We started our new term last month and it was lovely to see everyone singing together again. We also enjoyed hearing about everyone’s summer adventures, exam results, and experiences from the first few days back at school. Our junior chorus started learning a fun new piece called Earth by composer Russell Hepplewhite with lyrics by … Continue reading We’re back!
As we enter a new year and a new lockdown, let’s remind ourselves why it’s more important than ever to keep singing. Leicester Youth Chorus resume their free zoom rehearsals on Tuesday 12 January, so it’s the perfect time to start a new hobby. 1. Singing makes you happy Just like exercising, singing releases endorphins, … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Singing Is Good For You
An introduction to Will Welsford, the musical director and conductor of LYC Will Welsford has been the musical director and of Leicester Youth Chorus since 2001, he leads the weekly rehearsals and conducts the choir for the majority of it’s performances. Will started his musical career in Leicester when he came to study at university … Continue reading Introducing Will
A summary of what we’ve been up to during lockdown, and how you can join us for a festive sing. Back in March 2020, we were half way through the Spring term and our Senior Chorus were busy rehearsing for a perfomance at De Montfort Hall alongside the Leicester Philharmonic Choir at the end of … Continue reading Life in lockdown