Music Academy presents aging program

Staff Report

The Music Academy of Rockford is offering a new program titled “ENCORE: Creative Aging” to engage older adults in exploring music and movement. These classes are being offered at the Lincolnshire Memory Care Center, 6617 Broadcast Pkwy., in Loves Park.

This program is led by artist faculty members of The Music Academy who received teacher training through the National Council for Creative Aging, affiliated with George Washington University. ENCORE offers professional artists using a structured curriculum to unlock potential of participants as well as attempt to increase health and vitality.

This is among several programs offered by The Music Academy, which is working with nine community partners, to deliver music education to students of all ages and abilities.

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