Saxophonist shares love melodies, surprising couples for Valentine’s Day
STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)- Love and music have a way of intertwining because everyone has a love song.
While not everyone has the talent to perform for their sweetheart, they can send a musical message.
ShirDonna Lawrence sat in shock Valentine’s Day morning, while an Alicia Keys song echoed in her office. A message of love sent by her boyfriend.
“I’m trying not to cry, thanks baby,” said ShirDonna Lawrence.
Simeon Weatherby is a saxophonist in a local band.
This year, he decided to try something unique for Valentine’s Day.
He tuned his saxophone and surprised unsuspecting significant others. Sharing a melody of love.
“People wanna feel special. Just the fact someone took the time to plan something, and that’s gonna change her whole outlook for the rest of the day, and if I can keep doing that the rest of the day, Valentines is gonna be special for a lot of people,” said Weatherby.
The office concert certainly made this MSU employee feel special.
“I love surprises, that one got me, I’m sorry that was the sweetest thing. Any day when you take time out to recognize those that you car a lot about it’s special anyways,”said Lawrence.
Simeon is used to performing for all-kinds of events, but when it comes to Valentine’s Day, he wants to make each person feel loved and speechless.
“Music is universal and that’s the one thing I love about it. No matter what language you speak, no matter what’s going on in your life, music has a way to put your mind at ease,” said Lawrence.
The telegram of flowing melodies has Lawrence thinking of ideas, for next year.
“I’m not used to things like this. I was trying to like get him but I think he won, he won this year,” said Lawrence.
Simeon had several stops today in the Golden Triangle to play for other loved ones and share a song of love.