Meet Eric Loffswold, Our Featured Volunteer from New York!

Get to know our volunteers!

Do you volunteer at a specific hospital? I volunteer at Lenox Hill Hospital, Village Care, NYU Joint Diseases

How long have you been volunteering with Musicians On Call? About 2-1/2 years

Are you a Volunteer Guide or Volunteer Musician? Musician

What is your favorite song to play for patients?Night and Day

Have you ever been part of an impromptu jam session with patients or family in a hospital room? “Yes – many people sing along”

Do you perform anywhere else besides with MOC? “Yes, lots of other venues in the NY metro area”

What is your occupation outside of MOC? “Learning and Development

What is your story? What connects you with music and why do you volunteer with MOC? “I came to NYC almost 30 years ago to play jazz and have been very fortunate to have been able to play with many amazing musicians in a wide range of venues”

Has your life changed because of your experience with MOC? “Absolutely! – I love it!

What is your favorite #MOCmoment? My first time playing at Lenox Hill with the first patient made me realize the healing power of music.”

Do you want to help us deliver the healing power of music? Apply to volunteer as a guide or a musician today!

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