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Diocese of Leeds Music Day 25 June 2016

Diocese of Leeds Music Day

We are sponsoring this summer’s Diocese of Leeds Music Day, in association with the Royal College of Organists.

It will be held on Saturday 25 June 2016, 10am to 3pm at Wheeler Hall, Leeds Cathedral.

You will get to hear and learn from:
Trainers and Organists for Music Day

This is what you can expect from the day:

10.00am Registration and Coffee

10.15am   Singing Workshops ­
A brand new English Congregational Mass setting by John Duggan and a Gregorian Chant Mass for Sundays in Ordinary Time. Participants are invited to form a choir to sing Duggan’s Mass in the Cathedral at 12 noon (optional).

12.45­ to 1.30pm Lunch break (please note that lunch will not be provided on this occasion)

1.30 to­ 3.00pm Learn the organ ­
The Diocese of Leeds Organists Training Programme. This new organists training scheme is a partnership between the Diocese of Leeds and the Royal College of Organists and is aimed at new learners and improving players. The scheme will be introduced by RCO Chief Executive Philip Meaden and a practical workshop will follow with David Pipe, who has recently joined the Diocese of Leeds Music Team from York Minster.

Admission is free to all but places are limited and need to be booked in advance. A complimentary copy of John Duggan’s new congregational mass will be given to all participants and extra copies will be available for purchase on the day at a discounted rate.

How to book

To book for you or your group please email Eleanor Cully, the music administrator at Leeds Cathedral, with the number of tickets you want at office@dioceseofleedsmusic.org.uk. Please do ensure that you do this as soon as possible to secure your places.

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