An Outsider in a Foreign Country

During the 1980’s in Seoul, South Korea, parents were determined to send their children to best universities to succeed and have a prosperous life ahead of them. Most kids were usually under the control of their parents and obeyed what...

Peter fish

We talked about his music career

“It was one of the first times I had to deal with my own thoughts and feelings…”

This interview was conducted over Skype because Megan and I live over 2,000 miles away. We talk about who she is, what made her, and who she looks up to, the impact that religion, her peers, and her family have...

Interview with Grandma

We had a chance to discuss family and impactful moments. We talk about reaching goals, perseverance and the building blocks of life.

The life of John (Jack) Waltrip

My Grandfather, John Waltrip, went on a musical journey in the military, in a shop, and all around the world on a cruise ship. Along the way, he met his wife, and many friends.

About Music and the Culture of the Industry in the Past

This is an interview with Lane Tietgen about his career and experiences he’s had playing music around the country. He tells story’s about touring with various bands and recording music in New York.

Interview with Stephanie Li

I interviewed my classmate Stephanie Li and she talked about her family. How her parents are from out of the country. And her sister and the relationship they have. Stephanie also talked about how she enjoys instruments in and out...

“I want to promote positivity into the world.”

As a victim of bullying during middle school, there were days when Anthony Roberson didn’t want to go on. He believes that music helped save his life. Today, as a 21-year-old college student, Anthony wants to help youth who are...

Uncle Gary Lazzara: From the Past to the Future

After over 10 years of pancake-filled breakfasts and festive holidays with him, Felicity finally decided it was time to give back. For the first time in a long time coming, she decided to put her Uncle Gary in the spotlight....

John and Corey Discuss Their Creative Paths

Talbot and Persaud get a chance to interview each other about how they began their music and poetry journeys. They also talk about how they became friends and ended up where they are now.

Music, Society, and Influence

A conversation about how music influences society, gender empowerment, and ideals from the perspective of a 16 year old girl growing up in a musical family.

Alisa Baum & Krista Ortgiesen

Alisa Baum and Krista Ortgiesen started taking classes and volunteering at the Old Town School in the early 2000s, and haven't left since. In this excerpt of a conversation recorded at the school on March 22nd, 2017, the longtime friends...

Future of Opportunity – Rod Sepand

**The Date Was January 20, 2020** Imagine If you had no supporters and nobody that believed in you.  To prove everyone wrong, you would have to work hard everyday to reach your goal of being successful. My Dad started from nothing...

My Father’s journey from Bangladesh to the US and earning his PharmD

We discussed my father’s life and education in Bangladesh and in the United States as well as his current passion of music

Conversation With Ray Kerr

Ray shared life stories that took him from Long Beach to Las Vegas and back.

Up and Coming Musician Kaelan Brown talks about his beginnings in music and the future of art

Up and Coming Musician Kaelan Brown talks about how he got his start in music, and where he thinks music will go in the coming years.

“A real artist should reflect the times …”

When he’s not singing or serving as a church worship leader, Brandon Williams is performing in live shows and recording music. He’s working on his second album, “Rebel Heart,” with songs that address social issues. “It attempts to bring hope...

Bob Whetstone the Storyteller.

My Grandad Bob has many interesting stories. During the interview, I’ve learned that my grandad wasn’t allowed to serve in the military because of his eyes, suffered in school because of his eyes and living during the great depression and...

“SELAH” concert interview with Ryan Muns

I interviewed Ryan Muns and asked about his music career and Selah his concert. Ryan also talks about his near death experience and his journey to creating a powerful stage performance.