DavStar of Davidid Apfel

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David Apfel receives positive feedback from every performance. Here is a sample of the comments people have made after being entertained at his shows. Recently, he has entertained at many Residential Homes around the country, in addition to his wide variety of other Assorted Performances.

Residential Homes & Sheltered Housing

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“On behalf of our residents, we would like to say , “Thank you” for entertaining us....We really enjoyed your performance and look forward to seeing you once again.” Clement Court

“Thank you for the excellent singing performance you gave our residents at Denison House Nursing Home... It was wonderful to see the residents singing along, enjoying the moment... We do hope you will bless us with your company in 2011.” Eldercare (Denison House)

“Thank you for singing so wonderfully for our residents.”South Yorks Housing Association

“Many people told me how thrilled they were to have heard you, asking when you could return!” Dept of Social Services

“You greatly enhanced the occasion with your wonderful performance.” St. Philips Community Centre

“Thank you on behalf of our residents, who loved your performance at our care home. Your performance was professional and thoroughly entertaining. The style was unique and we are really looking forward to seeing you again.” Victoria House

“The residents and visitors really enjoyed your performance. The entertainment was varied to suit all tastes, with clean, funny jokes, making a really nice change... a fun and thoroughly entertaining afternoon!” MHA Housing & Care for Older People

“Our group members really enjoyed listening to you... They especially enjoyed singing along with you!” Holbeck Elderly Aid

“Dear David, A big “Thank You” from all of us for the wonderful afternoon’s entertainment... Your singing was uplifting and the residents are still talking about it... You have a beautiful voice, a professional approach to your work and a lovely manner with people – you deserve to be heard!!” Marilyn (Maddie) Simpson
Activities Coordinator
Aden Court Care Home

“Thank you for the lovely entertainment, David. You engaged the residents well and they sang along beautifully. Your singing was in a league of its own - very different and refreshing.”Croftlands Care Home, Huddersfield

“We love how you hold the audience, so they feel that the song is just for them. Inviting requests and involving the audience involved is nice, too. What a moving and wonderful voice - it makes one feel quite  emotional. We will not forget you.”Methodist Housing Association (MHA) after a return visit

“Hi David, Thank you for a great night. All my tenants have told me how much they enjoyed it and would like you to come back later in the year.” Bob Head, Scheme Manager
Newfield House, Normanton

“The residents thoroughly enjoyed your performance and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.” Debbie Boldy, Entertainments officer
Manor Park Care Home

“Your performance was great and the residents really enjoyed it. We hope to have you back!” Pauline Call, Entertainment co-ordinator,
Knowles Court, Bradford (a BUPA home)

“Dear David, All the residents and staff really enjoyed your visit to the home, we look forward to your return visit and intend to recommend you.”Jacinto Fernandez (Breadalbane Care Home)

“A very enjoyable time can’t stop talking about it today... Lovely afternoon I enjoyed it more than anything, Nice time hope he comes again. Smashing entertainer please come again
David you made the residents all feel at ease and comfortable in your company”Elaine Barker, Events co-ordinator
Springhills Housing Scheme, Wakefield District Housing

“Hi David, All the tenants enjoyed your entertainment on Thursday afternoon I am sure we will book you again later in the year. Once again thank you.”Janice Stevenson
(Scheme Manager)
Greenfield Court

“It was wonderful to see the pleasure on their faces as you sang... your songs brought back many happy memories and several members of the audience have said how much they enjoyed the concert, asking when you will return.” Donisthorpe Hall

“Just to say on behalf of all residents at Chellowfield Court, how much we enjoyed your entertainment. We all agree that you are one of the best entertainers we have had and wouldn't hesitate to recommend you. You have a fantastic voice and such a friendly, pleasant attitude.”Chellowfield Court

“Dear David, The tenants at Hawthorn Mill Sheltered Housing & I would like to thank you very much for entertaining us on 1st September 2011. I was so very impressed with your patience and your talent! What a wonderful gift you have! All the people who attended last night were still singing your praises at Coffee Morning this morning. Thank you for 'the dedication of songs' it was a lovely touch. I can thoroughly recommend you to others so please feel free to give out my contact details if anyone would like to talk to me. Best wishes”Sue Hendry Cert CIH, Senior Scheme Manager
Hawthorn Mills Sheltered Accommodation

