As a Board member and Volunteer Musician for Musicians On Call, Kevin O’Toole has witnessed music heal on a regular basis. Since he joined the National Board of Directors in 2013, he has transformed hospital rooms in New York and Nashville into one-on-one concerts through the Bedside Performance Program. In late 2018, Kevin was given a cancer diagnosis that would change everything. One year after beginning treatment, we are pleased to hear that his treatment is going well! After receiving the initial news, Musicians On Call was quick to start a Music Pharmacy at Froedtert Hospital, the hospital where he […]
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UPDATE 12/10/2019: Musicians On Call is proud to announce Milwaukee now has Bedside Performance Programs at Froedtert Hospital, the very facility where Kevin O’Toole being treated. We continue to root for Kevin as he battles cancer and we are grateful for the opportunity to deliver the healing power of music to more patients in his honor. Original article presented below As a Board member and Volunteer Musician for Musicians On Call, Kevin O’Toole has witnessed music heal on a regular basis. Since he joined the National Board of Directors in 2013, he has transformed hospital rooms in New York and […]
After spending her own time in the hospital, Katy has found a way to bring joy to patients not too unlike herself. A little over 2 years ago, Katy was recovering from spinal surgery after suffering from scoliosis. Though it did aid in adjusting the shape of her spine, she still spends much of her time in physical therapy and in recovery. In a recent blog, her mother claims music has provided the most healing for her condition. It is her heart and her soul. It is better than any drug we could ever give her. For the last few […]