Parents' Guide to

It Takes a Choir

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Inspiring reality show has meaningful messages for families.

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This heartwarming reality series has a lot going for it, from its charismatic choir director/host to the exceptional lessons the stories share about the meaning of community. Malone's not just forming musical groups within different societies; he's actually creating new communities in each new place and facilitating relationships between people who otherwise may not have found each other. These choirs are places of inclusion and appreciation on every level, where each voice is welcome and everyone can contribute something unique.

Embedded within the larger group stories are more personal tales that reflect the diverse human experience and chronicle struggles and triumphs of all kinds. In this way, It Takes a Choir raises awareness of and respect for other people's situations, a great message for viewers of any age. You don't have to love music to appreciate this touching series, but you're sure to be inspired by what you see the participants accomplish, both on a musical level and on a personal one.

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