Lucas Kelly joins the Musical Team

Lucas Kelly joins the musical team in September 2021 as Principal Accompanist. An experienced pianist, composer and teacher and will support the choir’s rehearsals and concert schedules.

Lucas holds a first class honours degree from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and has performed with Doncaster Youth Jazz Orchestra and the RBC Duke Ellington Orchestra. He has performed one of his own compositions at the Royal Albert Hall with the Greenhead College Big Band, for the finals of the Music For Youth festival.

Lucas has provided accompaniment for Halifax Cube Choir, Saddleworth Male Voice Choir and Chapel-en-le-Frith Ladies Choir. He works as a freelance musician and teacher, including teaching for Artforms Leeds.

Tim Knight nominated in Classic FM Hall of Fame

Tim Knight, Yorkshire based composer and Musical Director of Leeds Male Voice Choir has been nominated for the eighth time in the Classic FM Hall of Fame. His 2005 composition of Elegy for an English Summer has been performed across the world and has been recorded by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra in 2007.  Voting is now open and closes on Sunday 14 March 2021.