Music Programs


The inclusion of the following entries does not constitute an endorsement by Oklahoma Christian Home Educators’ Consociation of the program, organization, or tutor.  It is the parent's responsibility to investigate who will be involved in their children's education. We encourage parents to thoroughly investigate a potential program and ask for references and talk to others who have used these organizations/persons' talents.
 
 


Choir & Music:

Central Oklahoma Homeschool Choirs: COHC serves Oklahoma City and the surrounding communities and provides four choirs for grades K-12, all meeting on Tuesday mornings from 9 am to 12 pm. Contact: Kathy Gossen, admin@centraloklahomahomeschoolchoirs.com  http://centralokhomeschoolchoirs.com


Homeschool Elementary Choir: Janet Stagner, 447-6332, janetstagner04@msn.com


Parents Educating Teens Choir:, Sharon Dikes, 787-3720


Frazier Studios: Primary (K-2) and Elementary (3-5) Choir, Angela Wedeking, 503-3515
 
 
The Central Oklahoma Music Teachers: (COMTA) is an organization of certified music teachers promoting high standards of music teaching.  COMTA is affiliated with the Oklahoma Music Teachers Association (OMTA) and the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA).  Call their referral number at 405-755-3965 to locate a certified music teacher in the OKC Metro area.  

 
Oklahoma Mandolin and Guitar Orchestra: is a non-profit organization which provides group performing experience for plucked string instrument students in an orchestral setting.  Free or low cost private lessons are also available for students who qualify. The orchestra meets 1st and 3rd Saturdays for practice and there is no cost to join.  Call Kerry Folsom at 405-361-5193 for more info and practice location. See our website Oklahoma Guitar and Mandolin Orchestra.
 

St. Paul’s Fine Arts Academy:.
Where: 10600 N Council Rd., OKC, OK,
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Accepting registrations for the fall semester in the following areas of study:
PRIVATE:  Piano, Voice, Saxophone, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello, String Bass
CLASS:  Guitar (both beginning and intermediate), Art (Painting and Drawing ages 4 and up as well as Watercolor for Teens and Adults), Dance, Ballet and Tap/Hip Hop (ages 3 and up), Irish Dance, Zumba – aerobics to salsa music
Our instructors are top notch.  Background checks have been done on each teacher, and the building is a safe environment.  You may visit our website at www.stpaulsfaa.com or contact music@stpaulsokc.com  or 405-721-0590.


Tulsa Choir:  Tulsa Homeschool Choir serves Tulsa and surrounding communities. Director Jana Davis Tollefson, an Oklahoma Certified music teacher who has taught in public/ private schools and maintained a private piano/voice studio over 20 years, desires in these choirs to develop young musicians for Christ who will walk in confidence, giving glory and honor to Him in their music. Preparatory, kindergarten-third grades rehearsing Thursdays 2:00-2:45 p.m., costs $60.00 per semester; Intermediate, fourth-sixth grades, rehearsing Thursdays 1-:1:45, costs $60 per semester; THC, seventh- twelfth grades rehearsing Thursdays 2:00-3:30 p.m., costs $100.00 per semester and $10 per family per year refundable music fee. Seventh year begins August 23, 2007, at Asbury Church, 6767 South Mingo, Tulsa.  Contact: TulsaHomeschoolChoir@yahoo.com  


Band/Orchestra:

Central Oklahoma Homeschool Bands:  Band meeting locations in Edmond/Guthrie, Midwest City, Moore/Norman, Dibble, Stillwater, Yukon, OKC, and Broken Arrow. Tom Rye, drye@cox.net, (405) 341-1580,
http://www.centralokhomeschoolbands.com/.

Homeschool String Orchestra:
Violinist/Violist Sam Formicola has spent 3 years in Europe studying and collaborating with many great musicians and is now bringing that tradition to the Oklahoma City area.
  • Formerly a member of the LA Chamber Orchestra and Oslo Philharmonic.
  • Presently with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and on faculty at Oklahoma City University.
  • Accepting students ages 12-18 yrs. Intermediate--Advanced Level.
  • Also available for private lessons.
  • Contact Sam (Homeschool father) at  www.samformicola.com
 
OKC Strings:
Homeschool Strings Group Lessons instructed by Karén Khanagov, who has been teaching string instruments to children for 14 years. Besides playing at the Oklahoma State capitol, the Homeschool Strings perform in nursing homes and assisted living facilities throughout the year, in addition to Penn Square Mall and local churches, during the Christmas Season.  Both homeschool children and parents, desiring to play violin, viola, cello or bass, are welcome to enroll in this group, which meets weekly, during the school year and summer. For further information, please contact Karén Khanagov, at (405) 737-3652


American Banjo Museum, Youth Banjo and Guitar Program (OKC):

Douglas Back-instructor: 405/604-2793, www.banjomuseum.com, or www.douglasback.com


Tulsa Band/Orchestra: 
ORU Homeschool Band, Dr. Tim Waters, 918-495-7512, www.drtimwaters.com under ORU Bands.