As part of our series on how to program your hearing aids for playing and performing music, Grand Piano Passion brings you the perspective of Rick Ledbetter- musician, audio engineer, hearing aid user, and cochlear implant recipient – on how he programs his hearing aids for music.
Wearing hearing aids
Dr. Bauman’s Brief on Personalizing Your Music Setting
An expert explains how musicians with hearing loss can personalize their hearing aids’ music setting by tuning in to the subjective nature of sound perception.
Dr. Chasin’s Checklist for Optimizing Your Hearing Aids for Music
For musicians with hearing loss, we offer this expert-verified checklist to take to your audiologist to create a better music program on your hearing aids.
Top 5 Tips for Wearing Hearing Aids and Making Music
For every decibel that amateur pianist Joyce Morton has lost in hearing, she has gained double the wisdom about how to keep on making music despite her hearing loss.
How to Find the Right Audiologist: Service, Service, Service
Since I was first diagnosed with a hearing loss at age six, I have been a patient of no less than 10 audiology practices over four decades. As an active person and a musician with hearing loss, I have special requirements for my hearing aids.
Less Lip Reading Helped Me Rediscover Eyes
After being fitted for new hearing aids, Nancy M. Williams relies less on lip reading and discovers the emotional resonance of looking into people’s eyes.
How My New Hearing Aids Affected My Adult Piano Lessons
I expected, when I upgraded my hearing aids, that the technology would improve my piano technique. Yet I was not prepared for the full range of ways the aids would improve my playing.