Hallowell Choir in the News:

Click here to see a video from the Hallowell 20th Anniversary Celebration held at Living Memorial Park on August 26, 2023.

Click here to view an article from Seven Days Vermont titled “The Hallowell Hospice Choir Comforts the Terminally Ill with Music” by Jennifer Sutton.

Click here to view an article and short video that appeared in the Kennebeck Journal and the Maine Sunday Telegram.  

Living and Dying Episode 8: the Hallowell Singers

Click here to view Richard Ewald’s interview with four of the Hallowell singers…

Peace in Harmony

Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
February 19, 2005

Photos by Jason R. Henske
Story by Howard Weiss-Tisman, Reformer Staff

DUMMERSTON On a freezing cold afternoon recently, a small group of men and women met outside the home of Conrad Wilson.

Wilson, 84, lay inside the house on a hospital bed, dying of lung cancer.

The group calls itself Hallowell, and they came out to Wilson’s rambling farm house to sing for him and for his family.

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Songs For Life’s Journeys

Hallowell Hospice Choir, Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem celebrate musical kinship with concert

By JON POTTER / Reformer Staff
Posted:   11/08/2012 03:00:00 AM EST

Thursday November 8, 2012
BRATTLEBORO — Peter Amidon had a simple request for 30 or so singers he was leading in song one recent Sunday afternoon.

“Let’s make that the most beautiful chord in the world,” he said.

And sure enough, they did.

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Singing Group a Comfort to Those in Hospice Care

We invite you to listen to this July 2006 interview – with Hallowell singing – from Vermont Public Radio.  


Other Hospice Choirs in the News:

Singers Bring Comfort To The Dying

Click here for a link to a March 2007 article in the Times Argus

Journey Song: Making A Difference

Read here about the New Hampshire hospice choir, Journey Song:   Journey Song Shares Gift Of Music With Hospice Patients

California “Threshold Choirs”

Read this article about California based Threshold Choirs: Choirs Support and Comfort Those at Life’s Threshold