“Start With the Basics; the Rest Will Follow.”

Frank DePoli remarks on his life and how it has been different than he expected, but excellent nonetheless. He begins with his childhood and how his parents and friends always supported and still do support him. He then elaborates on...

An Interview with Kate

I interview Kate about her band and how the media may affect it.

Farrah Madkour talks to her sister about her life experience and what’s to come

In this interview conducted on December 2nd, 2018 in Plano, Tx, Summer Madkour (16) interviews her sister, Farrah Madkour (20) about her life. Farrah shares details on the environment in which she grew up, her schooling, career path, and involvement...

Interviewing my Mom

We talked about what my mom’s life was like growing up.

Glasses on Field.

I talk about a very certain day where I had forgotten my glasses.

Struggle for Happiness

Josselin is joing a high school marching band. Entering, she meets a wonderful guy but meets conflict when she becomes a shoulder to cry on for his ex-girlfriend. She doesn’t let herself to fall for the guy she met but...

Interview with Mr.Nichols

An interview with my band director, Mr.Nichols, telling me about his life and school life and how he became a band director.

Music in the Works

I talked to my band director a little bit about his life and his career.

Wilson Borough High School Marching Band

Blayne Olsen talks about his 1950s Pennsylvania marching band experiences, including college years at University of Delaware and a year at Mulinburgh College under Sousa’s chief trumpeter.

Passion

What drices this teacher? Why is it his passion to teach?

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.

Sofia Sferra and Anthony Sferra talk about some of Anthony’s childhood experiences.

In this interview, conducted in November 2017 in Toledo, Ohio, Sofia Sferra interviews her cousin Anthony. They talk about Anthony’s experiences at school. Anthony shares about how he was in the high school band. Anthony says that his school experiences...

Classic Rock at Cattle Kate’s

15 year old Ava Koblik interviews her Dad, Paul Koblik about his experience playing and touring with his college band.

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...

John T. Maurer interview

Asking my dad questions about the music industry and his fun touring stories