The Resilient Musician

#1: The Stay at Home Choir with Tori Longdon & Jamie Wright

from The Resilient Musician | Published 2/25/2021

Welcome to the first episode of Encore's new podcast, The Resilient Musician. We'll be chatting with inspiring musicians across all corners of the industry, and telling the stories of how they have innovated, persevered and made incredible music throughout the pandemic.  How to build the largest choral community in the world with The Stay at Home Choir In our first episode, Jonny speaks to the co-founders and conductors of the Stay at Home Choir, Tori Longdon & Jamie Wright. The Stay at Home Choir is a virtual choir formed in March 2020 as a response to the pandemic that has reached over 23,000 singers from over 75 different countries all over the world. Their story is an extraordinary one. They discuss the value of online music making, the technical and time requirements needed to get it off the ground, their view on the future of the project after the pandemic and why their mascot is a llama…) The Resilient Musician is produced by the Encore Musicians team, and is presented by Jonny Venvell (Head of Artist Relations) and James McAulay (Co-Founder & CEO).  Encore ( is one of the world's largest platforms for booking musicians to perform at events, weddings and recording sessions. Over 10,000 events and gigs have been booked through Encore, and musicians on Encore have earned over £5,000,000 since the platform was launched.  If you're a musician who would like to join the platform, you can sign up at: Twitter: Instagram:

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Conversations with extraordinary musicians about how they've innovated and thrived during the pandemic. Jonny Venvell (Encore Head of Artist Relations, drummer) and James McAulay (Encore CEO, cellist) interview everyone from the leaders of the world's largest Zoom choir, Ronnie Scott's band members to Wellerman TikTokers.