The tear-jerking moment an Eric Whitacre choir rehearsal becomes a proposal
8 April 2020, 17:54 | Updated: 9 April 2020, 17:47
Those lovely chord clusters had this choir member feeling all romantic…
As we’re all missing going to live concerts and interacting with each other, we’re remembering this gem of a moment from eight years ago.
Jeremy Williams was singing on stage and his girlfriend, Leah, had no idea what was about to happen.
On Jeremy’s instruction, Grammy-winning maestro Whitacre goes to fetch Leah from her seat. Reassuring her, he says: “This will all make sense in about 20 seconds. I promise I’m not going to embarrass you.”
As the choir provides a fitting soundtrack – Whitacre’s spine-tingling Seal Lullaby – Jeremy gets down on one knee on stage.
Of course, she said yes…