Volunteer News

Musicians On Call is proud of the accomplishments of our volunteers.  Check out what they're doing outside of the hospitals.  Learn more about our volunteers here.

Guitar World features MOC Volunteer Jennifer Vazquez's single, "Getting Out Of My Own Way" in their recent blog.

Check it out here >>

New York Volunteer Chad Menville Honored for Service

Chad Menville will recieve the United Hospital Fund's 2015 Hospital Auxilian and Volunteer Achievement Award. He is among a distinguished list of approximately 85 New York City hospital auxilians and volunteers to be honored.  Congrats to Chad!

New York Volunteer Jen Vazquez Releases New Single

Check out a free download for her single "Getting Out Of My Own Way."  Download here >>

Miami Volunteer Phil Barnes Discusses His MOC Involvement

Listen to his latest single.  Learn more >>

Nashville Volunteer Megan Ruger is the newest addition to Blake Shelton's team on NBC's The Voice

Check out our very own Nashville Volunteer Megan Ruger performing for the judges of reality talent show, NBC's The Voice. Join us in rooting for her this season on The Voice!  Watch video >>>

Volunteer Andrew Salamanca discusses Musicians On Call and the healing power of music on Voice America.

Hear "The Power of Music: Holistic Education, Health, and Daily Life"  Read more >>

Volunteer Jeremy Bar-Ilan and the Purple Hat Foundation announce the 4th Annual Benefit Concert for Musicians On Call

The event takes place on January 18 at An Beal Bocht in the Bronx.  More info >>

Volunteer Jack Skuller Donates Portion of Single Proceeds to MOC

Teen sensation Jack Skuller has once again teamed up with legendary Ramones producer Daniel Rey for a special holiday single – a cover of "Run Rudolph Run."  Read More >>

New York Volunteer Khaya Cohen Performs LIVE on X Factor

Check out our very own New York Volunteer Khaya Cohen performing for the judges of reality talent show, X Factor. Join us in rooting for her this season on the X Factor!  Watch Video >>

Download a new song by Amos Lee, “Chill In The Air” and support WXPN Musicians On Call

Philly singer-songwriter Amos Lee releases his new album, Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers Of Song, on October 8th.  Download a new song >>

Musicians On Call Featured in Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Blog

Musicians are making the rounds at Jefferson. They’re performing here to boost the spirits of our patients.  Read More >>

Musicians On Call’s Glenn Sweitzer Wins Telly Award for Brantley Gilbert Veterans Day Video

Video producer Glenn Sweitzer has been named as a Bronze winner in 34th Annual Telly Awards’ Internet/Online Programs, Segments or Promotional Pieces in the Charitable/Not-For-Profit category. Sweitzer garnered the honor for producing a Veterans Day video featuring Brantley Gilbert.  Watch Video >>

MOC NYC Young Professionals Committee Raises $800 to Sponsor a Hospital Room

On June 26, Musicians On Call NYC YPC held another installment of its Volunteer Spotlight Series at the Living Room.  The event raised over $800, enough to sponsor a hospital program for one year where a Musicians On Call volunteer performs weekly.  See Photos >>

Members of Lady Antebellum Visit Kravis Children's Hospital at Mount Sinai for Musicians On Call/Citi

Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of the Grammy Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum.  See Photos >>

Musicians On Call Launches "Project Playback" in Nashville

MOC Helps Residents of Bordeaux Long-Term Care Write and Record Music CD.  Watch Video >>

Musicians On Call Launches Virtual Bedside Performance Program

Musicians On Call launched the Virtual Bedside Performace Program on Google+ Hangout On Air.  Volunteer Alexis Babini played for patients at Duke Children's Hospital and UNC Children's Hospital from the Musicians On Call Headquarters in New York via video conference. Read More >>

Vanessa Carlton and John McCauley from Deer Tick Perform for Patients

Vanessa Carlton and John McCauley from Deer Tickperformed at the bedsides of patients as a volunteer of Musicians On Call. Hear them describe their experience as Musicians On Call volunteers.  Watch Video >>

The Lone Bellow Share Their Musicians On Call Experience

On January 17th, The Lone Bellow performed at the bedsides of patients as a volunteer of Musicians On Call. See Video>>

Aly Tadros Celebrates CD Release

Join her on Tuesday, January 15th in NYC to celebrate her new release.  See details >>

MOC Volunteer Diego Val Featured On The Voice

Musicians On Call is thrilled to congratulate Miami MOC Volunteer Diego Val for making it through the first round of NBC's The Voice.  Diego shared his inspirational story about growing up with a disability and even took the cameras behind the scenes to one of his Musicians On Call programs at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. Watch Video >>

Catch MOC Volunteer Anthony Purdy at new weekly gig

He'll be playing a weekly gig at NYC's The Garden Cafe in Inwood. Find out more here >> 

Volunteers Hold Video Premiere Party

Regular CHAM volunteers, the Crowley Brothers, held a video premiere party.  Check out their debut video >>

Taylor Goldsmith from Dawes shares his Musicians On Call experience

On May 22nd, Taylor Goldsmith from Dawes played at the bedsides of patients as a volunteer of Musicians On Call. Listen to what he had to say about the inspirational program.  Read More >>

Musicians On Call Celebrates National Volunteer Week

MOC hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Night in New York City.  See Photos >>

MOC Volunteer Morley Celebrates CD Release

Join Morley at NYC's Joes Pub to celebrate the release of her new album, Undivided.  More Info

