Association Of British Choral Directors

Advanced Course

Saturday 6th October 2018

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' practical experience (including at least one current choir), and demonstrate command of a variety of musical styles, showing awareness of mistakes within the choir and correcting them, an ability to create a rapport with their choir and showing an understanding of how voices work.

This course can lead to the Licentiate or Fellowship of the Royal Schools of Music examination for those students who wish to take it. This can be discussed with course tutors during the course.

Prices: £885 abcd members, £985 non-members (includes membership to abcd).

Find out more about the course here, and download the application form here.

Observer places

For those who are interested to learn more about what the course involves, who enjoy singing a variety of repertoire, or are curious to learn some of the methodology without committing to any practical involvement. Places are limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis for each voice part.

Prices: £35 abcd members, £45 non-members per one-day session.

Book observer places online below.

Looking for a one-day event instead? Check out our new series The Twelve.

How to book online

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