News and events
2019 Aug 05 highlighted
Published: Aug 06,2019
Great news - we’re responding to your requests for a little more time, and have extended our Earlybird registration pricing for another two weeks!
Read more »
2019 Aug 05 highlighted
Published: Aug 06,2019
In late June 2019, the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) launched a new international youth choir, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Countries' Youth Choir, which rehearsed and performed in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, and Beijing, China. Comprised of singers and instrumentalists from 16 of the 18 countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the youth choir of 54 singers, ages 19-35, were conducted by André de Quadros (India-USA) and Maria Goundorina (Russia-Sweden).
Read more »
2019 Jul 31 highlighted
Published: Jul 31,2019
Following the successful presentation of the bid by the Qatar National Choral Association, the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) is very excited to announce that the world’s most prestigious, non-competitive choral event will take place in Doha, Qatar in 2023.
Read more »
2019 Jul 29 highlighted
Published: Aug 06,2019
The International Federation of Choral Music (IFCM) voted on new Bylaws, Certificate of Incorporation, and Internal Policy Document.
Read more »
2019 Jul 29 highlighted
Published: Aug 06,2019
During the IFCM General Assembly, a new membership structure including revised benefits was explained to the members present at the meeting who unanimously approved it.
Read more »
2019 Jul 29 highlighted
Published: Aug 06,2019
In addition, the IFCM Board presented to the General Assembly the new elected Honorary Members, people who had a major impact on developing IFCM as an institution and organization, but also who highly contributed to choral music in general.
Read more »
2019 Jul 29 highlighted
Published: Aug 06,2019
The General Assembly presented the 2017-2019 IFCM projects with a special report from President Emily Kuo.
Read more »
2019 Jul 29 highlighted
Published: Aug 06,2019
In addition to strengthen the basic structure of the federation, we are happy to inform you that we will have a new member joining our team as a full-time employee.
Read more »
2019 Aug 11 2019 Aug 18 highlighted
Published: Jan 02,2019
Application Deadline, March 21, 2019
Read more »
2019 Aug 05 highlighted
Published: May 31,2019
Check the ECA-EC brochure of choral activities 2020: A selection of activities open to singers, conductors, composers and all choral lovers around Europe and beyond.
Read more »
2019 Aug 05 highlighted
Published: Aug 07,2019
Registration Open! Boychoir Symposium - Nov. 1-2, 2019 (Fort Worth, TX). Save the Dates: Children's Choir Conductor Retreat - Jan. 18-19, 2020, ACDA Regional Conferences - Mar. 2020, 2nd National Symposium on Research in Choral Singing- May 1-2 (Atlanta, GA), ACDA National Conference - Mar. 17-20, 2021 (Dallas, TX)
Read more »
2019 Aug 05 highlighted
Published: Aug 08,2019
National Youth Choir of Canada 2020 Call for Singers & National Youth Choir of Canada 2020 Call for Apprentice Conductor
Read more »
2019 Sep 11 2019 Sep 15 highlighted
Published: Dec 31,2018
The 19. EUROTREFF in Germany is an International Children and Youth Choir Festival, which combines intercultural exchange and choral practice of young people.
Read more »
2019 Oct 04 2019 Oct 06 highlighted
Published: Jan 03,2019
Competition for choirs with mixed or equal voices with a minimum of 14 (equal) or 16 (mixed) singers and a maximum of 40 singers.
Read more »
2019 Jul 08 2019 Jul 14 highlighted
Published: Dec 31,2018
54th INTERNATIONAL CHORAL MUSIC FESTIVAL BARCELONA, 8 - 14 JULY 2019 Application deadline 15th January 2019
Read more »
2019 Jun 29 highlighted
Published: Jun 29,2019
24 Amazing Choirs are Travelling to NZ...But why?
Read more »
2019 Jun 05 2019 Jun 10 highlighted
Published: Jan 03,2019
Non-competitive event for choirs of all traditions and nationalities.
Read more »
2019 May 31 highlighted
Published: May 31,2019
Missions in DR Congo and Kenya.
Read more »
2019 Nov 28 2019 Dec 01 highlighted
Published: Aug 07,2019
Non-competitive festival for mixed, female and male choirs, age 16+.
Read more »
2019 Apr 30 highlighted
Published: Apr 30,2019
As Aotearoa heads at last into winter, the WSCM2020 team is thinking ahead to nextwinter and positively buzzing at the prospect of the international choral world descending on our little corner of the globe. And there’s no doubt that eight riveting days of choral discovery, professional growth, and collegial aroha will keep us warm and utterly engaged in mid-July 2020! But what will a day at the Symposium actually look like? No one person’s experience will be the same as another’s, of course, but what might a typical day offer?
Read more »
ICB Bulletin

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
Global Choral Calendar

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