Singing is good for you. Singing with others may be even better.
A June 25, 2023 article by Alexandra Moe in The Washington Post cites a “growing body of research that points to the physical and mental health benefits of singing with others.” Scientific research supports the conclusion that singing in a choir reduces stress and boosts the body’s ability to fight serious illness. Lessening anxiety, stimulating memory, fostering social bonds and more meaningful relations, singing in a choir nurtures the “total growth of the human being.”
Wesley Roberson, center, rehearses with members of the Washington Chorus at the National Presbyterian Church in D.C. on May 8. (Credit: Matt McClain/The Washington Post)
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