Isabel Miriam Leon Samfield (Posner), a lifelong musician and music teacher, died September 12, 2022.
Summary: Music is a source of harmony in the world, and in the human body and spirit, too. Isabel Samfield spoke with joy and pride about nearly 90 years of innovative and culturally sensitive music teaching and directing, and what meant in people’s lives. She was especially proud of her innovation for teaching people who couldn’t carry a tune to sing.Credits:
Interview by Frieda Werden (WINGS series producer and Isabel’s eldest daughter). Additional brief audio clips from Franklin Boone’s audition for American Idol (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4T183wbQPw&fbclid=IwAR3gYPI2b1Nu_-XROs-Klw4tGhnXjdoo9NkhALlxwaLlbnzESH-v87a-3Dk ) and Anna Greenleaf’s 2019 photo-documentary available to view at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roUnLFvmSWs