Music Education: Where do we go from here? The Musicians' Company Debate
Following the report to the government earlier this year by Darren Henley, and the impending National Music Education Plan expected from the Department of Education in the early Autumn, the annual Musicians' Company Debate draws together leading figures from politics, education and the arts to examine current government policy towards music education.
Posted: Mon 26th September 2011 | Read More
Welsh World Cup Rugby Team Forms Choir
The Wales rugby squad are hoping to sing their way to glory in New Zealand after forming a Rugby World Cup choir. Team manager Alan Phillips today revealed the Welsh squad has formed the vocal group as part of their team bonding in New Zealand.
Posted: Mon 12th September 2011 | Read More
Aled Jones asks people to 'Sing out' for Marie Curie Cancer Care
Singer and television presenter Aled Jones is asking people to Sing Out for Marie Curie Cancer Care this Christmas time. Whether you are singing on your own, in a group or just with friends, Aled wants you to dedicate a Christmas performance to raising funds for the charity. Aled said: "By singing out this Christmas time for Marie Curie Cancer Care with your choir, church or friends, you can help raise vital funds so that Marie Curie Nurses can continue to provide free care for terminally ill people in their own homes and the charity's hospices."
Posted: Mon 12th September 2011 | Read More
One month to go to 123sing!
Make singing count with your group by joining in with 123sing! on 30 September – 2 October 2011. Dedicate a performance to 123sing! or hold an open rehearsal or workshop to recruit new members. Collect donations from your members, audiences and participants for the chance to win promotion for your next event on air and on the Classic FM website. Funds are split between your group and The Classic FM Foundation, providing music therapy for disabled children across the UK. www.classicfm.com/123sing
Posted: Thu 01st September 2011 | Read More
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Download WellRehearsed and help us gather vital data
Our app WellRehearsed is available to download from both the Google and Apple stores. WellRehearsed is a joint initiative between abcd and Making Music. This free, anonymous app has been developed in volunteer time as a quick and simple-to-use risk management tool for amateur music groups of all kinds, choirs and instrumental groups, anywhere in the UK.
Posted: Wednesday, 15th September 2021 >
Join us for our Virtual Choral Leaders' Festival!
Our dedicated Festival website is up and running! Join us for workshops, webinars, our virtual exhibition and networking with colleagues and presenters from the UK and around the world, as we all plan our safe return to singing. This second online Festival is our 36th Annual Convention, during which time we have welcomed choirs and conductors from across the world to share their knowledge with us, and this year is no exception.
Posted: Wednesday, 25th August 2021 >
Updated ABCD guidance for everyone returning to singing
As restrictions are lifted across the UK, we've updated our guidance to help and encourage all choirs planning their return to singing.
Posted: Friday, 13th August 2021 >
Replacement guidance published for those organising events
Guidance for step 4 has been published for people who work in settings related to events & visitor attractions or organise events in a workplace, including non-professionals. We understand that this replaces the previous performing arts guidance, which will no longer be published separately.
Posted: Monday, 19th July 2021 >
All restrictions on choirs in England to be removed at Step 4
The Secretary of State has announced that all restrictions on choirs in England will be removed at Step 4.
Posted: Tuesday, 6th July 2021 >