Non-Auditory Effects of Environmental Noise

by Marshall Chasin, AuD, for the Canadian Academy of Audiology  Reprinted with permission of... Read More

What is the best musical instrument for my hard of hearing child?

From time to time I am asked about the best musical instrument for someone’s... Read More

Readers’ Choice 2021: Three distinct programs for music?  So… what does the literature say?

Dear Readers: During this holiday season, the editors at Hearing Health & Technology Matters... Read More

What did Skinner and Miller have to say about hearing aid fittings?

It is rare to have a column about a review of an article, especially... Read More

What did Skinner and Miller have to say about hearing aid fittings?

I recall meeting Margaret (Margo) Skinner at a conference back in the early 1980s... Read More


Working with musicians is fun

We don’t normally get up in the morning, go home to get a change... Read More

Music and Cochlear Implants- part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, we touched on some technologies that have... Read More

The second of many technical innovations- part 4 or 7

The -6 dB/octave microphone for music: This post is the latest in a series about... Read More

I’m not tone deaf

It was 1961 and I, like many of my second grade friends (we call... Read More

Masking and Music – Phase – part 4

This 4-part series of blogs overviews the phenomenon of masking and is written for... Read More


Is the French horn really that much more dangerous?

Anyone who follows the Internet frenzies about any number of topics or reads blogs... Read More

An Open Letter to Hard of Hearing Musicians

This letter is based on my 35 years of working with hard of hearing... Read More

The musician as an athlete

Athletes and the arts  is a collaborative initiative of American College of Sports Medicine... Read More

The Simplistic Nature of Asymptotic Hearing Loss

I love seeing 15 year old kids for a musicians’ hearing assessment. These are... Read More

Bass Players and Drummers- information sheet part #3

This is the third in a list of 6 fact sheets that can be... Read More