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Tuesday, 11. October 2011

4th IMC World Forum on Music successfully concluded

The 4th IMC World Forum on Music in Tallinn gathered nearly 300 music actors from some 50 countries all over the world. The plenary sessions, breakouts, workshops, project presentations (including several projects presented by the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat and its membership) and other discussions of the Forum presented an impressive variety of approaches to the topics concerning music and social change, including keynote speeches by Joe Lamond and Youssou N'Dour.
Alongside the Forum, the new IMC Executive Board was elected  in the frame of the 34th IMC General Assembly. Frans de Ruiter (NL) was confirmed as President, Gary Ingle (USA), Hisham Sharaf (Iraq) and Liane Henschke (Brazil) were elected Vice-Presidents and Sonja Greiner, Secretary General of the European Choral Association - Europa Cantat became the IMC treasurer for the years 2011 to 2013.
More information including the full list of Board members can be found in the official Press release and soon at www.worldforumonmusic.org