The physical and psychological benefits of choral singing have become crystal clear in recent years. Less certain is precisely why joining voices in song is so powerful. Is it connection with a like-minded community? A sense of shared purpose? The thrill of creative expression?
While all of those surely play a role, new research from Ireland points to a different health-promoting factor. It finds choral singing boosts mindfulness. Full story.
Tom Jacobs (Pacific Standard) / September 28, 2017