12th World Symposium on Choral Music


12th World Symposium on Choral Music cancelled

It is with enormous sadness that Symposium 2020 Ltd, in conjunction with the New Zealand Choral Federation and the International Federation for Choral Music, announces that the 12th World Symposium on Choral Music (WSCM2020), due to take place in Auckland, New Zealand from 11 to 18 July, is to be cancelled.

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Gondwana singing of Land, Sea and People

A new post by WSCM2020 presenter Lyn Williams AM

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Friends in high places

New Zealand choral stars share their support of WSCM2020

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Where can I worship?

Advice on where you can continue your spiritual practice, while in Auckland for the Symposium

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Ten Reasons Why You Should Send Your Conductor To WSCM2020!

In July 2020, the World Symposium on Choral Music comes to Aotearoa New Zealand for the first (and perhaps only) time. Here's why attending WSCM2020 is a must for choral conductors across the world. 


Is the World Symposium on Choral Music for me?

Find yourself among colleagues and peers.

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What to do in Auckland

Actor Lucy Lawless and Sol3Mio's Moses Mackay offer some advice

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Take it from the top

WSCM regulars Debra Shearer-Dirié and Sonja Greiner had a chat with WSCM2020 team.

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On Being Sharp

We had a kōrero with Executive Director of the American Choral Directors Association and Vice President of IFCM Tim Sharp on his recent New Zealand visit.


WIN your accommodation in Auckland

Register before 31 October to go in the draw for one of two fantastic prizes!


Five Fabulous Festivals (April 2019)

John Rosser (WSCM2020 Artistic Director) shares his choral festival experiences.


Celebrating NZ Music (May 2019)

Every year in May music-lovers across Aotearoa celebrate NZ Music Month, and so to wrap up May here at WSCM2020 HQ, we thought it only fitting to highlight the breadth and depth of NZ choral music.


A Day at the Symposium (April 2019)

What will a day at the Symposium actually look like?


RNZ interview with WSCM2020 Artistic Director

An overview of John Rosser's interview on Radio New Zealand’s Standing Room Only, in conversation with Simon Morris discussing all things #WSCM2020.


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