Rising Voices Wessex has been shortlisted for this year's Creative Lives Awards.
Follow this link to vote, https://www.creative-lives.org/rising-voices-wessex
As many of the choir members are in the high-risk category for Covid, singing in person wasn’t an option - but they all missed the social and health benefits of meeting and singing.
A range of resources was hurriedly set up, including Zoom rehearsals, ‘phone friends’, quizzes and party nights.
"Our concerts have perhaps been our most innovative work during the pandemic, as we are very proud to have held and recorded both a Christmas and spring concert. This took great teamwork and was something we had thought we could never achieve in normal circumstances." Alastair Smith, Rising Voices Wessex