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World Choir Games Auckland 2024 - Participating Choirs & Groups

13th World Choir Games July 10 - 20, 2024 Auckland, New Zealand The Games of WELCOME New perspectives for 2024: The city of Auckland in New Zealand will be hosting the world’s largest choir competition in July 2024. New Zealand is renowned for its manaakitanga, its warm welcome and hospitality that will be a hallmark of the 13th World Choir Games. Visitors are honored, supported and even uplifted. Aotearoa New Zealand is a singing nation, with a thriving choir culture in every town and city. The country’s musical traditions reflect the rich diversity of its multicultural population and are woven through the fabric of New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland. Join us at the World Choir Games 2024 and receive a warm welcome and an unforgettable cultural experience! In the spirit of manaakitanga you will be made to feel part of the New Zealand whānau – its family!

13th World Choir Games
July 10 - 20, 2024 Auckland, New Zealand

The Games of WELCOME

New perspectives for 2024: The city of Auckland in New Zealand will be hosting the world’s largest choir competition in July 2024. New Zealand is renowned for its manaakitanga, its warm welcome and hospitality that will be a hallmark of the 13th World Choir Games. Visitors are honored, supported and even uplifted.

Aotearoa New Zealand is a singing nation, with a thriving choir culture in every town and city. The country’s musical traditions reflect the rich diversity of its multicultural population and are woven through the fabric of New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland. Join us at the World Choir Games 2024 and receive a warm welcome and an unforgettable cultural experience! In the spirit of manaakitanga you will be made to feel part of the New Zealand whānau – its family!

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PARTICIPATING<br />

CHOIRS &<br />

GROUPS


<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Adelaide Choral Ambassadors<br />

Conductor: Ronwaldo Abelita<br />

Ottoway · Australia<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Category: O7<br />

Australia Long River Art Group<br />

Conductor: Tingting Zhang<br />

Kellyville · Australia<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Category: O13<br />

Australian Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Daniel Brinsmead<br />

Mitcham · Australia<br />

Founded: 1976<br />

Categories: C4, C15<br />

Blokes Notes<br />

Conductor: Leanne Johnson<br />

Port Macquarie · Australia<br />

Founded: 2009<br />

Category: O14<br />

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The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

<strong>Choir</strong> of St. Michael‘s Grammar School<br />

Conductor: Gary Ekkel<br />

St Kilda · Australia<br />

Founded: 1983<br />

Category: O4<br />

Choral Institute Melbourne (Chime) Inc.<br />

Conductor: Jenny Mathers<br />

Melbourne · Australia<br />

Founded: 1984<br />

Categories: O7, O16<br />

Choral Studio Harmony<br />

Conductor: Elena Varshavskaya<br />

Melbourne · Australia<br />

Founded: 2018<br />

Category: O1<br />

Exaudi<br />

Conductors: Juliana Kay, Mark O‘Leary<br />

Hawthorn · Australia<br />

Founded: 2007<br />

Categories: O8, O17<br />

WORLD CHOIR GAMES <strong>2024</strong> PARTICIPATING CHOIRS & GROUPS 3


<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Festival Statesmen Chorus<br />

Conductor: Jonathan Bligh<br />

Adelaide · Australia<br />

Founded: 2009<br />

Category: C15, C23<br />

A Choral Kaleidoscope concert on July 11, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Geelong Grammar School Bluebirds<br />

Conductor: Holly Sharpe<br />

Corio · Australia<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: O23<br />

Geelong Grammar School Lyrical Lads<br />

Conductor: Holly Sharpe<br />

Corio · Australia<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Category: O23<br />

Harambee A Cappella<br />

Conductor: Daniel Kim<br />

Abbotsford · Australia<br />

Founded: 2002<br />

Category: O23<br />

4


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Karra Voices<br />

Conductors: Jasmin Feneley, Jason Hammond<br />

Marryatville · Australia<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Category: O3<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Lianmeng AusChina Senior <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Emily Xiao Wang<br />

Blackburn · Australia<br />

Founded: 2016<br />

Category: O8<br />

Lumina Vocal Ensemble<br />

Conductors: Clive Conway, Saam Thorne<br />

North Plympton · Australia<br />

Founded: 1999<br />

Categories: O7, O19<br />

Mercedes College Select <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductors: Claire Waterhouse, Catherine Clarnette<br />

Perth · Australia<br />

Founded: 2000<br />

Category: O3<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Mercedes Trinity Chorale<br />

Conductor: Robert Braham<br />

Perth · Australia<br />

Founded: 1998<br />

Category: O3<br />

National Boys <strong>Choir</strong> of Australia<br />

Conductor: Andrew Bainbridge<br />

Ringwood · Australia<br />

Founded: 1964<br />

Category: O2<br />

Newcastle Chamber <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Benjamin Lambert<br />

Newcastle West · Australia<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Categories: C7, C19<br />

Redland City <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Anita Taylor<br />

