Category: Choir News

Researchers find singing helps people form bonds

[linkarea background_color=”” hover_color=”accent4″ href=”http://www.psmag.com/health-and-behavior/feeling-isolated-try-choral-singing” target=”_blank” icon=”” icon_color=”accent6″ icon_size=”62″ image=””] Feeling Isolated? Try Choral Singing New research suggests singing together was the original way our hunter-gatherer ancestors forged bonds with strangers. [/linkarea] Research has found that singing in groups releases endorphins and helps people form bonds with each other quickly. In fact, it was even one of the ways our hunter-gatherer...

10 great tips on how to practice at home

[linkarea background_color=”” hover_color=”accent1″ href=”http://doreenfryling.org/2015/09/15/practicing-choral-music-ten-ideas-for-the-singer-who-doesnt-think-they-can-practice-on-their-own/” target=”_blank” icon=”” icon_color=”accent6″ icon_size=”62″ image=”http://mfyc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/sheet-music-2.jpg”] Practicing Choral Music: Ten ideas for the singer who doesn’t think they can practice on their own [/linkarea] Sometimes, the thought of practicing independently seems overwhelming. Where to start? Especially if you don’t have a piano at home or much free time. However, taking just a little time every week to review...

Mississauga Festival Youth Choir concert: Our World, Our Stories

Mississauga Festival Youth Choir presented “Our World, Our Stories” concert recently at the Eden United Church. Catherine of Enersource, concert sponsor, presented a cheque to Ana Alvarez and company to open the concert. Children and youth, ages 7-19, wore smiles from ear to ear throughout the event as they swayed and sang a selection of multicultural songs in their native...

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