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Leeds Harmony Choir’s journey to Zimbe! at Garforth Festival 8/7/15

Choir leader Frances started the year with the idea of us building up the choir from fluctuating, often low numbers & to focus a recruitment drive amongst the diverse communities of East Leeds and beyond towards a profile summer performance. The idea of learning the songs of British composer Alexander L’Estrange’s Zimbe! was hatched, as was a date tbc… read more

Leeds People’s Choir combined fundraiser event 3 December Swarthmore

Leeds People’s Choir are holding a benefit concert at Swarthmore college in Leeds on  Saturday 3rd December in aid of PAFRAS and Musical Arc. It is billed as a winter warmer and is an open invitation for choirs to come along and sing with LPC or perform in their own right. The evening will feature… read more

Harmony returns on 8 Sept; join our picnic 11 Aug !

Harmony Choir’s on its summer break following last week’s session (28/7), returning to the usual venue/time on 8 September.. Meanwhile, some members have decided to organise a picnic on Thursday 11 August at Meanwood Valley Farm  in LS7. Sylvia will be at the Visitor centre (Epicentre) at 11am to meet people There’ll be some food… read more

Harmony perform at LS17 Older Persons Service Get-together

Harmony were delighted to make a midweek, mid July trip to Alwoodley to perform for members at the annual get together of MAECare (Moor Allerton Elderly Care) Thanks MAECare manager Carol Burns for inviting us, including lunch  

Join Harmony Choir singing at International Women’s Day, 8 March, Leeds

Harmony Choir are performing at Leeds Town Hall on Tuesday 8th March for a Leeds City Council event for International Women’s Day Hopefully lots of our singers can make it – rehearsal is at 830am, for a performance from 10 am. Book guest tickets via Eventbrite We’ll be joining with about 50 other singers, from Leeds City… read more

Fusion benefit gig for refugees & asylum seekers 5th June Headingley

Support this benefit gig for Pafras at The New Headingley Club  Friday 5th June 7.45ish. FUSION will be playing their own particular blend of jazz, flamenco, Africa and the East! Proceeds to support PAFRAS as it seeks to help destitute refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds  

Why members love Leeds Harmony Choir

To gather some feedback to help with a  funding application we asked members  last week to record on a post-it “Why I love Harmony”..here’s what they said Stress relief at the end of a long day I love singing There is too much tension at home. I like the music and I feel happy here I… read more