12/24/2013 01:57 EST

'Maestro For A Minute' With Musica Intima Invites Shoppers To Conduct (VIDEO)

CBC Music gave holiday shoppers the chance to conduct Vancouver's Musica Intima choir as they sang Handel's "Messiah" at Oakridge Centre mall earlier this month.

The event, titled "Maestro for a Minute," was inspired by Improv Everywhere's "Conduct Us," which gave New Yorkers the chance to conduct a Carnegie Hall orchestra last September.

Needless to say, the results were magical in both cases.

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