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The goal for Phase 2 is to be indoors and in-person starting in October. Vaccinations are required for indoor in-person participation; virtual participants are also welcome as all rehearsals will be live-streamed and recorded.“We hope that you will join us as we start the new year,” said O’Keefe. “We have more space for changed voice and soprano singers than we do for altos at this time.”
Registration forms and more information are available at www.justintimechoirs.ca, under Joining the Choir. The fee for the Phase 1 sessions is $40.Comox ValleyIn its last session before COVID-19 hit in March 2020, Whistler’s Barbed Choir sang The Band’s classic late-‘60s hit, “The Weight.” Like so many things in those strange and uncertain days at the dawn of the pandemic, the night took on a palpable tension.
“That was actually the night before everything shut down. We had a small group and it was a weird vibe,” says choir leader Jeanette Bruce. “We were like, ‘Are we going to be allowed to do this next time?’ Of course, the answer was no.”Fast-forward to July 2021, and after 16 months when we can all attest to feeling the weight of the world on our shoulders, Whistler’s rock ‘n’ roll choir decided to bring it full circle, singing the same song in its first in-person session at Florence Petersen Park.
“The word is appreciation,” Bruce says of the opportunity to sing together again. “The people who come are so excited to see people in person; they’re so excited to make music together. The enthusiasm has been amazing. Myself and Laura Nedelak put quite a bit of effort into preparing the sessions, so it’s so satisfying to know that people are still into it, they still really enjoy the process and that we are still wanted. We haven’t lost our relevance.”
As restrictions have begun to ease up, Whistler’s three main choirs—the adult chorus Whistler Singers, the Whistler Children’s Chorus for Grades 1 through 7, as well as the aforementioned Barbed Choir—are back singing together again, with certain protective measures in place, of course. For now, the choirs are meeting outdoors, with plans to move indoors—with masks on and proof of vaccination required for those eligible—in due time.Zscaler's revenue rose 56% during the first nine months of its fiscal year. That rapid pace of expansion is expected to accelerate. This week, the Pentagon awarded a success memo to Zscaler as a potential vendor, which could be a big win for the company. It seems as if the sky is the limit for Zscaler, and the stock could easily continue climbing if it keeps up this tremendous revenue growth.
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