Last year I participated in a virtual choir led by Eric Whitacre. In high school, college, and for a few years after that, I sang in many choirs and even had the opportunity to travel to other states and countries.
Life gets a little more difficult as an adult. Choirs become a little more scarce in terms of those who accept non-music-majored singers who sing pretty well but aren’t opera singers.
It was a pleasure to be a part of choir again, even if virtually.
The film is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between composer & conductor Eric Whitacre, producers Music Productions, scientists and visualizers from the Space Telescope Science Institute and multi award-winning artists 59 Productions. The film paints the incredible story of the Hubble Deep Field. Turning its gaze to a tiny and seemingly dark area of space (around one 24-millionth of the sky) for an 11-day long period, the Hubble Space Telescope revealed over 3,000 galaxies that had never previously been seen, each one composed of hundreds of billions of stars.The soundtrack features a Virtual Choir 5 representing 120 countries: over 8,000 voices aged 4 to 87, alongside the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Eric Whitacre Singers.https://ericwhitacre.com/the-virtual-choir/history/vc5-deepfield
The choir joins the video at 18:55.