Band teacher wins Opus award

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers MUSIC MAN- Lindero Canyon Middle School band director Matt McKagen conducts his students. McKagan won the Mr. Holland's Opus Award for his music program at the school.

"We are your symphony, Mr. Holland. We are the melodies and the notes of your opus. We are the music of your life." - from the 1995 film "Mr. Holland's Opus"
Matt McKagen, music director at Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills, has been an inspiration to his students for 17 years, ...

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