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. Then, with his recent diagnosis of cancer, it became his turn to receive the healing power of music. We couldn’t help but find a way to deliver the healing power of music in his time of need. In gratitude for Kevin’s continued commitment to Musicians On Call, we launched the newest Music […]
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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 […]
After five years of delivering the healing power of music to Los Angeles, Musicians On Call has seen its fair share of moments that are a joy to even witness. Watching Volunteer Musician Juliet Piper play Frozen classic, “Love Is An Open Door,” for the patient at Mattel Children’s Hospital is a perfect example of those special moments. Special thanks to the patient’s mother, Cheri Niemiec, for sharing this moment with us! Featured in the video is Volunteer Guide Jean Clark, who has volunteered with Musicians On Call since programs began in Los Angeles in 2013. We will be honoring Clark along […]