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The European Choral Association - Europa Cantat is...

- the premier European choir organisation
- dedicated to education and cultural exchange
  among singers of all ages
- a European network of choir and conductors'
   organisations, choirs as well as  individual
   singers, conductor, composers and managers

 

The European Choral Association - Europa Cantat directly represents

  • more than 1 million singers and conductors in over 40 countries all over Europe and indirectly reaches 20 million

 

In general the European Choral Association – Europa Cantat aims at

  • improving the quality of vocal music all over Europe 

  • Supporting singing at all age levels, especially the singing of children and young people

  • Advocating for music education for all children in kindergartens and elementary schools and the importance of singing within music education

  • Encouraging life-long learning and the dialogue between the generations, offering opportunities to singers of all ages

  • Being the reference organisation for singing at all age levels, especially singing among children and young people and offering services to the choral world

  • supporting cultural diversity and promoting cultural exchange within Europe

  • encouraging the mobility of conductors, composers and singers

  • encouraging the creation of innovative contemporary vocal music

  • Serving choral life in Europe

  • encouraging the exchange of artistic and organisational  knowledge and experience between choir organisations in Europe

  • Supporting the promotion of tolerance and inclusion through choral singing

  • making its activities accessible to (young) people from all European countries including those who are geographically, economically, socially or otherwise disadvantaged

-         on the basis of respect for differing cultures and a strong belief in the social and economic importance of vocal music

-         with a special focus on children and young people under 27

 

It is a basic right for all people to express themselves and communicate through music.

The European Choral Association – Europa Cantat therefore endorses the five basis music- rights, formulated by the European/International Music Council

  • The right for all children and adults to express themselves musically in all freedom.

  • The right for all children and adults to learn musical language and skills.

  • The right for all children and adults to have access to musical involvement through participation, listening, creation and information.

  • The right for musical artists to develop their artistry and communicate through all media, with proper facilities.

  • The right for musical artists to obtain just recognition and remuneration for their work.

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