Just The Tonic with Katie Derham
The Power of Song with Sir Mark Elder
We're all about the power of song! Countless studies show that singing in choirs can help beat the blues, boost your social life, reduce your stress levels and help you exercise - and, according to the choir members we hear from in this episode, it's true!
Singers in The People's Show Choir Halesowen and the Hallé Orchestra's Ancoats Community Choir talk about the life-changing benefits they get from singing together - and, according to Ula Weber, Halesowen Show Choir Leader, anyone can sing! We hear about the growing social prescribing movement that means GPs can prescribe the arts instead of medicine and Music Director of the Hallé, Sir Mark Elder tells Katie how singing together can have an incredible impact on our health.