Velma Sun Fletcher, 99 y.o.

Velma’s childhood in Oakland being the first Chinese and only girl in her school. Going back and forth to China just after war times, & starting the Orange County symphony.

Irma and Coles interview

I think that my interview went really well with my mom I think I learned a lot of things that I never knew about her and also for her to reflect on some of her life issues was cool to...

Education Then and Now

My mom talks about the role education played in her life growing up and what it’s like going back to school now

Marc Cary interview conducted by Nickel Five

Marc Cary talks with Nickel Five about jazz, hip hop, travel, his inspirations, and more…

A Master of Music

Jim Cunningham, Born 1933 is a man of many professions. When Lucas Grey joined by his Uncle Jim Cunningham sat down at a piano for an interview. Jim Cunningham grew up in the small town of Belpre Ohio, and was...

Edith Reed

Edith discusses her 101 year life, highlighting music, including her time spent at Juilliard School and Columbia University. She also discusses her family; both while growing up and the family she started with her husband John. She also mentions how...

Student and Teacher
December 27, 2018 App Interview

A student and teacher sit down one afternoon after a piano lesson to talk about life. Two generations come together to explore piano and politics, life and death.

Jean M Koopsen

A 92 year old lady who lived an honest and productive life, worked in a family business and raised a family of which she is justifiably proud.

Music Education and Performance

Interviewing a former student of McNally Smith College before it closed abruptly. The impact of college and influence of music are discussed as well as the connections and relationships related to college/music life.

Injured Pianist

This is a remembrance of a talented young pianist whose career was interrupted when she experienced a repetitive-stress piano injury during her freshman year at the Eastman School of Music.

Ziying Interview

Growing up in China and transitioning to American culture.

Meeting My Piano Teacher: Jane Calder

Today I interviewed Jane Calder. I have known her for nine years now. Although I have known her for so long, k have never known much about her. I learned about her childhood, life, mentors, and so much more.

An interview with my inspiration: Jane Calder

Today i interviewed my piano teacher of 9 years. Over the nine years, I only knew about her past students and children. Today I wanted to know more about her childhood, career, passions and proudest moments.

Roya Neghabats Piano Realization
December 17, 2017 App Interview

Reviews what she’s learned from playing the piano

Matthew Palmer interviews father John Palmer about childhood and past experiences.

In this interview, conducted in December 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana, Matthew Palmer (17) interviews his father John Palmer (54) about his childhood, teenage, and college years. John tells about Christmas with his mother. He also shares what his first...

Content with My Life

Charles King feels that he has led a good life. He feels fortunate to have obtained a good education, have a successful career as a jazz pianist, and now has the opportunity to teach piano to kids.

Nate Sanders talks with His grandma Laura Malone about her childhood and growing up.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Simpsonville, South Carolina, Nate Sanders (13) interviews his grandmother Laura Malone (70) about her childhood in Alabama. Mrs. Malone shares stories of how she met her husband Grover Malone. She also talks...

Piano down South Street

My grandma talks about the time her and her family moved a piano down South street.

“My middle name is Channel. My life is a Joke.”

In interviewing my sister Dayanara, she touched on things such as life experiences, hardships in terms of self harm, self actualization, the AP program, and everything else in between.

Kate Echaniz talks about her her life experiences

During this interview, November 21, 2017 in Simpsonville, former piano teacher, Kate Echaniz talks about how different her childhood was than today. Ms. Echaniz also talks about her passion, piano. She also shares stories about how much more safe it...

Nana raises, teaches, and sets examples for kids.

I talked to Nana about her childhood and her being raised with four brothers! She talked about setting examples for her brothers and the students she taught being a Sunday School teacher and a piano teacher. We talked about her...

The Corner of Orchard Street

From piano to orchards to little sales in front of the house, the life of Annette has been nothing short of amazing.