From Fiona– a message from our Artistic Director, Fiona Blackburn
Dear Malaspina Choir Singers and Friends in the Mid-Island Choral Community,
As the weeks turn into months, and we are still not able to sing together, I hope you may take some comfort knowing that (as Dr. Bonnie Henry said at the beginning of the pandemic) this is not a forever situation. In fact, there is 'choir work' taking place behind-the-scenes so that we are able to start up – like a phoenix from the ashes – as soon as it is safe.
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As the first little, white snowdrops pop up from the earth, as the days lengthen, as we get closer to getting that very important ‘jab’ in the arm – here is a gospel song lyric from 1905 that we can all sing:
Have courage my friend, and let us carry on.
Though the night is dark … the morning light appears.
The storm is passing over ... Hallelu.
Best as always to you all, Fiona
September, 2020 rehearsal at St. Andrew's
page updated 2020-11-14