Governor John Hickenlooper has this to say about the value of playing a musical instrument:


An Open Letter from a Band Parent


In a CBS interview Pharrell Williams said the following about learning to play drums and joining the school band: “And that’s where I met my first music teacher, Mrs. Warren. And my other band teacher, Mr. Warren. And then there was Mr. Edwards and then there was Mr. Sharps.”

Interviewer: “You’re giving everybody else credit.”

Pharrell: “Well, what am I without them? Just try that for a second. Take all of my band teachers out of this. Where am I? I’m back in Virginia, doing something completely different.”

A letter from Harry Grainger – Local Performer, Music Instructor, and Former LPS Employee