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BCCS Hosts Fall "Singing For Seniors" Event
October 14, 2014
The Bucks County Choral Society invites all active adult individuals and choirs interested in singing to their fall "Singing for Seniors" Festival. The festival will be held on Thursday, November 20 from 10:30am until 2:30pm at Foulkeways at Gwynedd, 1120 Meetinghouse Rd., Gwynedd, PA 19436.
Designed specifically for the older singer, festival sessions will include morning vocal exercises and large group choral instruction led by BCCS Artistic Director, Thomas Lloyd, and guest clinician, Susan Johnson. Participants will enjoy lunch together followed by performance opportunities.
Recent scientific studies document that singing in one's golden years has a beneficial effect on emotional, physical and mental vitality. The mission of "Singing for Seniors" is to promote this idea to Bucks and Montgomery Counties' growing population of seniors, and to support senior community choirs, directors and singers through the annual series of festivals and workshops. The nationally recognized program has placed BCCS, Artistic Director Thomas Lloyd and the festival's guest clinicians at the forefront of the movement to keep active music-making alive well into the later years of life. Says co-founder of the program and renowned choral expert Dr. Helen Kemp, "you don't stop singing because you grow old; you grow old because you stop singing."
Individual singers as well as organized choirs are encouraged and welcome to attend the festival. The $20 registration fee includes music, clinician, lunch and accompanist. The registration deadline is October 30th. For a registration form or more information, contact the Choral Society at (215) 230-3836 or send us a note via our Contact Page.