Choruses created for people living with Alzheimer's
Defy dementia through music. Choruses in English or Spanish.
**Special Announcement!** This semester, we’re having a special anniversary concert celebrating 10 years of Giving Voice! Join us a Giving Voice Chorus this spring and sing with us at Orchestra Hall on Sunday, June 9th!
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, we are looking for new chorus members!
Who does the singing? Our choruses are made up of people living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, support partners, and volunteers. No auditions and no prior singing experience needed!
People with dementia sing in the chorus? YES! Our choruses are created for people with dementia. We want to shift the narrative around what’s possible when living with dementia.
Where do you sing?
We’re in the Twin Cities Metro. Click on the links for more information about our choruses and partnership locations!
(Not in the Twin Cities, but want to sing in person? check to see if there’s a chorus near you in the Giving Voice Network!)
Do you sing the oldies? Sure! But, we also sing new and unfamiliar music too. Bruno Mars, anyone? Learning together is what makes it fun. Our Spanish language choruses sing traditional Latin folk music, and they compose new songs as a group!
People with dementia learn new music? Yes! Our welcoming environment makes learning fun and stress-free. Our motto is, “There is no wrong in this room.”
Your semester ends in a concert? Yes! We perform twice a year for family and friends. It’s the highlight of the year when we can share the joy of music and community with our audience. Check out our gallery of videos and photos from recent concerts!
If you’re looking for dementia-friendly activities, Giving Voice Chorus is so much more.
It’s more than singing. It’s more than a chorus. It’s a community.
Come join the fun! It’s more than music. Giving Voice Choruses are life-affirming and life-changing.
Volunteer with Us
Volunteer Singing Partner. Our singing Volunteer Singing Partners provide extra musical support for our singers with dementia or their care partners who may be new to singing or just need a friendly face to welcome them each week. Volunteer singing partners become a member of the chorus attending weekly rehearsals and performing in our end-of-semester concerts.
Operations and Office Volunteers. Have a skill you would like to share? We are always looking for volunteer support. Volunteers are able to help with office projects, photography, social media, concert setup, and so much more!
Interested in volunteering? Email us at: email@example.com