Asia Pacific Youth Choir

Welcome to the
Asia Pacific Youth Choir

 

The Asia Pacific Youth Choir is original in its concept, bringing together talented young singers aged 18 - 28 years from the Asia Pacific region.

The Asia Pacific Youth Choir is established as one of the most remarkable musical and intercultural experiences offered to young musicians in the Asia Pacific region.

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ABOUT US
The IFCM Asia Pacific Working Committee was formed at the IFCM Asia Pacific Choral Summit (Wuxi, China) last September (2009). Read more

 

IFCM AMBASSADOR
IFCM ambassador 2014The Asia Pacific Youth Choir has been selected an IFCM Ambassador for 2013, 2014 and 2015.  It is our great honor.

NEWS

  • APYC 2020 in Kuala Lumpur is postponed to 2022
  • We are looking forward to the next Asia Pacific Youth Choir (APYC) session in Summer 2022, postponed from 2020 due to the ongoing pandemic.

  • An announcement of the selected singers for APYC 2020
  • Although the Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2020 session has been postponed to 2021, we are pleased to announce that all the singers selected for this year’s session ... [full story]


  • APYC 2020 session is postponed to 2021
  • The new coronavirus (COVID-19) is continuing to spread all over the world and we are witness to this worldwide pandemic which has caused the cancellation or postponement of international choral events. 

    We checked the COVID-19 situation in the countries represented in the APYC, and several countries are beginning to see a second wave although the situation in Malaysia is improving. 

    The Working Committee of the Asia Pacific Choral Council decided to postpone the APYC2020 session to November 2021, Kuala Lumpur. [full story]


  • Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2020 Audition
  • Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2020 will be take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 4th - 12th November 2020. APYC welcomes new singers from the Asia Pacific region! Please go to "AUDITION" page for more information.
    The deadline for application has been extended at 31 May, 2020.
    Please stay safe and healthy!


  • APYC 2019 in Macau & Hong Kong
  • APYC 2019 session in Macau & Hong Kong, as part of the International Youth Music Festival 2019 in Macau and the Asia Pacific Summit 2019 in Hong Kong, was successfully finished under the baton of Vivian Ip (Hong Kong).

    Archives - Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2019 in Macau & Hong Kong
    APYC2019

  • Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2018 in Kaili, China
  • APYC 2018 sessions in Kaili as part of 'China Qiandongnan International Folk Song Choral Festival & IFCM World Voices Conference' was successfully finished under the baton of Beverly Shangkuan-Cheng (Philippines). 

    Archives - Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2018 in Kaili

    APYC2018

  • Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2015 in Milan and in Macau
  • APYC 2015 sessions in Milan as part of 'EXPO Milano 2015' and in Macau as part of 'IFCM Asia Pacific Choral EXPO' were successfully finished under the baton of Stephen Leek (Australia). 
    Please enjoy their performances at
    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqj8pMxZxiUh6KTYOEaG-8S796NZuma6L

    Archives - Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2015 in Milan & in Macau

    APYC 2015 in Milan

  • Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2014 in Seoul
  • The 4th session of Asia Pacific Youth Choir was successfully held in Seoul, Korea, from 31 July to 11 August 2014 under the batons of Mr Chifuru Matsubara (Japan) and Ms Jennifer Tham (Singapore). APYC was invited by 10th World Symposium on Choral Music in Seoul as an invited choir, appeared at the Opening Concert of WSCM10 at The National Theatre of Korea, a fringe concert in Suwon SK Atrium, and the Special Concert of WSCM10 at Seoul Arts Center. 

    Archives - Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2014 in Seoul

    APYC2014

  • Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2013 in Dallas
  • The 3rd session of the Asia Pacific Youth Choir was successfully held in Dallas, USA, from 7 March to 15 March 2013 under the batons of Prof Hakwon Yoon (Korea), Prof Wu Lingfen (China), Ms Saeko Hasegawa (Japan), and Jonathan Velasco (Philippines).
    APYC gave a concert at the Winspear Opera House on 12 March as a part of ACDA National Convention events, and a fringe concert at the Crow Museum on 14 March. 

    Archives - Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2013 in Dallas

    APYC 2013 in Dallas USA

  • Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2012 in Tianjin and in Beijing
  • The 2nd Asia Pacific Youth Choir was successfully held in Tianjin and in Beijing, China, from 10 July to 17 July, 2012. APYC gave a concert with Gondwana Voices from Australia as part of the 1st IFCM World Choral Summit .

    Archives - Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2012 in China

    APYC2012

  • Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2011 in Macau
  • The 1st Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2011 was successfully held in Macau from 21 to 26 February, 2011.

    Archives - Asia Pacific Youth Choir 2011 in Macau