Through the work of a volunteer team of leading choral professionals, the IFCM:

  • Aims to give every citizen of the world the opportunity to access choral music as an Art form

  • Helps preserve choral music and cultural diversity

  • Fosters development in choral music world-wide

  • Acts as a world-wide reference organization and advocate for choral music and its development

  • Strengthens cooperation between national and international organizations and individuals interested in all aspects of choral music.

  • Encourages the formation of choral organizations in countries and regions where none exist.

  • Develops and promotes international exchange programs for choirs, conductors, composers, and students of choral music.

  • Creates, promotes, coordinates, and nurtures choral festivals, seminars, competitions, and meetings organized by its members.

  • Facilitates the creation and dissemination of choral repertoire, research, recordings, and other appropriate materials.


The organization shall operate on a non-profit basis.


Read IFCM statutes

Guidelines for Level of IFCM Support