Rev Mervyn Gibson stated the findings, revealed within the journal Aerosol Science and Expertise, have confirmed his perception that “tunes don’t damage anyone”.
Scientists discovered that enjoying wind devices generates fewer airborne particles than talking or singing and is not any completely different than an individual respiration.
The research examined the quantity of aerosols – a suspension of wonderful particles or liquid droplets – generated when an individual performed woodwind and brass devices in contrast with respiration.
It concerned 9 musicians enjoying 13 woodwind and brass devices such because the flute, trombone and trumpet in an working theatre with no background aerosol particles.
It’s hoped the findings might assist develop a roadmap for lifting Covid-19 restrictions within the performing arts.
With 1000’s of loyalist band members taking to the streets throughout the primary parading month of July, Rev Gibson stated: “We might welcome that information, that flutes don’t trigger an issue.
“However we’d nonetheless warning folks to watch out, significantly round social distancing, when watching the parades.”
Rev Gibson added: “Now we have at all times identified that the flute doesn’t do anyone any hurt. Tunes don’t damage anyone.”