Husband-wife team John Dillon & Viv Nesbitt

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Art of the Song

A weekly syndicated radio program exploring creativity through the lens of songwriting and music performance. On Public Radio across the USA for 18 years.


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With credits on Broadway, film and TV, Vivian Nesbitt stars in Mother Jones in Heaven – a musical by Si Kahn and her solo piece, The Bark and the Tree.


After a 15 year hiatus, John Dillon has resumed his songwriting practice. He's recently released an album called HOPE ROAD - from Addiction to Recovery

Music School

We’re proud to partner with Caffè Lena School of Music. Online classes in songwriting, guitar, uke, banjo and more for youth and adults!

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