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IFCM Working Committees 2023-2026
Published: Jun 20,2023

IFCM Board restructures its committees in order to better serve the choral community.

During their third meeting on 25 May 2023, newly-elected Board members worked positively and actively to confirm the new structure of the working committees responsible for managing the various matters of IFCM.

Here is an overview of the overall organizational categories with sub-committees and/or a summary of tasks:

The Big SIX

  1. Programs: World Symposium on Choral Music 2026, World Choral EXPO, World Choral Day, Composition Competition, and the festivals in China.
  2. Governance: The tasks of this committee are to monitor Bylaws and internal policy documents as needed, develop a Code of Ethics, and oversee the election process. The committee will also ensure that IFCM commits to and prioritizes inclusion and diversity.
  3. Education and Outreach: Conductors Without Borders, YOUNG program, YOUNG IFCM, Central Asia Youth Choir, online activities.
  4. Membership: Communication with members and Creating Futures in Choral Music program.
  5. Fundraising and Marketing.
  6. Communication: Oversight includes website, social media, International Choral Magazine, and IFCMeNEWS.

Partnerships continue also between IFCM and the International Music Council, the European Music Council, Musica International, Africa Cantat, America Cantat, the World Youth Choir Foundation,  and the Asia Pacific Choral Council for the Asia Pacific Youth Choir.

Each Board member committed to several working groups according to their skills and expertise. Everyone is excited to settle down to work. Stay tuned through the IFCMeNEWS monthly rendezvous, on the IFCM website, and on our social media channels.

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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