I played scales on the piano and read a book at the same time. My grandmother was supervising me and didn’t know I was cheating. . .

Oleg Levin and Ivan Konev have been playing repertoire for two pianos together for ten years. They both teach piano at the Saint Paul Conservatory of Music and came together as part of the conservatory's Story Initiative to share stories...

Bau Graves & Gregg Ostrom

Musician and musicologist Bau Graves was Executive Director of the Old Town School of Folk Music from 2007 to 2018, during which he was known for his humor, and as the director of the Mandolin Ensemble. IT director and instructor...

Michael Miles & Skip Landt

Skip Landt, teacher at Old Town School, interviews Michael Miles, teacher and former Program Director at the Old Town School talk about Michael's early work at Old Town School. Michael discusses his hiring tactics, the culture shift at Old Town...

Jimmy Tomasello & Bill Brickey

Jimmy T., as he is affectionately known by all, is one of the most familiar faces at the Old Town School. Now the head of the Guitar, Bass and Songwriting program, Jimmy's worked here since starting in the music store...