The Virtual Choir Project

How I See It

by Jim in IA

Two years ago, I was directed by a friend to watch a Ted Talk video about a online choir project. It really impressed me for two reasons. First, it was beautiful to the ear and touching to the heart. Second, it took advantage of the world wide reach of technology connecting people in a very creative way. This was such a cool idea. The linking of people all over the world by a common direct thread was a stroke of genius. _People want to be part of something bigger than they are. They want to belong, to connect, to converse, and to feel like they are contributing something worthwhile._

I offer you this video by Eric Whitacre who explains his project and how it grew. It is about 14 min but well worth watching.

After the success of Virtual Choirs 1 and 2, Eric went…

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