Initial Course Autumn 2019

Saturday 15th February 2020

19th October, 23rd November, 18th January and 15th February 2020

9.30am - 4.30pm, RGS Performing Arts Centre, Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle, NE2 4DX

Led by Liz Garnett and Tom Leech

These courses consist of four day sessions spread over four months and are 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.

"This course has been really valuable… The hands-on approach and humorous, compassionate teaching have been greatly appreciated." - Conductor, 2017 Initial course

"The quality of teaching was fantastic and I loved that I could apply a lot of what I learned instantly to my choir - with great results!" - Conductor, 2019 Initial Course

Find out more

Find out more about the course structure here.

Prices

£315 abcd members, £350 non-members

Instalment plans can be agreed when booking - please pay the deposit (£100) and contact Elisabeth Brierley, the Training Manager, on elisabeth.brierley@abcd.org.uk

How to apply

Please complete the booking form here and pay below.

Bursaries are now available for this course - see here for further details.

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