Thornlands · Australia<br />

Founded: 2013<br />

Category: O24<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

6


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Soulfood<br />

Conductor: Melissa Kenny<br />

Denistone · Australia<br />

Founded: 2004<br />

Category: O24<br />

Southland<br />

Conductor: Lesley Challender<br />

Dudley · Australia<br />

Founded: 2012<br />

Categories: O7, O19<br />

St Mary‘s College Vocal Ensemble<br />

Conductor: Tracy Wright<br />

Maryborough · Australia<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Category: O23<br />

St. Mary‘s Parents and Friends <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Danielle Whitmore<br />

Sydney · Australia<br />

Founded: 2010<br />

Category: O23<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

St. Patrick‘s College <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Rachel Cairns<br />

Townsville · Australia<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Category: O4<br />

Strange Weather <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Dan Bennett<br />

Ainslie · Australia<br />

Founded: 1995<br />

Category: O7<br />

The Common People<br />

Conductor: Mathews Puliyelil<br />

Melbourne · Australia<br />

Founded: 2015<br />

Category: O16<br />

The Promise of Avondale<br />

Conductor: Aleta King<br />

Cooranbong · Australia<br />

Founded: 2005<br />

Categories: O5, O21<br />

8


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Trinity College Chorale<br />

Conductor: Robert Braham<br />

East Perth, WA · Australia<br />

Founded: 1988<br />

Category: O16<br />

Voice Weavers<br />

Conductor: Christine Madden<br />

Elanora · Australia<br />

Founded: 2005<br />

Festival<br />

Singakademie Graz<br />

Conductor: Maria Fürntratt<br />

Graz · Austria<br />

Founded: 1995<br />

Categories: C16, C27<br />

Chœur Vox Christi<br />

Conductor: Narcisse Wendpuiré Wermi<br />

Ouagadougou · Burkina Faso<br />

Founded: 2018<br />

Category: C16, C27<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Nesaca<br />

Conductor: Cédric Chumegi<br />

Yaoundé · Cameroon<br />

Founded: 2018<br />

Category: O27<br />

Fraser Valley Children‘s Chorus<br />

Conductor: Heidi Epp<br />

Chilliwack · Canada<br />

Founded: 2017<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Pacific Voices<br />

Conductors: Sonja Hindmarsh, Rob Workman<br />

Abbotsford · Canada<br />

Founded: 1982<br />

Categories: O4, O17<br />

Autumn Whispers <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Wang Jun<br />

Shenzhen, Guangdong · China<br />

Founded: 2002<br />

Category: O14<br />

10


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Beijing ALFISO Children‘s and Youth <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Dan Xia Ni<br />

Beijing · China<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Categories: O3, O27<br />

Beijing Youth <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Shanshan Xing<br />

Beijing · China<br />

Founded: 2009<br />

Festival<br />

Beijing Zhengze School <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Shicheng Gu<br />

Beijing · China<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Category: O2<br />

ByeZoo Chamber <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Furong Yang<br />

Beijing · China<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Category: C16<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

ByeZoo <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Yue Sun<br />

Beijing · China<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Category: C3<br />

A Choral Kaleidoscope concert on July 17, <strong>2024</strong><br />

CAC Blue Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Jiawen Di<br />

Hangzhou · China<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Categories: C1, C20<br />

Chengdu Sweet Psalmist Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Jie Gao<br />

Sichuan, Chengdu · China<br />

Founded: 2012<br />

Categories: C1, C27<br />

Children‘s Broadcast <strong>Choir</strong> of Zhejiang<br />

Conductor: Shulin Dai<br />

Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province · China<br />

Founded: 2013<br />

Categories: C1, C27<br />

12


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

China Chongqing Bashu<br />

Secondary School <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Qian Gao<br />

Chongqing · China<br />

Founded: 2009<br />

Category: O2<br />

China ShEO <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Jiajia Sun<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2013<br />

Category: O10<br />

<strong>Choir</strong> of Guangzhou Wenhua Art Troupe<br />

Conductor: Wenhua Tao<br />

Guangzhou · China<br />

Founded: 2017<br />

Category: O13<br />

Chongqing Lingzhisheng <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Ling Jiang<br />

Chongqing · China<br />

Founded: 2013<br />

Category: O14<br />

WORLD CHOIR GAMES <strong>2024</strong> PARTICIPATING CHOIRS & GROUPS 13


<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Chongqing Xinghai <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductors: Yutao Wang, Tao Wang<br />

Yubei District, Chongqing · China<br />

Founded: 2009<br />

Category: C13<br />

Chongqing Xinghai Female <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Yutao Wang<br />

Yubei District, Chongqing · China<br />

Founded: 2009<br />

Category: C27<br />

Chu Cultural of China<br />

Conductor: Xiaoyuan Li<br />

Wuhan, Hubei · China<br />

Founded: 2015<br />

Category: O14<br />

Cuckoo <strong>Choir</strong> of Hefei No. 45 Middle School<br />

Conductor: Shuangning Liu<br />

Hefei, Anhui · China<br />

Founded: 1997<br />

Category: O2<br />

14


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Dianchi College of<br />

Yunnan University Dianzhiyuan <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Bing Zhang<br />

Kunming, Yunnan · China<br />

Founded: 2018<br />

Category: O26<br />

Dolphin Hearing Disabled Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Michelle Chung<br />

