04/2012
 
 
below you will find the April Newsflash of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat, with information on deadlines of application for several of our activities end of April or middle of May, as well as some other news items.
Please note that our office will remain closed over the long weekend. On Monday, April 30th the office will remain closed as well as on Tuesday May 1st which is a public holiday. E-mails will only be read sporadically during this time and will mostly be answered on May 2nd or in the following days.

With best wishes

Sonja Greiner
Secretary General
on behalf of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat
www.EuropeanChoralAssociation.org

Avec ce message nous vous envoyons des informations entre autre concernant les dates limites de nos activités qui arrivent fin avril et mi-mai, ainsi que d'autres nouvelles.
In diesem März-Newsletter informieren wir Sie unter anderem über die Anmeldefristen für unsere Aktivitäten Ende April und Mitte März, sowie andere Neuigkeiten.


 
  Content:
01 Deadlines for Application in April
02 European Award for Choral Composers
03 European Forum on Music in Istanbul - EMC Elections



Deadlines for Application in April

Don't miss the deadlines!
Eurochoir in Lomnice Nad Popelkou (CZ) - 7 - 15/7/2012
Deadline for applications 30.4.2012, details on www.eurochoir2012.cz
European Seminar for Young Composers in Aosta (IT) - 1 - 27/7/2012
Deadline for applications 30.4.2012, details on www.feniarco.it or on our website under events 2012 -> organised by us -> for composers
9th International Summer Choir Academy on Orchestra Conducting for Choral Conductors and Choir Atelier for Singers in Pomáz (HU) - 09-19/08/2012
Deadline for applications 15.5.2012, details on our website under events 2012 -> organised by us -> for conductors.

Le 30 avril est la date limite pour les inscriptions à l'Eurochoir et au seminaire pour jeunes compositeurs d'aosta, le 15 mai est la date limite pour les inscriptions à l'académie de Pomáz - vous trouverez les liens avec plus d'informations dans le texte anglais.

Der 30. April ist Anmeldefrist für den Eurochor und die Europäische Akademie für Junge Komponisten in Aostoa, der 15. Mai ist Anmeldefrist für die Akademie in Pomáz - für Links mit mehr informationen zu den einzelnen Veranstaltungen siehe englischer Text.

01

European Award for Choral Composers

Jury selects 3 winners from choral compositions submitted from all over Europe / Two special mentions also awarded
On April 16th 2012 the Jury of the European Award for Choral Composers selected the winning compositions of the European Award for Choral Composers 2012 of the European Choral Association – Europa Cantat. 38 compositions from 11 countries were submitted to the competition. Three compositions by Pierre Chépélov (FR), Levente Gyöngyösi (HU) and Maarten Van Ingelgem (BE) were chosen as winners. Two further compositions by Pärt Uusberg (EE) and Uršula Jaševec (SI) received a special mention. You will find further information and details on the winning scores and the composers in the official Press Release >> here.

Vous trouverez la version francaise de la communication sur le prix européen de composition "European Award for Choral Composers" >> ici.

Sie finden die deutsche Version der Pressemeldung zum europäischen Kompositionspreis "European Award for Choral Composers" >> hier.

02

European Forum on Music in Istanbul - EMC Elections

Successful 2012 European Forum on Music in Istanbul
European Music Council elects new Board and Chair
Kaie Tanner re-elected
Jenny Grant elected to Working Group Youth

The 2nd European Forum on Music in Istanbul, organised by the European Music Council in cooperation with Istanbul-based Borusan Arts and Culture, offered many interesting sessions around the theme of "Transcending Boundaries – Building Bridges ". Read more about this conference with top-level speakers in the Press Release of the European Music Council >> here.
The members of the European Music Counci,l including the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat, elected a new Board at the annual meeting of the association in connection with the forum. We are happy to report that Kaie Tanner from Estonia, Board member of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat was re-elected. The complete new Board of the European Music Council consists of Stef Coninx, new Chairman (Belgium) / Christian Höppner, Vice-Chair (Germany) / Ian Smith Treasurer, (UK) / Erling Aksdal (Norway) / Claire Goddard (UK/Germany) /Helena Maffli-Nissinen (Switzerland/Finland) / Kaie Tanner (Estonia) and Katharine Lane (UK) as a co-opted Working Group Youth member.
Jenny Grant (Ireland) from the Youth Committee of the Euroepan Choral Association - Europa Cantat was present at the conference and attended special sessions of the Working Group Youth of the European Music Councilhttp://www.emc-imc.org/. We are happy to report that she was elected to the Working Group Youth for one year until April 2013, when the next elections will take place.
The next European Forum on Music will take place place April 18th to 21st 2013 in Scotland, the next IMC World Forum on Music will most probably be organised in Brisbane, Australia, at the end of November 2013. Members of our association are always invited to these events! Documentation on the previous fora can be found on www.emc-imc.org and www.imc-cim.org

Le Conseil Européen de la Musique a organisé sa conférence annuelle à Istanbul le weekend dernier. Dans le texte anglais vous trouverez le communiqué de presse sur l'événement (en anglais), la liste des membres du CA qui a été élu avec Kaie Tanner de notre CA qui a été ré-élue, et avec Stef Coninx de Belgique comme nouveau président, ainsi que l'information que Jenny Grant de notre Comité Jeunes est maintenant membre du Working Group Youth pour un an.
Der Europäische Musikrat hat letztes Wochenende seine Jahresversammlung in Istanbul organisiert. Im englischen Text finden sie die Pressemitteilung zur Veranstaltung (auf Englisch), die Liste der neu gewählten Vorstandsmitglieder inklusive Kaie Tanner von unserem Vorstand, die wieder gewählt wurde, und mit Stef Coninx aus Belgien als neuem Präsidenten, sowie die Information dass Jenny Grant aus unserem Jugendkomitee jetzt für ein Jahr Mitglied der Working Group Youth ist.

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The European Choral Association is supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, by the German Ministry of Youth (BMFSFJ) and the City of Bonn
German Ministry of YouthCity of BonnCreative Europe

 
 
 

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