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Memphis

16Mar

Meet Sara Kaye Larson, Ou

Get to know our volunteers! What Virtual Program do you volunteer with? I volunteer for our Tennessee programs. How long have you been volunteering with Musicians On Call? I’ve been a volunteer for one year! Are you a volunteer guide or musician? Guide What is your occupation outside of MOC? I’m the Chief Heart Officer for VIA Productions Do you have any hidden talents? Not exactly hidden (I’m too much a ham for hiding) but I’m a writer and filmmaker. I also have nice handwriting and can drive a stick shift. What is your story? What connects you with music and why do you volunteer with MOC? Music is the best way to connect with the moment, no matter what else is going on. I’m a young adult cancer survivor […]

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15Nov

Meet Jim Keller, Our Feat

Get to know our volunteers! Do you volunteer at a specific hospital? LeBonheur Children’s Hospital How long have you been volunteering with Musicians On Call?  2 months Are you a Volunteer Guide or Volunteer Musician?  Musician What is your favorite song to play for patients? “For the young children – Snow White Heigh-Ho; For older ones, -Lookin’ Out My Backdoor“ Have you ever been part of an impromptu jam session with patients or family in a hospital room? “Yes. We even had one dancing.” Do you perform anywhere else besides with MOC? “Yes!” What is your occupation outside of MOC? “Technology Sales now retired.” What is your story? What connects you with music and why do you volunteer with MOC? “I have always loved music. I used to be in the hi-end Stereo business […]

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18Jun

Meet Bob Stewart, our fea

Get to know our volunteers! Do you volunteer at a specific hospital? I volunteer at Le Bonheur Childrens Hospital How long have you been volunteering with Musicians On Call? 4 Months Are you a Volunteer Guide or Volunteer Musician? Guide What is your occupation outside of MOC? Account Manager for Graphic Systems, Inc. Do you have any hidden talents? Yes: a sense of humor: I like to laugh! What is your story? What connects you with music and why do you volunteer with MOC? I love music, it is a common language for young and old alike What makes MOC different from your other volunteer experiences? I get to set smiles and tears of joy Has your life changed because of your experience with MOC? I have seen how sick children have a respite for their […]

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24Apr

Memphis Patients Get A Su

  Long-time friend of Musicians On Call, Aria Stiles, joined MOC to give back to her community and deliver the healing power of music. After being recently crowned Miss Shelby County 2017, Aria brought her violin to Le Bonheur Children’s Miracle Network Hospital to perform Musicians On Call’s first program in Memphis! The patients at Le Bonheur Children’s Miracle Network Hospital were treated to a half-hour performance in their “Room of Magic” studio! Those who could not attend the concert in person had the performance broadcasted to their rooms through the hospital’s TV network. Here is what Aria had to say before the show! I feel very honored to be trusted to put together a 30 minute program for these kiddos but also excited to meet these kids and offer them a bit of a […]

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