MusiCares, in collaboration with the Starkey Hearing Foundation, will host a free hearing clinic for music professionals on June 12 in New York. Eligible individuals will receive an individualized hearing test to diagnose potential problems and practical tips for hearing protection. Please call MusiCares at 877.303.6962 for more information and registration information. All appointments must be scheduled in advance. To qualify, participants must document at least five years professional music career history.
Free Hearing Screenings In New York
MusiCares, in collaboration with New York AFM and Smiles Programs … the Mobile Dentists, will host a free dental clinic for music professionals. Eligible patients will receive a complete dental exam, bitewing X-rays and a dental cleaning free of charge.
All appointments must be scheduled in advance. To qualify, participants must document at least five years professional music career history. Please call MusiCares at 877.303.6962 for more information and to obtain an application.
If you are an uninsured musician and are unaware of your hepatitis C status, MusiCares, in partnership with the Actors Fund's Hirschfeld Clinic and the Al D. Rodriguez Liver Foundation, is offering free hepatitis C screenings. The hepatitis C virus is a serious health hazard with a significant risk if left untreated. Call 212.245.7840 to ensure MusiCares eligibility and secure an appointment. Space is limited. Participants must document at least five years professional music career history.
As Michael Corleone says in The Godfather, "It's not personal, Sonny. It's strictly business." While it may not feel personal or creative, it is smart to know the legal basics for protecting your music and business relationships. Not sure how to put agreements in writing without straining friendships? Don't know how or when to get your songs copyrighted? Join Casey Gill Summar, executive director of the Arts & Business Council, to learn how to protect your creative works and cover your business basics. Legal Basics For Creative People will also discuss the key elements of copyright law, how copyrights can be transferred and why it is important to have written agreements about your copyrighted works.
To RSVP, call MusiCares at 877.626.2748, or email email@example.com.
MusiCares, Smile Programs … the mobile dentists, and the Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation are partnering to provide our first dental clinic in Baton Rouge, La., offering dental screenings, teeth cleaning and X-rays to uninsured music professionals in need.
These treatments will be provided free of charge to pre-screened, pre-approved applicants on a first-come, first-served basis. Those wishing to take advantage of this service must be able to provide documentation of their work in the music industry for at least five years. If professional music industry experience is less than five years, eligibility can also be determined through credited contribution to at least six commercially released recordings or videos (singles).
To schedule a dental appointment, call MusiCares at 877.626.0748. Space is limited and appointments are required.
Special thanks to the American Cancer Society for donating their space for this event.