In deciding to write a feature article about Nelson Bays Harmony chorus and their focus on vocal education, Nelson mail reporter Naomi Arnold got more than she bargained for…
“I was expecting to listen to the singing – not join in.
Still, the Nelson Bays Harmony Chorus is looking for new blood, so I suppose it was no surprise to arrive at Club Waimea and seconds later find myself standing in the midst of 40 ladies, gripping a sheet of music and wishing my singing voice was suited for more than just the car.
“I haven’t done this since primary school,” I apologise to those either side of me before we begin.
They just smile, and one pats me on the arm. Then we open our mouths to sing”.
Read the full article here: Nelson Mail feature, Saturday 18th February