Voice-to-voice, Hand-in-Hand

Lyanna Labelle-Rocha

Placement: Hand-in-Hand Choir at St-Columba House

Title of Piece: Voice-to-voice, Hand-in-Hand

Blog Post: A community is simultaneously separate individuals and a collective: it is both the plural and the singular at once. This soundscape explores and plays with the voices of the individuals I encountered while my stay at Hand-in-Hand’s choir. It mixes laughter, conversation, tension, anxiety, and finally a melodious union- all things felt both by myself and the members. The soundscape expresses my journey from becoming starting outsider at the St-Columba to becoming a part of a collective- beginning first with anxious tension and ending with a release of