Museum Docents

John Lewis was awarded the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for his dedication to the NAMM Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, California. John has enjoyed several positions within the museum including working in the museum store and helping with concerts and special events. However, it is as a gallery...
Evelyn Lipson and her husband Ray became early volunteers for NAMM’s Museum of Making Music in the months before its grand opening to the public in 2000. Over the years she has become a very important part of the volunteer program. As a coordinator for her fellow volunteers, she planned the monthly...
Naomi Marblestone has been a dedicated volunteer for NAMM’s Museum of Making Music for several years and has become an often-requested docent for tours for all ages. Over the years, she has played an important role in organizing the monthly volunteer meetings, docent training classes and annual...
Robina Miller opened Swing City Music with her husband, in London, England, in the days following World War II. During the time of the record shortage in the UK, Swing City offered American music, beginning with service records known as V-Discs (Victory Discs). In order to make a few extra dollars...
Don Murphy joined the Museum of Making Music volunteer team as a retiree in 2003 and soon became one of the museum’s most requested docents. Don pioneered the community outreach programs with a series of speaker presentations, which encouraged a host of visitors, several of which became members of...
Toni Perrine grew up in England where she was a touring actress in several musical productions. When she came to the United States she worked for Pedrini's Music in Southern California for four years in the sheet music department before retiring to Carlsbad. Her love of music soon found her...
Wanda Pugh has always enjoyed singing. As a child she sang in church and later formed several vocal groups and ran several chapters of the Sweet Adalines. Her love of music led her to the Museum of Making Music where she was trained as a docent and has been active as a tour guide and in working in...
Sandy Radom is a volunteer at the NAMM Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, California and can often be found enjoying one of the many concerts presented at the museum. Sandy is a medical doctor and photographer who adds his own background to the interaction he has with museum visitors. He is also a...
Florence Sachs is very active in community organizations, especially those with a focus on continuing education. When she heard about the Museum of Making Music she signed up as a volunteer and was soon trained as a docent. Florence was helpful in the early development of the museum's outreach...
Joyce Schmauder says that her favorite part about volunteering at the Museum of Making Music is the people. From the young kids to the seniors, Joyce enjoys interacting with all of them and talking about making music. She has always liked music and remembers listening to her mother play piano when...

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