCM Council. The Associate of the Royal School of Church Music is an award for achievements in church music of national significance.
The Royal School of Church Music is an educational charity committed to promoting the study, practice and improvement of music in Christian worship.
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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