Learn about the Schools Singing Programme

Learn more about our Schools Singing Programme, recognised as the UK’s leading provision of choral singing, which reaches 6,000 children each week in around 150 choral groups.

National Schools Singing Programme

Thanks to generous funding from the Hamish Ogston Foundation, the Diocese of Leeds is leading an ambitious initiative to replicate its award-winning Schools Singing Programme in every Catholic diocese in the UK: a National Schools Singing Programme.

Learn about the Keyboard Studies Programme

The Keyboard Studies Programme provides high-quality melodica, accordion, piano and organ tuition to young people across the Diocese, furnishing them with the foundations to be skilful, multi-talented individuals within the music profession.

Fabulous! We're so glad you enjoyed having our lovely visitors @blairschool with you - great to hear Mr Lee's excellent work too! 🎶🎵🎵🎶

Episode 1 of Pipe Up! is out now. Valerie Barr, our accomplished Accordion Tutor, offers insights into the accordion scene in the UK and internationally, as well as giving some lovely demonstrations of the accordion’s distinctive musical features.

What a wonderful morning we’ve had working with the amazing students & staff from Vanderbilt’s @blairschool 🎶 🌟 Truly inspirational 🎶🌟 @DOLMusic

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Episode 1 of Pipe Up! is out now. Valerie Barr, our accomplished Accordion Tutor, offers insights into the accordion scene in the UK and internationally, as well as giving some lovely demonstrations of the accordion’s distinctive musical features.This year’s first Festival podcast goes live at 12 noon, featuring the wonderful Valerie Barr chatting with David Pipe about her work as an accordionist.Do tune in: anchor.fm/leedsiof/episodes/Valerie-Barr-e1ipg8k ... See MoreSee Less
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We’re looking forward to David Grealy’s improvisation masterclass in Leeds Cathedral tomorrow at 6:30 pm. Observers are very welcome and admission is free. ... See MoreSee Less
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Our Cathedral Choirs sing daily services from Sunday to Thursday each week. Members join from our whole-class school singing sessions, and can join the Children's Choir, the Junior Boys, Junior Girls, Senior Boys, Senior Girls and Schools Scholars choirs depending on age, and these choirs are complemented by our university choral scholars and volunteers. You can find our Music List for sung vespers and Masses this term here:dolmusic.uk/music-list ... See MoreSee Less
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