The Mid-Columbia Mastersingers Go Virtual

When the pandemic abruptly put an end to live concerts and musical theatre in March 2020, performing arts groups had to scramble to re-invent themselves online. For the Richland-based Mid-Columbia Mastersingers, that meant changing the way they hear themselves.

NWPB’s Steve Reeder spoke to Mid-Columbia Mastersingers associate conductor Reginald Unterseher and artistic director and conductor Justin Raffa. 

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Originally aired on NWPB’s All Things Considered March 10, 2020

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