'Once Upon My Cheek'

'Flight of the Bumblebee'

End of Year Dances

Upcoming Performances

Opus Ithaca School of Music

Cello Studio of Dr. Sera Smolen

2021-2022 

www.serasmolen.com serasmolen@gmail.com

607-277-0761 /607-216-7514 

This year we plan for: 
32 weeks private lessons 
20 Sunday afternoon group classes 

          We will start with our Practice Marathon: “Practicing smarter, not harder”

Master Classes with Diana Nuttall, Edmonton Alberta

3 Solo recitals this year with professional pianists 

Make up day December 20 
 Improvisation guests: Molly MacMillan, Chris White and more!
Guest Composer: Margaret Maria 
June 13: Dances from Around the World 

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September 13-19—Private Lessons and Group Classes

September 20-26- Private Lessons only 
September 27-October 3— Private Lessons and Group Classes

October 4-10— Private Lessons and Group Classes 

October 11-17— Private Lessons only 
October 18-24— Private Lessons and Group Classes 

October 25-31— Private Lessons only 
November 1-7— Private Lessons/Master Class Diana Nuttall

November 8—Monday Private lessons only 
November 9-30: Dr. Sera concert tour in Europe Thanksgiving break 
December 2-5— Private Lessons and Group Classes

December 6-12— Private Lessons and Group Classes

December 13-17- Private Lessons 
December 17: Solo Recital 
December 20: Make up Day 
December 21-31: Holiday Break: 
January 3-9— Private Lessons and Group Classes 
January 10-16- Private Lessons only 
January 17-23— Private Lessons and Group Classes 
January 24-30- Private Lessons Only 
January 31-February 6- Private Lessons and Group Classes

February 7-13- Private Lessons and Group Classes 
February 14-20- Private Lessons only 
February 21-26- Winter Break 
February 27th—Group Classes 
February 28-March 6— Private Lessons and Group Classes

March 7-13- Private Lessons only 
March 14-20- Private Lessons and Group Classes 
March 21-27—Private Lessons Only 
March 28-April 3—Private Lessons and Group Classes 
April 4-April 8—Private Lessons only 
April 7—Composers Concert 
April 8-17—Spring Break 
April 18-24- Private Lessons and Group Classes 

April 25-May 1—Private Lessons Only 
May 2- May 8—Private Lessons Only 
May 9-15-Private Lessons and Group Classes 
May 16-22- Private Lessons and Group Classes

May 23-29—Private Lessons Only 
May 30-June 5—Private Lessons and Group Classes

June 2: Spring Solo Recital 
June 6-12—Private Lessons Only 
June 13: Dances from Around the World 

Opus Ithaca has very carefully organized protocols To protect all of us from Covid 
We will all stay in touch to adjust when we need to. 

Ask any questions you have. 
I do what I can to support you if you must miss a lesson

We are hoping for the BEST! 

If your cellist is sick, please feel free to just meet with me yourself. 

If you have a conflict with your lesson time, you can trade lesson times with someone. 

Questions are welcome any time. Email me or make a phone time 

Thank you for loving music!