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Tuesday, 20. November 2012

Official Press Release available - Members of ECA-EC elect new Board and President

The European Choral Association - Europa Cantat elects a new Board and President
and looks ahead to the future development of choral life in Europe


The European Choral Association - Europa Cantat is happy to announce that Gábor Móczár from Hungary was elected as President of the association as successor of Sante Fornasier whose mandate ended after a nine-year period on the Board. The membership thanked Sante Fornasier and the outgoing Board members for their constructive work on the consolidation of the association and especially recognized the merits of the Italian choral association FENIARCO for the successful EUROPA CANTAT Festival in Turin.
The General Assembly which met in Toulouse, France on November 17th 2012, elected a Board of 13 persons from 12 European Countries. The President will be supported in his work by four further Executive Board members:
Carlo Pavese from Italy as 1st Vice-President
Jan Schumacher from Germany as 2nd Vice-President and Chair of the Music Commission
Anneliese Zeh from Austria, re-elected as 3rd Vice-President
Koenraad de Meulder from Belgium as treasurer
Further Board members are Séverine Delforge (Belgium), Martí Ferrer (Spain), Guido Helbling (Switzerland), Reijo Kekkonen (Finland), Victoria Liedbergius (Norway), Kaie Tanner (Estonia), Jean-Claude Wilkens (France) and Daphne Wassink (The Netherlands).


You will find the full Press Release including information on the programme of the association for the coming years:
in English >> here / in French >> here / in German >> here
and an overview on all new Board members >> here

Pictures of the Board are available >> here