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Silver Singers is an informal singing group aimed at people over 50 who are looking to improve their confidence, breathing and general health whilst in a fun and social environment.
No previous experience is necessary to join Silver Singers and you don’t need to be able to read music. There is no audition required to join the group!
10 mins – Physical & Vocal warm up: exercises, games and easy rounds
20 mins – learn a new song
10 mins – Break
30 mins – Review new song & good old sing song of precious song for remainder of session
Silver Singers will generally learn a new song every week which joins their collection in their personal song folders. They work towards regular performances in local venues and in the community.
Singing has a significant amount of health benefits such as strengthening the immune system, improving posture and helping with sleep. It can be a natural anti-depressant as singing is known to release endorphins - the feel-good brain chemical that makes you feel uplifted and happy.
ARC’s Silver Programme is supported by a Cultural Volunteers scheme which helps participants to attend and participate in over 50s activity. For more information and to meet our current volunteers, please click here.
Looking for a lovely cuppa after your weekly session?
We have plenty of space at No 60 for you to pop your feet up and recharge those creative batteries over a cuppa after your singers session. Choose from a delicious selection of coffees and speciality teas, not to mention a truly delectable range of, cakes, scones and other snacks.
You can reserve a table by contacting the No 60 team via firstname.lastname@example.org now.
“I think the Silver program that the ARC delivers is a credit to everyone concerned - as it gives so much pleasure and is tremendous value.” Participant
"The sheer pleasure of singing as a large group of mixed voices. The friendship amongst the group. The dedications and enthusiasm of the tutors." Participant
“It’s true what they say about singing, it really does lift the spirits, and the classes are brilliant.” Participant