Musical Education at Grass Valley begins in Kindergarten and continues with a well-thought out progression through 5th grade with students learning a variety of songs, notes and how to read music. 

Shelby Lawton is a music educator from Omaha, Nebraska. Before joining OUSD, she taught at Elliott Elementary, a Title I school in Lincoln, Nebraska, and All Children Academics, an elementary school in San Rafael for students with social and academic learning differences. Shelby is committed to creating a music classroom which provides her students with opportunities to build relationships, process emotions, experience culture, embrace diversity, and become their best selves.