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When I listen....
Seeded by wca on 6 Sep 2018
Author: Westminster Choir College
At each of the Westminster Choir's 2017-2018 concerts, conductor Joe Miller said, "It is often in the process of listening that we find the voice inside of us." He invited the members of each audience to reflect on the importance of listening - especially in today's environment filled with shouting and discord - and to complete the sentence "When I listen to this music....." Participants wrote their responses on cards that were returned at the end of each concert or tweeted their response with the hashtag #wcclisten. Their responses are the basis for this video. The music is a recording of the Westminster Choir performing Anders Öhrwall’s arrangement of the beloved Swedish folk tune Fäbodpsalm från Dalarna with David Kim, Concertmaster for The Philadelphia Orchestra, and soprano Sherezade Panthaki, and Joseph Conyers, Assistant Principal Bass for The Philadelphia Orchestra. This work is included in the recording Frank Martin: Mass for Double Choir, which will be released on the W