This week we entered the Making Music Carol Competition with our recoding of Silent Night. The five top carols will be broadcast on Classic FM

Silent Night

For a full list of our performances in 2023/24 please look at our “New Events” page.

This term we have a very busy schedule of performances, here is the list of where you can see us singing, we look forward to seeing you.

9th December @ 7pm Christmas Concert at United Reform Church Knaresborough. Tickets Available Here

17th December @ 4.30pm Christmas Carols at Newby Hall in The Church of Christ the Consoler. Free Entry

21st December @ 7pm at St John’s Church Knaresborough. This is a fundraising event for the Variety Club Yorkshire. Along with our own performance, we will also have performances from the amazing Dales Pop Choir and the highly talented local acoustic guitarist and singer Freddie Cleary. Tickets Available Here

We’re starting to take bookings for 2024 so if you would like us to perform at your event please email us at with your enquiry We have a lovely repertoire, we sing in beautiful four part harmonies under the leadership of MD Craig Lees.

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Who are we?

We are a large mixed community choir based in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, we have over 100 members. In 2019 we were delighted to be granted charitable status and also we welcomed Craig Lees as our MD.

How are we funded?

We are funded through membership fees. 

When and where do we meet?

We practice on a Thursday night at 19:30 at Trinity Church Hall, off Briggate, Knaresborough.

How do I join?

We normally run two taster sessions at the start of term in September and January however due to the popularity of the choir we are currently only taking Bass’s.

Our Musical Director

Craig Lees is a contemporary vocal coach, choral leader and arranger. He is Principal  Lecturer on the Popular Music Degree at Leeds College of Music where he founded the LcoM Contemporary Pop Choir in 2014. Craig is the Musical Director behind Leeds Contemporary Singers, a nine piece vocal harmony group that recently rose to fame as the winners of BBC One’s Pitch Battle. (Check them out here)! Craig coaches for Smith’s record label (Nigel Martin-Smith) and has also had the pleasure of working with chart-topping artist Will Young (whilst on Pitch Battle) and internationally acclaimed artist Marc Almond.

Craig runs regular large workshops throughout the UK and abroad. He has delivered projects for leading voice technology manufacturer TC-Helicon and teaches on the Performance Academy Program at ‘Mind  The Gap Theatre Company’ (England’s largest learning-disability theatre house). He has presented internationally on the topic of choral pedagogy.

Many thanks to the Two Ridings Community Foundation for their recent sponsorship

KAC performing Silent Night at Ripon Cathedral
Harlow Carr Gardens on 17/07/2022. Many thanks to S. Fairley for this fantastic picture where Craig looks like he is about to take off.
They said we had to be quiet backstage before we went on but they didn’t say we couldn’t dance. KAC enjoying themselves dancing to Titanium sung by Local Vocals from Ossett.

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Registered Charity Number 1182311