Awards Ceremony © INTERKULTUR

The first winners at INTERKULTUR in 2019

Golden and Silver Diplomas awarded at International Choir Competition Maastricht

International Choir Competition Maastricht

The INTERKULTUR choral season 2019 launched with a premiere: For the first time an INTERKULTUR choral competition was organized in the Netherlands: The International Choir Competition Maastricht attracted 26 choirs from 7 nations.

For five days they sang together, celebrated the joy of international friendship and choral music and competed in different competition categories. The results were announced during the Awards Ceremony on Sunday evening.

And these are the first winners in 2019:

Category A1 - Mixed Choirs – Difficulty Level I
Kamerkoor Vocoza, Netherlands
conducted by Sanne Nieuwenhuijsen

Category A2 - Equal Voices – Difficulty Level I
Vocaal Ensemble Quint, Netherlands
conducted by Ester Zaad

Category B2 - Equal Voices – Difficulty Level II
Kooracademie Maastricht, Netherlands
conducted by Alexandros Kavvadas

Category G1 - Childrens Choirs
Liwan Children’s Choir, China
conducted by Li Hui Kun

Category G2 - Youth Choirs of equal voices
International School of the Sacred Heart Vocal Ensemble, Japan
conducted by Ema Horn

Category G3 - Youth Choirs of mixed voices
Neuer Kammerchor Heidenheim, Germany
conducted by Thomas Kammel

Category P2 - Jazz & Pop Choirs
Sounding People, Germany
conducted by Indra Tedjasukmana

Category S1 - Sacred Choral Music – Difficulty Level I
Jugendkammerchor St. Margareta, Germany
conducted by Klaus Wallrath

A complete list of results including all choirs, categories and scores is available for download here. Follow the event’s official Facebook page for more photos and videos from the event.

The next INTERKULTUR event in 2019 is already starting this week: “Sing’n’Joy Princeton 2019” is looking forward to welcome 13 choirs from China, Canada and USA. Stay tuned!