Situated in the heart of England, Birmingham Conservatoire is a place where talent develops, individual creativity flourishes and successful careers begin – all against the backdrop of one of the UK’s greatest modern cities.
Our history as the conservatoire of the Midlands stretches back nearly 150 years, to our early development as the music department of the historic Birmingham and Midland Institute. Today we are a thriving international conservatoire with over 500 students on undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes, as well as a Junior department of over 200 students.
Professional development: So that we can offer you the very best professional training, we ensure the continuous development and improvement or our programmes by constantly assessing and responding to the demands of the profession. In return, we expect you to work hard, enjoy yourself and take advantage of all we have to offer.
Choral Public Domain Library
CPDL.Org - free choral sheet music - a search of the Choral Public Domain Library will locate free versions of choral works which are not copyright restricted for reproduction or performance. A useful resource for any group of singers.
IMSLP - International Music Score Library Project
IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library carries out of copyright musical scores and scores of works by contributing living composers.
Click on the logo to begin exploring the virtual library's features.
London College of Music
London College of Music (LCM) is the largest specialist music and performing arts institution in the UK, offering an impressive range of innovative courses, respected worldwide and delivered with creativity and passion.
One website, hundreds of concerts! On OrganRecitals.com you can search for organ concerts by several criteria - venue, region, organist, or date. There are even buttons for Today and Tomorrow.
Royal Academy of Music
Many of the young musicians who feature in our Music on Thursdays concerts are under-graduates, post-graduates and recent graduates of the Royal Academy of Music. You may even find them mentioned on the Academy's website or in their online prospectus.
Royal College of Organists
The Royal College of Organists is a charity and membership organisation for the promotion and advancement of organ playing and choral directing.
The College has nearly 3,000 members based in 40 countries around the world. Together we work to promote the best in organ playing and choral directing, and to encourage anyone who is interested to learn more about this fascinating and versatile musical instrument, and to explore its history and repertoire.
Royal School of Church Music
Leatherhead Parish Church Choir is a member of the RSCMwhose work supports a world-wide network of over 8,000 churches, schools and individuals. The RSCM is committed to achieving the best use of good music in worship – whatever the resources, whatever the style. Through education, training, publications, advice and encouragement, they aim to support church music today and to invest in church music for the future.
Thomas Parker 18th Century Pipe Organ, in Leatherhead Parish Church
Information about the restored 18th century Thomas Parker English Pipe Organ will be found here, together with links to its restorers - Goetze & Gwynne - and to the history of the restoration project itself.
The Bible Gateway website contains online bibles in a wide range of languages from Arabic to Vietnamese, including more than 30 English language bibles. You can search for a passage, a quotation, or a keyword, and see how the same verse or chapter is rendered in different editions - for example comparing the Wycliffe Bible with the New International Version. Sometimes a different translation brings new light to a challenging passage.
Churches Together in Leatherhead
For information about Leatherhead's churches and communities please click on the logo
Leatherhead Parish and Deanery are part of the Diocese of Guildford. Guildford Cathedral Choirsings regularly through the week and on Sundays, setting a high standard for parishes to aspire to. Once a year, RSCM affiliated choirs from across the diocese join with the cathedral choir to sing a great festival service of hymns, canticles and anthems.
St Mary & St Nicholas Parish Church, Leatherhead
Click on the logo to access the parish church website.
The website gives details of current activities at the church as well as its thousand-year history.
Clicking on the Methodist Church logo above will take you to the website for the Methodist Church in Britain
LMC - Leatherhead Methodist Church
Click on the picture for Leatherhead Methodist Church's website which has details of services, activities and history
The United Reformed Church
Clicking on this URC logo will take you to the national website of the United Reformed Church
Christ Church (United Reformed), Leatherhead
For information about services and other activities at Leatherhead's URC church, Christ Church, please click on the picture
Other Denominations nearby
For information about Pioneer Engage - the charismatic evangelical new church - please click on this logo