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
Cambiata North West »
Sat 13th Jan 2018 - Sat 3rd Feb 2018
Westholme Senior School, Wilmar Lodge, Meins Road, Blackburn BB2 6QU Saturdays 25th November 2017, 13th January 2018 and 3rd February 2018 (including final concert) Now in its seventh year, Cambiata North West is open for applications! Open to any boys in Years 6 - 10, there will be three workshops, from November 2017 to February 201
Basic Conducting Skills »
Sat 3rd Feb 2018
Polish Millennium House, Bordesley Street, Birmingham, B5 5PH New to conducting choirs and want some help? Been conducting for a while and want to refresh your skills? Thinking about starting your own choir? Join us for a day of practical skills development with Liz Garnett! We'll cover the fundamentals you need to warm up, rehearse and