Monday, July 15, 2019
News, analysis and commentary by UBC Journalism students


Choir helps immigrant seniors belong

Meet the the 4-11 Multicultural Seniors’ Choir. Once a week, 32 members – ranging in age from 55 to 92…

By Karen Moxley , in Culture , on May 4, 2009 Tags: , , ,

Meet the the 4-11 Multicultural Seniors’ Choir. Once a week, 32 members – ranging in age from 55 to 92 – come together at a downtown seniors’ drop-in center in Vancouver to sing. English is the common language, but the seniors don’t mind trying out all kinds of tunes. This choir is only a few years old, but its become about much more than music. As Karen Moxley, found out this weekly gathering is about creating a community.

[audio: https://thethunderbird.ca/html/wp-content/themes/revolution_news-20/audio/moxley_choir.mp3]