Special Moments

About The Work We Do

These notes, written by our professional and intern harp therapists as they performed rounds at our host facilities, offer the best understanding of the power of a little harp in healthcare.

Emergency Medicine

This patient, sitting in a chair in the Emergency Room, was enjoying the music so much he did not want me to move on!  He

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A Healing Moment

I had barely made it to the waiting area when I was stopped by an elderly gentleman who wanted to listen for a few moments. 

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Bringing Sunshine

I paused at the door to this darkened room, and the patient inside seemed to be unresponsive.  The patient’s daughter was sitting at his bedside,

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May I Have This Dance?

The visitors in this room invited me inside.  I played “Edelweiss,” and the patient smiled.  One of the visitors asked if I could play a

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Dancing to a Blood Draw

A visitor beckoned me into this room, and I played “Ode to Joy” as I entered.  Another visitor said, “Oh, that sounds like church music!” 

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Tears

This patient was sitting in her chair by her bed.  She gave me a big smile when she saw me at her door.  She enjoyed

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Music for the Soul

The patient in the bed near the window was hidden behind the curtain.  The other patient was in a chair by the door.  He smiled

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Making Plans

This patient was lying in bed, and she told me that she recognized me from a previous visit.  She said that I had played “Ave

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Soul Food

The mother of this young female patient opened the door as I paused outside.  She went to sit next to her daughter as I played. 

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Soothing Notes

Strolling and playing in the hall of a patient unit, I paused outside a room when a patient and his visitor came out.  They brought

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Rainbows

When I approached this room, I saw the female visitor was sitting at the side of the bed, and the patient was sleeping soundly with

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Life is Beautiful

A visitor followed me down the hall and asked me to play for his wife.  He opened the door for me as I approached and

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Irish Sing-Along

As I was walking down the hall, I passed a room which had five visitors in it.  They all took a synchronized “double take” as

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An Impromptu Songfest

The patient, an alert and oriented female, was sitting in the hall in a wheelchair watching all the activity.  She smiled as I came down

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Music Hath Charms

While playing in the hallway, a visitor came and stood by me.  She said, “I’ve never seen such a small harp.  It sounds very beautiful.” 

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La Vie En Rose

I was called into the room immediately by the patient’s daughter, who was seated so she could see the door.  She said, “Look, Mother.  You’re

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