Association Of British Choral Directors
Our Young Choral Leaders' programme

Our Young Choral Leaders' programme

for everyone aged 18-25

Last few days for Early Bird Festival discounts! »
We're extending our Early Bird Festival deadline for a few days - book by Friday to get your discounted rate!
Posted: Wednesday, 3rd July 2019
A few places left on conducting masterclass with Amy Bebbington »
abcd's Director of Training Amy Bebbington leads an Intermediate level masterclass at Brancepth Castle, Durham on 22 June. A great opportunity to get a good length of valuable podium time with some really responsive singers and to observe Amy working with other conductors too.
Posted: Thursday, 6th June 2019
The abcd choral leaders' festival - book online now »
Our 34th Annual Convention has been expanded and developed into our new festival, with a day longer to fit everything in too! We have more plenary sessions, including keynote addresses and opportunities for both singing and hearing singing together, as well as lots of useful workshops sessions, our trade exhibition and three conducting courses. It all takes place at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire in the heart of one of the UK's biggest cultural centres from 22-25 August.
Posted: Wednesday, 15th May 2019
Emerging and Progressive courses - London 2019 »
Sat 13th Jul 2019 - Sun 13th Oct 2019
10am - 5pm, 27th April, 28th April (Progressive only), 8th June, 13th July, 7th September, 12th & 13th October Our Emerging Course will run in parallel with our Progressive Course in 2019, giving participants the opportunity to learn from a wide range of tutors, including Amy Bebbington, Katie Thomas, Peter Broadbent, Mark Sproson and Lu
Initial Course Spring 2019 »
Sat 20th Jul 2019
27 April, 25 May, 22 June, 20 July 10am - 5pm, Junior School Hall, The Hall School, 69 Belsize Park, London NW3 4EH Led by Jo McNally and Lucy Griffiths. 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 conducted for a while and want to back