EDMOND, Okla. (KFOR) – Drummer Matt Duckworth remembers his elementary school music teacher and the impact she made on his life.

Matt Duckworth grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma. His fourth & fifth grade music teacher noticed his love for drumming and suggestion to Matt’s parents they get him a drum set.

Duckworth is now a fulltime musicians and plays drums for the band “The Flaming Lips”.

Watch the above video for Matt Duckworth’s story about how his music teacher shaped his life.

‘ShapED My Life’ is sponsored by True Sky Credit Union and the Oklahoma Department of Education.