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Below you can find the latest news of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat, with the most recent news at the top. Older news can be found on the following pages (see bottom of this page) as well as in the >> archive. You can also search for news >> here


Choral composer Vic Nees dies

Vic Nees, choral composer, conductor, musicologist, columnist and defender of Flemish music, died on 14 March 2013. His death is a grave loss for the choral world. Every Flemish choir has undoubtedly...



The choral world has lost a great figure: Eric Ericson

This is a sad week for choral life - Eric Ericson (26/10 1918 – 16/2 2013), the "godfather" of choral music in Europe, passed away on February 15th at the age of 94. Listen to the tribute of the World...



Anniversary Celebration

On February 14th 2013 we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the "European Federation of Young Choirs", which later turned into Europa Cantat and after the merger with AGEC in 2011 became the European...



Obituary: Paul Wehrle

We have received the sad news that Paul Wehrle passed away in Karlsruhe on February 11th 2013 at the age of 89. Paul was the founding Secretary General of the European Federation of Young Choirs...



ECA-EC January newsletter available online

The January issue of our electronic newsletter was mailed to our members and friends and is  available on our website now: Newsflash of European Choral Association - Europa Cantat - 01/2013 in English...



New Youth Committee constituted

The Board of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat in cooperation with the the chair of the former Youth Committee has constituted the new Youth Committee of the association for the years...



Happy New Year - another Anniversary Year for ECA-EC

Dear members and friends of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat and of Choral Music in Europe,


we hope that you have all had a great start into the new year and that it will bring you...