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November 5th, 2010 - A New Choral Director in Leeds

The newest member of the music department staff is Lucy Haigh. She explains a little about her background and new role here:

Having spent the last five years working with young choirs in Perth, Western Australia (and previously, 14 years as Director of The Hildegard Choir for talented More>>



September 24th, 2010 - Singing for the Pope in Birmingham

Thousands of worshippers cheered and waved flags as the Pope celebrated Mass in Birmingham's Cofton Park on the fourth and final day of his state visit to the UK. A massed choir of 2000 included some 500 members from the Diocese of Leeds Schools Singing Programme, all dressed in their papal More>>



September 21st, 2010 - Singing for the Pope in Twickenham

BBC News followed the Pope's visit to London, both from the venue in Twickenham and also with a live link up to Holy Rosary and St Anne's School in Leeds. The school choir had the honour of providing the music, and chose to sing Jubilate Deo and a medieval setting of the Ave Maria from the More>>



September 2nd, 2010 - Diocesan School and Cathedral Choirs will sing for the Pope

When Pope Benedict XVI visits the UK later this month he will hear over 400 children from the Diocese of Leeds Schools Singing Programme who will be singing at events in London and Birmingham.

On Friday 17th September, the Holy Father will attend an event called The Big Assembly to More>>



June 15th, 2010 - Boys' Choir Festival

Sunday 13th June saw a joint event presented by the diocese's four boys' choirs.  The Cathedral Boys' Choir and the Bradford, Huddersfield and Harrogate Boys' Choirs came together for a packed day of rehearsal and performance of liturgical and secular music. They first sang mass at the More>>



June 1st, 2010 - Top Male Voice Choir Award for Bradford Boys

It's been a busy few weeks for the Bradford Boys' Choir and for two of its members in particular. Jake Street and Caisin Richards have both been selected to compete in the 'Vocal Solo (15 years and under)' category of the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, where the Bradford Girls' Choir has More>>




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