Throughout the Musicians On Call & Hyundai Hope On Wheels Present Healing Through Music series, we surprised patients and caregivers in children’s hospitals across the nation with once-in-a-lifetime virtual performances from celebrity artists. We delivered the healing power of music to over 4,400 people! Here’s a recap of some of our favorite moments: Jason Derulo gets a dance party started with Rainey, a heart transplant patient Rainey has listened to Jason Derulo’s music for over a decade and she got to sing along with him and learn about his favorite Marvel movie, while she awaits a heart transplant. Sia […]
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Greg McMorrow, Volunteer Musician for Musicians On Call in San Jose, has been so inspired by his experiences delivering the healing power of music that he put his words to a song of its own! Written from the perspective of a fictional patient, Greg used the stories shared and experienced during the Bedside Performance Program to capture the impact one song can make. “I wanted to write a song that captures the patient’s view of the MOC Guide & Artist stopping by their hospital room to play some music. We walk in as strangers, leave as friends; and the feeling […]
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 […]