Tianjin · China<br />

Founded: 2014<br />

Category: O27<br />

“Dream Voice” Women‘s Chamber Chorus<br />

of Mingyuan Charity Foundation<br />

Conductor: Shanyun Qi<br />

Shenzhen · China<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: C9<br />

Futian District Hongling Experimental<br />

Primary School<br />

Conductor: Hongxin Huang<br />

Shenzhen · China<br />

Founded: 2021<br />

Category: O1<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

GCGS XingYue Chorus<br />

Conductor: Yi Liu<br />

Foshan · China<br />

Founded: 2020<br />

Category: O2<br />

Guangdong Voice of<br />

Seasons Children´s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Xiaoyan Hu<br />

Foshan · China<br />

Founded: 2003<br />

Category: O1<br />

Guangzhou Little Petrel Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductors: Zhi Jun Diao, Meng Fei Liu<br />

Guangzhou · China<br />

Founded: 1978<br />

Categories: C2, C26<br />

Night of the Dragon on July 12, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Guangzhou Little Sail <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Yuankui Lai<br />

Guangzhou · China<br />

Founded: 2003<br />

Category: C3<br />

16


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Guangzhou Opera House Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Yanhui Su<br />

Guangzhou · China<br />

Founded: 2013<br />

Category: C1<br />

Guangzhou Opera House Children‘s Chorus<br />

Conductor: Yanhui Su<br />

Guangzhou · China<br />

Founded: 2013<br />

Category: C27<br />

Guangzhou South China<br />

Experimental Art Troupe<br />

Conductor: Zhengsong Zhou<br />

Guangzhou · China<br />

Founded: 2010<br />

Category: O13<br />

Hangzhou Qianjiang Star Children’s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Guiyang Li<br />

Hangzhou, Zhejiang · China<br />

Founded: 2011<br />

Categories: C2, C26<br />

Night of the Dragon on July 17, <strong>2024</strong><br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Hefei Nanmen Primary School<br />

Ethereal <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Qiang Qiang Ding<br />

Hefei · China<br />

Founded: 1988<br />

Category: O1<br />

Jsing Voice Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Jin Zhao<br />

Shijiazhuang · China<br />

Founded: 2017<br />

Category: C1<br />

Jsing Voice Youth <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Jin Zhao<br />

Shijiazhuang · China<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: O7<br />

Junxing Philharmonic <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Jun Zhai<br />

Beijing · China<br />

Founded: 2010<br />

Category: O14<br />

18


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Kunming Maple Leaf Chorus<br />

Conductor: Bo Yang<br />

Kunming · China<br />

Founded: 2017<br />

Category: O14<br />

Little Skylark Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Qundi Deng<br />

Guangzhou · China<br />

Founded: 1981<br />

Categories: C2, C27<br />

Liu Bai Pop <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Yongchao Dai<br />

Guangzhou · China<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: O25<br />

Liuzhou Women and Children<br />

Development Center‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Bei Wang<br />

Liuzhou, Guangxi · China<br />

Founded: 1996<br />

Category: O27<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Liwan Children’s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Li Hui Kun<br />

Guangzhou · China<br />

Founded: 1996<br />

Categories: C3, C24<br />

Mei Flower<br />

Conductor: Jiangshan Shi<br />

Langfang · China<br />

Founded: 2021<br />

Category: O28<br />

“Music is Love”<br />

Children‘s Philharmonic <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Chao Li<br />

Beijing · China<br />

Founded: 2010<br />

Category: O1<br />

Nankai University Tianjin<br />

Alumni Association Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Lina Qiu<br />

Tianjin · China<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Category: O1<br />

20


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Nankai University Tianjin<br />

Alumni Association <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Lina Qiu<br />

Tianjin · China<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Category: O27<br />

Nanning Same Song Chorus<br />

Conductor: Chengyao Zhou<br />

Nanning, Guangxi · China<br />

Founded: 2016<br />

Category: O13<br />

Natura Glee Club<br />

Conductor: Jingan Yu<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2016<br />

Category: O23<br />

Panyu Xinghai Childrens’ <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Qin Wei<br />

Guangzhou · China<br />

Founded: 2006<br />

Categories: C3, C27<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Peking University Alumni <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Shicheng Gu<br />

Beijing · China<br />

Founded: 2009<br />

Festival<br />

Peking University Alumni Female <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Shicheng Gu<br />

Beijing · China<br />

Founded: 2009<br />

Category: C9<br />

Pu Ying Chorus of Shanghai Puming Normal<br />

School Affiliated Primary School<br />

Conductor: Yiling Zhang<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2015<br />

Category: O1<br />

Rhyme of River Children’s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Chunping Lu<br />

Foshan, Guangdong · China<br />

Founded: 2010<br />

Categories: C3, C27<br />

22


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

RUSingers<br />

Conductors: Pan Chen, Tianyu Xiong<br />

Beijing · China<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: C26<br />

RUSingers Ensemble<br />

Conductors: Pan Chen, Tianyu Xiong<br />

Beijing · China<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: C6<br />

Shanghai Ai Li Ge <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Da Wei Wang<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2015<br />

