Association Of British Choral Directors
Sing Up wins Making Music Sir Charles Groves Prize 2011
The National singing programme, Sing Up, has won Making Music's Sir Charles Grove Prize for its outstanding contribution to British music in recognition of its efforts to ensure that singing is at the heart of the primary school curriculum
Posted: Thu 20th January 2011 | Read More
The Wellensian Consort crowned Choir of the Year 2010
The Wellensian Consort has been crowned Choir of the Year 2010 – winning the title at the competition’s Grand Final held at the Royal Festival Hall on 28 November 2010. The Consort beat 156 other choirs of all styles and ages, made up of over 6,000 singers taking part in the competition.
Posted: Tue 04th January 2011 | Read More
Sue Hollingworth wins Gramophone’s new Choirmaster’s Prize
Following the success of last year’s inaugural ‘Music in the Community’ prize, the Gramophone 2010 Awards were extended this year to include a new category: ‘Music in The Community: The Choirmaster’s Prize’, which was given in association with abcd and The Times newspaper.
Posted: Tue 04th January 2011 | Read More
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New abcd apprenticeship »
Laurel Neighbour has been appointed as an abcd apprentice conductor with the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus.
Posted: Friday, 14th December 2018
Third OUP Andrew Potter Bursary awarded »
This year’s Convention saw the award of the third Oxford University Press Andrew Potter Bursary. The bursary was set up in memory of founder member and former Chair Andrew Potter, who was Head of the Music Department at OUP from 1983 to 2004, as well as Chair of the Performing Rights Society, and Making Music. It offers support to an emerging young conductor to attend Convention and benefit from a variety of training opportunities surrounding it.
Posted: Wednesday, 28th November 2018
London International Choral Conducting Competition awards »
LICCC 2018, the inaugural edition of the London International Choral Conducting Competition held at the Royal Academy of Music, has been won by Julia Selina Blank of Germany.
Posted: Tuesday, 27th November 2018
We are seeking new Board members »
The abcd Board is asking members to nominate someone for membership of the Board of Trustees. If you would like to be nominated, or know someone who would, please contact Rachel Greaves or the Chair Leslie East in the first instance, who can provide more information.
Posted: Tuesday, 30th October 2018
Take part in World Choir Day »
Take part in this year's World Choral Day - an international choral event organised by the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM). Register your own concert or apply now to be part of the virtual choir commemorating the end of World War I.
Posted: Tuesday, 18th September 2018