Jan

12

Looking for a Concert Tour in China in July 2018? Here is an Exclusive Opportunity!

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IFCM is cooperating with partners in China on a set of international choral festivals in July 2018 and is calling for choirs interested in joining one or several of these festivals:

The Belt and Road Choral Festival in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, 13 – 20 July 2018.
The 14th China International Chorus Festival (CICF – see next announcement) in Beijing, 19 – 25 July 2018: http://en.cicfbj.cn/ (also including a selection of 4 top choirs as showcase choirs)
 The International Folk Song Choral Festival and IFCM Voices Conference in Kaili, 27 – 30 July 2018: 2017 Kaili Video

Conditions offered:

Travel to and from Beijing covered by the choirs
Travel from Beijing to Hohhot and Kaili covered by the local organizers
Food and accommodation covered in Hohhot and Kaili
Food and accommodation of the four selected choirs covered by CICF in Beijing. The other participating choirs will be in charge of their food and accommodation.

If you’re interested, please send the […]

Jan

03

World Youth Choir Session 2018: don’t miss the audition deadline!

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World Youth Choir session 2018 (4-25 July), Inner Mongolia, China

Conductors: Helen Stureborg (Sweden) and Jonathan Velasco (Philippines)

Don’t miss the opportunity to audition before February 15, 2018 to be part of it!

https://www.worldyouthchoir.org/summer-session-2018

Jan

01

Greetings from IFCM President, Emily Kuo Vong

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Dear Friends,

A warm season’s greetings and happy new year!

I wish you all a great year full of happiness, health, and of course, good choral music!

The International Federation for Choral Music has many events, activities, and programs in service of our membership planned for 2018. I encourage you all to join us at these events for many wonderful and exciting opportunities to connect with fellow choral colleagues, engage in cultural and choral exchange, learn new ideas and techniques from established professionals, and listen to music from the world’s finest choirs.

In this new year of 2018, let us spread the joy of choral music to even more people across the globe with a message of peace, love, and friendship for all.

Best wishes,

Emily Kuo Vong, President

Jan

01

Relevance: North Dakota State University’s Third Choral Symposium, co-sponsored by ACDA

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October 11-13, 2018
Fargo, North Dakota, USA

Inclusion * Social Justice * Transformation * Diversity * Inspiration * Community. Featuring Craig Hella Johnson conducting Conspirare in Considering Matthew Shepard. Concerts and interest sessions. Deadline for proposals: April 1, 2018

Contact: Dr. Jo Ann Miller at jo.miller@ndsu.edu
Website: http://ndsu.edu/music

Dec

2017

ACDA 2018 Symposium on Research in Choral Singing

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September 14-15, 2018
Evanston, Illinois, USA

The intent of this event is to advance knowledge and practice with respect to choral singing, choir sound, choral pedagogy, and related areas such as equity and inclusion. The Call for Proposals is currently open. Additional information: https://acda.org/ACDA/Conference/Special_Event/Symposium_on_Research_in_Choral_Singing.aspx

Dec

2017

American Choral Directors Association is now gearing up for our 2018 regional conferences

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ACDA 2018 regional conference will take place across the country in February and March of the coming year. Performing choir auditions and interest session applications are active for many of those events now.

Feb. 14-15, 2018 – Central & North Central Region (Chicago, Illinois)
Feb. 21-24, 2018 – Southern Region (Louisville, Kentucky)
Mar. 7-11, 2018 – Eastern Region (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Mar. 7-11, 2018 – Southwestern Region (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
Mar. 7-10, 2018 – Northwestern Region (Portland, Oregon)
Mar. 14-17, 2018 – Western Region (Pasadena, California)

More info Here

Dec

2017

ACDA Children & Community Youth Choir Conductors’ Retreat, 13-14 January 2018

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Please join us for a two-day ACDA event over the Martin Luther King weekend, which is tailored for those who conduct children and youth choirs in schools, in the community, and in places of worship. The retreat will be a wonderful way to meet new colleagues in your field, and reconnect with old friends. After attending the varied presentations, reading sessions, and concert, you will travel home with ideas, techniques, and literature that you can immediately use with your choirs.

The retreat will begin around 8:30 on Saturday morning, and conclude at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Registration includes all sessions and three reading packets. Sessions will be led by experts in the children and community youth choir field, including Bob Chilcott, Emily Ellsworth, Melissa Keylock, Craig Denison, Marcia Patton, Craig Knapp, and more. ACDA Executive Director Tim Sharp will also present a session. The full list of presenters and sessions is […]

Dec

2017

Apply for the Young Event Management Programme at the EC Festival XX

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A programme by the European Choral Association — Europa Cantat

How is it to organise a festival for thousands of singers from all around the world?

YEMP (Young Event Management Programme) is a two-week training course including lectures and training on the job. After a selection process, 25 young people aged 18 to 30 from different countries will be invited to participate in the programme. The young YEMPers, fully included in the organising team, will be testing themselves with roles of responsibility in the various offices of the EUROPA CANTAT Festival XX, under the guidance of two coaches, one Estonian, and one international. Further information, programme and application form >> here

Deadline for applications: 31 January 2018