Association Of British Choral Directors

University of Winchester

31st Annual Convention, 26-28 August 2016
University of Winchester

Inspiration and support for everyone leading singing, showcasing some of the best regional, national and international choirs.

John DicksonWe're delighted to welcome back John Dickson from the USA. John is now Professor of Choral Music at Louisiana State University and will be bringing his internationally acclaimed a cappella chamber choir from the university over with him.

Strands to look forward to include women in music leadership, music for upper voices, interacting with the wider choral world and music in schools.

Young Conductors' Course

A practical, hands-on course, in parallel with Convention, open to all aged 18 to 25 who do not currently earn their living from conducting.

25-26 August Pre-Convention Course

A practical course looking at rehearsal and conducting techniques for all kinds of choir leader.

30th annual Convention, 28-30 August 2015, Royal Northern College of Music

Click here for the session notes from "Technology - the choral directors new ally".

28th Annual Convention, 23-25 August 2013, Oxford Brookes University

Click here to download Therees Tkach Hibbard's handout from Let the body sing.

27th Annual Convention, 2012, Leeds Metropolitan University

Click here to download Jenevora Williams' paper on good vocal health and click here to download her paper on singing technique for young voices.

2012 Convention Video

With thanks to John Butterworth, One Cam Video Production

2010 Convention Video

abcd convention video

With thanks to Fergus Meiklejohn from RedRoof Production. Click here to find out more about their work.

RedRoof Productions