Fans of more esoteric pop music, and perhaps of a certain age, may be familiar with the 60's psychedelic rock band Autosalvage. Former guitarist Rick Turner is a small piece of rock history, and an alumnus of Moses Brown School in Providence. In addition he's a master guitar maker.
Turner has returned to his alma mater, to teach a course in ukulele making. Rhode Island Public Radio's weekend host, Chuck Hinman sat down with Turner to talk about his music, life after the band, and returning to teach at his old school.
Deep sadness today in the Providence educational community: Anne Burnham and her husband David Burnham, have both died within the past two days. Anne died on June 4 and Dave this morning.
Dave Burnham was the legendary longtime headmaster of the Moses Brown School and the founding president of the Board of Trustees of Paul Cuffee School in Providence. As headmaster of Moses Brown from 1978 to 1994, Burnham helped usher co-education back to the college prep school on Providence’s East Side. He also was instrumental in increasing the school’s endowment.