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.

Upcoming Wavelength event for women in choral leadership! »
Join us for a day of discovery and empowerment, as we look at ways in which we, as women, show up in the world.
Posted: Friday, 4th October 2019
Music copying licence trial for amateur choirs »
Printed Music Licensing Ltd (part of the Music Publishers Association) is trialling a new photocopying licence for leisure-time choirs, following consultation across the industry.
Posted: Thursday, 19th September 2019
Autumn with ABCD »
Looking for choral inspiration this autumn? We have plenty of events coming up soon, starting with a training day for everyone working with boys' changing voices later this month.
Posted: Tuesday, 10th September 2019
Initial Course Autumn 2019 »
Sat 23rd Nov 2019 - Sat 15th Feb 2020
19th October, 23rd November, 18th January and 15th February 2020 9.30am - 4.30pm, RGS Performing Arts Centre, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX Led by Liz Garnett and Tom Leech These courses consist of four day sessions spread over four months and are designed for those who are either new to choral conducting, or have conducte
ABCD Gift Vouchers »
Thu 28th Nov 2019 - Fri 31st Jan 2020
A variety of gift vouchers for the conductor in your life - whether you want to give them the gift of abcd membership or help them pay for the cost of one of our courses, we have something for you! Vouchers are available for £20, £50 and £100, as well as for membership (price varies throughout the year, see here for more details) Once