Exploring the neurological, therapeutic, and social benefits of community singing
Concert: “Boundless Realms of Joy”
Sanders Theatre, 8pm
Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum | Joseph Fort, conductor
Joyful Noise | Allison Fromm, conductor
Brattle Street Chamber Players
Alice Parker, guest conductor
Celebrated chorus Joyful Noise, composed of adults with significant physical and/or neurological disabilities, joins the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum and the Brattle Street Chamber Players in Sanders Theatre on Friday, April 11. Renowned conductor, composer, and educator Alice Parker will lead the choruses and audience in works that speak to the power of music for wellness and community.
Buy tickets from a member of the Collegium or through the Harvard Box Office:
Holyoke Arcade from 12–6pm, Tuesday-Sunday; for information, call 617-496-2222 or visit www.ofa.fas.harvard.edu/boxoffice.
“Boundless Realms of Joy” continues on Saturday morning with a symposium featuring widely acclaimed participants, speakers, and the Joyful Noise chorus itself.
Symposium: Beyond the Concert Hall
Lowell Lecture Hall, 9am–4pm
Celebrating the choral art and its role in society, featuring distinguished speakers and the Joyful Noise chorus in conversation with Andrew Clark, Director of Choral Activities, Harvard.
Musicians, researchers, and disability advocates will explore the intersections of music and disability, neuroscience, wellness, and community. Alice Parker and Joyful Noise will lead symposium attendees in song.
For more information, visit the event website at http://www.music.fas.harvard.edu/choral.html
and Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/579488498810041.