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Choral Federation

The New Zealand Choral Federation (NZCF) is this country’s largest choral network, committed to promoting the performance, creation, and enjoyment of choral music for all.

Our diverse community includes over 20,000 members from hundreds of community, school, and chamber choirs performing in styles ranging from classical, gospel, world music, sacred music and barbershop through to jazz, kapa haka, musical theatre and opera. NZCF offers opportunities for choral singers around the country through community and chamber choir festivals and workshops. 

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2024 Cadenza & Finale choirs Videos for classroom singing Want to start a singing group?

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Kiwi choirs excel at World Choir Games

Celebrating the choirs from Aotearoa New Zealand who shone at the World Choir Games 2024 in Tāmaki Makaurau.

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2024 Cadenza and Finale choirs announced

We're delighted to share the list of choirs selected for the 2024 Finale and Cadenza festivals.

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Celebrating two new Life Members

Roy Tankersley and Carole Randall have been made Life Members to honour their service to our choral community.

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2024 NZCF-SOUNZ Composition Competition winners

Results of this year's SOUNZ-NZCF Choral Composition Competitions.

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Concerts and Events

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Napier Civic Choir: Bach Mass in B Minor

The mighty B minor Mass by Bach, possibly the most iconic Mass ever written.

26/07/2024 Read more

Napier Civic Choir: Bach Mass in B Minor

The mighty B minor Mass by Bach, possibly the most iconic Mass ever written.

28/07/2024 Read more

Christchurch City Choir: Will Todd's Mass in Blue

An excitingly contemporary fusion of Jazz and the traditional Latin mass. Featuring local artists and high…

03/08/2024 Read more

Chroma Sings Jazz

Featuring the worldwide choral hit, Mass in Blue by Will Todd.

03/08/2024 Read more

Looking back on the

World Choir Games 2024

 

For ten days in July, we welcomed 11,000 singers and 250 choirs from 40 countries to Aotearoa New Zealand for the 13th World Choir Games. After years of planning and preparation, this festival of collective singing was a truly unforgettable experience.

Take a look at some of the many highlights from the largest choral event in our country's history.

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