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.

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
Vote for your favourite songs for the new European Songbook »
UK conductors and singers are being asked to vote for their favourite songs for inclusion in a new European songbook.
Posted: Saturday, 13th August 2016
Young Conductor Day - London »
Sat 5th Nov 2016
Royal Holloway University of London, Egham Hill, Egham, TW20 0EX If you are aged 18-25 and interested in leading a choir, or already have some conducting experience and would like to learn more, join Rupert Gough and Sarah Tenant-Flowers at Royal Holloway University of London for a stimulating day of active participation, observation and ide
Cambiata North West »
Sat 12th Nov 2016 - 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