February 14th, 2014 - Choral Director – Vacancy from September 2014
A vacancy exists for a full time Choral Director from September 2014
The Choral Director 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 2500 children meeting weekly. There are 43 school choirs, six boys' choirs, six girls' choirs, a new choir school and a semi-professional adult choir. There are two main elements to the system: auditioned choirs for boys and girls and the Diocesan Schools Singing Programme. These two areas of work are complementary and the musical and educational rewards flow into the schools and the liturgical life of the Diocese.
The Music Department consists of the Diocesan Director of Music, the Director of the
March 3rd,2014- Huddersfield Girls Choir Tour to Liverpool
The Huddersfield Girls Choir are back in Yorkshire after a fabulous tour to Liverpool. They stayed for three days during which they sang at St Michael's Church, Widnes and Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral as well as enjoying a very busy sight-seeing day.
The tour started with a concert at
February 9th,2013- Tony Harvey Cathedral Choral Scholar Award
On Sunday 9th February the Tony Harvey Choral Scholar Award was presented to Isaac England at the 11am Solemn Mass at Leeds Cathedral. The award was made by Michael Wiles, a trustee of The Friends of Cathedral Music. This gift was first made in 2008 from specific instructions in Tony Harvey's
January 8th,2014- Fifth Series of Organ Concerts
The details for the fifth season of concerts on some of the most stunning organs in West Yorkshire are now available. The series brings together some of the country's most celebrated organists to entertain and delight audiences.
Concerts include the inaugural recital on the new Peter
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