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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Book now for spring 2019 courses »
Our spring extended courses are open for booking!
Posted: Friday, 8th March 2019
New Treasurer and Finance Director sought »
abcd is looking for a new Treasurer and Finance Director.
Posted: Tuesday, 19th February 2019
OUP choral workshop scheme now available online »
Are you planning a Come & Sing Day, or a Choral Workshop? OUP's longstanding workshop scheme is now available online. OUP can provide access to a large range of Oxford choral repertoire at very low cost, on a sale or return basis.
Posted: Monday, 28th January 2019
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