Imagine the Possibilities Music Therapy & Piano Studio, LLC, located on Meadowbrook Drive (off of Rt. 3 South) just minutes from Wooster Ohio, provides music therapy services to aid in the development of communication, academic, motor, emotional, and social interaction skills for children ages 0 – sixth grade. Group music sessions for children and their parents/caregivers are offered through the Learning through Musical Play Early Childhood Music Program. Services for older children and teenagers will be added soon. Music is nonthreatening for most children and a fun way to work on improving needed skills! A music therapist utilizes rhythm instruments, drums, movement props, books, and various age appropriate games to help children to achieve their goals. For additional information regarding music therapy go to the American Music Therapy Association’s website at www.musictherapy.org. The studio also provides piano lessons for all ages and abilities.
The mission of Imagine the Possibilities Music Therapy is to give every child it serves the opportunity to not only imagine what is possible, but to make what is possible a reality by providing quality music therapy services in a safe and nurturing environment.
The mission of the Piano Studio is to provide a structured positive learning experience for each student, child or adult, to explore interests, learn musical skills, and develop academic and social skills.
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“Music therapy works on so many levels – physically, socially, emotionally, & instinctually. And it’s not just for children with disabilities! Research results are very positive for music therapy opportunities for early learners such as increased attention span & increased abilities in pre-reading & pre-math. I was proud to offer this option to children in “my” Head Start program for over 20 years!” Carla Unkefer, Retired Head Start Director
COVID 19 UPDATE
MARCH 2022 Masks continue to be optional. Hand sanitizer must be used when entering and all instruments & equipment are sanitized in between uses/students & clients.
March 2021 Masks are now optional, but encouraged at the studio. Hand sanitizer must be used. All instruments and equipment are sanitized in between uses.
AUGUST 2020 Per Governor’s orders, masks are now required for anyone age 10 and up. Thank you for helping us stay safe & healthy by wearing a mask when at the studio!
STUDIO REOPENING JUNE 1ST! Due to COVID-19 regulations, Imagine the Possibilities Music Therapy & Piano Studio, LLC will be open by appointment only. Lessons and music therapy sessions are being offered in person or through video chat. Call or text 330-465-5187 for more information or to make an appointment. We can’t wait to make music with you!!
MARCH 2020 Due to the COVID 19 pandemic and the stay at home order issued by the governor, all services at Imagine the Possibilities are now done remotely until further notice. This includes piano lessons. The studio is also setting up Zoom to conduct any music therapy sessions. Zoom is HIPPA compliant.
***We are still taking new piano students during this time. Also, if you are interested in the music therapy services, please contact me at either 330-465-5187 or email@example.com so that I can determine whether telehealth services would be appropriate. **
WHAT’S HAPPENING AT IPM STUDIO !
SUMMER 2022 !!
CLASSES (click on the Creative Kids Music Therapy page for info, fees, & registration)
A Musical Journey to Kindergarten Tuesday June 7, 14, 21, 28 or July 5, 12, 19, 26
Drum Circle & Songwriting Fun! Tuesday June 7, 14, 21, 28 or July 5, 12,19, 26
PIANO CAMP Thursday July 14th & 21st from 6:30-8:30 (sign up for both days). Total cost – $45/child. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for registration & payment information.
Summer 2021 Piano Camp July 15th & 22nd
Music games, songwriting, water balloon fights, & ice cream sundaes were just a few of the fun things students got to do!
On January 31, 2021 we closed our doors at the Liberty Street location and temporarily hung out at the Wayne Center for the Arts while we waited for materials to come in and renovations to begin. We re-opened in our new AWESOME space on March 22nd! Check out the pictures of the progress.
March 5th — Windows & Doors
March 9th & 10th — Flooring
March 18th — Piano Moving Day!
March 22nd — Almost Done!
March 24th — Just hanging out in the new space!
A little piano fun between brother & sister on Wednesday!
The Learning through Musical Play Early Childhood Music Classes will be held at the Wayne Center for the Arts beginning in January 2020! Baby Bop 1 and 2 will be held on Tuesday mornings and Toddlers Makin” Music and Preschool Rock will be held on Thursday mornings. Contact either Kathy at 330-465-5187 or email@example.com or Wayne Center for the Arts for more information and to register for classes.
About the Owner….
I am the owner of Imagine the Possibilities Music Therapy & Piano Studio, LLC, and am a music therapist who is nationally board certified. I holds a Bachelor of Music Education Degree (1982), an Equivalency (Bachelor) Degree in Music Therapy (1989), and a Master of Arts Degree in Music Therapy (2008). I have over 30 years experience working with children as a therapist as well as over 45 years experience teaching piano. I have a great deal of experience working with children of all ages including creating the preschool music program at Wayne Center for the Arts, an Outreach music program for Head Start (Wayne Center for the Arts), a Head Start music therapy program (Community Action Wayne/Medina), music therapy program for a mother and child program (Community Action Wayne/Medina), and the music therapy program for the Early Head Start program (Community Action Wayne/Medina). I have also supervised practicum music therapy students and interns and have given trainings for preschool teachers on the effectiveness of music therapy. Please contact me – Kathy Odenkirk – if you have any questions!
Imagine the Possibilities Music Therapy & Piano Studio, LLC can be reached at 330-465-5187 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.