Stages of Life Productions


Introducing 3 brand new music videos for 2023: Where Music Comes From tells the story of the people and places that shaped America popular music. Available Now! - New Orleans, Memphis, and Kansas City. Coming Soon! - Chicago, New York, and Nashville.

Donations (tax deductable) to support these projects are always welcome. Click donations button above or in the footer of this page.

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Where Music Comes From HerStory PianoPalooza! History behind the Hits!
Just Released!      
New Orleans: The Birthplace of Jazz Ballad of the Suffragettes Cristofori's Dream (A Short History of the Piano) You're Gonna Hear Us Roar - Women in Pop
Memphis, Tennessee: From Delta Blues to Blue Suede Shoes The Notorious R.B.G. Beethoven (Moonlight Sonata highlights with images. From "Pianopalooza!" America Was Ready for Rock n' Roll
Kansas City, Missouri: Where Jazz Came of Age Harriet Tubman Frederic Chopin (Fantaisie Impromptu) The Beatles Led a Revolution
  Amelia Scott Joplin (Maple Leaf Rag) The Jazz Age
  Frida Kahlo Sergei Rachmaninoff Prelude in C# Minor Heavy Metal
For information about Private Lessons (in person or online) in Piano, Voice, Guitar, Flute, Drums or Bass,  contact us at or call 503-348-2507.

     HerStory music videos highlight women who have impacted our social and cultural worlds in significant ways. Featured are the Suffragettes (Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, and More), Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, artist Frida Kahlo, pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart and abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

     History Behind the Hits educational music videos tell the origin stories of different genres of popular music, written and performed in collaboration with talented young musicians and singers. Featured are Women in Pop, Rock n’ Roll, Jazz, The Beatles, and Heavy Metal.

     Pianopalooza! features talented young pianists performing great works by legendary composers, interwoven with spoken narrative and visual images.

Videos feature compelling image montages by Chestnut Studios. Pianopalooza! video images by Sean Parker.

     We are offering these to the public at no charge, through our YouTube channel- WeiFi Productions. This is made possible by grants from the Kinsman Foundation, Juan Young Trust, Starseed Foundation, the Templeton Foundation, as well as private individual donations.

If you would like to support these productions, you can make a tax-deductible contribution by clicking the Donate button below. Or you can mail a check to:
Stages of Life

P.O. Box 86929
Portland, OR 97286

Stay tuned for updates on future releases!

For more information, please call 503-348-2507

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