From Fiona– a message from our Artistic Director, Fiona Blackburn
Dear Malaspina Choir Singers & Friends,
The anticipated ‘second wave’ of the Covid-19 pandemic is upon us. With it come all the accompanying, necessary protocols as stipulated by our health professionals. The most important thing in our lives – the health and well-being of ourselves and our loved ones – must take precedence over anything else.
We always knew that the unpredictability of the pandemic situation meant that we would be making decisions from week-to-week. We held six wonderful sessions in September and October, our music was starting to come together, and we were getting to know each other; however, for the time being, we are suspending in-person rehearsals. While we all love to sing (for some of us, it really is an essential part of our lives!), we know that we will have to wait for another bit of time to pass before we can gather in-person once more. Do not worry, nothing that we accomplished this fall will be lost. We will start right up where we left off, when it is safe.
In the meanwhile, we have set up channels of communication so that we can stay in touch with each other. You may choose to enjoy all, some or none of the following. Alumni are especially welcome to stay in touch, as well as active members:
During this time of suspended rehearsals, and in order that we can relaunch the choir as soon as it is safe, we will focus our energies on the following - our:
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Stay safe and well, everyone! Fiona
September, 2020 rehearsal at St. Andrew's
page updated 2020-11-14