Video: Music Smiles at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

WRITTEN BY: Pediatrics
Sunday, March 30th, 2014

The Sonny Pugar Memorial, Inc.‘s “Music Smiles” program combines live music performances with music therapy. The program brings a stress-reducing environment to local hospitals and engages with patients and their families in various ways.

“I make music every day,” says Da Button Pusher, one of the members of the Music Smiles Program. “Because my heart beats.” The program encourages the audience to embrace music and motivates patients to realize that music does more than just entertain.

Listen to the healing power of music in this performance at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.



Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has helped establish the standards of excellence in pediatric care. Renowned for its outstanding clinical services, research programs, and medical education, Children’s Hospital was designed with input from physicians, nurses, and families, to ensure that patients receive quality, family-centered care in a comfortable setting. Read More