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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. More »

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 more >>

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 more >>

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 more >>

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 more >>


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To join the choirs and for all other
enquiries please contact:

Miss Charlotte Harrison
Music Administrator
Leeds Cathedral
Great George Street
Leeds LS2 8BE

Tel: 0113 244 8634
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