Leeds Musical Theatre Choir
Yorkshire's most fun and uplifting 'Community Choir' for Musical Theatre lovers
No experience needed - Everyone from all walks of life welcome - Lifts your mood and great for your mental health
We rehearse every
Monday at 7.45 pm to 9.15 pm
or Thursday 7.30pm to 9.00pm
Bramley Trinity Churh Town St, Bramley, Leeds LS13 2EP
Please note the choir will not have rehearsals during the Leeds school Winter and Easter holidays. There will also not be any rehearsals during August.
If you have a passion for Musical Theatre and a love of singing with others then Leeds Musical Theatre Choir is the perfect place!
As a member of Leeds Musical Theatre Community Choir you’ll receive the highest quality vocal and choral training along with experiencing the joy of singing with like minded people.
You will learn how to read sheet music and be taught proper vocal technique and musicality in a group setting.
Feel free to check out our videos below of some of the songs and shows we have learnt music from.
What you get when you join the Choir
- Weekly Rehearsals on Monday (7.45pm - 9.15pm) or Thursday (7.30pm - 9.00pm)
- Online resources to 'practice at home' including Backing Tracks and Sheet Music
- Vocal and Musical training and from an Award Winning Musical Director & Vocal Coach
- a fun and engaging Monday or Thursday evening with like minded people!
- Singing the classics such as, 'The Sound of Music', 'Chicago', 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang', 'The Wizard of Oz', 'Mary Poppins' and many more
- Also boasting a fresh and modern set list such as, 'Waitress', 'Dear Evan Hansen', 'The Greatest Showman', 'Hamilton' and many more
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How much does it cost?
There are 2 payment options available,
This fee covers the weekly sessions and access to the learning materials. The choir also performs at least 2 times a year, typically at the end of each term with a larger concert at Christmas time to demonstrate what the choir has learnt throughout the year.
Do I Need to Audition?
There is no audition process to be a part of Leeds Musical Theatre Choir, just a passion for Musical Theatre and an appetite to grow and learn as a singer!
How often do you rehearse?
Every Monday from 7.45 - 9.15 or Thursday from7.30-9.00pm at Bramley Trinity Church
Term Time only (breaks at Christmas/Easter/August)
If for any reason you can't make your usual session you can come on the other day of the week.
Do I need to be able to read music?
You do not need to be able to read sheet music to be able to join the choir. We do give every member sheet music and lyrics for each song and we teach from these resources but it is not essential to read sheet music when you join. Robert is an experienced Music Educator and will help you learn how to read sheet music whilst having fun and sounding great!
Who is in charge of the Choir and the Sessions?
Robert Sanders is an award winning Musical Director, Educator, Composer and Arranger based in Leeds. He founded Leeds Musical Theatre in 2020.
Robert has over 12 years experience in professional theatre having worked across the world for the Walt Disney Company. He has had 2 original musicals commissioned and performed in Yorkshire and at the Edinburgh Fringe festival. He has previously musically directed the Yorkshire Christmas Spectacular, Yorkshire Tour of RENT the musical and PLAGUE an original music he composed which won the award 'BEST SHOW AT THE FRINGE' in 2022 along with many other Theatre Shows across Leeds.
What sort of music do you sing?
Our repertoire consists of everybody's favourite songs from Stage and Screen.
We try and combine the classics, such as, Mary Poppins, Les Mis, Oliver, South Pacific, The Sound of Music with more modern musical theatre such as, 'Dear Evan Hansen', 'Waitress', 'The Bodyguard', 'Hamilton'.
We also explore the music of 'musical movies' such as 'A Star is Born', 'The Greatest Showman', 'Rocket Man', 'Grease' as well as making plenty of room for all the fantastic music from the wonderful 'Disney Movies' throughout the decades.