Senior Serenades

Community Education Program

Music Matters.

The Santa Fe Symphony’s Senior Serenades bring the beauty of live classical music directly to residents of senior communities, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and those in memory care. These concerts provide musical enjoyment, encourage social engagement with the musicians and other residents, and lift the spirits of seniors who may feel isolated or miss the musical outings they once experienced on a regular basis.

Symphony Chamber Ensembles perform informal concerts presenting a variety of music to residents at these locations, whether they are enjoying an active senior lifestyle or ongoing day-to-day care and assistance. Some residents are unable to walk around much anymore and some are very social and active. But ALL of us, the young and the young at heart, are united by music.


Our Senior Serenades are just one more reason to support The Santa Fe Symphony’s variety of Community & Education programs. Bringing great music to life across our community really makes a difference! With your support, small group ensembles are able to perform music for seniors who aren’t able to attend live classical concerts at The Lensic. We bring the beauty of live classical music that touches the hearts of seniors in the Santa Fe community.

Did you know?

  • 69% of Seniors who listen to music report a benefit to their brain health.
  • Seniors who engage in music report a higher rate of happiness.
  • Seniors with no previous musical knowledge report appreciating the music and wishing they attended more music at a younger age.

Will you consider supporting The Santa Fe Symphony’s community and education programs today? A donation of any size can help us make these programs available to aspiring young orchestral and choral musicians in more communities across New Mexico. Your gift will also support our expansive music education programs—reaching deeper into the community and fostering the extraordinary artistic talent of our future musicians.

You can earmark your contribution for a specific community education program, or help support all of our community programs by becoming a Friend of Music Education.