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2022 Apr 19 2022 May 23 highlighted
Published: Jul 31,2021
Join Canada's choral conference and festival PODIUM 2022: Reimagine, Rebuild, Reconnect, hosted by Choral Canada and Choirs Ontario. Those who can meet in-person will gather in Toronto, Ontario, 19-23 May 2022; For the first time, they will present PODIUM in a hybrid format, expanding options for participation by including virtual attendees.
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2022 Jun 17 2022 Jun 19 highlighted
Published: Oct 22,2021
A competition that makes the city of Tours, France, the capital of choral singing during one weekend!
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2021 Feb 24 highlighted
Published: Feb 24,2021
The International Choral Bulletin (ICB), the professional, scholarly journal/magazine edited by the International Federation for Choral Music IFCM) is looking for volunteer translators from English to French, German to French and Spanish to French.
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2022 Aug 12 2022 Aug 21 highlighted
Published: Oct 22,2021
Arbeitskreis Musik in der Jugend (AMJ) is delighted to announce their next International Youth Chamber Choir Meeting on the beautiful Baltic Sea Island of Usedom, 12-21 August 2022. This will be the 13th festival of its kind!
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2020 Nov 30 highlighted
Published: Nov 30,2020
Conductors without Borders (CWB) is one of the most significant projects of IFCM. For the past 13 years, CWB has organized many professional development events in parts of the world where choral music education is still not available to everyone. There have been successful sessions in Africa and Latin & Central America. Following a review of the CWB project in early 2020, the IFCM board approved a new, improved structure which will expand CWB even more. The new structure provides a mechanism through which anyone can apply to organize a CWB project in their country and can even become one of the conductors.
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2020 Mar 26 highlighted
Published: Aug 30,2019
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2020 Mar 26 highlighted
Published: Mar 26,2020
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2021 Oct 30 2021 Nov 03
Published: Apr 30,2021
NEW DATE: October 30th - November 3rd 2021
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2021 Sep 29
Published: Sep 29,2021
Qatar Foundation leads the return to live performances in Qatar. As Covid infection rates fall in Qatar, there is a tentative return to a normal cultural life in the country. Indoor performances remain complicated, but carefully regulated outdoor concerts are a safer option and a welcome diversion for concert-starved Qataris and Qatar residents.
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2021 Sep 29
Published: Sep 29,2021
Carus-Verlag’s choir app, carus music, the Choir Coach, supports singers while learning and practicing the most important choral works in the Carus-Verlag catalogue. The app is now available for the first time as a browser-based practice aid – for use on all mobile and desktop devices!
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2021 Nov 26 2021 Nov 30
Published: Jun 01,2021
Rehearse and perform the famous “Misa a Buenos Aires” with composer Martin Palmeri and argentinian conductor Saul Zaks at the beautiful Konzerthaus Vienna!
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2021 Sep 08 2021 Sep 12
Published: Sep 30,2020
20th EUROTREFF 2021, Wolfenbüttel, Germany, 8-12 September 2021 Application deadline extended to 15 January 15 2021!
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2021 Aug 31
Published: Aug 31,2021
This online session will be presented by a team of well-known Latin American conductors: Luimar Arismendi (Venezuela), Virginia Bono (Argentina), Chiara Danielle Schol (Uruguay), Cecilia Espinosa (Colombia), Ángel Herdz (Dominican Republic), Antonio Llaca (Cuba/Canada), Julio Morales (Mexico), Omar Morales Abril (Guatemala), Amarilis Pagán Vila (Puerto Rico), Margot Parés-Reyna (Venezuela), María Felicia Pérez (Cuba), María Olga Piñeros (Colombia), Ana María Raga (Venezuela), Isabella Sekeff (Brazil), Aurelio Tello (Peru/Mexico), and Federico Trindade (Brazil).
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2021 Aug 31
Published: Aug 31,2021
Leading Voices, European Days for Vocal and Choral Leaders, 27-31 July 2022. You’ll need your agendas for this! Leading Voices, a major event for conductors and vocal leaders, just launched their new website.
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2021 Aug 29 2021 Sep 05
Published: Feb 09,2021
A professional masterclass open to participants from all over the world with a high level choir-in-residence
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2021 Jul 31
Published: Jul 31,2021
THE SHIFT INCLUSION INTERVIEW SERIES presents conversations with experts on different aspects of what it means to be inclusive as a cultural network or organisation.
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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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2021 Jul 30
Published: Jul 30,2021
In the frame of the Europa Cantat festival that was organized in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from July 16 to 25, IFCM had the privilege to present an online educational session: Approaching choral music of the Levant, conducted by Shireen Abu-Khader (Jordan/Canada). There is a vast wealth of beautiful choral repertoire from Arab countries, but many choral directors feel daunted when approaching it. Through this session and the next World Symposium on Choral Music in Doha, Qatar, in 2023/24, IFCM hopes to assist the international choral community in discovering the fantastic world of Arab choral music.
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2021 Jul 29
Published: Jul 29,2021
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. While a regional committee has been created to focus on the local community, the IFCM WCE 2022 committee has planned an exciting international program with ensembles from five continents.
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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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