Category: O27<br />

Shanghai Hong-Yi Chorus<br />

Conductor: Teresa Fang<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2017<br />

Category: O7<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Shanghai Jiao Tong University <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Qin Zhang<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 1994<br />

Categories: C8, C17<br />

Shanghai Little Star Boys <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Jie Yun Xu<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 1956<br />

Category: C1<br />

Shanghai Philharmonic Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Yunmin Ye<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2011<br />

Category: C2<br />

Shanghai Sfuture <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Fang Qi<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2017<br />

Category: O2<br />

24


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Shanghai Student Art Troupe Pudong<br />

New Area Youth Activity Center <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Zhenghui Zhao<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2007<br />

Category: O3<br />

Shanghai Xinyue Women‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductors: Yanan Luo, Chao Wang<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2008<br />

Category: C10<br />

Shanghai Youth <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Lijia Yu<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2012<br />

Categories: C2, C15, C27<br />

Night of the Dragon on July 17, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Shenyang Radio and Television<br />

Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Yuhui Li<br />

Shenyang · China<br />

Founded: 2014<br />

Categories: C1, C27<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Shenzhen Concert Hall Golden Treelet<br />

Multi-Ethnic Children’s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Man Xue Hu<br />

Shenzhen · China<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Categories: C3, C27<br />

Shenzhen Futian Star Bright <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Haiyang Wang<br />

Shenzhen, Guangdong · China<br />

Founded: 2017<br />

Festival<br />

Night of the Dragon on July 17, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Shenzhen Heart-light Female <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Junfen Jia<br />

Shenzhen · China<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Category: O10<br />

Shenzhen Poly Birds of Paradise<br />

Children´s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Yu Liu<br />

Shenzhen · China<br />

Founded: 2004<br />

Categories: C3, C27<br />

26


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Shoac Children‘s Chorus - Lark<br />

Conductor: Shuyang Deng<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Category: O1<br />

Shoac Children‘s Chorus - Star<br />

Conductor: Jiali Shen<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Category: O1<br />

Student <strong>Choir</strong> of Nankai University<br />

Conductor: Chaomei Meng<br />

Tianjin · China<br />

Founded: 1995<br />

Categories: C8, C28<br />

The <strong>Choir</strong> of East Shanghai High School<br />

Conductor: Xuerong Huang<br />

Shanghai · China<br />

Founded: 2013<br />

Category: O3<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

The Fireflies Chorus of<br />

Elementary School Attached to Huazhong<br />

University of Science & Technology<br />

Conductor: Chongyao Tian<br />

Wuhan, Hubei · China<br />

Founded: 1980<br />

Category: O1<br />

The Song Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Shinong Song<br />

Tianjin · China<br />

Founded: 2021<br />

Categories: O16, O27<br />

Wuxi Shanhe Chorus<br />

Conductor: Gu Yuhu<br />

Wuxi, Jiangsu · China<br />

Founded: 2000<br />

Categories: C27<br />

Wuxi Shanhe Female Chorus<br />

Conductor: Gu Yuhu<br />

Wuxi, Jiangsu · China<br />

Founded: 2000<br />

Categories: C9<br />

28


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Wuxi Shanhe Senior Chorus<br />

Conductor: Jiang Lujun<br />

Wuxi, Jiangsu · China<br />

Founded: 2000<br />

Category: C13<br />

Yunnan Yue Sound Female <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Lan Ping Wang<br />

Kunming · China<br />

Founded: 2008<br />

Category: C27<br />

Yunnan Yuesheng <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Xinghai Jiao<br />

Kunming · China<br />

Founded: 1994<br />

Category: C27<br />

Zhuhai Semiquaver Female <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Ran Rui<br />

Zhuhai · China<br />

Founded: 2014<br />

Categories: O10, O28<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

ZISU TheNew Chamber <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Juanjuan Zhou<br />

Hangzhou · China<br />

Founded: 2017<br />

Category: C7<br />

A-Singers HKBUAS Wong Kam Fai<br />

Secondary and Primary School<br />

Conductor: Chun Fung Andrew Hon<br />

Shek Mun, Shatin, NT · China/Hong Kong SAR<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: O3<br />

Carmel Pak U Secondary School <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductors: Chun Wai Fung, Hei Lam Helen Leung<br />

Hong Kong · China/Hong Kong SAR<br />

Founded: 1979<br />

Categories: C2, C17<br />

Diocesan Boys‘ School <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Felix Shuen<br />

Hong Kong SAR · China/Hong Kong SAR<br />

Founded: 1954<br />

Category: C18<br />

Night of the Dragon on July 12, <strong>2024</strong><br />

30


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Diocesan Girls‘ School <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Grace Chiang<br />

Hong Kong SAR · China/Hong Kong SAR<br />

Founded: 1954<br />

Category: C4<br />

Diocesan Schools Choral Society<br />

Conductor: Felix Shuen<br />

Hong Kong SAR · China/Hong Kong SAR<br />

Founded: 1949<br />

Category: C15<br />

Sacred Heart Canossian College <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Renie Sinn<br />

