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Music to Uplift Your Mood!

Hudson Falls High School Choir Director Diane Havern and Queensbury High School Choir Director Matt Gaulin shared a dream of one day combining their choirs for a project.  Once the coronavirus quarantining began, the healing power of music and a spark of innovation made the dream a reality.

While choir students were forced to stay away from the school building this semester and were mostly isolated from their peers, their teachers found a way to gather the singers together in the digital realm.

The resulting rendition of a Leonard Cohen classic not only cheers the students up, but thousands of viewers as well.

Enjoy Spotlight producer Paul Larson’s interview with the choir directors here.

Enjoy the full song here.

Spotlight is made possible, in part, by the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation, dedicated to improving the quality of life for year-round residents of the Adirondack Park.  Spotlight is also supported by Hill & Hollow Music.