EMSO Musicians Continue to Shine with Symphonies for Seniors

East Metro Symphony Orchestra is delighted to be in the middle of a very successful Symphonies for Seniors season. Symphonies for Seniors concerts are performances presented at senior living facilities around the east metro for residents who might otherwise be unable to attend a concert due to health, mobility, or transportation issues. EMSO’s Symphonies for Seniors offer residents the opportunity to share in the joy of live orchestra music in the comfort of a space they find familiar and accessible.

This season highlighted the East Metro Chamber Ensemble, an ensemble of 4-12 string players led by EMSO’s concertmaster Aja Majkrzak, throughout the fall, and now is giving other small groups, made up of EMSO musicians and friends of the orchestra, a chance to perform for these wonderful audiences looking for a way to reconnect with music. 

The season has also seen the return of full orchestra performances at senior living communities that have the space to accommodate a large gathering. EMSO commonly performed full orchestra concerts in these communities before the pandemic, and we are thrilled to be able to return to these larger performances in some locations.

Thank you to all of the musicians taking the time to share their love of music and performing with our senior communities!  You are making a difference in the lives of so many!

Check out videos from Symphonies for Seniors on EMSO’s YouTube Channel!

Suki Sun (violin) and Matthew White (piano) duet
Heavy Metal Low Brass Quartet

For more information on Symphonies for Seniors concerts, visit EMSO’s website.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to legislation appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.