The Music Makes Me Happy Chorus

11jun3:00 pm5:00 pmThe Music Makes Me Happy ChorusThe Umbrella Arts Center, The Umbrella Arts Center, 40 Stow St Concord, MA

Event Details

The Music Makes Me Happy Chorus will present a sing-along concert of songs about the sun and sunshine, to be enjoyed by people of all ages, 3 p.m at the Umbrella Arts Center. A donation of $20 is suggested. Founded in 2015, the chorus is comprised of special needs adults who love to sing, make new friends, and give back to the community. The chorus motto is: “Making the world happier one song at a time.”

The concert opens with a rock song called “Why Does the Sun Shine?” A
talented and captivating performer from Acton, Theodore Jensen-Fellows (who
prefers to be called “Spaghetti”), brings the sun’s scientific facts to life with his
lively interpretation, accompanied by guitar and drums. Following that great
opening, the chorus invites you to sing along on We’ll Sing in the Sunshine, Here
Comes the Sun, I Got the Sun in the Morning, Sunny Day, Sunshine on My
Shoulders, On the Sunny Side of the Street, You Are My Sunshine, and other
favorites. (Lyrics are provided.) There will also be some songs that possibly are new
to you, such as A Place in the Sun, one of the chorus’s favorites. The songs are
from many different styles: folk, musicals, country, gospel, rock, swing era – truly
something for everyone.
In addition, there will be a featured Hang Drum performance “A Sunshine
Meditation” by the fabulous percussionist Mitchell Gordon, well-known by many
as a musician, mediator, mindfulness meditator, teacher of Spirituality and Sacred
The chorus pianist is the multi-talented Devereux Geiger of Interlude Music in
Maynard ( You will love singing along with his piano
playing – as do the chorus members. The conductor is Marsha Martin.



(Sunday) 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The Umbrella Arts Center

The Umbrella Arts Center, 40 Stow St Concord, MA