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.
The shape of Thomas Maitin’s face is almost perfectly round, his complexion clean for someone in his late 50s, the clarity of his bearing hinting at the purity in his music.
The first moment I put on my new hearing aids, I yelped in pain. I was unprepared for the onslaught of sound.
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.