Our work relies on a range of schools, funders and supporters who share our vision. Without the generosity of these people our Programmes would not be possible. All donations received go towards growing our reach to children in the most disadvantaged areas of Yorkshire. We are committed to supporting wellbeing through music and enriching the communities in which we work.

‘Our morning sessions fill the school with beautiful singing that uplift all who hear it. The difference that has been made to the quality of the children’s singing, self-esteem and confidence is immeasurable.’ Headteacher, Leeds

Did you know?

  • Singing releases ‘feel good’ endorphins into the brain, reducing stress levels and increasing a child’s confidence and self-esteem.
  • Singing as part of a group builds a sense of community and belonging.
  • Singing aids verbal and cognitive development, especially in children with Special Educational Needs.

...'We constantly strive for the revealing of the extraordinary potential and hope contained within the children we work with. they deserve the very best we can bring them.'
Here's to another great term of singing with our schools and choirs!

...'Classical choral music is all too often a culturally monolithic bastion of privilege - the children we work with deserve the riches of this world too; we cannot allow the improvement of access to be undermined...'

Yesterday, the Director of the Schools Singing Programme, @thomas_leech, spoke to the @CatholicEdLeeds Headteachers' Conference on the many benefits for education, equality of opportunity, character formation and faith that excellent state school singing provides...

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Worth up to £2,000 a year, university students local to Leeds have the opportunity to sing with one of the country’s finest cathedral choirs. With clear progression routes, expert mentoring and regular performances (including BBC broadcasts, the Leeds International Organ Festival and joint concerts with the Gabrieli Consort) these scholarships are an invaluable and unparalleled experience.

Leeds Cathedral now has scholarships available for all voice parts from September 2019. To apply contact: office@dioceseofleedsmusic.org.uk
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Worth up to £2,000 a year, university students local to Leeds have the opportunity to sing with one of the country’s finest cathedral choirs. With clear progression routes, expert mentoring and regular performances (including BBC broadcasts, the Leeds International Organ Festival and joint concerts with the Gabrieli Consort) these scholarships are an invaluable and unparalleled experience. Leeds Cathedral now has scholarships available for all voice parts from September 2019.
To apply contact: office@dioceseofleedsmusic.org.uk

www.dioceseofleedsmusic.org.uk/cathedral-scholarships/
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