New DH calendar
Article updated: 1/25/2013 11:21 PM

ESO musicians bring comfort to Sherman patients

Buy this photo Buy this photo
next prev 1 of 3
   
Gallery Image

Scott Metlicka, a flautist with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, plays for patients at Sherman Hospital. Being part of the ESO's "Musicians Care" program is very rewarding, he said.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Members of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra have been playing for patients, family, and staff at Sherman Hospital in Elgin since November 2010.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Elgin Symphony Orchestra violist Loretta Gillespie plays tunes from "Mary Poppins" on the viola as Penelope Garcia and her 14-year-old daughter, Brooke Mora, of Elgin, listen from Brooke's room at Sherman Hospital.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

About this Article

An estimated 3,500 patients at Sherman Hospital in Elgin have enjoyed the weekly "Musicians Care" program offered by the Elgin Symphony Orchestra since it began in November 2010. Musicians visit the hospital every Thursday from noon to 2 p.m.
prev next
    • Scott Metlicka, a flautist with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, plays for patients at Sherman Hospital. Being part of the ESO's “Musicians Care” program is very rewarding, he said.
    • Members of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra have been playing for patients, family, and staff at Sherman Hospital in Elgin since November 2010.
    • Elgin Symphony Orchestra violist Loretta Gillespie plays tunes from “Mary Poppins” on the viola as Penelope Garcia and her 14-year-old daughter, Brooke Mora, of Elgin, listen from Brooke’s room at Sherman Hospital.
    Galleries by Category