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LOVE NOTES CHORUS, sponsored by Music Memories Austin, is Austin’s first choir dedicated to providing those with early stage memory loss, their care partners, and volunteers an opportunity to perform and share the joy of music in a community setting.
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Love Notes Chorus, Austin's first Alzheimer's Choir which is under the umbrella of Music Memories Austin, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is happy to have performed a live and in-person performance, Saturday, April 9th, 2022! You can see the concert at "Love Can Build A Bridge."
We are also encouraging anyone with early-stage Alzheimer's, their caregivers, and/or volunteers who might enjoy joining us for our next session, to please contact us. Rehearsals began for the current session on September 12, 2022, from 10:30 - noon and will culminate in a performance on December 10, 2022.
We will continue to meet every Monday in Huffman Hall at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church. We do require all participants to be fully vaccinated for their safety and that of others.
Love Notes Chorus currently has about 50 participants but would love to include more people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Interested?
Contact Edie Elkjer (Musical Director) and Susie Higley (Administrative Coordinator) via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or can call Love Notes Chorus at
For more information regarding Love Notes Chorus please visit our website: lovenoteschorus.com
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Music Memories Austin, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) under the direction of Edie Elkjer, and her business partner, Susie Higley, began facilitating workshops three years ago at Memory Powered by Active Connections (MPAC), St. Matthew’s respite care for people with Alzheimer’s.
Realizing the tremendous impact of music on people suffering from this debilitating disease, Edie and Susie were inspired to learn more about Giving Voice Chorus, a chorus made up of persons with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers, and volunteers which began in Minneapolis/St. Paul. This encouraged Edie and Susie to launch Love Notes Chorus (LNC) in September 2019.
LNC is made up of the ideal ratio recommended by Giving Voice of one-third persons with varying stages of Alzheimer’s, one-third caregivers, and one-third volunteers.
Visit the Love Notes Chorus website for more information on the choir and how to join.