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2020 Jul 31
Published: Jul 31,2020
Three years day per day after the WSCM12 opening in Barcelona on July 22, 2017, The Federació Catalana d'Entitats Corals released seven videos (one for each day of the symposium), that offer a summary of the 2017 program: a song from each of the selected choirs, some pieces of the concert circle, a summary of the Sagrada Família concert, of the opening and closing concerts and of the concerts outside Barcelona.
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2020 Jul 31
Published: Jul 31,2020
Professor Emeritus Darinka Matić Marović was a Serbian conductor, former rector of the University of Arts in Belgrade and dean of the Faculty of Music.
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2020 Jul 30
Published: Jul 30,2020
The International Federation for Choral Music announces the call for two freelance positions, starting January 2021.
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2020 Jul 11
Published: Jul 11,2020
Wish you were here! Today we were going to welcome the choral world to Auckland. It's been hard coming to terms with the fact that WSCM2020 will now not happen, but we haven’t given up on our dream to host the choral world here in Aotearoa.
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2020 Jul 06
Published: Jul 06,2020
ECA-EC Press Release Singing improves people’s lives, now as much as ever.
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2020 Jun 29
Published: Jun 29,2020
The QNCA is the first local non-profit association established in Qatar. This is more significant than it might seem at first glance.
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2020 Jun 29
Published: Jun 29,2020
Building on the long-standing partnership between IFCM and Jeunesses Musicales International (JMI) and the European Choral Association – Europa Cantat as the founding patrons of the World Youth, JMI recently invited IFCM to participate in its 2020 World Music Day Pop-up Festival (June 20-21).
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2020 Jun 29
Published: Jun 29,2020
How to return to activities, a virtual conference organized by Coros Portugal Sing Your Soul, an initiative of Saint Angela Choir, Bandung, Indonesia
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2020 Jun 29
Published: Jun 29,2020
Learning Doesn't Stop -- Upcoming ECA-EC Webinar Supporting Initiative to Help the Choral World, Online platform: Digital Stage New US-based Covid-19 Study Supported by Performing Arts Organisations Covid-19 Resources Document: consistently updated
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2020 Jun 29
Published: Jun 29,2020
The Fundacion Schola Cantorum de Venezuela and its members share a video project to demonstrate their resilience, hope, and faith in the fraternity that choral music builds in the whole world.
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2020 Jun 29
Published: Jun 29,2020
The Singing Network has compiled a compendium of Covid-19 Resources from 20+ regional, national, and international organizations.
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2020 Jun 22
Published: Jun 22,2020
IFCM and QNCA was to have taken place at this year's 12th WSCM in Auckland, New Zealand. Sadly, as with so many other events this year, WSCM2020 had to be cancelled. However, in the spirit of moving forward and better days ahead, we are happy to share a short video of the online official signing of the contract between IFCM and QNCA. Plan now to join us!
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2021 Sep 08 2021 Sep 12
Published: Sep 30,2020
20th EUROTREFF 2021, Wolfenbüttel, Germany, 8-12 September 2021 Application deadline extended to 15 January 15 2021!
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2020 May 30
Published: May 30,2020
In the same week that the New Zealand Choral Federation (NZCF) and IFCM announced the cancellation of WSCM2020 (11-18 July 2020 in Auckland, NZ), NZCF also cancelled its major secondary schools choral festival, The Big Sing.
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2020 May 28
Published: May 28,2020
In a historical first for the Middle East region, the International Federation for Choral Music (IFMC) welcomes the choral world to Qatar! At the moment, when humanity is facing one of the biggest pandemics in more than 50 years, cultural events around the globe are on hold. Nonetheless, IFCM and its partner, the Qatar National Choral Association (QNCA), are working hard on the next World Symposium on Choral Music – the 13th WSCM! The world's largest, non-competitive, international choral event will be held in Doha, Qatar, in 2023
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2020 May 28
Published: May 28,2020
Despite all types of choral events being cancelled due to the current pandemic crisis and even though we don’t know how long the crisis will last, we believe that it is important to remain positive and hopeful. That is why we are cautiously, and optimistically, announcing the planned date for World Choral Day 2020. Following last year’s decision by the IFCM Executive Committee, World Choral Day 2020 will take place on the second Sunday of December (13 December 2020).
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2020 May 28
Published: May 28,2020
The World Youth Choir Foundation (WYCF) continues to add documentaries about former World Youth Choir sessions to its YouTube channel. Since the 2020 World Youth Choir session with the German National Youth Orchestra has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the WYCF is featuring a documentary to mark the 10th anniversary of the 2010 World Youth Choir in Spain.
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2020 May 28
Published: May 28,2020
Results of the survey Additional tools and resources related to COVID-19 Webinar on The Intelligent Choir & Vocal Painting ECA-EC Annual Report 2019 is out!
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2020 May 28
Published: May 28,2020
Ensuring Culture Fulfills its Potential in Responding to the Covid-19 Pandemic
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2020 Apr 30
Published: Mar 27,2020
For the safety and wellbeing of all participants, visitors, and staff, the 68th European Music Festival for Young People, initially planned 30 April-4 May, then postponed to 11-14 September 200, is now scheduled to occur around 1 May 2021.
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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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