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 Apprenticeship Announced for 2017 »
Placement available with Strathclyde University Chamber Choir in Glasgow
Posted: Thursday, 10th November 2016
David and Gillian Victor-Smith receive 2016 Chair's Award »
We were delighted to award this year’s Chair’s Award for Choral Leadership jointly to David and Gillian Victor-Smith at the University of Winchester as part of this year’s Annual Convention. This is the third year of the award and once again, nominations were very strong, but the panel felt that David and Gillian’s contribution, not just to choral music making but to abcd, has been substantial over many years.
Posted: Tuesday, 25th October 2016
We are looking for new Board members »
The Board of the Association of British Choral directors (abcd) is actively seeking new Board members. If you would like to be nominated, or know someone who would, do get in touch with us or click here for more information.
Posted: Wednesday, 14th September 2016
Advanced Course »
Sat 7th Jan 2017 - Sun 12th Feb 2017
St Botolph-without-Aldgate/Hall School 24th & 25th September, 22nd October, 26th November, 7th January 2017, 11th & 12th February
The course has now begun, but observers are welcome at all sessions. Sessions takes place between 10am and 5pm at St Botolph-without-Aldgate Church, Aldgate High Street, London, EC3N 1AB
Cambiata North West »
Sat 14th Jan 2017 - Sat 11th Mar 2017
Westholme Senior School, Wilmar Lodge, Meins Road, Blackburn BB2 6QU Saturdays November 12th 2016, January 14th 2017 and March 11th 2017 (including final concert) Now in its sixth year, Cambiata North West is open for applications! Open to any boys in Years 6 - 10, there will be three workshops, from November 2015 to March 2016, led