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June 25th, 2016 - Calling all Parish Musicians, School Music Leaders, Organists, Choirs, Cantors and Clergy!
Calling all Parish Musicians, School Music Leaders, Organists, Choirs, Cantors and Clergy!

Diocese of Leeds Music Day in association with the Royal College of Organists

Saturday 25 June 2016, 10am to 3pm
Wheeler Hall, Leeds Cathedral

John Duggan - Internationally Renowned Composer
Thomas Leech and Benjamin Saunders - Diocese of Leeds Singing Programme
David Pipe - Diocese of Leeds Organists Training Programme
Philip Meaden - Royal College of Organists

10.00am Registration and Coffee

10.15am Singing Workshops - A brand new English Congregational Mass setting by John Duggan and a Gregorian Chant Mass for Sundays in Ordinary Time. Participants are invited to form a choir to sing Duggan’s Mass in the Cathedral at 12 noon (optional).

“Duggan’s new English Mass is by far finest musical setting yet encountered”

“This new mass is brilliant - superbly written, uplifting and perfect for parish use”

12.45-1.30pm Lunch - not provided

1.30 - 3.00pm Learn the organ - The Diocese of Leeds Organists Training Programme. This new organists training scheme is a partnership between the Diocese of Leeds and the Royal College of Organists and is aimed at new learners and improving players. The scheme will be introduced by RCO Chief Executive Philip Meaden and a practical workshop will follow with David Pipe, who has recently joined the Diocese of Leeds Music Team from York Minster.

Admission is free to all but places are limited and need to be booked in advance. A complimentary copy of John Duggan’s new congregational mass will be given to all participants and extra copies will be available for purchase on the day at a discounted rate. To book for you or your group please email Eleanor Cully with numbers at as soon as possible to secure your places.


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

Music Administrator
Leeds Cathedral
Great George Street
Leeds LS2 8BE

Tel: 0113 244 8634
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