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.

We are looking for new Board members »
The Board of the Association of British Choral directors (abcd) is actively seeking new Board members. If you would like to be nominated, or know someone who would, do get in touch with us or click here for more information.
Posted: Wednesday, 14th September 2016
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
Advanced Course »
Sat 22nd Oct 2016 - Sun 12th Feb 2017
St Botolph-without-Aldgate/Hall School 24th & 25th September, 22nd October, 26th November, 7th January 2017, 11th & 12th February
This course consists of an opening and closing weekend followed by three day-long sessions between, all spread over 6 - 7 months. The group size is small (10 participants) and there is a res
Initial Course - London (Autumn 2016) »
Sun 23rd Oct 2016 - Sun 5th Feb 2017
23rd October, 26th November, 8th January 2017 & 5th February This course is designed to lay firm foundations for anyone who has an interest in learning to conduct singing of any kind, or who has recently started to lead a choir. No previous conducting experience is necessary, but the course is also suitable for those who would like to de