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OPERATION: ACOUSTIC
Sony Foundation has recently launched Operation: Acoustic, to bring music to the bedsides of hospital patients across Australia. Operation: Acoustic delivers the healing power of music through live acoustic entertainment for young hospital patients. The program involves amateur performers delivering live, in-room performances to young patients who are undergoing treatment or unable to leave their hospital beds.

Sony Foundation, the charity arm of the Sony group of companies, has recently launched Operation: Acoustic, to bring ‘medical music’ to the bedsides of hospital patients across Australia.Operation: Acoustic delivers the healing power of music through live acoustic entertainment for young hospital patients. The program involves live, ‘in-room performances to young patients undergoing treatment, or unable to leave their hospital beds. It is a program that inspires smiles and thank yous, karaoke moments and tears.

Operation: Acoustic performers are emerging artists as well as established signed artists. All are volunteers donating their time and talent to be part of this special program. Operation: Acoustic is committed to brightening the lives of patients undergoing treatment within a hospital environment. A hospital stay is heavily focused on routines, tests and appointments, and can become very challenging for patients to handle. Beyond much appreciated moments of entertainment, these one-on-one performances between the volunteer musician and patient have the powerful effect of providing a distraction and bringing feelings of happiness and positivity that too often fade away in hospitals

For information, please visit www.operationacoustic.org.au