WATCH: This virtual choir will take your breath away

Ralf Schmitt (Photo: Screengrab, YouTube)
Ralf Schmitt (Photo: Screengrab, YouTube)


Ralf Schmitt is best known to South African audiences as the choirmaster of the world-famous Ndlovu Youth Choir. But what many don't know is that he is also choirmaster of Roedean School, a private day and boarding school for girls located in Parktown, Johannesburg.

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Of course, as the country is currently on in the midst of 21-day lockdown, school isn't in session, in keeping with physical distancing measures, but that doesn't stop the choir from belting their hearts out in unison.

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Through a virtual performance, Ralf leads the young voices in a touching rendition of Leonard Cohen's noted classic, Hallelujah.

The video was uploaded last week and already has hundreds of thousands of views, with many praising it in the comments.

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:

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