Cumbria Youth Choir

CYC 2021/2

Cumbria Youth Choir will be back in the Autumn! Join us now to rediscover the excitement of creating live music with other young musicians.

Sign up now to take part.

Where: Trinity School, Carlisle


10 October – full day working on the Share Sound composition “Out of Darkness” with members of the RPO.
7 November
16 January 2022
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.