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2019 Aug 05 highlighted
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 Aug 05 highlighted
Published: Aug 07,2019
Registration Open! Boychoir Symposium - Nov. 1-2, 2019 (Fort Worth, TX). Save the Dates: Children's Choir Conductor Retreat - Jan. 18-19, 2020, ACDA Regional Conferences - Mar. 2020, 2nd National Symposium on Research in Choral Singing- May 1-2 (Atlanta, GA), ACDA National Conference - Mar. 17-20, 2021 (Dallas, TX)
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2019 Aug 05 highlighted
Published: Aug 08,2019
National Youth Choir of Canada 2020 Call for Singers & National Youth Choir of Canada 2020 Call for Apprentice Conductor
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2019 Jul 08 2019 Jul 14 highlighted
Published: Dec 31,2018
54th INTERNATIONAL CHORAL MUSIC FESTIVAL BARCELONA, 8 - 14 JULY 2019 Application deadline 15th January 2019
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2019 Jun 29 highlighted
Published: Jun 29,2019
24 Amazing Choirs are Travelling to NZ...But why?
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2019 Jun 05 2019 Jun 10 highlighted
Published: Jan 03,2019
Non-competitive event for choirs of all traditions and nationalities.
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2019 May 31 highlighted
Published: May 31,2019
Missions in DR Congo and Kenya.
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2019 Apr 30 highlighted
Published: Apr 30,2019
As Aotearoa heads at last into winter, the WSCM2020 team is thinking ahead to nextwinter and positively buzzing at the prospect of the international choral world descending on our little corner of the globe. And there’s no doubt that eight riveting days of choral discovery, professional growth, and collegial aroha will keep us warm and utterly engaged in mid-July 2020! But what will a day at the Symposium actually look like? No one person’s experience will be the same as another’s, of course, but what might a typical day offer?
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2019 Apr 30 highlighted
Published: Apr 30,2019
IFCM, in cooperation with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), is excited to announce the first SCO Countries’ Youth Choir which will convene this summer in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China (June 24 – July 7, 2019).
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2019 Apr 30 highlighted
Published: Apr 30,2019
The Asia Pacific Youth Choir (APYC) is pleased to announce that 98 applications were received for the APYC 2019 session, the largest number so far! Auditions have concluded, and 42 singers (ages 19-28) have been selected from China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Hong Kong
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2019 Apr 30 highlighted
Published: Apr 30,2019
Cristian Grases, IFCM Vice-President for Latin America and the Caribbean, will conduct a CWB workshop for Brazilian choral conductors during the 17thChoral Festival of Paraíba, FEPAC 2019, 25-30 November 2019.
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2019 Apr 30 highlighted
Published: Apr 30,2019
Do you believe that singing can help people live together? Join the free Sing Me In webinars!
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2019 Apr 30 highlighted
Published: Apr 30,2019
The World Forum on Music of the International Music Council (IMC) is conceived as an influential global platform for sharing knowledge about music and society in the 21stcentury, a platform that explores a variety of topics from different perspectives: cultural, political and economic.
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2019 Apr 11 2019 Apr 14 highlighted
Published: Feb 01,2019
The Choral Festival includes a choir competition in all categories and a series of concerts in the churches and concert halls of Tallinn.
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2019 Apr 04 highlighted
Published: Apr 04,2019
The aim of this research is to advance understanding of how music reading ability affects confidence in a choral setting.
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2019 Mar 27 highlighted
Published: Feb 21,2019
Boychoir Symposium, Children's Choir Conductor Retreat, ACDA Regional Conferences, ACDA National Conference
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2019 Mar 27 highlighted
Published: Mar 27,2019
Have you seen the video featuring the stunning line-up of24 world-class choirscoming to the 12th World Symposium on Choral Music in Auckland, July 2020.
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2019 Mar 27 highlighted
Published: Mar 27,2019
A Festival with a focus on children’s choirs and youth choirs, with singers under 18, offering workshops, concerts,Open Singing and non-choral activities with a schedule adapted to this age group.
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2019 Feb 28 highlighted
Published: Feb 21,2019
2019 Feb 21 highlighted
Published: Feb 21,2019
ECA-EC new Music Commission and Youth Committee
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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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