Kari Olsen-Porthouse, founder of the West Bridgford Liberty Singers (now the Online Liberty Singers) is creating a virtual choir for NHS Intensive Care Staff this Christmas, as a way to give something back for the challenging year they’ve faced.
In collaboration with Dr Alison Pittard, Dean of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Kari is giving critical care workers the opportunity to sing together this Chrstmas.
Within 48 hours of launching the project on Twitter, one hundred singers had already signed up. They will rehearse online over four sessions, singing songs about togetherness and Christmas, ending with a virtual recording of one chosen song.
Kari is delighted with the response and hopes it will lift the spirits of those taking part:
“Singing is a mindful activity. It’s harder to be distracted by the everyday noise in life if you’re busy creating your own tune. Anyone can sing and sharing it just makes it better! Who knows where this project will end?”
To find out more visit https://libertysinger.com