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January: Renew your Listening Habits!

Dr. Suzuki says to start with 6 hours a day...   How are those listening habits going? Are you listening *every day*? Have you figured out HOW your family prefers to listen--spotify? amazon music? itunes? On your child's device? Your own phone? etc.... If you...

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Give the Gift of Music

Minimalism... Climate change... Experience gift...   ...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 age of 5 or 6 years old. If you have a child,...

America The Beautiful

It's the American election season. I have had this tune spinning inside of my head since Tuesday. I finally found a quiet(ish) moment in my house to sit down to arrange and record it. Hope you enjoy it! [video width="960" height="960"...

Acapella App Fun

What do your OPSA teachers do when they can't perform with others during a pandemic?? They create their own music... with themselves! Enjoy this recent fun that Meg Lanfear (OPSA founder, director, and violin teacher) had with the App Acapella. ...

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Parent Class Resources: First and Second Classes

Parent Classes at OPSA As part our program, we hold parent classes for all of our new Suzuki families. These meetings occur during the beginning group class so as to facilitate parent attendance. Having families in our program who are familiar with the Suzuki...

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10 Gift Ideas for Young Musicians!

As holiday seasons quickly approach, 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...

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