Pokfulam, Hong Kong · China/Hong Kong SAR<br />

Category: C3<br />

Night of the Dragon on July 17, <strong>2024</strong><br />

St. Paul’s Co-educational College<br />

Primary School Concert <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductors: Chi Yan Lui, Kylie Ng Sin Tung<br />

Hong Kong · China/Hong Kong SAR<br />

Founded: 1959<br />

Category: C1<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

St. Paul‘s Co-educational College<br />

Senior Mixed Voice <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Yet Hang Apollo Wong<br />

Hong Kong · China/Hong Kong SAR<br />

Founded: 1949<br />

Categories: C3, C19<br />

The Gratia Singers<br />

Conductors: Chi Ying Hui, Walter Wong<br />

Hong Kong · China/Hong Kong SAR<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Category: O3<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Macau Baptist College <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductors: Ya Li Wang, Veiga Jardim<br />

Macau · China/Macao SAR<br />

Founded: 2003<br />

Categories: O3, O16<br />

Bao Lai Junior High School <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Chun-Chih Chen<br />

Kaohsiung · Chinese Taipei<br />

Founded: 2015<br />

Category: C28<br />

32


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Dream Lotus Insightful Praises <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Yu Chung Johnny Ku<br />

Songshan District · Chinese Taipei<br />

Founded: 2001<br />

Categories: O8, O17<br />

Hngyang Na Atayal<br />

Conductors: Mai-Chuan Su, Wei-Yuan Hsu<br />

Hsin-Chu County · Chinese Taipei<br />

Founded: 2013<br />

Categories: O7, O27<br />

Kahuzas Chorus<br />

Conductor: Chun-Chih Chen<br />

Kaohsiung · Chinese Taipei<br />

Founded: 2017<br />

Category: O2<br />

National Nanke International Experimental<br />

High School Children’s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Yiling Lu<br />

Tainan · Chinese Taipei<br />

Founded: 2002<br />

Category: O2<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

New Taipei City Junior <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductors: Li Wen Yang, Chieh Wang<br />

New Taipei City · Chinese Taipei<br />

Founded: 2013<br />

Category: O2<br />

Nibun Chorus<br />

Conductor: Chun-Chih Chen<br />

Kaohsiung · Chinese Taipei<br />

Founded: 2017<br />

Categories: C19, C27<br />

Pqwasan na TaoShan<br />

Conductor: Liao Nien-Tzu<br />

HsinChu · Chinese Taipei<br />

Founded: 1988<br />

Category: O2<br />

Shih-Yu Chorus<br />

Conductor: Hui-Chun Tseng<br />

New Taipei City · Chinese Taipei<br />

Founded: 2005<br />

Categories: O19, O27<br />

34


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Female Vocal Ensemble “Klapa Kastav”<br />

Conductor: Helena Labus Bačić<br />

Kastav · Croatia<br />

Founded: 1994<br />

Category: C26<br />

Folk Song Group “Jane”<br />

Conductor: Ana Jaklinović<br />

Velika Gorica · Croatia<br />

Founded: 2004<br />

Category: C27<br />

Male Vocal Ensemble “Klapa Kastav”<br />

Conductor: Saša Matovina<br />

Kastav · Croatia<br />

Founded: 1992<br />

Category: C26<br />

Academy of Music‘s Girls <strong>Choir</strong> Esbjerg<br />

Conductor: Lone Gislinge<br />

Esbjerg · Denmark<br />

Founded: 1983<br />

Categories: C4, C15<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

UngKlang<br />

Frederiksberg · Denmark<br />

Founded: 2021<br />

Categories: C4, C15<br />

A Choral Kaleidoscope concert on July 11, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Primanavia<br />

Conductor: Loga Sunia Soko<br />

Suva · Fiji<br />

Founded: 2020<br />

Category: O28<br />

Pacific Spirit Concert on July 13, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Sängerkreis Hildburghausen<br />

Conductor: Yvonne Unger<br />

Römhild · Germany<br />

Founded: 2011<br />

Category: O7<br />

Farnham Youth <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Patrick Barrett<br />

Haslemere · Great Britain<br />

Founded: 1984<br />

Categories: C3, C16<br />

36


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

The Nagaland Madrigal Singers<br />

Conductor: Hito Kiho<br />

Dimapur · India<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Categories: C7, C19<br />

Bianglala Voices<br />

Conductor: Hudwitanti Hudoro<br />

Jakarta · Indonesia<br />

Founded: 2003<br />

Category: O20<br />

Paduan Suara Mahasiswa Universitas<br />

Hasanuddin<br />

Conductor: Anshari Sanusi<br />

Makassar · Indonesia<br />

Founded: 1998<br />

Categories: C26, C28<br />

A Night of Song and Dance concert on July 12, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Paduan Suara U.L.O.S.<br />

Universitas Sumatera Utara<br />

Conductor: Ondi Yohan Tambunan<br />

Sumatera Utara · Indonesia<br />

Founded: 2014<br />

Categories: C5, C19<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Sekolah Global Indo-Asia Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Daniel Dasalak<br />

