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What a year!

A message from LYC Artistic Director Rachel Staunton 9 July 2021WHAT a year! I have been truly impressed with the resilience and determination of every single one of our LYC members and team over the past year. The whole LYC family can feel proud of what we have...

Huge fundraising success for LYC

LYC has secured nearly £250,000 of new funding for its work over the next four years. 9 July 2021London Youth Choirs has raised a quarter of a million pounds of new funding since June. Corporates, national and local charities, local councils, community funds and...

Getting back together

18 June 2021 Over the past month, LYC choirs have at long last been coming back together for face-to-face rehearsals.Junior Boys and Cambiata Boys were the first to return on Monday 17 May, with all other choirs continuing to meet online. In each following week an...

Vance talks to LYC Trustee George

LYC MEMBER VANCE WANTED TO KNOW MORE ABOUT LYC'S TRUSTEES - SO HE ASKED THEM! "Greetings LYC, it’s Vance here with another trustee interview! It has been a wonderful experience speaking to various members of the board and this month I reached out to George Wills."...

You are the Champions!

88 donors have helped LYC to beat its 2021 Champions for Children appeal target, raising a grand total of £50,162.15 June 2021 All of the money raised will go towards keeping membership accessible and affordable to all young Londoners, regardless of their financial...

Vance talks to LYC Trustee Duncan

LYC MEMBER VANCE WANTED TO KNOW MORE ABOUT LYC'S TRUSTEES - SO HE ASKED THEM! "Greetings LYC, it’s Vance again! I’m back with another trustee to share even more interesting things I’ve learnt about the role of our board members. This time around we have Duncan Watts...

Our eighth choir is up and singing!

STARTING A NEW LYC CHOIR IN THE MIDDLE OF LOCKDOWN DIDN'T SOUND LIKE THE BEST OF IDEAS - BUT LYC WEST BEAT ALL EXPECTATIONS.Plans for a second regional LYC choir had been in place long before we'd ever heard of coronavirus. As lockdown followed lockdown, and we got...

Vance talks to LYC Trustee Kate

LYC MEMBER VANCE WANTED TO KNOW MORE ABOUT LYC'S TRUSTEES - SO HE ASKED THEM! "Hi all, it’s Vance from London Youth Choir here.  I trust that you enjoyed our Spring Concert. I have been a member of LYC for over five years now yet there are still so many things to...

LYC Half Term Art Workshop

Among many half term online activities for LYC members was an art workshop with our very own Alice Beverley. 30 members of our Junior and Cambiata choirs enjoyed exploring the theme of boats and sea vessels ahead of our ‘Voyage’ concert. Over to Alice to tell us more...

LYC at Holy Week Festival

Performances by London Youth Choirs are to be shown as part of the 2021 Holy Week Festival. The annual festival is curated by professional vocal ensemble and LYC Education Partners Tenebrae, and hosted at the church of St John's, Smith Square in Westminster. Each...

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London finally has the premier league youth choir it has always deserved. Fabulous singing, world-cup-winning attitude. They’re a joy to work with, a delight to listen to.

DR JOHN RUTTER CBE
Composer & Patron
I had a great day at LYC, it’s impossible not to be impressed with the scale, enthusiasm and quality of what you and LYC do!

BRADLEY GILL
Learning & Development at Tenebrae
LYC makes Monday my favourite day of the week!

HECTOR
LYC Member
LYC has great pastoral care and exceptional tuition with fantastic opportunities to sing in high quality performances. We love that our child is inspired by the older choirs and feels so loved and valued by all the staff. LYC is great!

CATH
Parent of Cambiata Girls’
A huge thank you to you, your staff and of course the wonderful singers. They were really focused and absolutely terrific. It’s really inspiring to see your ethos and approach in action – it should set an example to all youth music ensembles.

SAMUEL PEGG
Composer
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