Oral History Information
Marilyn Shepard taught music in public schools for thirty-five years. Ever since she was young, she was involved in making music, along with her twin sister, as well as collecting instruments from different cultures. After she retired from teaching, the NAMM Foundation’s Museum of Making Music offered her a place to continue with her passion of education children about making music. To date she has given over 100 tours of the Museum of Making Music.