Batam · Indonesia<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Categories: C1, C27<br />

AK <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Akihito Kinashi<br />

Hayama · Japan<br />

Founded: 2018<br />

Category: O27<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Anuanua Performing Arts Troupe<br />

Conductor: John Kiria<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 1992<br />

Festival<br />

All Together Now<br />

Conductors: Kate Bell, Steven Rapana<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2021<br />

Categories: O8, O26<br />

38


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Aotearoa New Zealand Academy <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Rowan Johnston<br />

Glenfield, <strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Categories: O4<br />

Ascension<br />

Conductor: Ivoga Green<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2020<br />

Category: O17<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> Chamber <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Jonathan Palmer<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2006<br />

Festival<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> Chinese Philharmonic <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: James Jin<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2012<br />

Category: O8<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> Pasifika Voices<br />

Conductor: Philip Fepulea‘i<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: <strong>2024</strong><br />

Category: O28<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> Youth <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: David Squire<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 1984<br />

Category: C4<br />

Cantemus Community <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Stuart Weightman<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 1990<br />

Festival<br />

Choralation<br />

Conductor: Fiona Wilson<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2005<br />

Categories: C4, C15<br />

Matariki He Kāhui Reo concerts on July 15 & 16, <strong>2024</strong><br />

40


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

City of Sails Barbershop Chorus<br />

Conductor: Richard Harker<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 1979<br />

Category: O24<br />

Con Brio <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Vanessa Kay<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2017<br />

Category: O2<br />

Dunedin Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong> - Chamber <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Natasha Manowitz<br />

Dunedin · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: O1<br />

E.F.K.S Papakura <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Fotu Perelini<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 1975<br />

Category: O17<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Fatherz and Sonz<br />

Conductor: Bing Roebeck<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2010<br />

Festival<br />

Fortissimo<br />

Conductor: Jacob Moore<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2010<br />

Festival<br />

Matariki He Kāhui Reo concerts on July 15 & 16, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Freshmans Dance Crew<br />

Leader: Hadleigh Pouesi<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Festival<br />

Hawaiki TŪ<br />

Leader: Kura Te Ua<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Festival<br />

42


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

He Tangata Voices<br />

Conductor: Virginia Humphrey-Taylor<br />

Whangarei · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: O25<br />

Kaitaia Community Voices<br />

Conductor: Opeloge Ah Sam<br />

Kaitaia · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2018<br />

Category: O7<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Kāpiti Gospel <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Shona McNeil<br />

Paraparaumu · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2012<br />

Category: O21<br />

Leonessa<br />

Conductor: Elise Bradley<br />

Belmont, <strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 1997<br />

Categories: C3<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Luminata Voices Women‘s Chamber <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Vanessa Kay<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2021<br />

Category: C9<br />

Macleans College Chorale<br />

Conductor: Sarah McNabb<br />

Bucklands Beach, <strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Category: O3<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Magele i Sisifo Youth <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Gadiel Asiata<br />

Mangere · New Zealand<br />

Founded: <strong>2024</strong><br />

Festival<br />

Marcellin College Voices<br />

Conductor: Opeloge Ah Sam<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Category: O3<br />

44


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Medena Ensemble<br />

Conductor: Tui Mamaki<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2020<br />

Category: O26<br />

MUSE<br />

Conductor: Katharina Armstrong<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Festival<br />

Music Association of <strong>Auckland</strong><br />

Conductor: Marie Lin<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2002<br />

Category: O13<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

New Zealand Children‘s Choral Academy<br />

Senior <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Elise Bradley<br />

Mt. Albert, <strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: O2<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

New Zealand Youth <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: David Squire<br />

New Zealand<br />

Founded: 1979<br />

Festival<br />

Matariki He Kāhui Reo concerts on July 15 & 16, <strong>2024</strong> and<br />

A Night of Song and Dance on July 18, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Ngā Manawa Tītī<br />

Conductor: Melissa Tsoi<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Category: O3<br />

Ngā Puna o Waiōrea<br />

Leader: Chris Selwyn<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: <strong>2024</strong><br />

Category: C28<br />

Ngā Tūmanako<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Festival<br />

A Night of Song and Dance on July 18, <strong>2024</strong><br />

46


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Nota Bene<br />

Conductor: Shawn Michael Condon<br />

Wellington · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2004<br />

Category: O6<br />

Ombré<br />

Conductor: Lisa Rangi<br />

New Plymouth · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2016<br />

Category: O23<br />

Opera North Chamber <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Emma Couper<br />

Whangarei · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Category: O7<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Otara PIC Youth <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Moira Salima<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Category: O21<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Paradisum<br />

Conductor: Virginia Le Cren<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2009<br />

Category: C3<br />

A Choral Kaleidoscope concert on July 17, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Puhinui School <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Brent Read<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2007<br />

Category: O1<br />

Rewaken Polycation <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Lea‘aesola Vuna<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2018<br />

Category: C3<br />

Single Singers<br />

New Zealand<br />

Founded: <strong>2024</strong><br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

