Before taking the stage with Kenny Chesney at Nashville's massive Nissan Stadium for the Trip Around the Sun Tour, country star, Brandon Lay, made a special visit to Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt!
College students are given first-hand experience with state-of-the-art equipment. They develop skills in photography, videography and writing while hosting their own radio shows and spearheading out-of-the-box games with patients in mind. Most importantly? Interns are presented with the unique opportunity to create lifelong relationships. Read below to hear just how impactful these moments are.
Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz showed up at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta with his all-female back-up singers to perform for patients and families in Seacrest Studios recently. Jason makes positivity a priority and it was evident from his visit! He was so much fun, joking with and encouraging patients, living up to the lyrics in his song, “Have It All.”
From pranks with Carrie Underwood, to Spongebob and Sesame Street impressions, the members of Little Big Town went down memory lane discussing their adventures on the road, the opportunities that their success has brought, and the glue that has held them together for so many years
What a better distraction for the patients at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia than some games with All Time Low! The band was a hit at the hospital during their pit stop before their big show, melting the hearts of patients (and some of our interns) with their comradery and playful demeanor.
Patients were encouraged to learn that Riley actually started writing songs when she was just 13! That gave many who had gathered in the studio, and those watching from upstairs, motivation to start writing down their thoughts and feelings to put to music! After all, writing is something patients can do from almost anywhere!
Recently Issac Brown ("Booker") and Sky Katz ("Tess") from Disney Channel’s Raven’s Home came to visit Seacrest Studios at Children’s Hospital of Orange County and brought smiles, laughter and energy to patients and families alike.
We scored big time with a visit from the beautiful and talented, Miss USA 2018, Sarah Rose Summers! Just two moths into her reign as Miss USA, Sarah Rose felt right at home in a hospital setting – a place she'd become familiar with earlier in her career as a certified Child Life Specialist. She was an instant favorite among patients and families.
Levine Children’s Hospital knows how to party! Although the studio’s official birthday is July 29th, we celebrated its 5th birthday with patients, staff, volunteers and special performers on Tuesday, July 31st, 2018.
With bright eyes, an ear-to-ear smile and a tucked in Topanga shirt, Sabrina Carpenter entered Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital. Sabrina, an ambassador for the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, is a seasoned pro in visits at Seacrest Studios, having visited eight of ten studios across the country.
The end of June brought a big visit to Seacrest Studios Atlanta! Darren Criss, most notable as Blaine from Fox’s hit series “Glee”, came to chat with patients, play a fun game, and take pictures and sign autographs.
Country music singer Carly Pearce, who recently won a CMT Music Award for Breakthrough Video of the Year, stopped by Seacrest Studios in Charlotte on Friday, June 15! We wanted the patients to get to know Carly a little better, so we started her visit off with some questions to try and learn some fun facts about her. We learned a lot, including the fact that Carly LOVES sweet mint gum, kale, and brussel sprouts!
It is such a unique experience when patients and families get to meet a celebrity they see on tv, but our minds were really blown when master magician David Blaine stopped by Seacrest Studios in Dallas!
Clinton Greenspan, Michael James Scott and Isabelle McCall who perform as Aladdin, Genie and Jasmine in the National Broadway tour of Aladdin stopped by Seacrest Studios in Cincinnati on Tuesday and it was MAGICAL!
Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently welcomed country super star, Dierks Bentley, after he was honored with the first star on the hospital’s brand new Walk of Champions.
Patients and families at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta enjoyed a special treat this week when actress & singer, Seanna Pereira stopped by Seacrest Studios to chat about and preview her upcoming movie, An Enchanted Ruby.
Hit punk-rock band All Time Low made a stop at Seacrest Studios in Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. All four members; Rian, Alex, Jack and Zack sat down to talk to the viewers and in-studio guests!