Salary £75 per rehearsal, which includes preparation time, with a bonus for concerts. Job description: LVM is seeking to appoint an experienced, friendly choral conductor, who can provide cover for our Musical Director while she is on maternity leave. This is an opportunity to deputise regularly for us from October until January/February 2022 (and potentially… Continue reading Conductor Vacancy (maternity cover)
Good news! From September 2021 we hope to finally kick start our in-person rehearsals again! It’s been a long hard year but with things starting to open up again we are optimistic we’ll soon be able to welcome you all back to in-person rehearsals. Unfortunately due to limited capacity in our rehearsal space and in… Continue reading In-Person Rehearsals Update (Last Updated 27th August 2021)
Online Workshop: Choral Music Theory Interactive Workshop: The Basics of Sight-singing Date: Monday 13th September 2021Time: 19:15 – 21:00 BSTLocation: Online/ZoomPrice: Free On Monday 13th September Leeds Vocal Movement will be hosting our first online interactive workshop! The workshop, run by our amazing conductor Caitlin Mayall, will be focused on music theory. We’ll be looking… Continue reading Upcoming Events
Leeds Vocal Movement are looking for talented musical professionals to work alongside our choir and create engaging virtual workshops which give our community the opportunity to learn more about choral music. This year we have funding available to create three bespoke virtual workshops. What are we looking for? We love working with anyone who is… Continue reading Virtual Workshops : Artist Brief
Leeds Virtual Movement’s rendition of Eric Whitacre’s “Seal Lullaby”
During lock-down we have been unable to meet in person and make music together, so we decided to use the power of the internet and meet virtually instead. We present to you, Leeds Virtual Movement singing “Let it Free”. Enjoy!
Information in this blog post has been taken from the official Kodaly Academy website. To find out more about the Kodaly Approach, please visit http://www.kodaly.org.uk Kodály training develops musicianship through singing. The student engages in the most direct of musical responses without the technical demands of an instrument. This practical approach combined with a clear… Continue reading What is Kodaly anyway?
Katie was our apprentice conductor for 2018/2019. It was so nice to have her in the LVM community; she has a big personality and puts a lot of herself into the music she conducts. When she left she wrote us a letter highlighting her favourite parts of the year which you can read below. It… Continue reading Katie McKinnon – Apprentice Conductor 2018/19
Having previously sung in a choir and barbershop during my school years, it wasn’t until after university that I decided to pick up singing again. After a quick ‘google search’ for choirs in Leeds I found Leeds Vocal Movement and decided to inquire and maybe give it a shot.
Recently we had one of our summer socials at Roundhay Park and Tropical World. The day after the Ed Sheeran concert, thank god. Luckily, the weather stayed sunny and we had a great time at Tropical World, some of us reliving our childhood. The meerkats were dozing in the sand looking as cute as always,… Continue reading Choir Trip to Tropical World, Roundhay Park
As a pianist, I have accompanied soloists, ballets, musicals, and various kinds of ensembles, but never an adult’s choir, only children’s or youth choirs. I was finally given the chance to accompany an adult’s choir when I was appointed the accompanist intern to Leeds Vocal Movement. And what a journey it has been!