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November 7th, 2017 - Bradford Catholic Youth Choir Live BBC Radio 4 Broadcast
On the morning of Sunday 5th November, members of the 100 strong Bradford Catholic Youth Choir - the majority of whom are at St Bede's and St Joseph's Catholic College and the primary schools in the Bradford and Keighley Catholic Schools Partnership - broadcast BBC Radio 4's Sunday Worship. The programme, which has around 1.75 million listeners (more than Desert Island discs and The Archers), was a Mass celebrated by Fr Timothy Whitwell and the homily given by Fr Michael Hall. Guy Fawkes Day, or Bonfire Day, is a day which has historically emphasised divisions in society. In the service, transmitted live from St Joseph's Catholic Church in inner-city Bradford, we heard that we are all sisters and brothers in Christ's love. More »
October 12th,2017- Masterclass with Professor Winfried Bönig, Organist of Cologne Cathedral

The Organists’ Training Programme was delighted to welcome Professor Winfried Bönig, Organist of Cologne Cathedral, to lead a masterclass on German organ music in St Robert’s, Harrogate, following his fantastic recital in Leeds Cathedral. Performers worked on music by Bach, more >>

September 26th,2017- Bradford Catholic Youth Choir is Recruiting!

radford Catholic Youth Choir - part of our Schools Singing Programme - is holding auditions for new members in the coming weeks. The four choirs that make up BCYC enjoy superb vocal coaching and excellent performance opportunities. The choirs sing for Masses in parishes in Bradford and Keighley, more >>

July 4th,2017- Could you support the next generation of young musicians?

The Diocese of Leeds Music Department is home to the largest church-based music programme for young people in the UK. Its educational programmes are spread across West Yorkshire, and allow all who are involved to develop their musicianship, improve self-confidence and build lasting friendships. more >>

June 20th,2017- Quick win strategies for class singing in schools

Music coordinators, class teachers and music leaders may be interested in our forthcoming CPD event, focusing on class singing in KS2.

Well-delivered singing can hugely enhance children's learning, engagement and physical and emotional well-being, but all too often is left to sing alongs more >>


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