Cumbria Youth Choir

CYO Canzonetta 2021/2

Canzonetta is a small group of young people who love to sing. As well as the friendship of like minded young people, the choir offers performing experience, confidence building, discipline and musicianship. An opportunity to build on your vocal technique is woven throughout the day of singing. We offer a warm welcome and will be singing a wide range of musical styles from madrigals to musicals.

Sign up now to take part.

Where: Trinity School, Carlisle


16 January
6 February
6 March
24 April
26 June
10 July

Concert: 11 July in Carlisle Monday evening (Venue tbc)

Cost: £20 enrolment fee

(to be paid at the first rehearsal)

subsidised by the DfE Music Education Hub fund allocated to Cumbria Music Service as the lead for the Music Hub.

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About CYC

Cumbria Youth Choir launched in 2017, and has been growing in size and confidence since.

The choir is open to experienced singers, from Year 9 upwards, who are looking for a new musical challenge and is led by award-winning choir director and vocal coach, Charlotte Jackson. We welcome singers from across Cumbria.


Charlotte Jackson: Director

Charlotte is an internationally recognised choral conductor who founded and directed the highly successful group of Amabile Choirs, based in Kendal. She led the choir to win the coveted title of BBC Radio 3 Youth Choir of the Year in November 2006, and has received numerous awards and commendations, both nationally and beyond. Charlotte is a former director of the National Youth Choir of Scotland (NYCoS) Dumfries Choir and is sought after as a freelance conductor and choral director. She has directed, conducted and taught on numerous choral courses, and has been the musical director for a programme of BBC Songs of Praise.