Young @ Heart

Bob Cilman

Young at Heart Chorus is based in Northampton, MA. See the final weeks of rehearsal for the group, whose average age is 81, and many of whom must overcome health adversities to participate. Their music is unexpected, going against the stereotype of their age group, performing songs that range from James Brown to Coldplay. Although the group has toured in Europe and sang for royalty, they are now focusing on preparing new songs, not an easy endeavor, for a concert in their home town, which succeeds in spite of several real heart breaking events.


Leah YousePosted June 22, 2009

Imagine a group of elderly men and women coming together to sing. What are they singing? Where are they singing? Yes, it's true; I am trying to trick you into creating a stereotype of a choir singing "Come Thou Fount" to pews of church-goers. But wha...

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