Ray of Sunshine: Wind & Sky Productions Supports the Virtual Soul Choir ProjectApril 15 2020
In this scary time of the COVID-19 pandemic we all wonder what we can do to help as people struggle with the impacts of reduced income and social isolation in their homes, or how we can support the health care workers and other essential workers doing critical care work on the front lines, or help families and patients fighting the illness itself.
Professional musicians and songwriting couple George and Geoffrey Williams have come up with a fun and generous initiative to help put a ray of sunshine in our lives – the Virtual Soul Choir.
Inspired by the many virtual choir projects which have sprung up around the world during the global health emergency, George and Geoffrey have created a home-grown version in our regional city of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
Their plan is to recruit 1200 voices to sing, from home, the song ‘Ray of Sunshine’, which has been written specifically for communities while in lockdown.
If you would like to participate in the Virtual Soul Choir, simply sign up at the website, listen to the song, learn your part, sing your heart out, send a video recording back, and your voice will be joined with other singers from around the world.
Pay what you feel, if you can afford it.
For more information and to listen to the song and watch the instructions, visit www.virtualsoulchoir.com
Wind & Sky Productions is proud to support the Virtual Soul Choir through donating in-kind mentoring and video post-production services.
The project is also supported by the City of Ballarat through its be kind be creative program.
In the time of COVID-19 imagine our delight and surprise to learn that three Wind & Sky films had been selected to screen at Australia’s first online documentary film festival.
We were happy provide behind the scenes support to this fantastic project.
At the beginning of March it looked to be a bumper year for festival screenings, before COVID-19 struck.