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OTA Music Studio Director
Marissa is the Director of the OTA Music Studio as well as one of its instructors. She teaches piano, voice, violin, and musicianship lessons. Marissa has a multitude of experience teaching music to all ages and abilities. She has her Master of Music in Opera from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music as well as her Bachelor of Music in Opera, Music Theory, and Composition from the Frost School of Music. Marissa performs regularly with many of the small opera companies throughout the Chicagoland area.
Ian Walsh has been playing the guitar since he was 10 years old! Ian has been performing publicly throughout the Chicagoland area since age 11 and managing musical ensembles since age 16. He has been teaching music for over 10 years and is experienced in teaching children and adults of all levels. Ian earned his Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Ian teaches guitar, piano, electric bass, and ukulele. Ian can be seen performing regularly downtown with his band, Chicago Traffic Jam.
OTA Head Master
Master Ong is a 5th Degree World Taekwondo Foundation, 2000 World Champion Medalist, Certified International Taekwondo Master Instructor and Referee (World Taekwondo Foundation), and former member of Philippine National Taekwondo Team. Master Ong has been teaching since 1997 and has trained several Taekwondo champions.
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