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Detroit where she inherited the name, "Lolo". She went on to teach and conduct
choirs for the Wyandotte School District, and created a choral program for the Melvindale-Northern Allen Park School District. Lauren now resides in Phoenix, focused on her career as a professional Harpist, touring and performing with her husband Thano in "He Said...She Said...".
Producer. In the 90’s, Thano attended GIT (Musicians Institute) in Los Angeles, and then returned to Phoenix to compose the instrumental music that would forge the beginning of the acclaimed Jazz Fusion group, “Turning Point”. TP performed over 200 shows a year, receiving airplay on nearly 100 Smooth Jazz radio stations. In addition to performing in “He Said...She Said…” with his wife Lauren, he continues to perform with his brother Demitri as the ”Sahnas Brothers”, also “Turning Point” and Grammy Award winning “Sister Sledge”.
Thano Sahnas was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona to a family rich in Greek culture and Spanish influence. At age 8, he began studies in piano and trombone, and was invited to join the Phoenix Boys Choir. Thano heard his mother playing guitar and singing the 50’s classic, “Blue Moon”, which ignited his lifelong obsession with the guitar. In high school he studied Jazz Guitar and Trombone, and eventually earned a music scholarship. In the 80’s, Thano, alongside his brother Demitri, built a recording studio and emerged as a sought-after Guitarist and
Lauren Ford Sahnas
Native to Michigan, Lauren survived 28 years of a real winter and never got used to it! She began studying classical piano at age 4, which was motivated by her parents' great love for music. She discovered the harp at age 7 and quickly began performing throughout the state of Michigan and the Midwest at Art Fairs, Bluegrass Festivals, weddings, andcorporate functions. Lauren attended Interlochen Arts Academy and later received a Bachelor degree and teaching certification at Wayne State University in