Association Of British Choral Directors
Apply now for our Convention Young Conductor bursaries!
We have a limited number of bursaries available for our annual residential course for Young Conductors. Led by Amy Bebbington, this practical and informal course runs in parallel with our Annual Convention from 23-25 August at Oxford Brookes University and is open to anyone between 18 and 25 not already earning their living from conducting.
Posted: Thu 27th June 2013 | Read More
Invitation to singers to record new work for charity
Don Monro, the man behind The Really Big Chorus, is inviting singers to sign up to record a DVD of a work specially written by Jonathan Willcocks for the occasion in Henry Wood Hall in July. Don has been diagnosed with terminal cancer and is organising the recording to raise funds for four charities associated with cancer.
Posted: Tue 11th June 2013 | Read More
Royal commission for Bob Chilcott
Bob Chilcott has been commissioned to write a new choral work for the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The new anthem will be performed in Westminster Abbey on 4th June.
Posted: Tue 04th June 2013 | Read More
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ABCD Choral Leaders' Festival »
With great regret we have taken the difficult decision to cancel this year’s abcd Choral Leaders’ Festival, our 35th Annual Convention, which was to have taken place from 28-30 August at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. The decision was taken in light of the ongoing situation regarding coronavirus, both in the UK and abroad.
Posted: Wednesday, 25th March 2020
Coronavirus »
Updated 25 March. abcd events and courses have now been postponed for the moment and all participants contacted, but if you have any queries, please get in touch with us. A list of useful links from fellow organisations is below.
Posted: Wednesday, 11th March 2020
Making Music discount for abcd members! »
abcd and Making Music are offering their members reciprocal discounts.
Posted: Friday, 28th February 2020
Upcoming Choral Leadership workshop for teachers! »
Choral Leadership Workshop this Saturday with Amy Bebbington
Posted: Monday, 3rd February 2020
Book now for our conductor toolkit weekend! »
Expand your choral toolkit and join us for a weekend of workshops focusing on expanding your toolkit of choral resources and inspiration, with presenters from Leeds, Ireland and Canada!
Posted: Thursday, 23rd January 2020