Get to know our volunteers!
Do you volunteer at a specific hospital? UT Southwestern Medical Center
How long have you been volunteering with Musicians On Call? 4 months
Are you a Volunteer Guide or Volunteer Musician? Musician and Guide
What is your favorite song to play for patients? “Somewhere Over The Rainbow ”
Have you ever been part of an impromptu jam session with patients or family in a hospital room? “Not yet”
Do you perform anywhere else besides with MOC? “Yes”
What is your occupation outside of MOC? “Architect“
What is your story? What connects you with music and why do you volunteer with MOC? “I believe we all should share our gifts & do what we can to help others with face-to-face human interaction. Music is an international language that has the potential to uplift everyone – a perfect fit for hospital patients. ”
Has your life changed because of your experience with MOC? “Yes, in addition to the reward of helping others I have met other volunteers who give their time for such a good cause. “
What is your favorite #MOCmoment? “Playing for a married couple who were visibly brought closer together by a simple song. It was very moving for everyone in the room – one of those unexpected benefits of sharing music. “
Do you want to help us deliver the healing power of music? Apply to volunteer as a guide or a musician today!