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.

ABCD seeks new Training Manager »
Do you have arts admin experience, great organisational skills & love choral music? Our Training Manager, Penny Homer, is sadly leaving us in July and we are therefore recruiting for her successor.
Posted: Wednesday, 9th May 2018
Winners of 2018 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence announced »
The winners of the 2018 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence have been revealed. The awards were presented on 22 February by Classic FM’s Anne-Marie Minhall at the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane Hotel, Mayfair.
Posted: Monday, 26th February 2018
Rehearsal Observation now available to members »
A new service for our members. We are delighted that a number of our members have volunteered to open their choir rehearsals for other abcd members to observe!
Posted: Tuesday, 6th February 2018
Emerging and Progressive Courses - London 2018 »
Sat 2nd Jun 2018 - Sun 14th Oct 2018
10am - 5pm, 28th April, 29th April (Progressive only), 2nd June, 21st July, 8th September, 13th & 14th October St Gabriel's, Pimlico and St John's, Waterloo Applications have now closed, but Observer places are available for all dates - £30 abcd members, £40 non-members. Book your observer place online below.
Our new
Choral Conducting Masterclass with Amy Bebbington »
Sat 23rd Jun 2018
Led by Dr. Amy Bebbington, Director of Training for abcd Abinger Hammer Village Hall, Felday Rd, Dorking, RH5 6XQ Cost: abcd members: £70 (non-members: £80 / observers: £25) Amy will lead an Intermediate level Masterclass for those wanting to further develop their choral conducting skills. She has a natural gift for drawing out th