“Dear David, We found your show fantastic. They all loved your performance, it was nice to see the pleasure and happiness on all the faces in the audience. To see their joy and pleasure whilst you were interacting with them was amazing. Most enjoyed by all clients and staff, with a re-booked show. Thank You, see you again soon.
Best Wishes, Anne Hirst (Entertainments Organiser)
St Lukes Care Home, Eldercare (Halifax) Ltd. 0113 2563547

“All who attended remarked, ‘What a beautiful voice.’ Everyone thought it was a marvellous show & the selection of songs was just right. I for one will be passing your details on. Many thanks again.” Mick Simms, Scheme Manager
Anchor Montague/Lionel Court
(Anchor Trust Sheltered Housing)

“I would like once again to thank you for entertaining us on Wednesday 1st February. Everyone enjoyed your selection and I would like to thank you on behalf of everyone for giving your time to this very worthy cause. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.” Jean Light, On behalf of
The Forget Me Not Dementia Café

“A good afternoon was had by everyone.  David is an all round entertainer, with thoroughly enjoyable presentation and delivery of his material. We highly recommend David and will definitely be booking him again.” Beverley Kay, Entertainments officer
Willow Court, Pennine Housing 2000

“The residents had a lovely afternoon listening to something different. They all said how much they enjoyed your show and hoped to see you again.” Cookridge Court, Avery Healthcare

“Dear David, I would just like to say that your performance here at Hebden Vale was thoroughly enjoyed by both service users and staff alike. Your show was like a breath of fresh air and all were mesmerized. We will look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thank you.”Beverley Wright, Day Care Co-ordinator
Older Peoples Day Services, Calderdale Council
Hebden Vale Day Centre, 01422-847668


“The audience enjoyed the afternoon, especially reminiscing to the older tunes. Your personal touch was really appreciated, such as walking around and shaking hands with individual people. We hope to see you again at Lower Edge. Regards,” Melanie, Day Care Co-ordinator
Lower Edge Centre

“Hi David, Just a few words of thanks for your entertainment. It really was greatly appreciated by one and all. Many remarked on your vast repertoire and jokes, which were all very clean and funny… just right for sheltered housing residents. The singing was great and everyone had a great afternoon. You are on our list of future functions. Kind regards,” On behalf of the committee of Farish House [incommunities]

“Hi David, What can I say, my tenants absolutely loved your performance at our Jubilee party. I can’t tell you how good it was to see them singing along and even getting up with me when you sang “When you walk through a storm.” It made such a lovely picture for our album. But it didn’t end there, after you’d packed away your equipment you sang again, at least three songs without backing music - they were all in awe of your lovely voice. Thank you so much for contributing to our special day. Regards”Carol Pollard, Scheme Manager, Anchor
Chapel Green 00467, Anchorcall ID TG 0685
Tel: 0113 255 9968

“I just wanted to say that the residents really enjoyed your great singing at our jubilee party.” Pauline Daniels, House Manager
Chevin Court Sheltered Housing

“David, Thank you so much for singing for our residents on Monday, what a super afternoon, they are still talking about it now, thanks again and we will be in touch. Regards,” Mandie & Jan
Entertainment coordinators
Laurel Bank Nursing Home

“The residents thoroughly enjoyed your singing last Thursday and they have been telling visitors about it. It is nice to hear some good songs sung by a very good singer… one of the best I have heard… David sang the song I requested beautifully and we especially enjoyed you singing 'The Sound of Music' and Edelweiss. I have asked these residents if you can use these quotes and they all agreed. The residents and staff are look forward to seeing you again.” Paul Gordon, Activities Organiser
The Grove Nursing Home

“On behalf of the members of Leeds Jewish Blind Society who attended the JBS social yesterday. I would like to thank you for your wonderful entertainment, I am sure you were aware how much everyone enjoyed it - I have already had many requests asking when are you coming back!” Sara Korn, Disability & Sensory Services Co-ordinator,
The Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Community Centre

“David has a wonderful voice, effortless.”
“Everyone was enchanted and joined in with every song”
“We would like to welcome you back very soon.”Catherine Greenwood, Social Inclusion Worker
Otley Action for Older People

