Music for Retirement Residences

Duo Pleiades has a special heart for entertaining retirement communities. Since 2011 duo has been playing regular 3-5 concerts a month for elderly in the Ottawa-Gatineau region, bringing joy of music and stories where it’s most needed.  Duo has played over 500 concerts for retirement communities and keeps on playing!

Retirement Homes Entertainment Options

Recital 1 – 1.5 hours includes around 20 songs and short stories about the pieces. Concerts are normally very interactive and fun.  Styles of music can vary from Classical to Oldies, Jazz, Celtic, Seasonal, Country & Western, Bluegrass, Movie music.  Performances can be instrumental or include vocal. Special requests are welcome!

Background Music for Special Occasions. Duo can play quiet ambient music while residents and guests are mingling.  Music during dinner is a great option too. Special occasions can include a birthday party, anniversary, retirement and more. Special requests are welcome.

Retirement Residence Concert Program / Themes can also be customized to your specific occasion, song requests and aaaaaâaâ

1. Christmas Carols and Classics (mixture of Christmas favourite carols and classical music from Handel Messiah,  Vivaldi’s “Winter” and more)

2. Baroque Music favourites

3. Tango and Choro from Argentina and Brazil

4. Tangos of Astor Piazzolla: Libertango

5. Paganini and his contemporaries for violin and guitar

6. Schubert and Mozart in musical elegance

7. Jazz and Gypsy Jazz

8. Music of 60s: Beatles, Elvis

9. Popular and Contemporary Hits

10. The Way You Look Tonight: The Best Love songs of All Times played and sang by Duo Pleiades

11. Cole Porter, Frank Sinatra and Contemporaries

12. French music set: Classical, Oldies, Fiddle Tunes

13. Italian Music set: Classical, Opera and Oldies

14. Love is in the air: Love songs in Classical, Oldies, Folk Music

15. Canadian and North American Fiddle Tunes

16. Fiddle Tunes from around the World

17. Paris Connections: French songs, Tango, Gypsy Jazz

18. Movie themes and Disney favourites

19. Mix of Styles: Little bit of everything

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