Association Of British Choral Directors
Rehearsal Observation now available to members
A new service for our members. We are delighted that a number of our members have volunteered to open their choir rehearsals for other abcd members to observe!
Posted: Tue 06th February 2018 | Read More
Genesis Sixteen open for applications
The Sixteen’s free young artists’ scheme, open to 18 to 23-year olds, is open for application. With over twenty places available per year, successful applicants will partake in individual masterclasses and ensemble workshops led by key vocal coaches and directors in the choral music field.
Posted: Fri 22nd December 2017 | Read More
ABCD launches new training courses
Ground-breaking courses for music teachers in secondary and primary schools now available through our ‘Get them singing, keep them singing!’ programme
Posted: Mon 27th November 2017 | Read More
New singing competition for young choirs announced
BBC One’s Songs of Praise is looking for the UK’s Young Choir of the Year 2018. If you are part of a young choir and think you’ve got what it takes, this could be the competition for you!
Posted: Wed 22nd November 2017 | Read More
Acoustics, warm ups, creating a gospel sound and more at our autumn conference!
We're delighted to join with the British Voice Association again for a mini-conference day of sessions on the voice and leading voices from a wide cross-section of presenters.
Posted: Tue 17th October 2017 | Read More
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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
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