The International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) was born IN 1982 In order to advance the art of choral music throughout the world.
Therefore the following organizations:
joined together, as founding organizations, to invite all other members of the International Choral Community to take part in the creation of an international organization in Namur, Belgium, on 8-10 August 1982.
As of now the following Founding Organizations are still existing onboard IFCM:
IFCM is legally incorporated in Lawton, Oklahoma, USA.
The business of IFCM is run from offices established by the Executive Committee (ExCom) of the organization and approved by the Board of Directors, as follows:
Rua de Buenos Aires 39, 1200-623 Lisboa, Portugal
PO Box 42318, Austin TX 78704, USA
IFCM Regional Offices
A Governance Adviser, appointed by the Board and ExCom together ensures that all legal matters of IFCM are done according to law and to the internal rules and regulations of the organization.
The working language of IFCM is English.
Official magazine of the International Federation for Choral Music, the International Choral Bulletin is published quarterly in the four official languages of IFCM: English, French, German and Spanish. It is distributed in more than 80 countries on the five continents and is the official voice of choral music around the world.Read more
Our focus at the moment is to unite the choral calendars of international choral organisations. Meanwhile please consult the calendar of choral events published by the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat here.Read more