17-year-old opens Liberty Music Academy in McKinney

Liberty Music Academy is now open in McKinney, offering music and voice lessons at reduced cost to lower-income families. (Courtesy Liberty Music Academy)
Liberty Music Academy is now open in McKinney, offering music and voice lessons at reduced cost to lower-income families. (Courtesy Liberty Music Academy)

Liberty Music Academy is now open in McKinney, offering music and voice lessons at reduced cost to lower-income families. (Courtesy Liberty Music Academy)

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The academy's owner and founder, 17-year-old Anthony Olague, said he started Liberty Music Academy with the goal of helping low-income families give their children the same opportunities as families with greater financial stability. (Courtesy Liberty Music Academy)
Liberty Music Academy is now open in McKinney, offering music and voice lessons at reduced cost to lower-income families.

The academy's owner and founder, 17-year-old Anthony Olague, said he started Liberty Music Academy with the goal of helping low-income families give their children the same opportunities as families with greater financial stability.

Liberty Music Academy is able to offer lessons at a lower costs to select students through scholarships and financial aid. Students must apply and meet certain financial and academic requirements.

Olaque partnered with Ovation Performing Arts Academy and shares its studio space at 301 W. Louisiana St., McKinney. Liberty Music Academy began offering music lessons there Jan. 1.

Liberty Music offers both in-home and in-studio music lessons for piano, guitar, saxophone, trumpet, ukulele, violin, clarinet and flute, as well as voice lessons.


The academy offers a variety of group classes, including ones for guitar, voice and jazz. www.libertymusicacademy.squarespace.com
By Emily Davis
Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August 2018.


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