My Pop Choir Blog
My Pop Choir has 5 locations in the GTA. It's a group of community choirs for those who have no experience or training. But it is like other choirs in one way; it’s much more than singing. It’s a sense of belonging, a sense of community, of joy and laughter, all the feel good things that can help us through some pretty nasty issues in our lives.
This blog covers what helps us feel good, what we can do to release stress, find joy, take risks, be unafraid!
Experts and choir singers have both been extolling the physical, emotional, and psychological benefits of singing in a choir; singing together. Here’s a discussion from CBC Radio Canada on the actual science. http://www.cbc.ca/radio/blogs/the-science-behind-why-choir-singing-is-good-for-you-1.4594292
When we started My Pop Choir, the goal was to create something in which those who don’t have any singing experience, whether solo or with a choir, and/or haven’t any musical or singing training could learn to sing in harmony with a group in a safe environment. And people joined…
My Pop Choir, all its locations in the GTA, have members who’ve been traumatized by their own illness, by the illness and loss of loved ones, by divorce. All a part of life, but so very difficult to come out of. But they’ve returned term after term to My Pop…
Here’s our audio track of all the spring 2015 choirs edited together, singing The Traveller! MPC-Traveller, AUDIO, All choirs, May 2015 (right click “save as”)
My Pop Choir’s Big Sing on CTV