Violin, Viola, Cello
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Mrs. Lois Owsley has a BA in Violin Performance from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado and an MA in Music Education from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. She has played in symphony orchestras and other musical events as well as taught hundreds of students on stringed instruments and piano in her home-based Personal Notes Music Studio in Louisiana (Lake Charles, Alexandria, Natchitoches), Bountiful, Utah, California (Escondido, Poway, San Marcos, Monterey, Sunnyvale, San Jose, Lakewood) and Colorado (Fort Collins and South Denver). She has been a member of MENC, Music Teachers Association of California (MTAC) and is currently with the Fort Collins Music Teacher’s Association (FCMTA). Mrs. Owsley took certification classes at California State University Long Beach in 2007 to update the changes that have occurred in music education and attended four Birch Bay String Orchestra Workshops in Ferndale, Washington (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013). Mrs. Lois Owsley provides personalized instruction on violin, viola, cello, bass and piano, a lab with computerized theory lessons and opportunities to perform. She taught elementary music appreciation classes at Olive Tree (a school for the home-schooled community) for five years, played with church praise teams and taught Sunday school. She now resides in Centennial and teaches in Fort Collins and the south Denver area.