Miami Volunteers Recognized in Florida GRAMMY Showcase

Congratulations to MOC volunteer Chloe Dolandis for being named one of the 2012 Florida GRAMMY Showcase finalists!! Congratulations as well to Cat Shell, Samantha Natalie, Emily Kopp, Chris Alvy, Fernando Perdomo and Robert Elias for being named semi- finalists! Read More

Vote for MOC Volunteer, Hunter Hayes, for ACM's Best New Artist

Support MOC Volunteer Hunter Hayes by placing your vote.  Vote

MOC Volunteer, Rachel Platten, Headlines NYC's City Winery

Wishing Rachel the best of luck as headliner!  Buy Tickets

MOC Volunteer Recognized in WNYC's Battle of the Boroughs

MOC Volunteer, Peter Tascio, and his band, Sinner Man, have made it into the top 5 bands from Queens in WNYC's Battle of the Boroughs.  Help support him in the contest by texting the code QN10 to the phone number 69866.  Or, you can vote online here.  

Congrats to Musicians On Call volunteer and supporter, Gavin DeGraw

The MOC team is rooting for him on the new season of Dancing with the Stars.  Read More

MOC Volunteer Seth Glier is Grammy Nominated

Congrats to Seth Glier for his Grammy nomination for Best Engineered Album, Non Classical.  Read more

MOC Volunteer Miss Amy is Grammy Nominated

Congrats to Amy Otey for her win for Best Children't Album.  Read More

Congratulations to Musicians On Call supporters, Lady Antebellum and Melanie Fiona, on their Grammy wins!  

The MOC team is so proud to have them as supporters of the healing power of music. Read More

Hunter Hayes Scores First ACM Nomination

Congrats to MOC Volunteer, Hunter Hayes, on his ACM Nomination.  It is well deserved! Read More

Miami Volunteer Featured on NBC's "The Voice"

Miami singer/songwriter and fellow MOC volunteer, Pamela Rose, was featured on NBC's The Voice!  We are so proud of her accomplishment!

Congratulations to MOC volunteer SJ

MOC volunteer SJ has yet another nomination for his song "I Am" at the 8th Annual IAMA (the International Acoustic Music Awards).  The song features another MOC volunteer Joshua Stedman. Read More

Congrats to Musicians On Call supporter, Kellie Pickler

Congrats to Musicians On Call supporter, Kellie Pickler, and the top 10 debut of her album, “100 Proof,” her highest charting-album yet!  Read More

Philly.com Features WXPN Musicians on Call and volunteer musicians Cris and Lou 

A duo sings and plays for hospitalized children. "We need to make them smile," says one performer.  Read More

Help MOC supporter and volunteer Hunter Hayes win ACM New Artist of the year!

You can vote once a day here and you can vote every day 'til Jan. 30th! Share & help spread the word!

MOC Volunteers Donate Free Holiday Song

Get a free download of “Keep A Light” from MOC Volunteers, The Wellspring!  Check it out on their website here or download the song here

Philadelphia Volunteer Nominated for 2011 Grammy

"Miss Amy," Amy Otey, received a prestigious 2011 Grammy Nomination.  Her album, “Fitness Rock & Roll," was one of the 5 albums nominated for Best Children's Album.  We congratulate her on her much deserved success.

Congratulations to Miami Volunteer, SJ, 2011 Hollywood Music in Media Award Winner.  

SJ won a 2011 Hollywood Music in Media Award for Best Folk/Acousitc Song in Emerging Artist Category.  Musicians On Call is proud of SJ's accomplishment. Read More

MOC Volunteers Win Latin Grammy

Congratulations to Musicians On Call volunteers and supporters Lena Burke, Jorge Villamizar, and Alex Ubago (Alex Jorge y Lena).  Read More

Congratulations to MOC Volunteers Alex, Jorge y Lena

We congratulate Musicians On Call volunteers and supporters Lena Burke, Alex Ubago, and Jorge Villamizar for their 2 Latin Grammy nominations!  Read More

MOC Volunteer Elsten Torres honored in Miami

MOC congratulates Elsten Torres for his "Best Of Miami" honor in the Miami New Times.  Read More

Hunter Hayes performs for patients at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Hunter made personal visits to the patients at the Children’s Hospital, giving each child a private acoustic performance of his songs “Storm Warning,” “Light Me Up” and “Only If You Told Me To,” to name a few.  Read More

My Chemical Romance visits Joe Dimaggio Children's Hospital

Musicians On Call would like thank rockers My Chemical Romance for visiting the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Florida on May 18.  Read More

Congratulations to MOC Supporter and Volunteer Jorge Villamizar

 Five Time Grammy Award Winner Jorge Villamizar received the prestigious BMI Award for being one of the most distinguished songwriters of Latin Music for 2010.  Read More

Miami Volunteer Musician, SJ, Climbing the Charts

 MOC Volunteer, SJ, is gaining national accolade.  His single, “I Like You,” has reached number 21 of the FMBQ charts.  Read More

Congratulations to MOC Miami Supporters!

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Alex, Jorge y Lena's Visit to Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital in Miami Covered by Telemundo

 Alex, Jorge y Lena made a special visit to Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital and speak about their experience on Telemundo!  Read More

Pharrell Visits Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital

Grammy Award winning musician and producer, Pharrell Williams, visited with the patients and their families at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital for the second year in a row.  Read More
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