Association Of British Choral Directors
Early bird booking deadline approaches for this year's Convention!
Our Early Bird booking discount for this year's abcd Convention finishes on 30 June, so now is the time to make your booking! This year's Convention, our 27th, is being held at Leeds Metropolitan University from 24-26 August.
Posted: Fri 29th June 2012 | Read More
We are currently accepting applications for a 2012 Apprenticeship scheme
Thanks to funding from the Ernest Cook Trust abcd have been able to offer apprenticeships to student and aspiring conductors since 2005. We are now able to offer a further two choral conducting apprenticeships for 2012/13 and welcome applications from both established choral conductors and their choirs as well as potential apprentices.
Posted: Thu 28th June 2012 | Read More
American Choral Directors Association National Youth Honor Choir UK tour
Members of the American Choral Directors Association's first National Youth Honor Choir are visiting the UK this week under their conductor, Simon Carrington, and will be giving concerts in Bristol and London.
Posted: Tue 19th June 2012 | 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