Old Songs & New People for Young Audiences


Old Songs & New People is a presentation for kids and families that works in both educational and social settings. Mark  captures the innocence, strength and beauty of folk music while audiences smile, laugh and spontaneously join in. He shares his love for traditional music, presenting these seemingly simple songs with dignity and care.

Songs & stories are treasure that live on when we actively lift our voices together and sing. Now in its 24th season, Old Songs & New People is Mark Dvorak’s introduction to American folk music. Mark’s natural, direct stage presence captures the attention of young listeners and engages them in participation songs, sing-alongs, action songs and stories taken from diverse sources within American music. 

Click here to listen to a 7:19 audio excerpt from Howland Springs Elementary School, Warren OH      

Click here or on the image to preview the accompanying booklet, Old Songs & New People: An Introduction to American Folk Music. Click here to request a free copy.


Click here or on the image below to preview the video What a Wonderful World. Order the CD here.

Get in touch here for availability and pricing.

Download & print Library programs .pdf here (2 pages).

Stay in touch • markdvorakinfo@gmail.com • PO Box 181 • Brookfield IL 60513 • 312 315 4273