Music Heals

Research on the Healing Power of Music

Musicians On Call volunteers and staff have seen the healing power of music up close. We’ve heard countless testimonies from patients, family, and hospital staff who’ve seen our music programs positively impact their well-being and time in the hospital.  Click below to view resources on the different ways music can help in the healing process.

Improve Blood Pressure

Manage Stress

Alleviate Pain and Improve Pain Tolerance


Improve Outlook and Overall Mood

Now we are building new partnerships and resources, aimed at collecting data and identifying research that documents the impact of live and recorded music programs on hospital patients and healthcare environments.

Below are some of our favorite studies in the healing power of music we have collected. Check out all of our resources here.