Category Archives: Music

News from Andalucia and Cantabria/Asturias: Spotlight on Musical Residents

From Andalucia Senior Apartments in Panorama City, CA: The Bakers, Jarome and his wife Carole, write a song and sing at the Community Cup event in September every year. They look forward to this day all year long and are … Continue reading

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News from Park Plaza: Singing, Dancing, Piano Concert + Resident Spotlight

Every few months, Programs Assistant Tanya will book Vrezh to come and play at Park Plaza Senior Apartments in North Hollywood, CA. He is absolutely delightful and JUST what the residents at Park Plaza respond to. He speaks their language, … Continue reading

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Photos from the First Annual EngAGE Community Cup

The First Annual EngAGE Community Cup (formerly Senior Olympics) was held in September at Cerritos Park East in Cerritos, CA. Congratulations to all of the enthusiastic participants and medalists, and a special hat tip to the team from Long Beach … Continue reading

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EngAGE in the NAMM Foundation Spotlight

EngAGE is the grateful recipient of support from the NAMM Foundation. We also thank them for making us the focus of their monthly Spotlight feature on their website. The NAMM Foundation advances active participation in music making across the lifespan … Continue reading

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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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