Maybe you have one of those families that has a Christmas sing-song: children dramatically present themselves from behind the sitting-room curtains; someone takes out the guitar; your dad sings My Way. Maybe you love the chorus when every voice in the room comes in to join you. Maybe this is the year to bring more music into your life by joining a choir. Before joining, my experience of public singing was limited to that offered by a typical convent school choir: no laughing or smiling; standing perfectly, militarily, still; the less tuneful being told to mime; the constant battle for a bit of make-up; skirts rolled down, please; and The Rhythm of Life ringing in your ears for five years straight.
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12-year-old Irish singer mesmerizes passersby on Dublin's Grafton Street
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The performance is a huge accomplishment for Kaylee, a student at the Killard House Special School in Donaghadee, Ireland, who was too shy to speak in class a year ago. Kaylee was due to sing at a carol service at First Presbyterian Church, Newtownards, but when she took ill and lost her voice, the video, which had been filmed a few weeks before at the school by Billy McAuley, was shown instead. After viewing the filmed performance, many in the congregation were in tears.