EXPANDING PROGRAMS TO DELIVER THE HEALING POWER OF MUSIC

Musicians On Call has a vision of a world filled with the healing power of music. This vision is more critical now than ever.

Through the expansion of our Virtual Bedside Performance Program and Music Pharmacy in 2020, Musicians On Call (MOC) delivered music to more than 150,000 people virtually, the most in a single year in our history. There is still a critical need for the joys of live music in hospitals as pandemic visitor restrictions remain in place. This year, MOC continues to expand our virtual programs with a goal of reaching one million people throughout our 22-year history. MOC has an opportunity to be truly “on call” and will transform how the healing power of music is used to improve the patient and human experience.

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Virtual Bedside Performance Program

Musicians On Call’s Virtual Bedside Performance Program brings Volunteers Guides and Volunteer Musicians directly to pediatric and adult patients, caregivers, and those in need of remote, live music through 1×1 intimate performances and hospital-wide concerts. By utilizing video conferencing technology, Volunteer Guides host a live performances from a Volunteer Musician. Because of this unique set up, volunteers and those dialing in can be located all over the country and multiple hospitals can join at once.

Musicians On Call currently has 30 programs a month, and more than 150,000 people have received the healing power of music virtually.

Interested hospitals can request more information at [email protected]

Music Pharmacy

Musicians On Call’s Music Pharmacy gives patients innovative technology to access the healing power of music at their bedside, including tablets equipped with streaming music and noise cancelling headphones. Each Music Pharmacy hospital recipient will receive three tablets programmed with Amazon Music streaming services and Bose noise canceling headphones. In addition, they include custom curated playlists featuring music that promotes positivity and healing for the hospital environment. Each Music Pharmacy is provided to hospitals completely set up, and ready for patient use.

There are hospitals in all 50 states that share Music Pharmacies with their patients.

Interested hospitals can apply now.

#MOCheals

In 2020, Musicians On Call released the #MOCHeals Playlist, a compilation of music videos recorded by MOC volunteers with patients in mind. This playlist is shared with hospital partners to offer to their patients and can be viewed on YouTube by anyone in need of a pick-me-up.

Check out some of our volunteers below or view the playlist in its entirety on Musicians On Call’s YouTube channel.

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