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 […]
If you believe in the healing power of music, you know each experience has a specific, special moment. A song that brings back a memory, a tempo that gets toes tapping, or a smile that becomes contagious and changes the mood in the room. Having played for half a million people, we know there are half a million stories like this to tell — so we want YOU to share yours!
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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 […]
Volunteer and friend of Musicians On Call, Rachel Platten, took some time out of promoting her latest album Waves to spread some cheer to patients at NYU-Langone Medical Center who would not be home for the holidays. The chart-topping artist volunteered regularly with Musicians On Call for over 12 years, delivering the healing power of music to the bedsides of patients all over New York City and beyond. In 2015, Platten was even named a Musicians On Call Music Heals honoree. This visit, however, she built a bond with one special patient and talked about the visit on her instagram! My […]
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