For the past 40 years I have been writing songs. To date over 500 of them have chosen me to bring them through my neurology and voice out into the world... I was inspired as a young boy by the notion folksinger Pete Seeger talked about: Songs can … [Read more...] about Can Songs Change Your Life?
Hudson Valley Storyteller
Songwriter and Storyteller Mark Shepard is back! Well he never really left. He just moved. A lot. And explored a bunch of new ways to express ideas through written, spoken and sung stories that celebrate cultural diversity and tolerance, … [Read more...] about Hudson Valley Storyteller
Anti Bullying Wristband Scheme Backfires
Interesting news item I stumbled across while I was thinking about my Middle School and High School bullying programs: Evidently there is a government program in the UK that involves distributing blue wristbands that say "Beat Bullying" on them. … [Read more...] about Anti Bullying Wristband Scheme Backfires
School Assembly Reviewed By Teacher
Mark Shepard's DrumSongStory School Assembly Reviewed by Teacher, Diane Jones of the Children's Community School "We just had a most exciting assembly with Mark Shepard and his DrumSongStory. It delighted the children, entertained them and kept … [Read more...] about School Assembly Reviewed By Teacher
Did You Know?
All innovation and technological advancement ultimately comes from the same creative drive that fuels the arts. Currently our education system in the US is so far behind the technological curve that it is daunting. One way we can make a difference … [Read more...] about Did You Know?