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March 2nd, 2007 - New Model for Children's Singing

The Diocese of Leeds is proud to administer what is the largest Catholic Youth singing program in the UK. Based on a unique partnership model between the Diocese and Catholic Schools, the program has begun to attract considerable interest around the country with several diocese's inviting the More>>

March 1st, 2007 - Llibre Vermell

The Bradford Boys' today performed at a concert at Leeds Cathedral as part of the Cathedral's weekly concert series. The concert consisted of music from the Llibre Vermell alongside Spanish organ and choral music by Correa de Arauxo - very much a 14th Century feel!

The choir sang More>>

February 21st, 2007 - Audi, benigne conditor

Today is Ash Wednesday, traditionally marked by Christians as the first day of Lent. In the Cathedral today at Vespers, we sing the Lenten office hymn 'Audi, benigne conditor' believed to have been written by Pope Gregory the Great (540-604.)

Music at Mass includes William Byrd's More>>

February 19th, 2007 - Leeds Cathedral

One of the few major cities in England whose Cathedral is Catholic, Leeds Cathedral is a hidden neo-gothic gem in the centre of the city.





The Cathedral recently re-opened after major restoration work in November 2006. The Solemn Mass of More>>

February 18th, 2007 - Bradford Boys' Choir

Today the BYC Boys' Choir sang Mass for the 7th Sunday in OT at St. Joseph's Church in Keighley.

The Boys' choir began life in February 2005 when over 600 boys were auditioned for a place! The 22 successful boys, aged 8-14 then began weekly rehearsals at St. Bede's Grammar School More>>

February 18th, 2007 - Children don't like plainsong and polyphony?

In today's Catholic Herald , an interesting article about a successful parish music program in the Midlands. Here, children enjoy singing Missa Orbis Factor alongside motets by Victoria, Tallis and Elgar.

As one who has experienced the same with the children in our choirs, it is More>>

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