Carols at Home

Carols at Home

Following the success of our Summer ‘Hymns at Home’ event, our team of Choral Directors are now working on the Christmas equivalent, ‘Carols at Home’. Many of us will be missing our traditional carol services this year, an essential part of the...
Schools Singing Programme wins RPS Inspiration Award

Schools Singing Programme wins RPS Inspiration Award

Music-lovers amongst the Great Yorkshire Public have spoken – and have sung the praises of Diocese of Leeds’s Schools Singing Programme, as for the first time ever, the Royal Philharmonic Society allowed the public to nominate musicians who had inspired them during...
Sunday Worship: A Word for All Seasons

Sunday Worship: A Word for All Seasons

This Sunday (19th July) at 8:10am, the BBC Radio 4 Sunday Worship programme features hymns and motets from CDs recorded by the Leeds Diocesan Choirs. Find a full list of our recordings here. During the current lockdown, please consider supporting our young singers and...
Choral continuation: Singing through a pandemic

Choral continuation: Singing through a pandemic

Our Director of the Schools Singing Programme Tom Leech writes for the Incorporated Society of Musicians blog – how we will not let the pandemic destroy the musical futures of the children we work with and how we must not let choral/classical music become even...
Hymns at Home: One Diocese, Many Voices

Hymns at Home: One Diocese, Many Voices

We are proud to present ‘Hymns at Home: One Diocese, Many Voices’ – a celebration of the hard work our choir members, instrumental pupils, school communities and staff have put in to keep making music during lockdown. On Sunday 12th July at 3pm we...
Moving the Organists’ Training Programme online

Moving the Organists’ Training Programme online

The global pandemic has made all instrumental teachers drastically rethink the ways in which they can deliver high-quality, engaging teaching. In the Diocese of Leeds, we had to respond quickly to the enforced lockdown and consequent closure of schools: how could the...