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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New Director of Training for ABCD »
We welcome a new Director of Training, and thank outgoing Director Peter Broadbent
Posted: Friday, 13th January 2017
ABCD Gift Vouchers Now Available! »
The perfect Christmas gift for conductors
Posted: Thursday, 15th December 2016
Congratulations to Choir of the Year winners! »
This year's competition winners directed by former Advanced Course participant
Posted: Wednesday, 14th December 2016
New Apprenticeship Announced for 2017 »
Placement available with Strathclyde University Chamber Choir in Glasgow
Posted: Thursday, 10th November 2016
David and Gillian Victor-Smith receive 2016 Chair's Award »
We were delighted to award this year’s Chair’s Award for Choral Leadership jointly to David and Gillian Victor-Smith at the University of Winchester as part of this year’s Annual Convention. This is the third year of the award and once again, nominations were very strong, but the panel felt that David and Gillian’s contribution, not just to choral music making but to abcd, has been substantial over many years.
Posted: Tuesday, 25th October 2016