About Our Volunteer Musician Program
The Volunteer Musician Program is designed to offer quality live music that supports a relaxing, pleasing, and personal experience for patients, families, and staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. We are not accepting pianists or vocalists at this time.
What does a Volunteer Musician do?
Volunteer Musicians provide relaxing music to enhance the lobby
environments of the Rosenberg, Farr, and Feldberg Buildings, as well as the
lobby of the Shapiro Outpatient Center. Volunteers work closely with the
Program Supervisor to ensure that high quality service is delivered and
that Volunteer Musicians are comfortable playing in a medical center
Substantial experience as a musician and the ability to perform
Maturity, as well as sensitivity to the needs of a hospital
The ability to take direction and respond to feedback on aspects of
playing, including feel, volume, and content.
A friendly, positive and enthusiastic attitude.
To be determined by availability
How to Become a Volunteer Musician at BIDMC
Please email Alison Blake, Volunteer Musician Program Supervisor, and provide the following:
Contact information ( email and phone)
A brief statement of interest
You will need to submit a simple BIDMC Volunteer Musician
application. Download the application.
An interview and short audition with the Program Supervisor and
Volunteer Musician Program team will be scheduled.