Dr. Chris Granias, February 2021 Featured Teacher

Dr. Chris Granias Piano, Composition, Music Theory Check out Dr. G’s Profile! How long have you been teaching? I have been teaching since 1979.   Which Opus Music Academy locations do you work? Do you have your own studio? If so, where is it located? Do you...

Pat Balder, January 2021 Featured Teacher

Pat Balder Instructor of Voice, Guitar, Audio and Music Production, Songwriting and Composition, and Music Theory Check out Pat’s Profile! How long have you been teaching? On and off for 30 years. Never full-time. I started with Opus in August of 2020.  ...

Re-Imagining Stage Fright From a Positive Perspective

Written by Ben Beaver I had originally thought to call this piece something like “Overcoming” or “Conquering” Stage Fright, because it sounds like a more robust and definitive solution to an age old problem. But I long ago came to the conclusion that stage fright is...

Sleeping with Sirens Concert

Written by Trinity Grewell   A few years ago, I went to my second concert ever; Sleeping with Sirens. They are a punk rock band who originated in Orlando, Florida. Their lead singer, Kellin Quinn, is very well known within the emo teenager audience. I had been...