Association Of British Choral Directors

33rd Annual Convention

Thursday 23rd August 2018

Leeds Beckett University

Book online here for the following events:

Pre-Convention Conducting Course 23-24 August

Main Convention 24-26 August

Young Conductors' Course 24-26 August

Orchestral Conductors' day 25 August (in partnership with Making Music)

Friday night dinner and barbershop

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

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To book tickets for the gala concert only, click here.

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