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2021 Oct 22 highlighted
Published: Oct 22,2021
Even during the worst of the pandemic, the Musica International team never stopped its work. Approximately 200,000 records describing choral scores in detail are available and searchable at www.musicanet.org.
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2021 Oct 22 highlighted
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 Oct 20 highlighted
Published: Aug 31,2021
If you are interested in collective singing (choirs, vocal ensembles, and beyond), the place to be in early September 2022 is Lisbon, Portugal at the World Choral EXPO. Partnering with IFCM, The Singing Network is organizing the second EXchange! as an integral component of the World Choral EXPO 2022. The EXchange! will bring together scholars, performers, conductors, pedagogues, composers, and students to share international perspectives, research, and practices associated with singing together.
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2021 Sep 29 highlighted
Published: Sep 29,2021
Choirs, vocal ensembles, and individuals from all over the world can now register to participate in the educational and exchange program of the World Choral EXPO, organized for the second time in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal. See WCE 2022 for more details on this exciting IFCM program, including the invited guest choirs and vocal ensembles and the schedule-at-a-glance for performances, workshops, masterclasses, and seminars. Choirs, vocal ensembles, and individuals are invited to join the international choral community to celebrate the joy, and privilege, of singing together again!
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2021 Sep 29 highlighted
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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2021 Jun 30 highlighted
Published: Jun 30,2021
The WSCM 2023/24 team is delighted to introduce the logo for the next IFCM Symposium. In a country characterized by arid desert, areas of greenery create a powerful draw that cannot be fully appreciated without firsthand experience, and that experience fully engages the senses. The temperature drops, the smell of earth and growing plants, and the moisture in the air all signal one’s arrival in irrigated land. But a further clue indicating a crossing from desert to fertile ground is in the songs of birds. The desert is a place of subtle sounds. In contrast, the birdsongs of an oasis are a welcome explosion of music.
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2021 Apr 30 highlighted
Published: Apr 30,2021
The International Federation for Choral Music has organized four international choral composition competitions since this project was created in 2010. The aim of these competitions is to promote the creation and distribution of new, innovative, and accessible choral repertoire. Also, to promote and encourage composers to creation and distribution.
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2022 Apr 29 2022 Apr 30 highlighted
Published: Sep 29,2021
International Symposium on Research in Choral Singing (29-30 April 2022, virtual). There is currently a call for proposals with a submission deadline of 20 November 2021.
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2021 Oct 22 highlighted
Published: Jun 30,2021
Registration for all ACDA's 2022 region conferences is open! Follow this link to our region conference page, which provides links to information and registration for each event as well as national COVID-19 guidance for these conferences.
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2021 Oct 22 highlighted
Published: Oct 22,2021
IFCM Welcomes a New Member in the "National Organization" Category: Voices of Singapore. See the projects and programmes of Voices of Singapore.
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2021 Oct 22 highlighted
Published: Oct 22,2021
Final conference on the professionalisation and internationalisation of emerging musicians' careers — #2 Shift Inclusion Series — Climate and Inclusion in the Cultural Sector — Shift Conference 2021
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2021 Oct 22 highlighted
Published: Oct 22,2021
IFCM Welcomes a New Member in the "Local Organization" Category: Choral Society "Armonia" of Preveza, Greece. See the events organized by the Choral Society "Armonia" of Preveza.
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2021 Oct 13 highlighted
Published: Oct 13,2021
by Kosmas Koronaios
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2021 Nov 14 2021 Nov 16 highlighted
Published: Oct 22,2021
The renowned German choral and orchestral conductor, Frieder Bernius, will participate in various concerts and cultural events in Istanbul and Ankara in November 2021 at the invitation of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey.
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2021 Oct 04 highlighted
Published: Oct 04,2021
The Greeks considered him an immortal, given how narrowly he survived imprisonments and ill-treatments and how active he was in the artistic and political life of his country.
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2021 Sep 29 highlighted
Published: Sep 29,2021
The 13th European Festival of Youth Choirs Basel will take place 16-21 May 2023. It ranges among the most important meetings for highly-qualified children’s and youth choirs in the world.
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2021 Aug 31 highlighted
Published: Aug 31,2021
Start making plans to spend New Year’s Eve 2023 in Doha, Qatar, and attend the World Symposium on Choral Music (30 December 2023 - 5 January 2024). It will be a choral event NOT to be missed! Visit https://www.wscm2023.com/ to sign-up for updates.
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2021 Aug 31 highlighted
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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2022 Jan 15 2022 Jan 16 highlighted
Published: Sep 29,2021
ACDA Children and Community Youth Choir Conductors' Retreat (15-16 January 2022, Tucson, Arizona). Registration opened on 28 September 2021.
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2021 Jul 29 highlighted
Published: Jul 29,2021
Post-Cards from the WSCM 2023/24 in Qatar: The Museum of Islamic Art The WSCM 2023/24 in Qatar offers an exciting look into the world of Middle Eastern and Arab choral music. But music is just one of the many cultural discoveries awaiting WSCM 2023/24 participants. Whether food, performances, art collections, museums, historical sites, or ocean and desert excursions, there is a wealth of attractions for visitors in and around the city of Doha. In the buildup to 2023, the e-NEWS will be featuring some of these local highlights, as well as cultural news stories and snap shots from the region.
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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.

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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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