Regina Symphony Orchestra bringing healing power of music to care homes

The Regina Symphony Orchestra is heading to care homes around Regina this month to spread the healing power of music.

Chamber musicians to play at various locations this month as part of outreach program

Members of the orchestra will play classical music for people at care homes in Regina as part of a new outreach program.

The Regina Symphony Orchestra is bringing music to people's ears at several care homes and rehabilitation centres in Regina this month.

The orchestra's chamber players are involved in a new outreach program designed to bring people the healing power of live music.

On Monday, Jan. 11, musicians are scheduled to perform at the Wascana Rehabilitation Centre. There are three more performances on the schedule:

  • Jan. 7: Qu'Appelle House at 2 p.m.
  • Jan. 7: Regina Lutheran Home at 7:30 p.m.
  • Jan. 8: William Booth Care Home at 1:30 p.m.

RSO Executive Director Tanya Derksen said the goal of the program is to bring wellness to those who listen.


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