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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...

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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,...

Equitable Tuition Program

Welcoming a more economically diverse student body to OPSA.   In 2021, OPSA began what we call an Equitable Tuition Program. We believe that music education should be available to all families, regardless of income. In commitment to our values, we have...

Equitable Tuition Program

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...

listening station

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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