This Is Not Your Average Children's Choir
Music is a great way to expand a child's education. It helps with cognition, memory, and problem solving. But it goes even further than improving children's minds. Josephine Lee, president and artistic director of the Chicago Children's Choir, says that music has even more potential to not only help individual children grow, but to help bring people of diverse backgrounds together and strengthen global communities..
"Music can bring about social change," Lee told The Huffington Post. "From the Civil Rights movement in the United States to the Anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa, music has played a vital role in uniting people throughout history in the struggle for social justice."
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