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2022 Sep 28
Published: Sep 28,2022
Following the 2022 General Assembly on September 9, 2022, IFCM members and friends present that day were invited by President Emily Kuo Vong to attend the official reception of IFCM’s 40th Anniversary which began with a cameo concert by Mosaïca (Jordan) and was followed by a lunch in the beautiful dining rooms of the Palacete.
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2022 Sep 12
Published: Sep 12,2022
The International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) is deeply saddened about the passing of our dear friend and long-time member, Aida Swenson. Aida was one of Indonesia’s strongest forces in choral music development.
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2022 Aug 29
Published: Aug 29,2022
On August 25th, IFCM had another opportunity to bring people together on its 40th Anniversary with a concert of the recently created Chamber Choir of the Federació Catalana d'Entitats Corals (FCEC): Cor de Cambra, conducted by Daniel Mestre i Dalmau and Montserrat Rios.
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2022 Jul 29
Published: Jul 29,2022
Sing Furusato (Hometown) in Ukrainian and Japanese!
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2022 Jul 21
Published: Jul 21,2022
The Korean Federation for Choral Music (KFCM) was established in 1976 for the expansion and globalization of the Korean choral music. KFCM joined the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) in 2005. Here are some updates on the Federation that hosted the World Symposium on Choral Music in Seoul in 2014 and that just elected a new President for the next three years.
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2022 Jun 29
Published: Jun 29,2022
Faya Choir becomes the first national choir of Lebanon. They also started a new project: the Lebanon Choir for Peace
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2022 Jun 29
Published: Jun 29,2022
Choral Canada/Canada Choral is pleased to announce the publication of an extensive digital Recording Archive of the National Youth Choir of Canada (1986-2022). For those looking to explore the rich heritage of Canadian choral composers, this is extraordinary resource of choral works (including both Canadian and non-Canadian works) sung by Canadian youth is now available to you. We hope you enjoy the superb work of the hundreds of singers and many artistic staff and musicians who came together to perform these pieces across the country. Program at least one Canadian work next season!
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2022 Jun 29
Published: Jun 29,2022
Composed of more than 70 young people and conducted by Juan Pablo de Juan, Coro de Jovenes de Madrid (Youth Choir of Madrid) has gradually achieved great prestige at national and international level, winning numerous awards and getting very positive reviews. Email : asociacion@corojovenesmadrid.com
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2022 May 31
Published: May 31,2022
Japan Choral Association (JCA) is pleased to announce that Ms. Saeko Hasegawa, former vice president of JCA and a board member of IFCM, was appointed new president of JCA, and was officially inaugurated at JCA's General Assembly on May 22, replacing Mr. Shinsuke Kishi, who served as JCA president for 8 years.
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2022 May 31
Published: May 31,2022
Leading American specialist in Afro-American Music and longtime member of IFCM, André Thomas will serve as London Symphony Orchestra Associate Artist for a period of three years
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2022 May 31
Published: May 31,2022
IFCM is happy to welcome a new Choir Member: Winnipeg Singers, conducted by Yuri Klaz
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2022 May 27
Published: May 27,2022
In the framework of World Choral EXPO 2022, IFCM has created a program for young choral managers. YOUNG Youth International Management Program aims to give ten selected young individuals from all over the world an opportunity to learn and expand their knowledge and skills in the international cultural field by working closely with the WCE organising team. Building on the success of the YEMP program (Young Event Management Program) which the European Choral Association has organised for many years as part of Europa Cantat and the fact that IFCM currently has three employees who are former YEMPers, we want to provide an opportunity for young choral organisers from across the globe to gain experience on the spot as well as invest in the future of IFCM.
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2022 May 27
Published: May 27,2022
2022 is a significant year for IFCM. Not only is it the celebration year of our 40th anniversary, but we have also reached several critical milestones in terms of the administration of our Federation.
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2022 May 27
Published: May 27,2022
The Choral Federation Wallonie-Bruxelles — A Coeur Joie Belgium, long time member of IFCM based in Namur, Belgium, organized a concert dedicated to IFCM’s 40th Anniversary on 16 May 2022, in the frame of their international festival Namur en Chœurs.
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2022 May 27
Published: May 27,2022
You can now listen to the recording of the official anthem of the World Choral Day 2022-2023, “On the Road of Life” composed by Chris Artley (New Zealand), the prize-winning piece of the 5th IFCM International Composition Competition.
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2022 May 27
Published: May 27,2022
We regretfully announce the passing of Christoph Kühlewein on 11 May 2022. Christoph was the Secretary General of the European Federation of Young Choirs (now European Choral Association) between 1976 and 1982. He later became a member of their Music Commission and then an advisor. Christoph conducted several choirs including a French-German choir in Paris.
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2022 May 27
Published: May 27,2022
We regretfully announce the passing of André Dumont on 25 May 2022. André played an important role in the choral scene of Belgium.
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2022 May 27
Published: May 27,2022
IFCM is happy to welcome a new business member: proforá – Hear it, speak it, sing it!
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2023 Jun 14 2023 Jun 18
Published: Mar 09,2022
The Dublin Choral Festival is returning on June 14-18, 2023!
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2023 Jun 22 2023 Jun 26
Published: Mar 09,2022
The Rome International Choral Festival is one of Rome’s premier annual summer music events.
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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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