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.

Take part in World Choir Day »
Take part in this year's World Choral Day - an international choral event organised by the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM). Register your own concert or apply now to be part of the virtual choir commemorating the end of World War I.
Posted: Tuesday, 18th September 2018
ABCD Autumn courses »
Start the new season with one of our forthcoming courses or workshops!
Posted: Wednesday, 5th September 2018
Latest Convention timetable now available! »
Our latest Convention timetable is now available, with some new sessions added!
Posted: Friday, 3rd August 2018
The Twelve - Messiah »
Sat 27th Oct 2018
10am - 5pm St Paul's Hall, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH Join Julian Wilkins and Tom Leech for a day dedicated to one of the most well-known of choral works, Handel's Messiah. In this, the third in our series The Twelve, participants will have the chance to work on Messiah in a masterclass setting with
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Sat 17th Nov 2018 - Sun 10th Mar 2019
10am - 5pm, 6th & 7th October, 17th November, 12 January 2019, 9th February, 9th & 10th March St Botolph-without-Aldgate, Aldgate High Street, London, EC3N 1AB and St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8TY This course is for those operating at a high level of choral conducting. Applicants should have a number of years