The Musician as an Advocate

I recall doing some media events as far back as the 1980s, usually in conjunction with a professional musician, about the importance of protecting your hearing. If it was a phone-in show, the musician handled 90% of the calls and I was given 1 or 2.  Similarly over the years, if I did a media…

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The Simplistic Nature of Asymptotic Hearing Loss

I love seeing 15 year old kids for a musicians’ hearing assessment. These are generally extremely talented and hard working young people who are doing everything they can to assure themselves of a life long career in some aspect of music and the arts.  Even at age 14 they are aware that the road ahead…

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