In March 2020, like so many other choirs and community groups, Higher Ground paused practices assuming that within “a few weeks” we’d be back to our repertoire and preparing for our annual Spring concert.
But weeks turned into months and it became abundantly clear that we would not be able to regroup for some time. Under the strictest of COVID protocols, we held one outdoor practice in a school playground in late June of 2020, but it was not a plan that would be sustainable longer-term. It was great to be together again as a group, singing together and hearing the harmonies that each section contributes to a piece.
Discovering the season’s new music is like opening a present (over and over again!)
OK, I’ll admit it – I have a strange and wonderful relationship with sheet music! But, I don’t think I’m alone.
As the new season approached for the Higher Ground Choir, I know I especially was looking forward to learning just what Janet would present to us for the repertoire. Being new to the choir this year, I had some familiarity with the breadth of the choir’s sound, but I eagerly looked forward to holding the sheet music in my hot little hands!