Dr. Amy Bebbington for the Association of British Choral Directors (ABCD)

The importance of training new conductors

Sounds Good host and ChoirMate ambassador Dyveke Kuløy talks to Dr. Amy Bebbington, Head of the training programme for the Association of British Choral Directors (ABCD), in London, UK. Amy is a highly trained and skilled conductor with plenty of advice for aspiring conductors and for those who've been in the game for a while! Amy has worked closely with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain as Course Director, Musicianship Tutor and Guest Tutor. She has performed in award-winning choirs and has choral works published by Banks Music Publications and Multitude of Voyces. Amy has had the pleasure of adjudicating for both the Derry and Cork International Choral Festivals, Feis Ceoil (Dublin), Choir of the Year, Music for Youth National Festival and the Cheltenham Music Festival, among many others. As a teacher trainer/animateur, she has worked for Trinity/Open University, Glyndebourne Education, Sing for Pleasure, Youth Music and Music of Life. Amy is in great demand as a choral clinician, mentor and teacher, and is currently Musical Director for Harlequin Chamber Choir, Corra Sound, Nota Bene, and the Sempre Fidelis Singers (Gordon's School). Want to join one of ABCD's courses? You can find more information here: https://www.abcd.org.uk/training Any thoughts? Contact us: podcast@soundsgood.as

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