Gaithersburg ROCKS in search of adults 55 and older who love to sing!
Gaithersburg Rocks is now in Gaithersburg!
Come join in the fun on Mondays from 12:30-2:00 PM at the Unity Church of Gaithersburg at 111 Central Ave in Gaithersburg with Conductor Ethan Lolley and Choral Master, Patti Davis . Rehearsals are normally 90 minutes, and are normally seated. Performances are usually free and opened to the public, and if you’d like to perform seated that is ok too. Performances have been at the Kennedy Center, Strathmore Hall, DAR Constitution Hall just to name a few!
Gaithersburg ROCKS is a local rock & roll ensemble with Encore Creativity for Adults 55 and older.
Encore Creativity is a nonprofit organization that provides accessible arts education and performance opportunities for older adults. Founded in 2007 by Jeanne Kelly, Encore was created to address the mental and physical health benefits of singing for older adults.
Encore now has more than 1,000 singers in 30 programs across the nation, including:
- ROCKS (rock and roll choruses)
- Sentimental Journey Singers, a choir for those with early Alzheimer’s or memory impairments and their care partners
- A vibrant online university
- Summer camp
- Winter retreat
- Travel abroad programs
Encore's mission is to provide an accessible arts education and performance opportunities for older adults regardless of ability or experience.
Here are some of the benefits of singing for older adults:
- Improved cognitive function
- Reduced stress
- Increased social interaction
- Enhanced physical fitness
- Improved mood
- Reduced risk of depression
- Increased self-esteem
- Increased sense of purpose
If you are an adult 55 years old or older who is looking for a way to improve your health and well-being by singing with us, Encore Creativity for Older Adults is a great option.
See you on Mondays in Gaithersburg!
To register, click here.