Imagine having a singing group at your work. Imagine starting the day with a song with your colleagues. What would your work culture feel like and how would you feel about going to work?
New research has just found, unsurprisingly, that singing with fellow employees reduces work stress and may improve well-being, engagement and potentially job performance. Anyone who has been in a choir would probably agree, but relating it to work stress and improvements in productivity might change some managers minds.
From a music education perspective here are our questions – what would the best repertoire be? Who or how does it get chosen – popular vote, out of a hat or dart board? who would/should lead the singing?
How would your workplace change if you sang with your fellow employees every day?
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