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2022 Sep 12 highlighted
Published: Sep 12,2022
The International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) is deeply saddened about the passing of our dear friend and long-time member, Aida Swenson. Aida was one of Indonesia’s strongest forces in choral music development.
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2022 Aug 29 highlighted
Published: Aug 29,2022
On August 25th, IFCM had another opportunity to bring people together on its 40th Anniversary with a concert of the recently created Chamber Choir of the Federació Catalana d'Entitats Corals (FCEC): Cor de Cambra, conducted by Daniel Mestre i Dalmau and Montserrat Rios.
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2022 Aug 22 highlighted
Published: Aug 22,2022
The next edition of the World Symposium on Choral Music will be hosted in Istanbul 25-30 April 2023. After the unfortunate cancellation of the 2020 edition, for the last 6 years the choral community has not had the opportunity to meet under the umbrella of the symposium. It is extremely exciting for us, Türkiye’s Choral Culture Association, to be able to host this fantastic gathering in the historical and multicultural city of Istanbul, which connects the two continents Europe and Asia.
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2022 Aug 22 highlighted
Published: Aug 22,2022
As a non-competitive, international festival for choirs, singers, conductors, composers, managers, Africa Cantat aims to bring together singers from Africa and all continents, to promote African choral music heritage, and to embrace other continent’s choral traditions.
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2022 Aug 22 highlighted
Published: Aug 22,2022
2023 ACDA National Conference - A Place of Belonging 22-25 February 2023, Cincinnati, Ohio
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2022 Aug 22 highlighted
Published: Aug 22,2022
Join the European Choral Association Membership Weekend 2022 - also open to non-members!
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2022 Aug 22 highlighted
Published: Aug 22,2022
Do not miss our online Webinar #2 "Digital tools and HyFlex" on 22 September 2022 at 11.00 CET. The webinar, led by Professor Jim Daus Hjernøe, will show concrete examples of HyFlex learning for vocal groups, choirs, and choir leaders for the purpose of saving time when we are together for music-making in the moment and for creative musical development.
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2022 Jul 08 highlighted
Published: Jul 08,2022
The International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) announces a proposal call to host the World Symposium on Choral Music (WSCM 2026). This triennial symposium is the peak global event in the international choral calendar. It draws together the world’s leading musicians, choirs, vocal ensembles, conductors, composers, clinicians and arts administrators for a superlative experience of concerts, workshops, seminars, presentations and networking opportunities.
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2022 Jun 27 highlighted
Published: Jun 27,2022
We are happy to announce that the World Symposium on Choral Music (WSCM), one of the biggest events of the International Federation for Choral Music, will be held in Turkey from 25th to 30th of April 2023 with the support of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The event will be organized by the Turkish representative of IFCM, the Choral Culture Association.
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2022 May 27 highlighted
Published: May 27,2022
You can now listen to the recording of the official anthem of the World Choral Day 2022-2023, “On the Road of Life” composed by Chris Artley (New Zealand), the prize-winning piece of the 5th IFCM International Composition Competition.
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2022 Apr 29 highlighted
Published: Apr 29,2022
We are happy to report that our membership campaign “Creating Futures in Choral Music” is increasing steadily. Many new, young members have already received their 2022-2023 IFCM membership cards and will soon be contacted regarding IFCM’s online activities.
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2023 Apr 25 2023 Apr 30 highlighted
Published: Jun 27,2022
We are happy to announce that the World Symposium on Choral Music (WSCM), one of the biggest events of the International Federation for Choral Music, will be held in Turkey from 25th to 30th of April 2023 with the support of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The event will be organized by the Turkish representative of IFCM, the Choral Culture Association.
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2023 Jul 03 2023 Jul 09 highlighted
Published: Aug 22,2022
The Federació Catalana d'Entitats Corals (FCEC) organizes its annual International Singing Week, six days of workshops and concerts in the heart of Barcelona, surrounded by music and cultures from around the world!
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2023 Oct 11 2023 Oct 15 highlighted
Published: Jul 29,2022
The America Cantat 10 Festival will take place in the City of La Plata, Argentina (capital of the Province of Buenos Aires), 11-15 October 2023
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2022 Jul 29 highlighted
Published: Jul 29,2022
In this brochure, you will find a comprehensive selection of the 2023 international events of the European Choral Association and those under its label.
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2022 Jul 29 highlighted
Published: Jul 29,2022
The America Cantat 10 Festival will take place in the City of La Plata, Argentina (capital of the Province of Buenos Aires), 11-15 October 2023. We will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first version of America Cantat which was held in Mar del Plata, Argentina, in 1992.
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2022 Jul 29 highlighted
Published: Jul 29,2022
Sing Furusato (Hometown) in Ukrainian and Japanese!
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2022 Jul 21 highlighted
Published: Jul 21,2022
The Korean Federation for Choral Music (KFCM) was established in 1976 for the expansion and globalization of the Korean choral music. KFCM joined the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) in 2005. Here are some updates on the Federation that hosted the World Symposium on Choral Music in Seoul in 2014 and that just elected a new President for the next three years.
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2022 May 27 highlighted
Published: May 27,2022
2022 is a significant year for IFCM. Not only is it the celebration year of our 40th anniversary, but we have also reached several critical milestones in terms of the administration of our Federation.
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2022 May 27 highlighted
Published: May 27,2022
The Choral Federation Wallonie-Bruxelles — A Coeur Joie Belgium, long time member of IFCM based in Namur, Belgium, organized a concert dedicated to IFCM’s 40th Anniversary on 16 May 2022, in the frame of their international festival Namur en Chœurs.
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IFCM International Choral Magazine

Official magazine of the International Federation for Choral Music, the International Choral Magazine 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.

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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.

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