General FAQ's

When is Missoula’s International Choral Festival?
Our Festival typically takes place every three years, with a few exceptions when we bump it four years between Festivals, which is the case with the 9th Festival.  Our next Festival takes place July 13-16, 2016. 

How is the International Choral Festival funded?
The Festival is only possible due to the generosity, hospitality, and volunteer spirit of hundreds of Missoula businesses, families, and individuals! We rely on grants, corporate sponsorships, cash contributions, merchandise sales, and the donation of in-kind goods and services in order to offset the costs of operating the Festival.

Which choirs will participate in the Choral Festival?
We are currently recruiting choirs for the 2016 Festival.  We will announce our choirs in the Fall of 2015.

What is the physical address of the Choral Festival office?
The physical address for the office is:  312 East Pine Street / Missoula, Montana 59802 / USA
(Please use this address for delivery of items by courier)

What is the mailing address for the Choral Festival office?
The mailing address for items via standard post is:  P.O. Box 8203 / Missoula, Montana 59807 / USA

I am considering becoming a host family. What will be expected of me?
Hosting responsibilities include providing lodging, breakfasts, lunches and some dinners, and transportation to and from rehearsals and performances. This commitment of time and energy is a very rewarding experience, based on the comments we receive each Festival. For further answers to Host Family FAQ’s, click here.

How can I sign up to become a host family?
Please email Anne Marie Brinkman at  We will have an online application posted in July of 2015.  

How can I sign up to volunteer my time to assist with the Choral Festival?
You may complete our online volunteer application by clicking here.


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