So how, in a pandemic year with restrictions around social gatherings, do we keep music alive in our hearts and our bodies? After all, passive listening to music does not release the same endorphins as physically participating in the music-making process. One possibility is to meet with our families from a distance over a platform like Zoom and sing along (microphones muted) in synchronous time to a screen share of Christmas carols:
It's not quite the same, but then again, nothing is this year.
Drop your comments below or simply say hello and let us know how you are doing with the lead-up to Christmas. We will get through this and we WILL sing together again someday. Happy Holidays!