Amy Bebbington (U.K.)ICCF
Amy is a passionate advocate for choral singing and choral conductor training. She is sought-after for her dynamic and engaging teaching style, and her wealth of choral pedagogical experience. Graduating with First Class Honours and a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance (UK), Amy is also a Doctor of Musical Arts, specialising in Choral Conducting, from Texas Tech University (USA). She is the Director of Training for the Association of British Choral Directors, tutors on their extended courses, sits on its advisory council and was the Artistic Director of its annual festivals in 2016 and 2021.
Amy is a founder of the London International Choral Conducting Competition, and sat on the jury of its inaugural event in 2018. She is also a co-founder of Wavelength, an organisation established to serve and celebrate women in all areas of choral leadership. Amy has taught choral conducting for The University of Cambridge, Sing Ireland, Sherborne International Summer School, The Royal College of Organists, the Military Wives’ Choral Association, the ISM and the Hallé Youth Choir. She has successfully established her own Choral Conducting Masterclass Series, and was recently invited to be a founding member of the International Choral Conducting Federation.
Amy has worked closely with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain as Course Director, Musicianship Tutor and Guest Tutor. She has adjudicated for festivals in the UK and Ireland, is a published composer, and in great demand as a choral clinician, animateur, mentor and teacher.
Amy is the Musical Director for The Royal Academy of Music Aural Skills Choir, Corra Sound, Harlequin Chamber Choir, Holmbury Choral, Sir William Perkins’s School Chamber Choir and Nota Bene.