“Image of Chile” Speech, 1963
“If we are really serious about communicating with one another, about knowing ourselves through our neighbors — in short, about peaceful civilization — then we can never overestimate the good that comes from artistic communication. When we touch one another through music, we are touching the heart, the mind, and the spirit, all at once.”
And that is why we sing. That is why choir is so important. That is why choir makes a difference in our lives and the lives of others!