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March 3rd, 2011 - Competition Success for the Huddersfield Boys and Girls Choirs

The Huddersfield Boys' Choir are celebrating success in this year's Mrs. Sunderland Festival. The competition, held in Huddersfield Town Hall, attracts groups from all over West Yorkshire and beyond.  The boys were the first winners of the new  Year 8 and Under Novice class (for choirs More>>

February 20th, 2011 - Bradford School Choir of the Year

St George's Hall Bradford was packed on Saturday 5th February for the final of the annual Bradford and District Schools Choir Competition.  Six schools had been selected during the heats in the preceding weeks to advance to the final and compete for the prestigious title of Bradford school More>>

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>>

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