“Some days I feel humbled — they can be that good,” he said. “They have gotten me through the tough days. It’s been a remarkable experience.”
With recent changes in education, he decided this was the right time to take the next step. He has some other options but nothing has been decided. He has been working with the new band director, Unatego graduate Heather Powell, to get her ready.
School Principal Ruth Ehrets said Numbers has at least 50 percent of the high school students participating.
“The kids love him. He does a great job in inspiring them to learn their instrument in concert or marching band,” she said. “It’s a source of pride for the school.”