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2022 Nov 30 highlighted
Published: Nov 30,2022
While the upper hemisphere is getting ready for the winter, the WSCM 2023 team is working away to provide you with an event-packed, entertaining, educational, inspiring, and uplifting experience at the long-awaited WSCM 2023 in Istanbul. Registration is now open. You have until 1 January 2023 to register with the Early Bird fee. Masterclassapplicants need to act a little quicker as the deadline for application is 15 December 2022 (please see the website for details on masterclass application conditions).
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2022 Nov 30 highlighted
Published: Nov 29,2022
The International Federation for Choral Music calls for candidates to fill positions on the IFCM Board of Directors and Presidency for a three-year term, beginning in April 2023. All candidate applications must be sent to IFCM Secretary General before 15 January 2023.
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2022 Nov 30 highlighted
Published: Nov 30,2022
During the last Online Voting in August 2022, the IFCM Membership voted positively on considerable changes in the Bylaws and Membership Policy Document that, among others, will change your voting right in a progressive and more democratic way!
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2022 Nov 30 highlighted
Published: Nov 30,2022
Mark your calendars -- this year, the 2nd Sunday of December when we annually celebrate the World Choral Day (WCD) every year falls on 11 December 2022!
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2022 Nov 30 highlighted
Published: Nov 30,2022
The second AFRICA CANTAT festival, organized in Yaoundé, Cameroon, from 1-6 August 2023, will welcome renowned conductors from all over the world to conduct seven ateliers for young singers and adults as well as a Junior Space for children and teenagers organized with the Academy of “Les Amis du Chœur Madrigal du Cameroun.” The diversity of the world's choral repertoires will be celebrated. Discover the ateliers:
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2022 Nov 30 highlighted
Published: Nov 30,2022
The IFCM International Choral Magazine (ICM) is still looking for volunteer translators
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2022 Nov 30 highlighted
Published: Nov 30,2022
News from the European Choral Association: publication of the Annual Report and Noël Minet Scholarship for 2023
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2022 Nov 30 highlighted
Published: Nov 30,2022
The Choral Federation A Coeur Joie Wallonia Brussels released a new promotional video to present their choral activities for adults, children’s, and youth choirs: concerts, training sessions on choral conducting and singing, choral library, and partnership in Europe and worldwide.
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2022 Dec 11 2022 Dec 11 highlighted
Published: Nov 30,2022
Mark your calendars -- this year, the 2nd Sunday of December when we annually celebrate the World Choral Day (WCD) every year falls on 11 December 2022!
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2022 Oct 31 highlighted
Published: Oct 31,2022
2023 ACDA National Conference - A Place of Belonging, 22-25 February 2023, Cincinnati, Ohio
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2022 Oct 31 highlighted
Published: Oct 31,2022
Here is the news that the IFCM community has been waiting for - the invited choirs for the WSCM 2023 Istanbul: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir (Estonia), Batavia Madrigal Singers (Indonesia), Fayha National Choir(Lebanon), Georgia State University Singers (USA), Leioa Kantika Korala (Spain), Le Chant Sur La Lowé (Gabon), Orfeón San Juan Bautista (Puerto Rico), Sofia Vokalensemble (Sweden), Taipei Philharmonic Chamber Choir(Taiwan), Turkish State Choir (Türkiye) and Vancouver Youth Choir (Canada).
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2022 Oct 31 highlighted
Published: Oct 31,2022
Earlier in 2022, IFCM launched a membership campaign to make it possible for young choral lovers, under the age of 35, from around the world to become IFCM members for two years at no charge and with the same advantages of a paying membership. This campaign was successful thanks to the contribution of generous donors. Now, IFCM wants to do even more!
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2022 Oct 31 highlighted
Published: Oct 31,2022
Call for expressions of interest for countries, regions, and/or cities to host the WSCM 2026: IFCM welcomes expressions of interest to host the World Symposium on Choral Music to be held in 2026.
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2022 Sep 28 highlighted
Published: Sep 28,2022
It won’t be long until registration opens for individual and group participants at the WSCM2023 in Istanbul! Keep your eyes on www.wscmistanbul2023.com as the roster of invited choirs, vocal ensembles, and presenters will be published in early October.
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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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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 Apr 25 2023 Apr 30 highlighted
Published: Nov 30,2022
While the upper hemisphere is getting ready for the winter, the WSCM 2023 team is working away to provide you with an event-packed, entertaining, educational, inspiring, and uplifting experience at the long-awaited WSCM 2023 in Istanbul. Registration is now open. You have until 1 January 2023 to register with the Early Bird fee. Masterclassapplicants need to act a little quicker as the deadline for application is 15 December 2022 (please see the website for details on masterclass application conditions).
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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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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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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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