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Musical Connections with JSO Choir – The Night They Invented Champagne – Video

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Experience the joy and the power of music! Joyful Sound Ottawa is an intergenerational community choir for people with memory loss, their caregivers, and friends. Participants form a choir and sing along with their peers. They also have the opportunity to perform at a concert organized at the end of the series. Watch this video to see the fun choir practices- or you can also sing along with them, right from your homes.

The Musical Connections series provides an opportunity for people living with dementia and their friends and family to experience a live, in-person or virtual musical performances.

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The Night They Invented Champagne – JSO Choir

The Joyful Sound Choir Ottawa perform The Night They Invented Champagne. Joyful Sound Choir is an intergenerational, community choir for people with memory loss and their caregivers, as well as family and friends. Weekly rehearsals foster community, cognitive function and socialization. In addition to singing together, rehearsals also provide a time of getting to know each other. Each season ends with a short concert for family members, friends and community.

About Anne Longworth

Anne’s career, which has spanned over 40 years, has been primarily in church music, playing organ and keyboard and directing choirs. She began Joyful Sound Ottawa, an intergenerational choir for those with memory loss, their caregivers and friends in 2020. Anne is passionate about helping others with memory loss develop a better quality of life. Over the past few years, whether online or in-person, Anne has been building a strong community through the JSO choir.

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