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The WSCM 2023/24 Call for Vocal and Choral Ensembles and Presentations coming this month!
Published: May 27,2021


30 December 2023 – 5 January 2024

The WSCM 2023/24 Call for Vocal and Choral Ensembles and Presentations coming this month!

As we emerge from Covid, the choral world needs something to look forward to - an event that gathers our global community; uplifts, energizes and inspires our membership; and offers a massive celebration of our art form. The World Symposium on Choral Music in Qatar, from 30 December 2023 to 5 January 2024, will provide exactly what we are all craving. 

  • Performances by a diverse selection of 24 outstanding vocal and choral ensembles from around the world
  • 40 experts offering talks on a plethora of choral and singing related topics
  • Three gala concerts by some of the most thrilling artists in choral and collective singing
  • Conducting workshops lead by renowned choral conductors
  • Reading sessions of some of the most exciting new publications in choral music
  • Premieres of newly-commissioned choral works
  • A fringe festival that offers all choirs and ensembles the opportunity to take the stage
  • Options to earn internationally recognized university graduate credit
  • An exhibition featuring all the latest in publications, music-related technology, choral equipment, choral organizations, upcoming festivals and events, and much more
  • Organized excursions to Qatar’s beautiful deserts and beaches
  • Scholarship and funding opportunities to assist participants and choirs in need of financial subsidies

The World Symposium on Choral Music in 2023/24 in Qatar will be all this and more, and the first step will be the call for Vocal and Choral Ensembles and Presenters.

This June, stay tuned for all the details of the call! The WSCM’s Artistic Committee will be putting together a geographically and stylistically diverse programme of exceptional quality.  With Qatar hosting the WSCM 2023/24, participants and guests alike can look forward to a once in a life time choral experience. Whether as a featured ensemble, a speaker, a student, or a participant, plan to be part of this historic event! 

Details will be released on the WSCM 2023/24 website at We look forward to welcoming you to Qatar!

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