Meet Jim Keller, Our Featured Volunteer from Memphis!

15 Nov

Meet Jim Keller, Our Featured Volunteer from Memphis!

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 years ago and learned to love many types of music and song. I have played guitar since I was 10 and I love to see the kids faces! They just light you up when you sing to them. It is so beautiful and you can literally SEE the joy in their eyes.

Has your life changed because of your experience with MOC?  “the experience is very enriching and uplifting.

What is your favorite #MOCmoment? It had to be when a mother and daughter were dancing to the music.

Do you want to help us deliver the healing power of music? Apply to volunteer as a guide or a musician today!

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