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.

New abcd apprenticeship »
Laurel Neighbour has been appointed as an abcd apprentice conductor with the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus.
Posted: Friday, 14th December 2018
Third OUP Andrew Potter Bursary awarded »
This year’s Convention saw the award of the third Oxford University Press Andrew Potter Bursary. The bursary was set up in memory of founder member and former Chair Andrew Potter, who was Head of the Music Department at OUP from 1983 to 2004, as well as Chair of the Performing Rights Society, and Making Music. It offers support to an emerging young conductor to attend Convention and benefit from a variety of training opportunities surrounding it.
Posted: Wednesday, 28th November 2018
London International Choral Conducting Competition awards »
LICCC 2018, the inaugural edition of the London International Choral Conducting Competition held at the Royal Academy of Music, has been won by Julia Selina Blank of Germany.
Posted: Tuesday, 27th November 2018
Cambiata North West »
Sun 20th Jan 2019 - Sun 10th Feb 2019
Sunday 20 January and Sunday 10 February Cheadle Hulme School, Claremont Road, Cheadle Hulme SK8 6EF Keeping boys singing Join Cambiata NW: a regional singing group for boys aged 10 -18 Cambiata NW is open to any boy in Y6 - Y13. You do not have to be an experienced singer, though you may be. All you need is the desire to sing in
Advanced Course »
Sat 9th Feb 2019 - Sun 10th Mar 2019
10am - 5pm, 6th & 7th October, 17th November, 12 January 2019, 9th February, 9th & 10th March St Botolph-without-Aldgate, Aldgate High Street, London, EC3N 1AB and St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road, London, SE1 8TY This course is for those operating at a high level of choral conducting. Applicants should have a number of years