PROFESSIONAL DEMENTIA-FRIENDLY MUSIC EVENTS:

Relaxed – Inclusive – Joyous

Songhaven is committed to bringing joy and authentic connection to people living with dementia through the power of professional music-making in a relaxed and shame-free setting.


Due to the current situation with Covid19, our live concert series and care home performance visits are on hold. In the meantime, please enjoy Songhaven at Home – our new collection of professional concert films with printable programmes.

Songhaven at Home films are sent out for FREE every 2-3 weeks via email to all our newsletter subscribers. Click HERE to sign up, and keep an eye on your inbox (and your junk mail folder just in case!) Experience the joy of our professional concerts at home by clicking on some of the videos below:

A Nightingale Sang: Songs About Singing 
In celebration of Arts in Care Homes Day and Silver Sunday
Concert filmed at Lumen, Bloomsbury featuring Charlie Drummond (soprano), Felix Kemp (baritone), and John Cuthbert (pianist)
Concert Programme: HERE
Summer Concert  filmed at Lumen, Bloomsbury featuring Sophie Goldrick (mezzo-soprano), Javier Vilarino (baritone), and James Long (pianist)
Concert Programme: HERE
Younger than Springtime Concert  filmed at Lumen, Bloomsbury featuring Jenny Stafford (soprano), Ross Scanlon (tenor), and Lana Bode (pianist)
Concert Programme: HERE
Songs from Stage and Screen Concert filmed at Lumen, Bloomsbury featuring Lizzie Holmes (soprano), Vivien Conacher (mezzo-soprano), and Benedict Lewis-Smith (pianist). Concert programme: HERE
September Concert filmed at St Paul’s Knightsbridge featuring Jenny Stafford (soprano), Vivien Conacher (mezzo-soprano), Alistair Ollerenshaw (baritone), and Chad Vindin (pianist)
Concert programme: HERE
Flora & Fauna Themed Concert filmed at Lumen, Bloomsbury featuring Eleanor Ross (soprano), Jonathan Cooke (tenor), and Lana Bode (pianist)
Concert Programme: HERE
Concert at St Paul’s Knightsbridge featuring Natasha Day (soprano), Matthew Palmer (baritone), and Michael Papadopoulos (pianist).
Concert programme: HERE
Valentine’s Day themed Concert  filmed at Lumen, Bloomsbury featuring Nazan Fikret (soprano), Ben Leonard (tenor), and James Long (pianist)
Concert Programme: HERE
Irish-themed Concert filmed at Lumen, Bloomsbury featuring Eleanor Garside (soprano), Laurence Kilsby (tenor), and Juliane Gallant (pianist)
Concert Programme: HERE

TESTIMONIALS FOR SONGHAVEN AT HOME

“We have been sharing your [Songhaven at Home] videos to the families of [our] Service Users and they loved them. God Bless to your team as you have made the lockdown bearable for us. Wishing you all the best and looking forward to a face-to-face concert in future.” – Dementia Resource Centre support worker

“Superb”

“This is a triumph!!! I love it.  So wonderful”

“a ray of sunshine… this means a lot”

“Thanks for the online concert at this unsettled time. The effort & dedication of you & all those involved are much appreciated”

“Delighted to hear from you in these challenging times. Music is the soul of life and brings such joy and peace. Thank you and your wonderful professional team for your kindness, God bless you all”

“We (my entire household) love love love your concerts online. What a brilliant effort to give to the community during these unprecedented times”

“That was beautiful!  Thank you to everyone at Songhaven”

“The concerts are fantastic! Our residents love to watch them and are fascinated by the fact that they are watching you on the ‘television’ (tablet)” – Care Home manager

“absolutely gorgeous”

“I can see first-hand the comfort this brings at such an uncertain time” – Care Home manager