Meet Steve Derrick, our featured volunteer from Atlanta!
Get to know our volunteers!
Do you volunteer at a specific hospital? I volunteer at the Atlanta VA
How long have you been volunteering with Musicians On Call? About one year
Are you a Volunteer Guide or Volunteer Musician? Musician
What is your favorite song to play for patients? “Wagon Wheel”
Do you have any hidden talents? Non that are hidden, all are in plain sight, Harmonica and guitar
What is your story? What connects you with music and why do you volunteer with MOC? I am a mediocre musician but a professional person. As a person I feel my best when I can add a little joy to life’s tea pot. I love to play and sing and if I can do that and bring some joy, my day is complete.
What makes MOC different from your other volunteer experiences? You see the result of your effort immediately.
Has your life changed because of your experience with MOC? Not really, but it adds enrichment.
What is your favorite #MOCmoment? One man, whom the guide said never talks or responds, clapped and said thanks after I played once.