Association Of British Choral Directors
New abcd President announced
abcd is delighted to announce that the composer and conductor John Rutter CBE has accepted its invitation to be its new President.
Posted: Wed 23rd December 2015 | Read More
Choir of the Year applications open
Choir of the Year in 2016 is now open and welcoming entries from amateur choirs across the UK. abcd is delighted to be teaming up with Choir of the Year on a new element to the Audition programme: each venue will also be host to a masterclass for up to four choirs, led by an experienced abcd tutor.
Posted: Wed 23rd December 2015 | Read More
Singing Shakespeare gears up for 2016
‘Singing Shakespeare’ is a two year project, supported by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, that focuses on choral settings of Shakespeare.
Posted: Wed 25th November 2015 | Read More
Choral Composition Competition announced
The Fourth Choir is holding an international choral composition competition to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. The winner of the competition will receive a prize of £1000 and the winning composition will be premièred by the choir at a Memorial Concert on 23 April 2016 in London’s historic Middle Temple Hall.
Posted: Wed 25th November 2015 | Read More
Applications open for Genesis Sixteen
Applications for The Sixteen’s leading choral training scheme 'Genesis Sixteen' are once again open. The scheme aims to give singers aged between 18 and 23 the opportunity to work with world-class conductors and choral singers.
Posted: Fri 20th November 2015 | Read More
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World premiere in City of Culture on Thursday »
Associate members Tenebrae and local choirs are giving the world premiere of Owain Park's Footsteps as part of the City of Culture 2017 celebrations. The concert takes place on Thursday 18th May at 19:30 at Holy Trinity Church, Hull with Tenebrae's Artistic Director Nigel Short conducting.
Posted: Monday, 15th May 2017
Calling musicians and venues to be part of Make Music Day UK »
Free celebration of music takes place on 21st June
Posted: Thursday, 23rd March 2017
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 Vouchers Now Available! »
The perfect 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