Ninth International Conference on Orthodox Church Music:

“Church Music and Topography: City, Village, and Monastery”

Joensuu, Finland, and Virtual / 7–13 June 2021

Join us!

The International Society for Orthodox Church Music is pleased to announce the
Ninth International Conference on Orthodox Church Music, exploring the theme of 
“Church Music and Topography: City, Village, and Monastery.”

The conference will take place at the University of Eastern Finland, in Joensuu, Finland
and online through the ISOCM website, 7–13 June 2021.

Register to attend this year's conference

Registration fees for the 2021 Conference:


  • Attending online: 40 € (ISOCM member) / 60 € (non-ISOCM member)

  • Attending in person, in Joensuu: 80 € (ISOCM member) / 100 € (non-ISOCM member)

How to become a new member of the ISOCM?


Current members should note that choosing the fee for members requires payment of the membership fee for the year 2021.

How to pay my membership fee?

The registration fee for participants in Joensuu includes lunch at a university campus restaurant from Monday to Friday (7–11 June), and the entire in-person programme of the conference:

  • Workshop of Georgian chant

  • Concert of Georgian chant

  • Reception

  • Local excursion

  • Divine services

Please note the programme may change or parts of it be cancelled on account of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Participants in Joensuu are entitled to reduced prices of accommodation in the GreenStar Hotel. They will receive information about this option by e-mail.

Students and participants from low income countries may apply for a discount.

​Registration is open until 28 February 2021, and registration payments must be received by 30 April 2021.

Register and pay the attendance fee here, by bank/credit card or PayPal.


If you would rather make an electronic bank account transfer, your other option for registration is to

1. complete the registration form here and

2. transfer the registration fee to the Society's bank account:


Sum: choose from above: 40 € / 60 € / 80 € / 100 €
Recipient: International Society for Orthodox Church Music
Address: School of Theology, Philosophical Faculty, University of Eastern Finland,

P.O. Box 111, 80101 Joensuu, Finland

IBAN: FI59 5770 0520 1752 48

Bank: OP Corporate Bank plc, Finland

Questions or Additional Information
Contact: Tuuli Lukkala, ISOCM Secretary:

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