Ninth International Conference on Orthodox Church Music:

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

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

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, 7–13 June 2021.

Register for online attendance by 31 May 2021!

If you have registered but not yet completed the process,

pay the registration fee by 30 April 2021.

If you registered for online attendance before March 2021, you can

upgrade to in-person attendance by 30 April 2021.


The above links will allow you to pay by bank/credit card or PayPal.

Please find bank account transfer details below for an alternative payment method.

Registration fees for the 2021 Conference:


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

  • Upgrading from online to in-person attendance: 40 € (+ 1 € service fee)

How to become a new member of the ISOCM?


Current members should note that choosing the fee for members requires either an automatic membership fee payment on PayPal or a one-time 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, including a reception and a local excursion.

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 have received information about this option by e-mail.

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

You can alternatively pay the registration fee by making an electronic bank account transfer to the Society's bank account. In this case, you must also fill in this registration form.

Bank account transfer details:

Sum: choose from above: 40 € / 60 €
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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