About the Choir
Registered Charity Number 1177305
Leeds Vocal Movement (LVM) is an un-auditioned SATB choir based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Founded by former musical director Charles Rhodes, our choir aims to bridge the gap between youth choirs and choral societies and we provide musical opportunities for young adults between the ages of 18 and 35.
Contact us if you’d like us to perform or are interested in collaboration, or you’d just like more information about LVM. If you’d like to sing with us, head here to join!
Term Dates Wednesday 9th Jan – Wednesday 10th April 2019 : Spring Term Wednesday 20th February 2019 – Mid Term Break Wednesday 1st May – Wednesday 3rd July 2019: Summer Term Important Events Sunday 3rd March 2019 – Bradford Festival Choral Society “Come and Sing” Workshop Time: Workshop 14:00 – 17:00Informal Concert: 1800 – 19:00Location: Bradford… Continue reading Upcoming Events
It’s a new year in the world of Leeds Vocal Movement, and we’ve had a busy first couple of months. Our membership has grown, we’ve already performed once in the wonderful Left Bank choir festival, and we’ve moved to a new rehearsal venue, which is also going to be our home for our upcoming Christmas… Continue reading New Term, New Us
I have never considered myself to be a singer, but have always enjoyed performing and being involved in music in any way I can. My first instrument is the flute, which I took to grade 8, but I’ve always felt it to be a solo instrument so I then moved to the trumpet. I took… Continue reading Musings of a Conductor’s Apprentice by Gregory Moor
Looking for choral accompaniment experience with a established and expanding local choir? Look no further – Leeds Vocal Movement is recruiting! We are currently accepting applications for a Piano Accompanist. This is now a paid position for a budding professional pianist, to join us from September 2018 to July 2019. We are looking for a… Continue reading Vacancy – Piano Accompanist
About Librarian’s Corner: Leeds Vocal Movement loves to sing music from a wide range of genres, and my aim is to better understand what we are singing. This blog adds some context and analysis to the notes on the page, for the benefit of members and listeners alike! Shenandoah – traditional (arr. James Erb) Shenandoah is… Continue reading Librarian’s Corner: Shenandoah
*THIS IS NOW A PAID POSITION* Looking for conducting experience with a established and expanding local choir? Look no further – Leeds Vocal Movement is recruiting! We are currently accepting applications for a new Apprentice Conductor. This is now a paid position for a budding conductor, to join us from September 2018 to July 2019. We are… Continue reading Vacancy – Apprentice Conductor
I have always loved to sing. When I was in primary school, Friday assemblies where everyone sang together were my favourite thing. I once got moved to the front of the group while rehearsing for a school play because I was singing so enthusiastically.
About Librarian’s Corner: Leeds Vocal Movement loves to sing music from a wide range of genres, and my aim is to better understand what we are singing. This blog adds some context and analysis to the notes on the page, for the benefit of members and listeners alike! Locus Iste – Anton Bruckner (1895) Josef Anton… Continue reading Librarian’s Corner: Locus Iste
We are delighted to announce that Leeds Vocal Movement became a registered charity on 26th February 2018. This is wonderful news for the choir, as it opens up a lot of opportunities for its development. We would like to ensure that these opportunities are clearly outlined for our members, local public and anyone who is interested in the… Continue reading LVM is a charity – and here’s why
Picture this. I’m 27, and I’ve lived in this city for almost 10 years. I’m settled, with a job, a flat, and a fairly active social life. Then, Something Happens (a life event) which causes me to take a good look at everything I’m doing. And what do I realise? To my abject horror, I… Continue reading How to win friends & influence people (choir edition)