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2021 Nov 29 highlighted
Published: Nov 29,2021
As promised in our previous newsletter, each month the IFCMeNEWS will feature one or two of the choirs invited to the World Choral EXPO 2022.
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2021 Nov 29 highlighted
Published: Nov 29,2021
A favorite piece selected every month since 1998! If you want to build a choral music program based on an idea, concept, or theme by using a series of criteria, the Musica International database is for you. With approximately 200,000 titles from around the world which are described in details according to multiple criteria, this database is an essential and powerful search engine and planning tool for all choral conductors.
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2021 Dec 12 highlighted
Published: Nov 01,2021
This year, the World Choral Day (WCD) will be celebrated not only on or around 12 December 2021, but also during the entire month of December.
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2021 Oct 31 highlighted
Published: Oct 22,2021
Each month, we're presenting two choirs invited to perform during the World Choral EXPO 2022. This month: Collective Singers from Namibia and Portland State Chamber Choir from USA.
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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 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 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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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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2021 Nov 30 highlighted
Published: Nov 30,2021
ECA New Board and President — IGNITE, the new project of the European Choral Association — EuroChoir, Switzerland, 15-25 July 2022 — Enjoy the thrill of EUROPA CANTAT Junior, two years in a row — Joint Letter of Intent on Climate Action
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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 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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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 22
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
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
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
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
Published: Oct 13,2021
by Kosmas Koronaios
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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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