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2022 Feb 14
Published: Feb 14,2022
IFCM World Symposium for Choral Music (WSCM) 2023/24 is not possible in Qatar. Unfortunately, the Qatar National Choral Association (QNCA) has had to withdraw from organising the WSCM in Qatar due to the lack of financial sustainability. For this and other reasons, IFCM respects QNCA’s decision to withdraw and terminate the partnership. IFCM is already negotiating with potential countries in the region to maintain its strategic aim of being present in this region for a future WSCM.
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2022 Jan 28
Published: Jan 28,2022
Building on the success of IFCM’s partnership with The Singing Network at the 2019 WCE, the 2022 EXchange!program has been expanded to three days with 50+ presentation sessions. All WCE participants are invited to join this intimate gathering of international scholars, performers, conductors, pedagogues, and composers to exchange, connect, create, share and explore. Over 70 proposals were submitted and evaluated by an international selection committee. The EXchange! program committee has accepted 55 presentations, including seven presentations by doctoral students. Ten countries are represented: Belgium, Canada, China, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, and USA.
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2022 Jan 28
Published: Jan 28,2022
A new logo! And a new name for the ICB!
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2021 Dec 29
Published: Dec 29,2021
GREAT OFFER! Why should you join the World Choral EXPO in Lisbon in September this year? Also meet some other invited choirs: Coro Feminino Incantare (Argentina) and Aarhus Girls Choir (Denmark).
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2021 Nov 29
Published: Nov 29,2021
As promised in our previous newsletter, each month the IFCMeNEWS will feature one or two of the choirs invited to the World Choral EXPO 2022.
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2021 Oct 31
Published: Oct 22,2021
Each month, we're presenting two choirs invited to perform during the World Choral EXPO 2022. This month: Collective Singers from Namibia and Portland State Chamber Choir from USA.
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2021 Oct 22
Published: Oct 22,2021
Leading Voices, a major event for conductors and vocal leaders in 2022, has recently updated its program! Working to present an inspiring program with international leaders in the choral field, the Leading Voice team has recently confirmed Accent as a guest concert ensemble. Consisting of six members from five countries, this a cappella, close-harmony, jazz group met and began recording together online in 2011. Since then, they have released five albums and toured Europe, North America, and Asia. Check out the website to see other additions to the program.
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2021 Sep 29
Published: Sep 29,2021
Each month, we're presenting two choirs invited to perform during the World Choral EXPO 2022. This month: Cantemus Youth Choir from Moldova and Mosaica Singers from Jordan.
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2023 Jun 30
Published: Mar 07,2022
Yearly international youth music festival for choirs, orchestras and bands. Competition in the Golden Hall of Vienna Musikverein and workshops at the Vienna Music Unversity. June 30th – July 5th, 2023
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2021 Aug 31
Published: Aug 31,2021
For the second time since its creation in 2015, the IFCM World Choral EXPO (WCE) will be organized in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal. In the August IFCMeNEWS we published the names of some of the invited choirs for the Colorful Voices project.
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2021 Jul 31
Published: Jul 31,2021
Darinka Matić Marović (06.02.1937-15.07.2020) was a lady of world fame and respect. An artist, conductor, professor, and first women Dean of University of Art in Belgrade, Darinka was determined, sharp, focused, emotional, strong in performance, and gentle at heart. She remained the center of cultural life and set high standards for new generations of artists. Darinka was a woman of music. On the very mention of her name, people immediately connect three music institutions: Academic Choir Collegium Musicum, Academic Choir Obilic, and Faculty of Music Arts in Belgrade. Darinka’s outstanding work was rewarded throughout her life, and she was the winner of many awards and high achievements in the region and in the world.
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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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