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Different choirs: Young@Heart (2nd of 6)

Different choirs: Young@Heart

The NZ Young@Heart Chorus is based on a similar chorus in the United States, and consists of singers over the age of 70 who specialise in contemporary rock and pop music, including songs by the Black Eyed Peas, Red Hot Chilli Peppers and One Direction. The New Zealand chorus was set up in Auckland in 2010, and made its debut performances in 2012 to capacity audiences.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Choral music and choirs - Choirs in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 22 Oct 2014