Musician Spotlight: Bre Jarvis

Jan 5, 2019

Accidents happen. That’s why we have insurance. But what happens when you don’t? For musicians with little to no health insurance, an accident can burden them with thousands in medical costs and leave them unable to continue their livelihood. That’s why the Musician Treatment Foundation was created; to help professional musicians who need surgical and related care to keep the music playing for us all.

Bre Jarvis is a singer/songwriter from Austin, Texas. One day she was riding an electric scooter to get around town when she fell off. She put her hand out to break the fall but ended up breaking her wrist instead.

Any musician can tell you, if you can’t use your hand, you can’t play. And if you can’t play, you can’t work, and that’s when things get scary.

For Bre, it was a matter of not if, but when, she could get the surgery she needed in order to be able to play her guitar again. Her determination is what caused her to seek out the Musician Treatment Foundation (MTF).

When Bre came to us, we worked with her every step of the way to get her back to doing what she loves. We helped her get the surgery she needed from an orthopedic surgeon who is experienced in caring for musicians, covered the costs that she could not afford, and are happy to say that she is recovering beautifully!
See and hear Bre for yourself below. Her music is also available on Apple Music.

“Long Time Coming” by Bre Jarvis:

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