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2023 Benefit Concert! Saturday, December 16 @ 3p

Benefit Concert for the Oak Park Early Childhood Collaboration Saturday, December 16, 2023, 3p West Central SDA Church 1154 Wisconsin Ave, Oak Park, IL 60304 [button link="https://collab4kids.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/collab4kids/donation.jsp" type="big"...

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Finding the Suzuki Recordings

  Laurie Niles, founder of the amazing Violinist.com website. Our esteemed colleague, Laurie Niles, over at Violinist.com has compiled a very helpful list of links to help you find the official Suzuki recordings made by some of the best artists in the world....

Summer Concerts!

As we approach the summer season, it's a great time to explore the many concerts and events happening in Chicago and the surrounding areas.   Taking your child to hear live music is an important part of keeping them motivated and inspired, and there are many...

Musical Momentum in March

It’s easy to get a bit overwhelmed with school schedules as the winter months drag on. The goals we made in January might be overlooked. Or, we are simply in need of a bit of motivation. Here are some tips on how to stay motivated when it comes to the daily work of...

Suzuki Summer Institutes 2023!

Summer Suzuki Institute Line up--plan now!   While we are all dreaming of warmer days it is time to start thinking of summer Suzuki Institutes! Many families and teachers look forward to Summer Suzuki Institutes every year! Institutes are events held all...

10 Gift Ideas for Young Musicians!

This holiday season we have a few suggestions to help parents who are encouraging their children's musical studies with gifts that support their efforts. Enjoy!   1. Music stand Having a sturdy music stand available in your child’s practice area is a great way...

Winter at Oak Park String Academy

Give the Gift of Music

Minimalism... Climate change... Experience gifts...   ...many great reasons to give the gift of music lessons this season!   At OPSA, our specialty is beginning children on their musical journey around the ages of 4 to 7 years old. If you have a child,...

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