After Paradise: Choir Soothes Hurt Souls

Jan 11, 2019

Voices Strong United Choir performing at the El Rey Theatre for the Camp Fire Benefit.
Credit Art Strong Butte County

In the aftermath of a disaster, psychologists say that artistic expression can often help victims as they struggle to rebuild their lives. From painting to music, art can bring comfort to people in need. In that vein, students from five local high schools – many of them displaced by the fire – have formed a choir that’s performing for other affected kids. They want to use the power of song to heal their community. Laura Wenus has our story.