Choirs, choirs, choirs – plus a symphony and more!
Did you know that 3.5 million Canadians sing in choirs? And there are 50 percent more adult choral singers than there are hockey players in Canada? In fact, there are about 28,000 choirs across this country. Maybe it’s time to rethink our national identity!!
I admit, those stats caught me off guard, too. But then I got to thinking about all the choirs that are in the Comox Valley alone, and, well, it shouldn’t have come as any surprise. And when you consider all the benefits – stress relief, camaraderie, exercising the brain, having fun, meeting new people, no necessary equipment or, often, experience – it makes sense.
Then again, maybe you like music in a group setting, but prefer the instrumental version – no worries, there’s a few options for you, too. Read on to find out more about the Valley’s choral and symphonic scene.
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