Choirs Raise Voices for Mental Health

THERE’S a powerful tenet rooted in the Talmud — ostensibly, the Jewish book of law — that goes, "Whoever saves a life, saves the world."

Whether one takes this statement literally or metaphorically, its guiding principle of interconnectivity has never been more timely, with an ever-increasing number of local arts organizations harnessing the power of music to reach out to those living in society’s shadows — and perhaps even saving a life or two along the way.