48


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Singularity<br />

Conductor: Sharon Warburton<br />

Whanganui · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Festival<br />

Sitting Room Singers<br />

Conductor: Rachel Young<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2021<br />

Categories: O7, O19<br />

Six to Sixty<br />

Conductor: Amy Hunt<br />

Palmerston North · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2016<br />

Category: O25<br />

Sounds of the Shore<br />

Conductor: Richard Harker<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2019<br />

Category: O23<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Stella Voce<br />

Conductor: Rhianna Maker<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: <strong>2024</strong><br />

Category: O3<br />

Stonefields <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Chris Bevan<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2011<br />

Category: O8<br />

Tahimana / Wahine Toa Siva Afi<br />

Leader: Amo Ieriko<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2013 / 2020<br />

Festival<br />

Takapuna Grammar School Chorale<br />

Conductor: Keani Taruia-Pora<br />

Belmont, <strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Category: C3<br />

50


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Te Korihi o te tūī<br />

Conductor: Emma Couper<br />

Waipu · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Category: O1<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Te Waka Huia<br />

New Zealand<br />

Festival<br />

A Night of Song and Dance concert on July 12, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Te Whare Karioi<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Festival<br />

The Cloud Chamber Singers<br />

Conductor: Changmuwei Wei<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: O7<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

The Cloud Children’s <strong>Choir</strong> - Junior<br />

Conductor: Changmuwei Wei<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: O1<br />

The Doubtful Sounds<br />

Conductor: Bryan Crump<br />

Wellington · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2005<br />

Category: O23<br />

The Graduate <strong>Choir</strong> NZ<br />

Conductor: Terence Maskell<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2001<br />

Category: C8<br />

A Choral Kaleidoscope concert on July 11, <strong>2024</strong> and<br />

Matariki He Kāhui Reo concerts on July 15 & 16, <strong>2024</strong><br />

The Hamilton Civic <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Elise Bradley<br />

Hamilton · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 1946<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

52


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

The Voice of Fragrant Rhythm <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Zheying Li<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2021<br />

Category: O6<br />

Toka Tu Moana<br />

Conductor: Kisione Filimoehala<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Category: O3<br />

Tuaikaepau<br />

Conductor: Lea‘aesola Vuna<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: O28<br />

United <strong>Auckland</strong> Gospel <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Seumanu Simon Matafai<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2012<br />

Category: O21<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Viva Voce<br />

Conductor: John Rosser<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 1985<br />

Festival<br />

Matariki He Kāhui Reo concerts on July 15 & 16, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Vocal FX<br />

Conductor: Charlotte Murray<br />

Wellington · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2003<br />

Categories: C24, C27<br />

Voces Luce<br />

Conductor: Mark Stamper<br />

Wellington · New Zealand<br />

Categories: C2, C25<br />

Voices New Zealand<br />

Conductor: Karen Grylls<br />

New Zealand<br />

Founded: 1998<br />

Festival<br />

Matariki He Kāhui Reo concerts on July 15 & 16, <strong>2024</strong><br />

54


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

White Cloud <strong>Choir</strong> of <strong>Auckland</strong><br />

Conductor: Joe Zhou<br />

<strong>Auckland</strong> · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 1999<br />

Category: O13<br />

Wings of Song Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Qian Guan<br />

Hillcrest · New Zealand<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Category: O1<br />

Mountain Top Chorale<br />

Conductors: Oluwasegun Okedunmola, Joshua Afolabi<br />

Lagos · Nigeria<br />

Founded: 2013<br />

Categories: C19, C22<br />

Colegio de la Purisima Concepcion Chorale<br />

Conductor: Jofferson Dela Cruz<br />

Roxas City · Philippines<br />

Founded: 2008<br />

Category: O26<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Mariano Marcos State University -<br />

Nasudi Chorale<br />

Conductor: Vince Louisse Salacup<br />

City of Batac · Philippines<br />

Founded: 1990<br />

Categories: O4, O15<br />

Miriam College High School Glee Club<br />

Conductor: Nancy Roman<br />

Quezon City · Philippines<br />

Founded: 1975<br />

Categories: O4, O15<br />

Quezon City Performing Arts Development<br />

Foundation Inc. Concert Chorus<br />

Conductor: Nicanor Castro Infante<br />

Quezon City · Philippines<br />

Founded: 2020<br />

Categories: C7, C16<br />

Vox Singers - Chór POKIS<br />

Conductor: Robert Majewski<br />

Płock · Poland<br />

Founded: 2012<br />

Category: C23<br />

56


The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

B.I.G CHOIR<br />

Conductor: Sunhee Kim<br />

Seoul · Republic of Korea<br />

Founded: 2012<br />

Category: C23<br />

Korea Grey Youth <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Sang-kyoung Kim<br />

Sungdong-gu, Seoul · Republic of Korea<br />

Founded: 2011<br />

Category: O13<br />

PCA Korea <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Young Sin Kim<br />

Gangnam-gu, Seoul · Republic of Korea<br />

Category: O3<br />

Pyeongchang Odaesan Woljeongsa <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Sun-jin Choi<br />

