Barb Silverman & Jess McIntosh

Recorded May 12, 2017 Archived May 12, 2017 37:02 minutes
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Old Town School teachers Barb Silverman and Jess McIntosh talk about teaching at the school, experiences as women in a male-dominated music community, and reflections on their friendship over the years. Barb is a clogger and multi-instrumentalist who performs in a number of bands, including the critically acclaimed Laketown Buskers. Jess McIntosh is a vocalist, fiddler and songwriter who tours internationally as a solo artist, teacher and freelance musician. This conversation was recorded at the school on March 22nd, 2017. Go to to hear selected excerpts from interviews collected as part of the StoryCorps-Old Town School partnership.


  • Barbara Silverman
  • Jess McIntosh