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Singing Opportunities

If you are looking to join a choir or a singing group to develop your singing skills and perform to an audience, the Leicester-Shire Music Education Hub has a wide and varied choice of groups and choirs to choose from.

Whether you are looking to sing choral works, Gospel, Urban, or show tunes then there is a group to suit you.

Please complete our online form and we will contact you regarding which group would be best for you.

Details of our singing groups are listed below. Please click on a heading for more information.

The Leicester-Shire Schools Choir Competition!

What's it all about?
School Choirs from across the county and city have the opportunity to enter either the Primary or Secondary category. To enter please submit a recording of your choir singing two contrasting pieces.

When's the deadline?
Please submit your recordings and entry forms by 11th May 2018 to Leicester-Shire Schools Music Service. (Entry form and details below)

What happens next?
From these entries 5 choirs from each category will be chosen to perform in the Grand Final at The Haymarket Theatre in Leicester on Wednesday 4th July 2018 in front of an audience of friends and supporters and 2 adjudicators from the world of choral singing. A winner from each category and one overall Leicester-shire School Choir of the Year Winner will be selected on the night.

1st Prize

  • A professional recording session for your choir.
  • An engraved trophy to display in your school for the year.
  • A performance opportunity at a major event.

Category Winners
Category Winners will receive vouchers for purchasing music.

To enter, please download an entry form and the terms and conditions.

Completed entry forms should be emailed to LSMSperformance@leics.gov.uk

Boys Noise - Singing Project

Are you a boy who loves to sing? Would you like to be part of an exciting new boys choir meeting monthly in Leicester?

Please register your interest for the Boys Noise Choir below

Boys Noise – Registration

Junior Voices Choir

Please note that the first rehearsal for Junior Voices this Summer Term 2018 will be Thurs 26th April.

If you are aged between 7 and 13 and enjoy singing, why not come along to the Junior Voices.

Junior Voices meet every Thursday during term time in the Hall at Tudor Grange Samworth Academy, (formerly Samworth Enterprise Academy), Trenant Road, Leicester, LE2 6UA, from 4.30pm until 5.30pm.

This Spring term we will be working on vocal technique, and musical skills, whilst developing our voices in a fun and relaxed environment. We enjoy singing a wide range of repertoire, and playing singing games.

Come and join us for a free session. New members always welcome!
Membership is £30.00 per term, invoiced by email - or post if no email address is available.

Summer Term 2018 Rehearsal Dates
26th, May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th (31st May Spring bank Holiday)
June 7th, 14th, 21st

Performance Dates
Junior Voices will be performing 'Songs from Disney' on June 28th at De Montfort Hall. Full Details regarding this performance will be sent out to Parent / Carers nearer the time.

Junior Voices Meal/Night out
We will be meeting for our end of term gathering on Thursday July 5th from 4.30pm (Venue tbc)

Quote from a parent of Junior Voices;
'Hard to find new superlatives to express what an inspiring experience this has been for my son. So enjoyable, and ''Well Done!'' Having moved here just 6 months ago from an area of the Uk that has no opportunities to rival Leicestershires wide ranging and inclusive offering, we feel very lucky! Thank you to all involved. Julie x'

Please contact LSMS on 0116 3050400 or by email gillian.ramshaw@leics.gov.uk for further details or to arrange to attend a trial session.

Youth Voices Choir

If you are aged 13 or over, why not come along to the Youth Voices. The Youth Voices do not rehearse weekly but are brought together to perform in special one off events during the academic year, such as The Shoemaker and the King at Leicester Cathedral and The Last Plantagenet at De Montfort Hall.

If you are interested in becoming part of this exciting choir, then please email our Singing Development Leader nicola.atkins@leics.gov.uk for more information.

Get your School Singing

Partners

  • Arts
    70th Logo
    Music And Culture
    LCC
    LCC 2
  • Viva
    Philharmonia
    Darbar
  • Soft Touch Arts
    Bullfrog
    Awards for Young Musicians
    Orchestras Live
    Pedestrian
  • SoundLincs
    Transformance Music
    Spark Childrens Festival
    Leicester City Football Club Community Trust
    National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
  • The Mighty Creatives
    MEHEM
    Leicester Cathedral
    Leicester International Music Festival

Partners

  • Arts
  • 70th Logo
  • Music And Culture
  • LCC
  • LCC 2
  • Viva
  • Philharmonia
  • Darbar
  • Soft Touch Arts
  • Bullfrog
  • Awards for Young Musicians
  • Orchestras Live
  • Pedestrian
  • SoundLincs
  • Transformance Music
  • Spark Childrens Festival
  • Leicester City Football Club Community Trust
  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain