Association Of British Choral Directors
Welcome to the Association of British Choral Directors

Welcome to the Association of British Choral Directors

The UK's only organisation entirely devoted to those leading choral music.

New Initial Course Announced! »
The next Initial Course will take place in Derby
Posted: Thursday, 17th July 2014
Conductors welcome at health and harmony conference »
As part of the City of London Festival, a one-day conference is being held to explore how singing can change lives. Choral conductors are being encouraged to attend and abcd members can take advantage of a half price offer!
Posted: Thursday, 26th June 2014
Contribute to Europe-wide survey of vocal health »
York University is asking for help with their survey investigating the vocal health of choral singers. Choral singing is such an important part of the British culture, and yet there have been no studies to date looking into the vocal health of these singers. The survey is part of VOICE, a European project for the sustainable development and innovation of choral singing.
Posted: Saturday, 14th June 2014
London Intermediate Course »
Sun 13th Jul 2014 - Sun 19th Oct 2014
The Hall School, Crossfield Road, London NW3 4NU 12th & 13th April, 18th May, 15th June, 13th July, 14th September, 18th & 19th October The course is now underway, but observers are still welcome - to book on any of the remaining course dates click here. This consists of an opening and closing weekend with four one-day sessio
29th Annual Convention »
Fri 22nd Aug 2014 - Sun 24th Aug 2014
A year's worth of choral inspiration in a weekend! Practical sessions by British and international presenters, including vocal & conducting technique, repertoire for all types and ages of choir, advice and ideas for all those working with young voices; plus large trade fair and gala concert with top national and international choirs.