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.

Genesis Sixteen open for applications »
The Sixteen’s free young artists’ scheme, open to 18 to 23-year olds, is open for application. With over twenty places available per year, successful applicants will partake in individual masterclasses and ensemble workshops led by key vocal coaches and directors in the choral music field.
Posted: Friday, 22nd December 2017
ABCD launches new training courses »
Ground-breaking courses for music teachers in secondary and primary schools now available through our ‘Get them singing, keep them singing!’ programme
Posted: Monday, 27th November 2017
New singing competition for young choirs announced »
BBC One’s Songs of Praise is looking for the UK’s Young Choir of the Year 2018. If you are part of a young choir and think you’ve got what it takes, this could be the competition for you!
Posted: Wednesday, 22nd November 2017
Leading the Singing and Foundation Course - London 2018 »
Sat 21st Apr 2018 - Sat 14th Jul 2018
21st April, 19th May, 16th June & 14th July The Hall School, 69 Belsize Park, London, NW3 4EH Our next Leading the Singing/Foundation Courses will be led by Jo McNally, and supported by Peter Broadbent and Katie Thomas. These courses consist of four day sessions spread over four months and are designed for those who are either ne
Emerging and Progressive Courses - London 2018 »
Sat 28th Apr 2018 - Sun 14th Oct 2018
28th April, 29th April (Progressive only), 2nd June, 21st July, 8th September, 13th & 14th October St Gabriel's, Pimlico and St John's, Waterloo Our new Emerging Course will run in parallel with our Progressive Course in 2018, giving participants the opportunity to learn from a wide range of tutors, including Amy Bebbington, Sarah Te