Alex Heck, Featured Teacher Q&A

Meet the Opus Featured Teacher!  Alex Heck Trombone, Trumpet, French Horn, Euphonium, Baritone, Tuba Check out Alex’s Profile! How long have you been teaching? I started teaching in College during the summers at my high school as I realized there were a lot of...

Robert Haugen, Featured Teacher Q&A

Meet the Opus Featured Teacher!   Robert Haugen Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe Check out Robert’s Profile! How long have you been teaching? I’ve been teaching since 2002.    Which Opus Music Academy locations do you work? Do you have your own studio? If so,...

Brad Richardson, Featured Teacher Q&A

Meet the Opus Featured Teacher! Brad Richardson Piano, Guitar, Ukulele Check out Brad’s Profile! How long have you been teaching? I’ve been teaching music as my primary source of income since the Fall of 2016.   Which Opus Music Academy locations do you...

Matty Harris, Featured Teacher Q&A

Meet the Opus Featured Teacher! Matty Harris Instructor of Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Saxophone, Music Theory Check out Matty’s Profile! How long have you been teaching? Since 2013, plus a few students here and there before that.   Which Opus Music Academy...

Brandon Wells, Featured Teacher Q&A

Brandon Wells Instructor of Guitar, Bass Check out Brandon’s Profile! How long have you been teaching? Since 2000.    Which Opus Music Academy locations do you work? Do you have your own studio? If so, where is it located? Do you offer in-home lessons? I teach at...

Thomas Plante, Featured Teacher Q&A

Thomas Plante Instructor of Viola & Violin Check out Thomas’s Profile! How long have you been teaching? I’ve been teaching since 2019. I started teaching on the side in 2019 and decided I wanted to do it as a career right before the COVID pandemic shut...

Rose Cianflone, Featured Teacher Q&A

Meet the Opus Featured Teacher! Rose Cianflone Instructor of Violin Check out Rose’s Profile! How long have you been teaching? I’ve taught violin since 2019.   Which Opus Music Academy locations do you work? Do you have your own studio? If so, where...

Eric Bell, Featured Teacher Q&A

Meet the Opus Featured Teacher! Eric Bell Instructor of Piano Check out Eric’s Profile! How long have you been teaching? 20+ years! I started teaching while attending Gustavus College, and then started soon after graduating at Schmitt Music in Roseville, 2002....

Steve Perkins, Featured Teacher Q&A

Meet the Opus Featured Teacher! Steve Perkins Instructor of Piano, Guitar, Music Theory, Audio Engineering, and Music Production Check out Steve’s Profile! How long have you been teaching? Professionally I have been teaching music for 2 years of individual...

Benefits of Music Education

In modern day education, music education is discounted due to lack of applicability in the workforce, and in higher education. I have always found this unfortunate because of the complete disregard for the incredible benefits that music education brings to all ages...