Preliminary Interview Questions

When did you learn to play mandolin and guitar?  What prompted you to do so?

When did you come to Williamsburg?  How has it changed since you came to the city?

Which do you enjoy more- playing music in Colonial Williamsburg or playing with your string band?  Why?

What is your favorite performance memory?

No doubt your daughter had to be put on a waiting list for the fife and drum corps at a very early age.  What prompted you to put her on that list?

Would you describe your daughter’s experience in the corps as a positive one?


The Williamsburg Documentary Project (WDP) strives to collect and preserve the rich past of Williamsburg, Virginia. By conducting oral history interviews, building physical and digital archives, and creating online exhibits, the WDP interprets Williamsburg’s recent past. The WDP works towards developing a better understanding of Williamsburg by bringing together individuals, local groups, Colonial Williamsburg, and the College of William & Mary.

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