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2024 Oct 18 2024 Oct 20 highlighted
Published: Mar 06,2024
The city of Turin will host the third edition of this important competition for choral conductors which is open to participants from all over the world. The competition is a project presented by Feniarco, Conservatorio G. Verdi of Torino, and Associazione Cori Piemontesi under the label of European Choral Association.
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2023 Sep 28 highlighted
Published: Sep 28,2023
Musica International is a multilingual collaborative database of choral repertoire which references comprehensively more than 200,000 choral titles and of which IFCM is a founding member. The IFCM members globally get unrestricted privileged access to the Musica database through the website www.ifcm.net. But what does it mean?
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2025 Mar 18 2025 Mar 25 highlighted
Published: Jan 31,2024
Dallas, Texas, will be the host city of the 2025 National Convention of the American Choral Directors Association:Celebrating the Choral Art: Past-Present-Future (18-22 March 2025).
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2024 Jun 01 2024 Jun 02
Published: Feb 21,2024
Organized by the Choral Federation Wallonia-Brussels - A Coeur Joie Belgium, Namur en Choeurs will make the city of Namur sing for a whole weekend with 100 concerts throughout the city center.
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2024 Apr 25 2024 Apr 26
Published: Jul 28,2023
ACDA is pleased to announce the fourth International Symposium on Research in Choral Singing, a forum for the dissemination of research and scholarly activity.
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2024 Jul 02 2024 Jul 04
Published: Sep 28,2023
Make your music resonate in the marvelous venues in the most beautiful stage of the Renaissance, the city of Florence.
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2024 Apr 16
Published: Apr 16,2024
Berkshire Choral International (BCI) has appointed its new artistic leadership team. Anthony Trecek-King (IFCM board member) will assume the new role of Artistic Director, providing leadership to the organization for strategic direction and long-term artistic vision. Having served as a frequent BCI faculty member over the past decade, Sean Taylor will expand his role at BCI, becoming the Director of Music.
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2024 Jul 05 2024 Jul 10
Published: Nov 14,2023
The Summa Cum Laude Festival Vienna is a global youth music festival for choirs, bands and orchestras. It takes place in Vienna’s most important and most beautiful concert venues
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2024 Apr 04 2024 Apr 08
Published: Apr 04,2023
Under the baton of Maestro Saul Zaks, with composer Martín Palmeri at the piano and international soloists, participating choirs will jointly rehearse and perform the famous “Misa a Buenos Aires”, a contemporary roman mass in an authentic Argentinean tango style, as well as the world premiere of a new piece by Martín Palmeri in the fantastic modern venue of the Berlin Philharmonie.
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2024 Jul 15 2024 Jul 19
Published: Nov 22,2023
The 17th China International Chorus Festival is scheduled to be held in Beijing from 15 to 19 July 2024. During these five days, the festival will feature a wide range of choral activities, including opening and closing ceremonies, choral forums, choir evaluation, high-level concerts featuring both Chinese and international choirs, master classes (workshops), and public welfare activities. These vibrant choral events aim to provide the best platform for global choir enthusiasts to exchange skills and exhibit talents.
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2024 Jul 18 2024 Jul 21
Published: Aug 07,2023
The International Choir Competition Miltenberg announces that the next competition will take place 18-21 July 2024 in the district of Miltenberg, Bavaria, Germany
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2024 Mar 29
Published: Mar 29,2024
New development on the publication of the International Choral Magazine created more than 40 years ago.
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2024 Mar 28
Published: Mar 25,2024
The Philippine Choral Directors Association (PCDA), a national organization established by choral artists for choral artists, presents masterclasses, workshops, conventions, forums, clinics, and festivals nationwide as it aspires to develop a thriving and vibrant Filipino choral culture.
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2024 Mar 28
Published: Mar 28,2024
Based in Austria, Uniart Culture and Media Group has a 30-year experience in the arts sector and specializes in organizing music festivals. Their flagship event is the World Peace Choral Festival and the World Orchestra Festival.
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2024 Jul 23 2024 Jul 26
Published: Sep 28,2023
The unique and the original Florence Choir Festival, also open to orchestras and bands, takes place in the wonderful city of Florence, Italy.
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2024 Mar 27
Published: Mar 27,2024
At the initiative of African Confederation for Choral Music (ACCM) and Africa Cantat Festival, a webinar was organized on March 16, 2024, around the theme "The pentatonic mode in African choral heritage".
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2024 Mar 25
Published: Mar 25,2024
Musica International regularly invites its users to help develop concert themes. For the month of April, the theme focuses on ecology in choral music. A search for the keyword ecology yields 62 pieces.
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2024 Mar 25
Published: Mar 25,2024
The European Choral Association is a member of the European and International Music Councils (EMC and IMC, respectively) and subscribes to the Five Music Rights developed by IMC. The fifth right is the right for all musical artists “to obtain just recognition and fair remuneration for their work”. In the past, this right has often not been fully respected in the choral sector.
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2024 Mar 25
Published: Mar 25,2024
From 9-13 April 2024, the European Choral Association is delighted to present the Choirs for Ecocide Law project at the fair of the New European Bauhaus Festival!
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2024 Mar 25
Published: Mar 25,2024
The American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) presents the ACDA Career Center, which offers resources for finding the perfect job and advancing one's career within the USA.
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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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