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.

Young Conductor bursary deadline extended! »
Young Conductors wishing to apply for either of our bursary schemes have a little longer to make their application. The new deadline is 29th July.
Posted: Monday, 18th July 2016
Catch the New Zealand Youth Choir in the UK! »
The New Zealand Youth Choir is touring the UK this month. They will be here from 10th to 16th July, performing in Oxford, London, Windsor, Ely and Cambridge, performing a mixture of lunchtime recitals and evening concerts.
Posted: Thursday, 7th July 2016
Convention online booking now open »
Online booking is now open for this year's Convention! Our Early Bird discount has been extended for online booking only until this Friday, 8th July.
Posted: Monday, 4th July 2016
31st Annual Convention, Pre-Convention Course & Young Conductors' Course »
Thu 25th Aug 2016 - Sun 28th Aug 2016
University of Winchester Pre-Convention Course 25-26 August
Main Convention 26-28 August
Young Conductors' Course 26-28 August Online booking now open! Book your place for the Pre-Convention course, Main Convention or Young Conductors' Course online here! Members must log in first to benefit from the discounted Membe
Pre-Convention Course »
Thu 25th Aug 2016 - Fri 26th Aug 2016
University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, SO22 4NR This practical course looks at rehearsal and conducting techniques for leaders of all kinds of choir - no minimum experience is required. Delegates can either participate as conductors or attend as observers; a repertoire list is sent in advance. For those conductors with more ex