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September 26th, 2017 - Bradford Catholic Youth Choir is Recruiting!
Bradford Catholic Youth Choir is Recruiting!

radford Catholic Youth Choir - part of our Schools Singing Programme - is holding auditions for new members in the coming weeks. The four choirs that make up BCYC enjoy superb vocal coaching and excellent performance opportunities. The choirs sing for Masses in parishes in Bradford and Keighley, give concerts and broadcast regularly on national BBC radio. They take part in the internationally renowned Gabrieli Consort's youth choir development programme, Gabrieli Roar - the only northern choir selected for this scheme - and have given several concerts with the Gabrieli Consort. The choirs are directed by the Director of the Schools Singing Programme, Thomas Leech, and Choral Director Alex Kyle.
Limited places are currently available in the two Junior Choirs (Y3-6), and the Senior Boys' Choir (Y4 upwards) and the Senior Girls' Choir (Y6 upwards).
Many recent academic studies have shown that singing in a choir can be hugely beneficial to children:
- builds self-confidence and promotes self-esteem
- always engages the emotions
- supports social skill development
- benefits physical and mental health
- supports many areas of learning, particularly language skills
- brings young people together to create something special in the arts.
- and of course develops core musical skills!
No previous experience is necessary - we look for and develop potential! The informal auditions take place on Sunday 1st October (Keighley Catholic Centre, 2-4pm) and Sunday 8th October (St. Walburga's Church Hall, Shipley, 1.30-3.30pm).
Advance booking is essential - to reserve a slot please contact the Diocese Music Office on 0113 244 8634 or


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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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