Spring on the York College campus

Lois Grove '43

Retired Piano Teacher
"In the first two years at York Junior College, there were no music classes offered. We did, however, have three excellent professors who taught in their own studios as part of the College curriculum. I studied with all three and this background gave me the start of my career."

Current City: York, PA

YCP Degree: Associate Degree - York Junior College

Spartan Snapshots

  • Hosted a music studio at Julius Music House where she taught private piano lessons for over 60 years
  • An active member of the congregation of St. Matthew Lutheran Church where she organized and directed children and youth choir for 25 years
  • Former Piano Teacher, Choir Director, Activity Director – Autumn House at Powder Mill
  • Besides producing a wonderful, loving family and having two sons reach their goals, she is proud of the many lives she has touched with her music
  • York Junior College Reunion Committee Chair for over 10 years
  • Co-Founder and donor of the York Junior College Scholarship
  • Took night courses for music for four years while working at the York Corporation during the War (1943-1947)
  • Attended Shenandoah Conservatory of Music in Virginia in 1947 and completed additional music courses

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