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2024 Jul 18 highlighted
Published: Jul 18,2024
Kati Yetu means between us in Swahili. 23 singers from 7 countries (Benin, Cameroon, DRC, Gabon, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Senegal) will meet and sing under the direction of Jean Benoit Bakhoum from Senegal, the new conductor (2024-2025) succeeding to Ken Wakia from Kenya and Pierre Kouame from Ivory Coast (2019-2023).
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2024 Jul 15 highlighted
Published: Jul 15,2024
2024 China Qiandongnan International Folk Song Festival and World Voices Conference, July 20-24, 2024 Qiandongnan is renowned as the land of song and dance worldwide, boasting a rich and diverse ethnic culture and unique folk arts, including the Dong Grand Song, a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage, and the Miao Flying Song, a national-level intangible cultural heritage.
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2024 Jul 01 highlighted
Published: Jul 01,2024
The World Youth Choir Alumni Session 2024 has started in St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador at HarbourVOICES International Festival of Collective Singing Traditions.
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2024 Jul 01 highlighted
Published: Jul 01,2024
New date! Sunday, 21 July 2024, 4PM CEST, via Zoom. Everyone can join!
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2024 Jun 28 highlighted
Published: Jun 28,2024
Since 2007, Corearte Acción Cultural has stood out as a leader in promoting choral and orchestral events worldwide. Symbolizing its growth, the Festival Corearte Barcelona has witnessed the participation of over 260 choirs from diverse backgrounds during its 18-year history.
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2024 Jun 21 highlighted
Published: Jun 21,2024
A good understanding of what you're singing is essential for optimal interpretation. This is particularly true when singing in a foreign language, including the Latin for sacred works. In its quest for comprehensive information, the Musica database offers you not only the complete texts of the choral pieces you are considering (76,000 references have a text link), but also their translations in one or more languages (50,000 references linked to translations of the text), in French and/or English and/or German and/or Spanish, or even another language if it seems useful.
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2024 Jun 21 highlighted
Published: Jun 21,2024
Following their successful debut at Carnegie Hall, Voices of Singapore Children's Choir (VOSCC) embarks on its inaugural UK tour, 27 June through 6 July 2024. Highlights include a concert with Vox Urbane in London, collaborations with the Barnsley Youth Choir, and competing in the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. The tour showcases VOSCC’s musical excellence and Singapore’s choral heritage.
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2024 Jun 20 highlighted
Published: Jun 20,2024
Carus-Verlag, more than just an employer! Check out their open positions.
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2024 Jun 17 highlighted
Published: Jun 17,2024
From 6-10 July 2025, Tallinn will host Leading Voices 2025, an event of the European Choral Association organised in cooperation with the Estonian Choral Association and the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre.
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2024 May 31 highlighted
Published: May 31,2024
The International Federation for Choral Music has been holding four online cafés since they started end of last year, and we’ve loved meeting many of you online! The next café is going to be organized by the amazing YOUNG IFCM on June 30, 2024.
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2024 May 31 highlighted
Published: May 31,2024
In recent days, the Schola Cantorum Foundation of Venezuela has launched a new program, called ¡Cantemos!, through which it continues to fulfill its mission of training in values ​​and musical education of young directors, students and singers.
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2024 May 13 highlighted
Published: May 13,2024
A clear conducting technique, the ability to lead lively rehearsals and a sound knowledge of vocal training are all essential attributes for any successful choral conductor. Carus-Verlag, offers the ideal toolkit for all aspiring choral conductors.
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2024 Jun 28 highlighted
Published: Jun 28,2024
The 2024-2025 new season is almost here at the Choral Federation Wallonia-Brussels, A Coeur Joie Belgium (ACJ.be). It will be a season filled with activities for all ages. Training courses, singing days, weekends, or weeks. Select the option that best suits your needs and enjoy the benefits!
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2024 Jun 24 highlighted
Published: Jun 24,2024
On 5-7 June 2024, over 100 representatives from more than 20 European countries came together at Toplocentrala Centre for Contemporary Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria for the 12th edition of the European Forum on Music (EFM) with the theme “Equity in Music” carried out in collaboration with the Bulgarian Music Association.
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2024 Apr 26 highlighted
Published: Apr 26,2024
The 2025 ACDA National Conference will highlight the United States of America’s rich choral heritage, celebrate the music and expertise of our present-day choral colleagues, and look with excitement to the next generation.
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2024 Apr 26 highlighted
Published: Apr 26,2024
Leading Voices had its first edition on 27-31 July 2022 in Utrecht (The Netherlands), offering a European platform for meeting professional peers, learning from colleagues, and being inspired by artistic concepts and choirs. It was a place to co-create, exchange opinions, and network with choral leaders. As well, Leading Voices provided the opportunity to learn more about repertoire, conducting techniques, educational methods, choral management, and much more.
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2024 Feb 21 highlighted
Published: Feb 21,2024
Musica Sancta Choir Tours welcomes worldwide amateur and professional classical choirs, singing groups, individual classical singers (amateur or professional) to join their European tours to perform together sacred masterpieces in the musical capitals of Europe.
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2024 Feb 21 highlighted
Published: Feb 21,2024
Together with the project coordinator Norsk Sangerforum and the other project partners, the European Choral association is delighted to announce the start of the EU-funded project SWAN.
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2024 Feb 21 highlighted
Published: Feb 21,2024
The members of the Asia Pacific Youth Choir Artistic Committee are pleased to announce that they received 87 applicants for the 2024 Asia Pacific Youth Choir Audition and have selected 30 singers from 11 countries/regions.
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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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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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