Organs – St Joseph’s Bradford

The Hopkins Organ

The Bradford Boys’ Choir are the choir in residence at St Joseph’s Church in Bradford. The church organ was manufactured in the late 19th century by Hopkins & Son of York. It is widely regarded as the finest organ in the city centre, benefiting from mechanical key action and a superb case from an earlier Anneessens instrument.

 

Specification    
3 Divisions, 27 Ranks    
     
Pedal    
Open Diapason 16  
Bourdon 16  
Principal 8  
Bass Flute 8  
Fifteenth 4  
     
Great    
Bourdon 16  
Open Diapason 8  
Stopped Flute 8  
Dulciana 8  
Principal 4  
Chimney Flute 4  
Fifteenth 2  
Mixture III  
Trumpet 8  
     
Swell    
Lieblich Bourdon 16  
Horn Diapason 8  
Stopped Diapason 8  
Echo Gamba 8  
Voix Celestes 8  
Geigen Principal 4  
Fifteenth 2  
Mixture III  
Cornopean 8  
Tremulant    

...'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.'
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...'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...'

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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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