Our community group, Bluegrass Breaks, entertained the seniors at Jasper Place in Edmonton on Monday evening…We were delighted to be joined by special guests Ed Grant on guitar and Dustin Friesen on percussion!
Played with The TrebleBusters at the St Albert Farmers Market from 10am-noon, then with Bluegrass Breaks at Holyrood Seniors Home at 2pm…TrebleBuster Michael Roste kindly joined us for the senior home concert in the afternoon, and Holyrood generously donated to … Continue reading
Everyone had a good time when our serving group played for Ironwood’s seniors home in St Albert…the guests had a great singalong!
One of the great things about building community music through serving opportunities is that there comes a time when the group are ready to play on their own, without my guidance! That was the case when I had a conflict … Continue reading
Sunday was a busy, rewarding day of music! First, I played for West Edmonton Christian Assembly’s annual picnic in the park with a great jazz quartet at Glastonbury Park, then Bluegrass Breaks and the Hipsters, two of my other groups, … Continue reading
We set off early on Saturday morning to play for the seniors at Westlock Hospital’s long-term care ward, with a combination of musical friends and my music students…We had a relaxing lunch and saw some sites, before playing for the … Continue reading
Playing for seniors with dementia can be one of the most rewarding concerts we do…The healing power of music is really evident, as guests often remember an old lyric or melody of one of our songs. I always enjoy playing … Continue reading
Our serving community group played for the seniors at Youville Home, St Albert. I even broke out my birthday present, a new banjo, for duelling banjos with Dave!
On Tuesday, May 20th our volunteer group continued our fundraising efforts by entertaining the seniors at Chateau Mission Court in St Albert. We have been raising funds for the Stollery Childrens Hospital by playing senior homes and special care facilities … Continue reading