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January/February 2022 Newsletter


Okemos Music Academy is the only music school in Greater Lansing that gives its students the opportunity to earn special color wristband bracelets, trophies, AND certificates for passing musical tests with the Musical Ladder System®.
Find out more about the Musical Ladder System® at or contact the office staff at 517-664-1110!

Okemos Music Academy Receives 2021 Best of Okemos Award!

We are very honored to have received this award and want to thank our Okemos Music Academy families, staff, teachers, and most importantly, our amazing students!


Please welcome our new students who registered in December and January!

Kartikeya S.
Lee W.
Olivia K.
Shshak G.
Noah H.
Vikram P.
Nora F.
Joshua M.
Samaira T.
Pat F.
Emily H.
Olivia P.
Alyssa H.
Navya P.
Evan P.
Stela V.
Lucas Y.
Dominic K.
Elise M.
Isabel G.
Hannah S.
Elliott S.
Nicole B.
Ella S.
Hadley H.
Liam J.
Lee W.
Jessica K.
Chris B.
James C.
Norah K.
Faith K.
Gina F.
Grant F.
Greg F.
Annabelle D.
Anagha V.
Frant W.
Claudia W.
Adria E.
Andrew E.
Loghan B.
Sienna R.
Angie W.
Owen V.
Kelly Z.
Sarabeth S.
Karianne S.
Molly S.
Brandon M.
Anderson H.
Chris B.
Vivian H.
Wayne N.
Elisha S.
Miles E.
Lynn R.
Sage S.
Audrey W.
Elijah C.
Norah G.
Welcome and thank you for being a part of Okemos Music Academy!

Pets of the Month

Rosie and Piper
Okemos Music Academy’s Pets of the Month are Rosie and Piper, owned by students, Evan and Natalie!
For being selected, they will receive a $20 Soldans Gift Card and will also have their picture on our Facebook and Instagram page, in our lobby, and at Soldans in Okemos!
If you would like to win a $20 gift card to Soldan’s Pet Supplies, email a picture of your OMA student and Pet to and you could win next!

Student of the Month


Instrument: Piano
Teacher: Shelly
If you had a million dollars, what would be the first thing that you bought?:
A house
What is your favorite subject in school?:
What is your favorite food?:
ICE CREAM! (Chocolate)
What is your favorite color?:
What movie or TV show makes you laugh the most?:
Toy Story
If you could own and tame any wild animal as a pet, what would it be?:
A Rhinoceros
What is your favorite planet?:
If you could be any superhero, who would you pick?
Thanks for the interview, Vibhav, and congratulations on being chosen as our Student of the Month! He won a Target gift card. Be sure to do a great job at your lessons, and you may be chosen next!

Is Your Teacher Sold Out?

Many teachers have sold out. If you need a schedule change or would like to be added to a waiting list for a particular teacher, day, or time, please contact any of our office staff team and they can add you to the waiting list.  
Sarah Wallace: 1 Spot Left
Marie Vavro-Clise: 1 Spot Left
Shelly Gleason: SOLD OUT
Catharine Harrell: 2 Spots Left
Sebastian Quesada:1 Spot Left
Steve Pinckney: SOLD OUT
Jim Pinckney: 1 Spot Left
Adam Meinerding: SOLD OUT
Jon Wagner: SOLD OUT
Onur Arakavuklar: 2 Spots Left
Hrant Bagrazyan: 1 Spot Left
Susan Froman: SOLD OUT
Liudmila Bondar: 1 Spot Left
Chong Zheng: SOLD OUT
Fred Issac: 2 Spots Left
Rachel Stergios: 2 Spots Left
Geoff Lewis: SOLD OUT
STRINGS (Violin/Viola):
Peter Kent: SOLD OUT 
Hsin-Ju Yu: 1 Spot Left
WOODWINDS (Saxophone/Clarinet/Flute):
Gary Clavette: SOLD OUT
BRASS (Trombone, French Horn, Trumpet):
Joe Schmidt: 1 Spot Left

Upcoming Dates

Sunday, April 17th, 2022
Memorial Day-Closed
Monday, May 20th, 2022
Independence Day-Closed
Monday, July 4th, 2022
National Anthem Performance at Jackson Field
Sunday, August 21st, 2022


Ready to start? You have nothing to lose.
Sign-up is easy and parent-friendly, with helpful staff at the front desk seven days a week to serve you. Because we only offer lessons on a month-to-month basis, there are no large upfront payments, no complicated contracts, no annual material or performance fees, and no semester minimums.
Lessons are available seven days a week and are scheduled once a week. 
A one-time registration fee of $30 per student (maximum $60 per family) is due only at the time of registration.
Lesson & Office Hours
10:30am – 8:30pm
12:30pm – 7:00pm
9:00am – 3:00pm
12:00pm – 5:00pm
Okemos Music Academy
2220 University Park Dr.
Okemos, MI 48864