Lou Tedesco has carried a love of music with him from growing up in a musical family to performing in New York’s All-State Jazz Band in high school and marching, pep, concert and jazz bands at the University of Maryland. A trumpet player himself since third grade, Lou has felt the powerful connection music creates for everyone. “Music is fundamentally a universal language. People feel it in their bones, in their hearts,” says Lou, “When you can provide an intangible tangible that’s so innate to a human being that’s going through a trying physical and mental experience, music implicitly draws […]
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MOC National Board Member and Volunteer musician, Kevin O’Toole, has continued to beat the odds with his cancer battle. We have been so proud of his resilience and dedication to the healing power of music, so we decided to surprise him with his first-ever visit from the patient’s side. During what Kevin thought was a National Board meeting, America’s Got Talent alum Bonavega hopped on a video call to surprise him with a Virtual Bedside Performance Program! Watch a performance highlight and see the two artists talk shop below. We’re grateful for the chance to thank Kevin for being an […]
On December 16 we had the pleasure of chatting with pop music icon and dedicated Musicians On Call supporter Kelly Clarkson as she celebrated the holidays on The Kelly Clarkson Show. Joined by country music favorite Brett Eldredge, she spoke with Pete about all the ways Musicians On Call has delivered the healing power of music in hospitals during the pandemic. Pete also shared the exciting details about MOC’s Hope for the Holidays Presented by Citi virtual concert. We had a surprise of our own for Kelly as well, watch it below!