Association Of British Choral Directors

26th Annual Convention

Friday 26th August 2011

Ars NovaAt Birmingham Conservatoire

Join us for our 25th anniversary celebrations!

Choirs include the National Youth Choir of Great Britain, Cantamus and Ars Nova (Hungary)

Presenters include Simon Halsey, Eric Whitacre (USA), Judy Bellingham (New Zealand), Jackie Roxborough, Paul Spicer

Pre-convention conducting course 25-26 August led by Peter Broadbent and Jo McNally

Young Conductors' Course in parallel with Convention led by Amy Bebbington

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