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.

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 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
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 is now shut We are still taking bookings by phone; please call 07941 151090 Members must log in first to benefit from the discounted Member rate. If you don't yet have a member
Young Conductors Course »
Fri 26th Aug 2016 - Sun 28th Aug 2016
University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, SO22 4NR This annual course runs parallel with Convention, giving students the opportunity to attend some Convention events as well as taking part in conducting-technique sessions. Amy and Mark will give individual and group tuition in the basics of choir training and conducting and works