“Dear David, Thank you for your outstanding performance today. It must be hard walking into an atmosphere where you’re not sure of what the people you are going to meet are like or if you are indeed going to get a response from them. The people we care for suffer with learning disabilities and mental health problems and we also care for two ladies with dementia. Once again David thank you very much for the wide range of music and gracing us with your presence. Hopefully we will meet again and I will be recommending you to other homes within the area.” Angela O'Dowd, Ferncliffe House
Halifax, West Yorkshire

“Hi David, On behalf of the residents at De Lacey Gardens, I would like to thank you for your excellent performance on Thursday 5th December 2013. It was wonderful to see a smile on the residents’ faces as they sang along with you. We will be booking you again in the near future, Thank you once again.” Claire Carr, Support Worker

“Thank you David for performing at our Christmas Party yesterday. All who attended enjoyed your performance and your wonderful voice.
We look forward to booking you again in the near future. Kindest regards” Jenny Cunneen, Scheme Manager
Anchor Sheltered Accommodation

“Thank you so much for entertaining the residents here at Woodlands. I was given positive feedback from each and every one. For many, the songs took them back to their younger days. I am sure they will be talking about you and how much they enjoyed you for several weeks! Thank you once again David.” Yvonne Woodhead, House Manager

Assorted Performances

“Can I please thank you for a most wonderful day. You really did make it so special. Everybody loved you. I have had so much positive feedback... Thank you so much once again David. From a most grateful family.” The Mastrangelos

“Music and humour are always an excellent mix and your performance surpassed the mark of high quality” Army Benevolent Fund

“Thank you for a wonderful performance...You have a superb singing voice.” Leeds CCJ

“A singer with a rich tenor voice, strikingly similar to the great Mario Lanza, and a wit to match that of top comedian Jackie Mason.” Evening Post

“You have a natural ability to lift people with the warmth, depth and strength of your voice....”Rotary Club of Normanton

“Thank you so much for your performance at Mother’s 80th birthday party – it was the ‘icing on the cake’ for her and her friends and an afternoon that they will remember for a long time to come.” Mrs. J. Featherstone of Wales

“We had a wonderful evening of entertainment with music and humour to suit all. Many of our WI ladies knew all the songs and joined in at every opportunity. Thanks again for a great night.” Jane Pearce, WI Secretary
Galtres Group

“Thank you so much for a delightful concert. Your English and Italian songs were beautiful. The audience thoroughly enjoyed the personal attention and involvement in your programme. I am sure you will continue to give a lot of pleasure to those who engage you for future performances. People will certainly be in for a great treat!”Ruth Sutton, Entertainments officer
Foulridge Parish Council

“We booked David for a cabaret in The Majestic hotel during ‘Classicfest’. He gave our patrons a wonderful evening of gentle, easy listening music which both delighted and inspired. He has an extensive repertoire and I would thoroughly recommend him for any music loving audience.” Neil G Smith, Festival Director
The International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival, Halifax

“The Harrogate and Knaresborough Womens’ Institute enjoyed an evening of nostalgia as David Apfel serenaded us with a medley of music from the 1950s and '60s. With a long list of popular songs, a good rapport was developed with his audience as he responded to individual requests. Our thanks go to David for reviving happy memories of the past. Thank you again for an entertaining evening.” Lorna Batten

“The audience was treated to a very entertaining and polished performance from a first class entertainer, with a first class singing voice. Well done, David!” Colin Willcock, Secretary
The Ponteract Vulcan Club RAF Association

“Dear David, Our members enjoyed a very pleasant afternoon, especially because they were able to choose their old favourites and songs from the shows. I have had very positive feedback and we would not hesitate to recommend you to other organisations.” Lesley Slater, Leisure club co-ordinator
Burton Leonard Leisure Club

“Hi David, Thankyou for coming and giving a fantastic performance, it was enjoyed by all. Some of the comments were:
‘He was excellent, we would definitely like to see him back again’ - said Geoff (one of our residents)
‘He was marvellous, terrific voice. I bought a cd from him too; I have had it on all week!’ – said Ian (one of our residents)
‘Fantastic entertainer with a very smooth but powerfull voice’ – said Cath (staff member)
‘Perfect entertainment for the occasion, everybody really enjoyed the performance and we will definitely be in contact for future bookings’ – Max (activities organiser)” Max Harrison, Activities Organiser
Champion House, Leonard Cheshire Disability