On Saturday, April 20th, a successful fundraising concert took place in the Friedenskirche in Bonn, for the benefit of the association "Friends of Choral Music in Europe”, with music presented by the Schedrik Choir, conducted by Irina and Pavel Brochin. The different choral formations of the Schedrik Choir presented a mixed program under the the motto "Give us water", which delighted the audience. After the concert a total of 501.52 EUR were donated to the association "Friends of Choral Music in Europe".
If you did not make it to the concert but would also like to support the association, you will find more information on how to help >> here.
The Flemish choir federations Koor&Stem and Vlaamse Federatie van Jonge Koren organised a concert for Monique Lesenne's 75th birthday "in the spirit of EUROPA CANTAT (junior)". The Executive Board of the European Choral Association - Europa
On August 4th 2012 the Board of the Association "Friends of Choral Music" invited the guests of the festival EUROPA CANTAT XVIII Torino 2012 to a fundraising lunch with performance in the centre of Turin. Well over 50 people attended this lunch which raised more than 1,500 EUR for the association.
The fundraising concert on March 10th 2012 in the Lutherkirche in Bonn was a successful event. Two very different choirs, the Youth Choir of the Friedenskirche in Bonn conducted by Katharina Wulzinger,and the Mixed Choir of Tallinn english College from Estonia conducted by Margot Peterson presented a varied programme, delighting the audience with a mix of fun songs, choreography and exquisite vocal quality. The main newspaper of Bonn, the Generalanzeiger, reported about the concert on March 12th - see text here. After the concert the audience donated 864 EUR for the association "Friends of Choral Music in Europe".
15.07.2011 - 20:00 - 22:00 p.m.
The atelier of Aarne Saluveer performed a very beautiful song about money at the 6th EUROPA CANTAT junior festival. In connection to that Aarne introduced the "Friends of Choral Music in Europe" and some girls of the choirs collected 144,30 EUR from the audience during the song.
We want to say thank you to all the people who attended the 6th EUROPA CANTAT junior festival especially to those who donated during the concert. If you missed the opportunity at the concert you can still donate here.
19.03.2011 - 19:30 p.m.
In a first fundraising concert for the association on March 19th, the Schedrik Girls' Choir with Irina Brochin and the Junger Chor Aachen with Fritz ter Wey presented a colourful programme in the Lutherkirche in Bonn. Further fundraising concerts and other fundraising activities will be organised soon.
19.03.2011 - 17:00 p.m.
On March 19th 2011 the Association "Friends of Choral Music in Europe" has been founded and welcomed with a fundraising concert. The purpose of the association is the promotion of intercultural dialogue and of arts and culture, especially of choral music by giving moral and financial support to the European Choral Association – Europa Cantat.
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Jeroen Schrijner (NL), former President of Europa Cantat, is the chair of the association, Markus Schuck (DE), initiator of the Bonner Schumannfest, was appointed deputy chair and Jean Smeets (BE) became its treasurer. Further Board members will be appointed soon.