Last weekend I volunteered for a local organization called Sharing Notes that provides live music performances at a couple hospitals and children's hospitals in the area. I played on a cardiac care unit at Northwestern Hospital. It was a neat experience, not only were patients happy to hear music, but I think they were also really happy to have the chance to talk and engage with someone. I can only imagine that the ICU is a pretty quiet and lonely place, with not much to distract from the beeping machines. It felt good to play for people that were so appreciative