The Asia Pacific Youth Choir is original in its concept, bringing together talented young singers aged 18 - 28 years from the Asia Pacific region.
The Asia Pacific Youth Choir is established as one of the most remarkable musical and intercultural experiences offered to young musicians in the Asia Pacific region.
The 1st Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2011 in Macau
The 1st Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2011 was successfully held in Macau from 21 to 26 February, 2011.
The 2nd Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2012 in Tianjin and in Beijing
The 2nd Asia Pacific Youth Choir was successfully held in Tianjin and in Beijing, China, from 10 July to 17 July, 2012. APYC gave a concert with Gondwana Voices from Australia as part of the 1st IFCM World Choral Summit .
The 3rd Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2013 in Dallas
The 3rd session of the Asia Pacific Youth Choir was successfully held in Dallas, USA, from 7 March to 15 March 2013 under the batons of Prof Hakwon Yoon (Korea), Prof Wu Lingfen (China), Ms Saeko Hasegawa (Japan), and Jonathan Velasco (Philippines).
APYC gave a concert at the Winspear Opera House on 12 March as a part of ACDA National Convention events, and a fringe concert at the Crow Museum on 14 March.
The 4th Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2014 in Seoul
The 4th session of Asia Pacific Youth Choir was successfully held in Seoul, Korea, from 31 July to 11 August 2014 under the batons of Mr Chifuru Matsubara (Japan) and Ms Jennifer Tham (Singapore). APYC was invited by 10th World Symposium on Choral Music in Seoul as an invited choir, appeared at the Opening Concert of WSCM10 at The National Theatre of Korea, a fringe concert in Suwon SK Atrium, and the Special Concert of WSCM10 at Seoul Arts Center.
The 5th Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2015 in Milan and in Macau
APYC 2015 sessions in Milan as part of 'EXPO Milano 2015' and in Macau as part of 'IFCM Asia Pacific Choral EXPO' were successfully organized under the baton of Stephen Leek (Australia).
The 6th Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2018 in Kaili, China
The APYC 2018 session in Kaili as part of 'China Qiandongnan International Folk Song Choral Festival & IFCM World Voices Conference' was successfully organized under the baton of Beverly Shangkuan-Cheng (Philippines).
The 7th APYC 2019 in Macau & Hong Kong
The APYC 2019 session in Macau & Hong Kong, as part of the International Youth Music Festival 2019 in Macau and the Asia Pacific Summit 2019 in Hong Kong, was successfully organized under the baton of Vivian Ip (Hong Kong).
The APYC 2020 session is postponed to 2021
The new coronavirus (COVID-19) is continuing to spread all over the world and we are witness to this worldwide pandemic which has caused the cancellation or postponement of international choral events. We checked the COVID-19 situation in the countries represented in the APYC, and several countries are beginning to see a second wave although the situation in Malaysia is improving. The Working Committee of the Asia Pacific Choral Council decided to postpone the APYC2020 session to November 2021, Kuala Lumpur. [Full Press Release]
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