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Musicians' Hearing

Musicians' Hearing

Musicians are a special breed. They create beautiful sounds that have the power to send us to the dancefloor, move us to tears, or just make us feel good. But creating sounds can be risky! Music can be loud, whether it’s amplified or classical, rock, or jazz, and musicians’ valuable ears are in the line of fire! If you’re a musician or thinking about being one, know the facts and protect your hearing: it’s your greatest asset! 

> Check out this sound advice from the UK.

> Find out more about musicians' earplugs.

> Want to know exactly what sort of noise level you’re playing at? Check out these apps to see for yourself.

Could music be damaging your hearing? Find out by using the Noise Risk Calculator.

> Musicians are at increased risk of developing tinnitus. This video explains why musicians are susceptible and what can be done about it.