Tag Archives: Liturgy and Music

  • ‘Come and Sing’ a great success

    Saturday 30th October 2010 offered a wonderful opportunity for both beginner and experienced musicians in the Diocese to experience singing as part of a first-class choir. ‘Come and Sing’ gave our musicians the chance to join with the choir of St Chad’s College, Durham, for an afternoon of fine music-making at the Cathedral in Middlesbrough. [...]

  • Schola Cantorum

    The brand new ladies Schola Cantorum meets each Wednesday evening at St Mary’s Cathedral.
    This exciting new choir is aimed at more experienced choral singers in the Diocese to give them an opportunity to explore the choral repertoire for women’s voices from Gregorian chant to contemporary masterpieces.
    The Schola Cantorum will sing at events throughout [...]

  • The Friends of Music

    at St Mary’s Cathedral, Middlesbrough
    Music at St Mary’s Cathedral, Middlesbrough, is aiming for the high notes.
    The Friends of Music at St Mary’s Cathedral are helping us create a Scholarship and Bursary fund to assist our best young Cathedral musicians.
    Can you spare some time to help us in our work? Would you like to make a [...]

  • Diocesan Choir News

    On Sunday 3rd October, the Diocesan Choir led the singing at the Mass to celebrate 50 years of CAFOD Fast Days. The Choir and congregation were accompanied by the beautiful and skilled organ playing of Fr William Charlton and the music was conducted by the Director of Music, Timothy Craig Harrison. Marty Haugen’s rousing ‘Mass [...]

  • Schola Cantorum

    The newly formed Schola Cantorum has begun rehearsing. The choir is dedicated to exploring and enjoying the repertoire of choral music for women’s voices, is based at the Cathedral and meets every Wednesday at 7.00 pm.
    There are still a few vacancies so if you enjoy great choral music and are looking for a musical [...]

  • New Choirs for Children

    Plans to develop a boys choir and a girls choir in Middlesbrough are well underway. The choirs will develop the singing and musical skills of the children in a happy environment, and will meet each week after school as well as offering holiday fun music days. The boys choir welcomes boys with unbroken voices from [...]

  • Diocesan Liturgical Music Programme for Parishes

    A programme of liturgical music discussion sessions for parishes is about to be launched throughout the Diocese. These sessions are geared towards assisting parish musicians with their music choices and will be offered on a deanery basis.
    For further information or to book a session, please contact Tim Harrison at the Cathedral on (01642) 597750 [...]

  • Celebrate Music Sunday

    The liturgical year has many special Sundays when congregations remember particular groups of people such as seafarers, prisoners, teachers and mothers. The Royal School of Church Music believes that it is also important to celebrate the music and musicians that are a vital part of any church’s worship. This will be reflected nationally [...]

  • Choirs celebrate 40 years of the Schola Cantorum

    The combined choirs of Ampleforth Abbey joined former members of the choirs and some splendid soloists, two of whom were Old Amplefordians, James Arthur (D98) and Nick Scott (D05), for a moving performance of Mozart’s Requiem in the Abbey Church on Sunday 2nd May. The Concert was held to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the [...]

  • The New Missal

    On Wednesday 24th February, the Cleveland Newman Circle were privileged to hear Fr Philip Gillespie, Vice President of Ushaw College, Durham, present an excellent exegesis on the history and development of The New Missal, which is expected to be in use throughout England and Wales for Advent 2011. He urged the attentive gathering to be [...]