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December 2023 Newsletter

ANNOUNCING OKEMOS MUSIC ACADEMY'S 2024 WINTER RECITALS!

Date: Saturday, January 6th and Saturday, January 13th, 2024

@ 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.


Location: Okemos Community Church

4734 Okemos Rd.

Okemos, MI 48864

(between Hamilton and Grand River by Meijer)


Admission: One non-perishable (ex. canned or boxed foods) or monetary donation (cash or check payable to Okemos Community Church) donated to the Okemos Community Food Pantry


Attire: Performers: Please dress nicely


We will live-stream and post performances on the Okemos Music Academy YouTube private channel for future viewing here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIB1s_uvmpo4SURrvQkYvPw


It's easy to get signed up. Just stop by the front desk at your next lesson or call us at (517)664-1110


Our recitals are fun, short, and sweet, with many options for busy families.


We have many first-time recital performers, so plenty of staff will welcome and assist students as they arrive and make sure they have a wonderful recital experience!

OKEMOS MUSIC ACADEMY RECEIVES THE 2023 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!

MUSICAL LADDER SYSTEM®

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 LansingMusicLessons.com or contact the office staff at 517-664-1110!

WELCOME NEW STUDENTS!

Please welcome our new students who registered in November!

 

 

Colin P.

Kayla C.

Andrew H.

Hannah H.

Gray G.

Daniel M.

Elise M.

Sovran B.

Alex C.

Joshua L.

Sarah M.

Hank S.

Temperance A.

Ardra V.

Summit H.

Darshini P.

Pranati P.

Emma H.

Ella S.

Moses H.

Quinn E.

Yaohong T.

Kylynn B.

Hugo C.

Elaine J.

Brent P.

Phillip M.

Gracelyn B.

Colton F.

Melissa B.

Wyatt R.

Edward S.

Malcolm V.

Emily B.

Lexie M.

Babak K.

Maryam B.

Charlotte M.

Eleanor S.

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

WHAT OUR STUDENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT THEIR LESSONS!:

“My daughter has been going for her drum lessons for more than six months now. This place is awesome, with friendly staff and faculty. They accommodate all of our requests, helping their students have a wonderful experience.”

-Maneesh Mohan, Okemos, MI 12/14/2023

 

“Hello, I am very satisfied with Mr John’s approach and skills to handle a 6 year old. He is awesome!”

-Raksha Raichandani, Okemos, MI 12/8/2023

 

“Hannah truly enjoyed her lesson with Lily! She has already been practicing and is looking forward to next week! 🎶”

-Jamie Harbin, Eaton Rapids, MI 11/10/2023

 

“Everything is going really well!”

-Elise Walter, Saint Johns, MI, 11/4/2023

 
 

Thank you to all who have provided us with feedback about your lessons. We appreciate you being a part of our academy!

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.  
 

VOICE:

Gerardo de la Torre: Wednesday: 1 Spot Left

Shelly Gleason: Monday: 1 Spot Left

Catharine Harrell: SOLD OUT

 

GUITAR:

Steve Pinckney: Monday: 2 Spots Left

Jim Pinckney: Tuesday: 5 Spots Left

Matt Poirier: Monday: 1 Spot Left

Sebastian Quesada: Tuesday: 1 Spot Left

Adam Meinerding: Thursday: 2 Spots Left

 

PIANO:

Christian Clark: Thursday: 5 Spots Left

Gahyung Kim: Monday: 5 Spots Left

Susan Froman: Wednesday: 2 Spots Left

Fred Issac: Saturday: 3 Spots Left

Soojin Kim: SOLD OUT

Lily Chen: Saturday: 4 Spots Left

 

DRUMS: 

Geoff Lewis: Monday: 1 Spot Left

 

STRINGS (Violin/Viola):

Peter Kent: Thursday: 4 Spots Left 

Alirna Korieva: SOLD OUT

 

WOODWINDS (Saxophone/Clarinet/Flute):

Gary Clavette: Wednesday: 1 Spot Left

John Khaydarov: SOLD OUT

 

BRASS (Trombone, French Horn, Trumpet):

Joe Schmidt: Tuesday: 2 Spots Left

 

Upcoming Dates

Holiday Break-CLOSED

Sunday, December 24th-Monday, December 25th, 2023

New Year’s Break-CLOSED

Sunday, December 31st, 2023-Monday, January 1st, 2024

Winter Recitals

Saturday, January 6th and Saturday, January 13th, 2024


Winter Recitals @ Okemos Community Church

Saturday, January 6th and Saturday, January 13th, 2024


Easter-CLOSED

Sunday, March 31st, 2024

IT'S EASY TO TAKE THE FIRST STEP.

IT’S EASY TO TAKE THE FIRST STEP.
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 www.LansingMusicLessons.com 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
Mon-Thurs
10:30am – 8:30pm
Fridays
12:30pm – 7:00pm
Saturdays
9:00am – 3:00pm
Sundays
12:00pm – 5:00pm

Okemos Music Academy
(517)664-1110
2220 University Park Dr.
Okemos, MI 48864