"I'm more of a painter in music than a musician" – Alan Semerdjian

Mara Jill Herman (Astoria) interviews Alan Semerdjian (Long Island) who makes meaning of his life through art. They discuss family influence, Armenian heritage, dialectic thinking, writing, music, and the art of educating.

My Mother and Her Life With Music

I interviewed my lovely mother about her experience with the ever-changing music industry. Including the type of media she listened to as a child and how much it has changed now that she has four almost-adult children. My mother, Gillian...

Do It And See What Happens

Today I interviewed my oldest friend Riley. I am an only child and he has become the closest thing I have to a brother, so naturally we are very close. In this interview Riley tells the story of his family...

Music through a lifetime

Music has always been a part of my fathers life. That’s why I asked him to share some of his favorite memories and experiences with music.

Chat With my Dad

I talked with my dad about his childhood, family, teenage years, his band, his current career, and family history.

Sarah Gray & Jack Delaney, Blood Transfusion Recipient & Formerly Anonymous Blood Donor "Everyone deserves it."

Sarah Gray, age 47, (Washington DC) blood transfusion recipient, interviews Jack Delaney (61), one of the 10 anonymous strangers who donated 1 of the units of the blood she received during childbirth in 2010. "I'd like to make a new...

Samantha Gilgan & Lisa Gilgan

Samantha Gilgan (19) interviews her mother, Lisa (51) about living through important events, counting your blessings while living through a pandemic, and the importance of art and music in a time like this.