Savina Wu E1 Piano
December 16, 2023 App Interview

Savina Wu (who learned piano at age 70!) discusses how she learned the instrument and what it means to her.

Jess Haykov and Julia McCormack

[Recorded: Friday, September 22nd, 2023] Jess Haykov (19) from Hollywood, Florida, and Julia McCormack (19) from Silver Spring, Maryland participated in this One Small Step conversation as part of their Public Service Pathways 1-credit UNST course at UVA. Julia shares...

Myra Sands and Tim Watson

Tim Watson (57) speaks to his mother Myra Sands (76) about celebrating Mardi Gras as a kid, working in the media industry, and the great Southern tradition of storytelling.

Yvonne Matthews and Franchesca Peña

Yvonne Matthews (69) and her conversation partner Franchesca Peña [no age given] discuss Yvonne's upbringing, what originally motivated her to pursue music, and several milestones in her career as a musician and educator.

Xu, Fangfang and Bob Cass

Bob Cass (80) interviews his wife Xu, Fangfang [No Age Given] about her father Xu Beihong, widely known as the father of modern Chinese painting. They talk about politics in Mao's China and Fangfang’s life as a music student on...

Cadence and Kynnedi’s interview

This interview includes sisters Cadence (18) and Kynnedi (13). They discuss Kynnedi’s experiences learning and playing the piano.

Michael Ballam, Vanessa Ballam, and Laurie Ballam

Vanessa Ballam (44) shares a conversation with her mother and father, Michael Ballam (71) and Laurie Ballam (73), about their lives in the performing arts and their travels across the world.

Ronald Britton and Chapin Montague

Ronald "Ron" Britton (71) recounts to StoryCorps facilitator Chapin Montague [no age given] his youth as a self-proclaimed military brat, the lives of his parents, and his career in oceanography and marine biology, all while sitting on the wood-lined deck...

Beverly DuGay and Brandon Gaide

One Small Step partners Beverly "Bev" DuGay (90) and Brandon Gaide (40) talk about their upbringings, the challenges that they have observed in their church communities, and their experiences of finding friendship in different places.