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2020 Mar 27
Published: Mar 27,2020
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 Mar 27
Published: Mar 27,2020
NANCY voix du monde will not take place from May 20 to 24, 2020.
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2020 Mar 16
Published: Mar 15,2020
It is with enormous sadness that Symposium 2020 Ltd, in conjunction with the New Zealand Choral Federation and the International Federation for Choral Music, announces that the 12th World Symposium on Choral Music (WSCM2020), due to take place in Auckland, New Zealand from 11 to 18 July, is cancelled.
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2020 Feb 27
Published: Feb 27,2020
A second training session for choral conductors was organized in Cotonou, Benin, from 25 January to 02 February, as part of IFCM’s Conductors Without Borders program.
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2020 Feb 27
Published: Feb 27,2020
In 2019, World Choral Day was celebrated on the second Sunday of December. In addition to recognizing choral concerts on 8 December 2019, choirs were given the opportunity to register any choral events which took place during the entire month of December, creating a stronger and more visible presence of the project globally
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2020 Feb 27
Published: Feb 27,2020
The European Choral Association – Europa Cantat has developed, with the help of numerous partners throughout Europe, a series of guidelines and handbooks in the frame of different EU-funded projects.
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2020 Feb 25
Published: Feb 25,2020
Twists and turns are a part of life and setbacks often happen, however, strong people always choose to face rainstorms and go through rough ways. Facing the terrible outbreaks of Coronavirus, all the kind-hearted and brave people all over the world reach each other with singing, encourage each other with hopes, and warm each other with love. Therefore, Mrs. Emily Kuo Vong who is President of the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) creatived and launched to produce this meaningful video, and the International Cultural Center of Monte Real in Portugal joined hands with IFCM to call on all the friends from the whole choral community across the world to pass the best wishes to China.
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2019 Dec 31
Published: Dec 31,2019
The fourth edition of the IFCM Choral Composition Competition has reached its conclusion. Organised by the International Federation for Choral (IFCM), the aims of the competition are to promote the creation and wide distribution of new and innovative choral repertoire and to recognize contemporary choral composers and their creative work.
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2019 Oct 08
Published: Oct 08,2019
One of the largest and most significant IFCM projects, World Symposium on Choral Music (WSCM), is entering its final preparations for 2020. Next summer (July 11-18, 2020), the central focus of the international choral community will be in Auckland, New Zealand. At the moment, all choral eyes and ears are turned on New Zealand in anticipation of the extraordinary gathering they are planning. In the meantime, IFCM has already begun preparations for the next edition of WSCM in 2023.
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2019 Sep 30
Published: Sep 30,2019
Thanks to the initiative of Serge N'Tcha M'Po, choral conductor and President of the recently created Federation Harmonie Cantat of Benin, a very first session of Conductors Without Borders was organized in Abomey-Calavi in the suburbs of Cotonou, Benin, from September 3 to 7, 2019
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2019 Aug 30
Published: Aug 30,2019
During the Closing Ceremony of the World Choral EXPO in Lisbon, on July 31, 2019, Maestra María Guinand received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Federation for Choral Music.
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2019 Aug 05
Published: Aug 06,2019
In late June 2019, the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) launched a new international youth choir, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Countries' Youth Choir, which rehearsed and performed in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, and Beijing, China. Comprised of singers and instrumentalists from 16 of the 18 countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the youth choir of 54 singers, ages 19-35, were conducted by André de Quadros (India-USA) and Maria Goundorina (Russia-Sweden).
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2019 Jul 29
Published: Aug 06,2019
The International Federation of Choral Music (IFCM) voted on new Bylaws, Certificate of Incorporation, and Internal Policy Document.
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2019 Jul 29
Published: Aug 06,2019
During the IFCM General Assembly, a new membership structure including revised benefits was explained to the members present at the meeting who unanimously approved it.
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2019 Jul 29
Published: Aug 06,2019
In addition, the IFCM Board presented to the General Assembly the new elected Honorary Members, people who had a major impact on developing IFCM as an institution and organization, but also who highly contributed to choral music in general.
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2019 Jul 29
Published: Aug 06,2019
In addition to strengthen the basic structure of the federation, we are happy to inform you that we will have a new member joining our team as a full-time employee.
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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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