Faye Ballard

Faye BallardFaye Ballard has been interested in ragtime music since the age of 10 when Les Cripe, former piano player for the Harry James band, taught her how to play “Maple Leaf Rag.” She has been a 5-time finalist in the World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest and currently serves as the Contest Coordinator. Faye was also thrilled to star in the documentary made about the 2009 competition, “The Entertainers.”