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.


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