Amy Sings Underwater At The Children's Hospital
= August 18, 2005, 7:14 pm
Author = Paul Temple / Ionian Productions, Inc.
Industry = Entertainment
Summary = Singer/Songwriter Miss Amy cheers up kids at the Children's
Hospital of Philadelphia as part of WXPN "Musicians On Call"
program by performing hits from her Underwater and Wide Wide World
Body = It is an errand of mercy for musicians who perform bedside
for patients at hospitals, but one that many cherish. And, what
greater good can there be than to ease the suffering of an ailing
child stricken to a hospital bed?
Through a program
call "Musicians On Call" many artists get the opportunity
to do just this.
Founded in 1999
the New York-based "Musicians On Call" program acquires
volunteer musicians to promote healing in eight New York hospitals.
The Philadelphia based WXPN "Musicians On Call" program
is a partnership between WXPN and the New York-based organization,
and brings live music to the bedsides of patients in facilities
such as The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Hospital
University of Pennsylvania.
And, this evening
singer/songwriter Miss Amy volunteered her time to bring smiles
to the kids and parents at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
"It was my goal to make them smile, and they did!" delights
Miss Amy. "It is something special to promote healing through
music" she adds, "and this is really what the program
Revered as a
children's musician, Miss Amy performed age friendly music for youngsters,
including tunes from her Grammy submitted albums Underwater and
Wide Wide World, among other children's favorites. Since the age
of patients ranged from 2 to 24, Miss Amy also performed some standards
that the older crowd could enjoy as
well, such a Joni Mitchell favorites and some of Miss Amy's original
adult contemporary selections.
For more information
about the "Musicians On Call" program go to:
http://www.musiciansoncall.org or http://www.xpn.org/moc.php.
For more information
about Miss Amy go to:
Web Site = http://www.IonianProductions.com
= Paul Temple
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