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December 24th, 2017 - New Choral Director appointed for Wakefield and Pontefract

Choral Director, Charlotte Kitson writes:

To many I might be a familiar face, as this is not the first time I have been employed by the Music Department. I graduated in 2011 from the University of Birmingham with a First Class Honours degree in Music, and was shortly after appointed as Choral Director for Bradford in the Schools’ Singing Programme. Highlights of my time in the role include founding the Bradford Catholic Junior Choir, and much success with my school choirs at the Skipton Festival of Music.

I left the Music Department in 2014 to pursue a PGCE in Secondary Music at Leeds Trinity University, and have since worked as a Teacher of Music and RE at St. Bede’s and St. Joseph’s Catholic College in Bradford, completing my NQT induction and Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS) in July 2015. More »

November 20th,2016- Music Department Newsletter Winter 2016

The music department newsletter for Winter 2016 is now available as a download. It contains details of recent and forthcoming events together with information about the next broadcasts and CD releases. Also included is news from the Schools Singing Programme and Organists Training Programme. To more >>

November 20th,2016- Premiere of New Mass on BBC Radio 4

Leeds Cathedral Composer in Residence, John Duggan writes:

I was delighted with the broadcast premiere of my mass for upper voices and organ on the BBC Radio 4 programme Sunday Service. It was a great performance by the Cathedral Choirs and a privilege to be part of the new collaboration more >>

November 12th,2016- A new teaching organ for the Organists Training Programme

Leeds Cathedral has recently acquired a new practice organ, formerly part of the Organ Department of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. This small instrument, built by J. W. Walker & Sons, will offer even greater variety and flexibility for those learning as part of the new more >>

November 3rd,2016- Leeds Trinity launches three new choirs with Diocese of Leeds Music

Leeds Trinity University has launched three new choirs in partnership with the Diocese of Leeds Music Department.

Nearly 50 children from 13 schools across Leeds will sing as part of the Leeds Trinity Cathedral Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs, and 15 adults – including staff more >>


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