Pyeongchang, Gangwon State · Republic of Korea<br />

Founded: 1999<br />

Category: O13<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Seoul Purname <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: An Lee<br />

Seoul · Republic of Korea<br />

Founded: 2011<br />

Category: O7<br />

Wizard Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Yong Myeong Park<br />

Incheon · Republic of Korea<br />

Founded: 2018<br />

Category: C1<br />

YS Performing Arts Group<br />

Conductor: Young Sin Kim<br />

Seochu-gu, Seoul · Republic of Korea<br />

Founded: 2017<br />

Category: O1<br />

Yazers<br />

Conductor: Albert Tay<br />

Singapore · Singapore<br />

Founded: 2013<br />

Category: O23<br />

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The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Cantica Collegium musicum<br />

Conductor: Štefan Sedlický<br />

Martin · Slovakia<br />

Founded: 1991<br />

Categories: C8, C15<br />

Drakensberg Old Boys‘ <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Herman Swanepoel<br />

Johannesburg, Gauteng · South Africa<br />

Founded: 2010<br />

Category: C11<br />

Kgoši Mampuru II Unitas DCS <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Cornelius Zwelithini Masale Molopyane<br />

Tshwane, Gauteng · South Africa<br />

Founded: 1990<br />

Categoies: C8, C28<br />

Soul Sounds<br />

Conductor: Soundarie David Rodrigo<br />

Colombo · Sri Lanka<br />

Founded: 2004<br />

Categories: C21, C27<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

consonus vokalensemble<br />

Conductor: Mauro Ursprung<br />

Chur · Switzerland<br />

Founded: 2016<br />

Categories: C7, C16<br />

A Choral Kaleidoscope concert on July 17, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Cheeseburger Hill<br />

Conductor: Parichart Chanthai<br />

Nonthaburi · Thailand<br />

Founded: 2018<br />

Category: C27<br />

YES Chorus (Young Elderly Singers Chorus)<br />

Conductor: Nutthan Inkhong<br />

Bangkok · Thailand<br />

Founded: 2021<br />

Category: O13<br />

Vocal Sliders<br />

Conductor: Charity Reyes<br />

Abu Dhabi · United Arab Emirates<br />

Founded: 2022<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

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The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

Lux Fulgebit<br />

Conductor: Ana Laura Rey<br />

Montevideo · Uruguay<br />

Founded: 2023<br />

Categories: O15, O26<br />

Atlanta Music Project Senior Youth <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Brittney E. Boykin<br />

Atlanta · USA<br />

Founded: 2018<br />

Category: O4<br />

Bellevue Chamber Chorus<br />

Conductor: Michael Ryan McKenzie<br />

Bellevue · USA<br />

Founded: 1984<br />

Category: O7<br />

Festival Stage <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Columbus International Children‘s <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductors: Tatiana Kats, Miljan Krunić<br />

Dublin · USA<br />

Founded: 2003<br />

Categories: C3, C16<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Delaware Choral Scholars<br />

Conductor: Paul D. Head<br />

Newark · USA<br />

Founded: 2014<br />

Categories: C8, C15, C19, C22<br />

A Choral Kaleidoscope concert on July 11, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Saint Mary‘s College Chamber Singers<br />

Conductor: Julie Ford<br />

Moraga · USA<br />

Founded: 2011<br />

Category: C7<br />

St. Genevieve Valiant Voices<br />

Conductor: Cristopher Avendaño<br />

Panorama · USA<br />

Founded: 2021<br />

Categories: O3, O19<br />

Takoma Academy Chorale<br />

Conductor: Lulu Mwangi Mupfumbu<br />

Takoma Park · USA<br />

Founded: 1924<br />

Categories: C3, C22<br />

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The Champions Competition<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Festival<br />

University of Oregon Chamber <strong>Choir</strong>s<br />

Conductor: Sharon Paul<br />

Eugene · USA<br />

Founded: 1962<br />

Categories: C5, C16<br />

A Choral Kaleidoscope concert on July 17, <strong>2024</strong><br />

Voices of Unity<br />

Conductor: Marshall White<br />

Fort Wayne · USA<br />

Founded: 2000<br />

Category: C21<br />

Young People‘s Chorus of New York City<br />

Conductors: Elizabeth Núñez, Francisco J. Núñez<br />

New York · USA<br />

Founded: 1988<br />

Categories: C21, C22, C25<br />

Young People‘s Chorus of New York City -<br />

Chorale<br />

Conductor: Francisco J. Núñez<br />

New York · USA<br />

Founded: 1988<br />

Category: C4<br />

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<strong>Participating</strong><br />

CHOIRS & GROUPS<br />

Young People‘s Chorus of New York City -<br />

YPC<br />

Conductor: Elizabeth Núñez<br />

New York · USA<br />

Founded: 1988<br />

Category: C2<br />

DC Junior <strong>Choir</strong><br />

Conductor: Byron Manake<br />

Harare · Zimbabwe<br />

Founded: 2018<br />

Category: O1<br />

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The Champions Competition<br />

Sing Along Concert<br />

The Open Competition<br />

Barcelona<br />

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WORLD CHOIR GAMES <strong>2024</strong><br />

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