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Michaël Scheck has passed away

We are deeply saddened by the unexpected death of Michaël Scheck (Hamburg July 24, 1933 - Antwerp August 14, 2019). Michaël Scheck was the first chairman of Koor&Stem and continued to support the organization with heart and soul, even after his mandate.

As a musician, choir conductor and organizer, Michaël was very strongly involved in the Flemish and European choral community. He was a brilliant and visionary personality who always tried to inspire and motivate people. Michael was always ready to share his rich knowledge and experience with the choir community. The introduction of young people in the world of music was very important to him.
He also ensured a close cooperation within the choral world at European level, which stood at the basis of the European Choral Association-Europa Cantat.

We sincerely thank Michaël for his dedication to Koor&Stem and the choral world and inspiring commitment. We will miss him very much. On the other hand we are convinced that his legacy remains a source of inspiration for many people.

We wish the family a lot of strength to bear this great loss.

Michaël Scheck, oud-voorzitter
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