Meet Pablo Vivas, our featured volunteer from South Florida!
Get to know our volunteers!
Do you volunteer at a specific hospital? I volunteer at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
How long have you been volunteering with Musicians On Call? One year
Are you a Volunteer Guide or Volunteer Musician? Musician
What is your favorite song to play for patients? I usually play “You Got a Friend in Me” and a few of my own songs
Have you ever been part of an impromptu jam session with patients or family in a hospital room? Not yet, but looking forward to it!
Do you perform anywhere else besides with MOC? Yes I usually showcase my songs in different venues around town
What is your occupation outside of MOC? I work in a printing company
Do you have any hidden talents? I’m a songwriter and I play multiple instruments
What is your story? What connects you with music and why do you volunteer with MOC? I love music and I love songwriting. I volunteer because I think that music heals emotionally and spiritually…
Has your life changed because of your experience with MOC? Totally has… I love performing for the kids and their families
What is your favorite #MOCmoment? One of my greatest MOC moments was when my guide when into a patient room filled with teenage friends of the patient.
They asked her if I could play any Hanukkah songs, an I said that unfortunately, I didn’t. Instead, I offered to sing “Feliz Navidad” and we all had a blast singing together!