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August 23rd, 2007 - Popes' words on Choral Singing

Inspiring words from the Holy Father:

Pope: Choral Singing Educates for Peace

Calls It Training for LifeLORENZAGO DI CADORE, Italy, JULY 22, 2007 (Zenit.org ).-

Benedict XVI says that choral singing is an authentic education in life and peace, and an exercise in the "hearing of More>>



August 22nd, 2007 - 3 Choirs concert in Huddersfield TH

In May, the BYC Girls performed at a 3 choirs concert in the magnificent setting of Huddersfield Town Hall.

Compared by John Pryce Jones , the concert featured the prize winning Oldham Youth Choir under the baton of their esteemed director, Dr. Eileen Bentley. The largest single choir was the More>>



August 14th, 2007 - Turbulent history..

Well, the Summer vacation is a go slow time for news of what's happening musically in the Diocese of Leeds. That will all change come September with some big events coming up, including 2 programs for BBC Songs of Praise. More about that soon!

In the meanwhile, here is a link to a history of More>>



July 24th, 2007 - Choir Chaplain celebrates 25 years ordained!

Mgr Philip Moger, Parish Priest of First Martyrs Church in Bradford, and Chaplain to the Bradford Youth Choir recently celebrated the 25th annivarsary of his ordination to the priesthood.

In addition to his pastoral duties, Mgr Moger is Chair of the Diocese of Leeds Liturgy Commission, and a More>>



May 23rd, 2007 - Busy Summer for Boys

The Bradford Boys' Choir have a busy month ahead with both liturgical and concert performances across West Yorkshire.

 


This Sunday, the feast of Pentecost, the Boys will sing Mass at St. Peter's Church, Bradford. Music will include a Mass setting by Joseph Haydn, Peter More>>



May 19th, 2007 - Roll of Honour

Following this years success at the Wharfedale Festival, the BYC 'Roll of Honour' has been updated. Take a look here.

Thus far we have had our choirs win prizes at two local music festivals, in addition to Yorkshire Martyrs taking the coveted 'Yorkshire Schools Choir of the Year' More>>




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