Singing together for joy, purpose, & well-being. Leading a global movement for living well with dementia

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Giving Voice inspires and equips organizations worldwide to bring together people with Alzheimer’s and their care partners to sing in choruses that foster joy, well-being, purpose, and community understanding.

A singing experience created for joy!

  • No singing experience required
  • Music director understands singers’ potential
  • Comfortable rehearsal spaces with excellent acoustics
  • Variety of music, familiar and challenging, adapted as needed
  • Personalized music books and practice CDs
  • Weekly rehearsals and a public performance
  • Social time for singers and volunteers to make new friends
  • Dementia-aware volunteers available to assist our singers
If you or a loved one is living with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, We would love to have you join us!
Outside the Twin Cities and looking for a chorus near you? Click here for our list of dementia friendly choruses

Want to start a chorus in your area? Click here for our free toolkit and information about our Learning Collaborative

News & Events

Photo from our Fall Semester Celebration, People standing to sing with their arms raised to say hooray

Check out our Fall Semester Celebration Video

We had such a great time getting our choruses together in-person and on zoom this past December! It was so wonderful to be able to offer a choice so that everyone could participate.
thank you to Maude's Awards

Thank you to Maude’s Awards!

We are ecstatic!! Thank you to Maude's Awards for the recognition…
Thank you to all who attended the 2021 Leadership Gathering

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2021 Giving Voice Leadership Gathering

This summer's Giving Voice National Leadership Gathering was a great success. We are so grateful for the opportunity to gather together and learn from each other...
NEA Awarded to Giving Voice

Giving Voice is proud to be a National Endowment for the Arts Organization

Cue the confetti! We're celebrating! Giving Voice is proud to announce that we are now...

Giving Voice Chorus’ 2021 Spring Concert “A Place in the Choir”

Last May's concert was exceptional! Click to watch "A Place in the Choir", a virtual concert from Giving Voice

Watch our December Virtual Concert “Music in Me”

Our December 2020 concert, Giving Voice Presents "Music in Me"…

Giving Voice Live: Our Chorus Goes Virtual!

In this time of social distancing, bringing choruses together…

TPT Wins Emmy for MNO “Love Never Forgets”

Giving Voice is honored to be featured in this Emmy winning Minnesota…

Giving Voice honored with National Chorus America Award

The Chorus America/ASCAP Alice Parker Award honors composer…

Giving Voice 2018 Annual Report

Please read about the highlights of 2018 here.

Washington Post Features Good Memories Chorus & Giving Voice

Read the full article here.

Giving Voice in Minnesota Medicine

A recent article by Giving Voice Board Member Barbara Greene,…

Giving Voice Featured on CBS This Morning

CBS This Morning aired a wonderful story about Giving Voice and…

Classical MPR Discusses New Song Cycle

Classical MPR features the new work from Victor Zupanc and Louisa…

Star Tribune Profiles Giving Voice

Read the article about the "Love Never Forgets" world premiere concert at the Ordway.

Celebrating a New Chorus in Rochester, MN

Read more about the launch of Resounding Voices.

Giving Voice on Performance Today

Giving Voice’s co-founders featured on popular public radio program.

Giving Voice Named St. Paul Knight Arts Challenge Winner

Award will launch Amazing Grace Chorus in St. Paul for African-Americans.

Collaborative Launches New Chorus in St. Paul, MN

Six organizations are collaborating on a new chorus in St. Paul.

Stand in the Light Chorus Launches in Eau Claire

Giving Voice Initiative is pleased and proud to report that the…