Leeds People's Choir



musical director

Musical Director



Lorraine Cowburn has been around music all her life being the daughter of jazz musician Mike Cowburn. Lorraine combines a busy singing career with her work in education.

Her solo work is jazz and folk based and she has performed her own songs in the North of England and on local radio. She is involved with another local Leeds choir and also works in schools as a music educator. Lorraine is also a key player in the organisation, Musical Arc which works to support disabled musicians.

Lorraine became the Musical Director of Leeds People's Choir in 2008 and has said of this role: "Leading the choir has been a huge learning curve for me. I have enjoyed the challenge and look forward to developing the choir and to more performances. It is fantastic to be part of such an inclusive and democratic group of people who love to sing!"