Young@Heart Celebrates 35th Anniversary!
Steve Martin and fellow chorus members share a quiet moment before our 35th Anniversary concert on May 5, 2017 at the Academy of Music Theatre in Northampton, MA. Photo by Paul Shoul.
Y@H Prison Project in the News
In October 2014 we launched our Prison Project: making music at two local prisons in weekly rehearsals. Today, the work continues.
Here's an article about our sold-out November 19, 2017 concert, which featured stirring performances by two participants from the Hampshire County Jail and House of Corrections, both on furlough from minimum security.
Easthampton resident Sara Lee Bartley, 78, said she loves the spirit the men bring to the chorus.
“Most of them have had a challenge and got off track, but haven’t we all had challenges?”
Please donate now to keep the Young@Heart Prison Project going. Check out NPR's piece about the Y@H Prison Project
And here's a recent video from the front page of Huffington Post Japan. Special thanks to Kazuhiko Iimura for recording/editing the piece and for getting it published. Kazuhiko has been documenting our work with the prison for the past 2 years.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 @ 8PM
Young@Heart: Welcome to Your Life
Academy of Music Theatre
274 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060
Buy tickets online or call 413-584-9032 x105
If you're interested in bringing Y@H to your town please check our booking page. We typically perform in fully equipped theaters, as this is a show that relies on theatrical elements. We are also now offering open rehearsals at your facility in Western Massachusetts. Learn more here. We look forward to exploring opportunities with you via email. Please drop us a line.
The mission of the Young@Heart Chorus is to present a unique and positive image of aging through the creation of originally staged musical and theater performances that incorporate songs not commonly sung by older Americans. Young@Heart provides a not-for-profit musical outlet for the elderly of Western Massachusetts in the form of vocal concerts and/or stage presentations. Young At Heart Chorus Inc is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.