Our Seniors

Nikita Karnik

4 Years with Cantabile

Before Cantabile, I thought I knew what being in a choir meant. Sitting up straight, sight reading your music correctly, and a plenty of other expectations. When I joined Cantabile four years ago, I never thought I would consider those who I sing with my choral family. Through Elena’s teachings of the importance of vulnerability and courage, I learned to connect to my spiritual self through guided meditation and yoga flows. Cantabile was the place I never felt lonely, because I always had my choral family to help me through hard times or send some smiles when I needed them the most. Cantabile taught me the power of music to bring others together in celebration and to comfort those in pain. The values and skills Cantabile has taught me will carry me through my college years and will truly stay with me forever, and for that, I am truly grateful.