The Edmonton Chapter of Threshold Choir practices while a volunteer lays down to experience what being on the receiving end of the service is like. CTV News Edmonton. A new choir formed in Edmonton is part of an international movement to provide joy through music. Calling it a service—not a performance—choir, founder Valda Roberts said the movement caught her attention when she saw a video of a choir singing at the bedside of a terminal patient.
The choirs sing in three-part harmonies so they travel in groups of three, bringing their own stools to sit on when they perform in hospitals and hospices. When they sing to comfort patients and their families, the experience is powerful, said member Cheryl Nickurak. How familiar are you with that? But this is no performance choir. The group sings to people who are dying. Threshold Choirs can be found around the globe, with around in total. Provincial accounting error fallout. Vote counting continues, Biden remains in the lead.
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