The Ilkley Silver Serenade
8 small ensembles with a total of over 30 musicians will serenade residents of 12 Care Homes and specialist housing facilities for the elderly in and around Ilkley during the afternoon of Make Music Day UK.
We have a real variety on offer: the Bring Me Sunshine string trio; the Ain’t Misbehavin’ saxophone group; the Two Rivers woodwind group; the Phoenix Four trad jazz quartet complete with sousaphone; the TBD jazz trio; the Phoenix Singers – all members of the Cantores Olicanae choir ; the SPA sax – trombone duo; and the Burley Belles singers.
Make Music Day gives us a great opportunity to put smiles on the faces of residents and staff who have all been through so much during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Participating venues are: Abbeydale Nursing Home; Abbeyfield The Dales, Ilkley; Abbeyfield The Beeches, Menston; Audley Clevedon Retirement Village; Burley Hall Nursing Home; Chesterton Court; Glen Rosa Nursing Home and the Kitwood Unit; Leconfield House; The Gables Nursing Home, Silsden; Troutbeck Nursing Home; and Valley Lodge.