Association Of British Choral Directors

Leading the Singing and Foundation Course - London, Autumn 2017

Sunday 15th October 2017

The Hall School, 23 Crossfield Road, London, NW3 4NU

10am - 5pm, 15th October, 26th November, 7th January 2018 & 4th February 2018

We launch our new course structure with Leading the Singing/Foundation Courses!

Previously known as the Initial I/II Course. Find out more here.

Taking place at the Hall School, close to Swiss Cottage tube station station, this course consists of four day sessions spread over four months and is designed for those who are either new to choral conducting or have conducted for a while and want to back up their experience with training. We provide video footage from each session so that participants can continue their learning between sessions.

Price: £300 abcd members, £330 non-members

"A superb course, delivered by a range of passionate and approachable experts. No problem we had was too trivial for them! Completely changed my conducting technique and has inspired me to set up my own community choir outside of school." Course participant, 2016

Got questions? Find out more by either downloading our course leaflet, or read our FAQs. If you still have questions, contact our Training Manager on

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