Tired of the bar scene? Online dating services not doing it for you? Have you considered joining a chorus?
If you were stranded on a desert island, what choral music recording would you take with you? When we asked this of some 600 choral singers, many of them thought the question was—how to put this delicately?—ill-advised.
Is your intonation sagging? Try these uplifting vocalises.
Senior choruses are springing up all over, and singers are reaping the benefits of meaningful community involvement, increased social interaction, and better health.
American Choral Review 49.2
Choristers make beautiful music together—sometimes as couples! Some 58 percent of choristers we polled said they socialize with fellow choristers outside of rehearsals and performances, and 37 percent said they had dated members of the chorus in which they sing. Choruses can be a great place to meet friends, and even a potential mate.
It's time we check our choral inferiority complex at the door and assert choral music's rightful place as the noblest of the performing arts.
American Choral Review 48.2
American Choral Review 48.1