Category Archives: Music

News from Vermont: Summer Fun

Residents at Vermont Family Apartments in Los Angeles, CA, are getting in shape with yoga and resistance exercises in Fitness Class, feeling the beat of drums with music instructor Clarence Johnston, and caring for future tasty crops with the Garden … Continue reading

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News from NoHo SAC: Piano Concert

We had a beautiful piano concert recently at NoHo Senior Arts Colony in North Hollywood, CA. Muzhe Li, who is a  master’s degree student in gerontology at USC volunteered to play some of her favorite songs for our community. The … Continue reading

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EngAGE Receives Grant from The NAMM Foundation

EngAGE, Inc. has been named a grant recipient of The NAMM Foundation. The organization was selected as one of 24 organizations to receive a grant to fund vital programs that create and support access to musical instruction and that serve … Continue reading

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News from NoHo SAC: “Cool Blue” Band Is a Hit

The North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony enjoyed a lively concert last Thursday night featuring the Cool Blue Band.  The nine-piece group played a set of well-known favorites that also showcased some talented vocalists. See the details below. What a great … Continue reading

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Profiles: Tony Bennett

“Profiles” is an EngAGE Blog category devoted to occasional posts about older people who have made a significant creative impact in our world. Today’s subject: TONY BENNETT. From Rolling Stone: The Library of Congress announced on Tuesday that Tony Bennett … Continue reading

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News from North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony: Summer Concert 6/22

This concert is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.        

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News from North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony: Colony Choir Debut

The inaugural North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony choir made its debut on May 25 at a community potluck, performing in diverse styles and featuring multiple soloists. Opening with the traditional song, “When the Saints Go Marching In,” the group continued … Continue reading

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News from Metro Compton and Buckingham: Masquerade Balls

Residents at The Metro at Compton Senior Apartments in Compton, CA, and Buckingham Senior Apartments in Los Angeles celebrated with Masquerade Balls at both communities. There was plenty of music, dancing, tasty food, and photo ops! Let’s start at Buckingham. … Continue reading

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News from ACE/121: Ernie Silva at Antaeus Theater 6/19

Ernie is an ACE/121 resident! Get tickets here. Watch a 3-minute teaser here. “Heavy Like the Weight of a Flame” is a sea-green version of the blues! It’s a one-man show that is like watching a bar fight go on between our … Continue reading

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The Joy of Learning to Play an Instrument Later in Life

More people in their 50s and 60s are finding that taking up a musical instrument or singing improves their lives in many ways. Of course, at EngAGE we believe that discovering your creativity through participating in the arts has no … Continue reading

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