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August 2022 Newsletter

It's back-to-school music lesson time!

We know you’ve got a lot to do, that’s why we make it so easy to sign up. Simply go to our website and click on “Register Now” or call or text us at (517)664-1110, email us:, or stop by in person at our beautiful and spacious new location at 2220 University Park Dr. in Okemos.
We have front desk staff eager to assist you 7 days a week and the best instructors in the area, teaching you the songs you want to learn for over 22 years!
Join Okemos Music Academy in singing the National Anthem at a Lansing Lugnuts game on Sunday, August 21st at 1:05 pm!
We have our very own section for Okemos Music Academy families. Please join us in this fun outing. All current students, families, and friends are welcome and invited to sing the National Anthem, not just voice students.
OMA will be paying for the entrance of any current student, additional tickets can be purchased for $11.
  • We will be performing the National Anthem! 
  • Capital City Market Kid’s Day
  • Day 2 of Wizarding Weekend (Harry Potter theme)
  • Pregame Scarf Giveaway
  • Meet at Guest Services at 12:30 p.m.!
Please contact the front desk with any questions and to sign up!


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!


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!


Please welcome our new students who registered in July! 

Milo W.
Lily W.
Calvin R.
Vihaan S.
Nolan H.
McKinleigh C.
James R.
Daniella A.
Jordan J.
Loghan B.
Kaya M.
Sal S.
Dominic M.
Georgios E.
Teddy F.
Matt R.
Avin J.
Colin P.
Mira M.
Bella G.
Ella S.
Mackenzie S.
Finnley N.
Sudin B.
Brendal T.
Isabella B.
Celina S.
Joanne J.
Nico R.
Claire M.
Mallory M.
Ella K.
Edward S.
Lu S.
Katherine L.
Abigail T.
Serene R.
Lizzy S.
Lindelwe S.
Chris B.
Sean M.
Noah Y.
Isaac Y.
Harry D.
Angela A.
Elyssa A.
Avery G.
Adrian R.
Landon B.
Sharif M.
Navya P.
Timothy D

Welcome and thank you for being a part of Okemos Music Academy!

Pet of the Month

 Okemos Music Academy’s Pet of the Month is Maccabee, owned by student, Emma!

For being selected, Maccabee and Emma 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


Teacher: Adam
What is your favorite thing to do outdoorsGo to the beach and play volleyball.
What do you enjoy doing for fun?: Sports and hanging out with friends
Favorite Food: Pepperoni Pizza
Favorite Song or Band: One Direction
If you could own any wild animal as a pet, what would it beA Giraffe
What is your favorite movieThe Maze Runner
Have you thought about what career or job you want to have? What would it be?
A medical doctor
Who is your hero and why? My mom, because she is such a good person!
Thanks for the interview, Taylor, and congratulations on being chosen as our Student of the Month! She 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. 
Marie Vavro-Clise: Sunday: 1 Spot Left
Shelly Gleason: Tuesday: 1 Spot Left
Catharine Harrell: Sunday: 2 Spots Left
Alexis Simpson: Friday: 2 Spots Left
Sebastian Quesada: Tuesday: 5 Spots Left
Steve Pinckney: Monday: 1 Spot Left
Jim Pinckney: Tuesday: 1 Spot Left
Onur Alakavuklar: Friday: 1 Spot Left
Luke Sittard: Tuesday: 5 Spots Left
Matt Poirier: Wednesday: 6 Spots Left
Susan Froman: Monday: 1 Spot Left
Liudmila Bondar: Monday: 2 Spots Left
Feng Kang: Thursday: 3 Spots Left
Fred Issac: Sunday:1 Spot Left
Adam Meinerding: Monday: 1 Spot Left
Jon Wagner: SOLD OUT
Hsin-Ju Yu: Wednesday: 1 Spot Left
Geoff Lewis: Wednesday: 2 Spots Left
STRINGS (Violin/Viola):
Peter Kent: Tuesday: 3 Spots Left 
Alirna Korieva: Saturdays: 4 Spots Left
Sarai Aboites: Thursday: 2 Spots Left
WOODWINDS (Saxophone/Clarinet/Flute):
Gary Clavette: SOLD OUT
BRASS (Trombone, French Horn, Trumpet):
Joe Schmidt: Wednesday: 1 Spot Left

Upcoming Dates

National Anthem Performance at Jackson Field
Sunday, August 21st, 2022
Labor Day-CLOSED
Monday, September 5th, 2022
Thanksgiving Day-CLOSED
Thursday, November 24th, 2022
Holiday Recitals @ Okemos Community Church
Saturday, December 3rd and Saturday, December 10th, 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 first come, first serve, so visit and select “Register Now”, or contact us today to arrange your first lesson!

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