Non-Season Classes

Location Name Class Days
Columbia
Private Voice Sherry
12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Lobby Columbia
Group guitar class
From holding the guitar to using a pick and fingering, the kids will learn all they need to begin their love for the guitar. Come join the fun! Our teacher is also available for Private lessons! just ask us! Each student will get a packet that they can keep and continue to practice. Students who participated in the first class, can come back for the second half of this class for just $20!
Saturday
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
BB Rep
Public Speaking
For Adults, public speaking: learn and practice what will make you a better speaker. Whether it is at meetings, town councils, presenting reports or overcoming annoying speech habits such as; like, um, uhh, but, etc. Learn to speak more clearly, with more organized thought, louder, slower, add texture to your tone, and be effective in what you say.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Private Lessons 2018/2019

Location Name Class Days
Private Voice with Sherry Tuesday
3:10 PM to 3:40 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Private Voice with Sherry Wednesday
1:40 PM to 2:00 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Private Piano Wednesday
2:20 PM to 2:40 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Piano with Vicki Tucker Courtney
Scott Burt has been a piano teacher and performer for over 30 years. He started his pathway by starting piano lessons at the age of 8. Upon finishing high school, he earned his Bachelor of Music (Middle Tennessee State University) and Master of Music (University of Tennessee) degrees in piano. He was awarded a University Piano Scholarship at MTSU, and the Gottfired Galston Memorial Piano Scholarship at UT. During graduate school, he was later awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to perform contemporary art music for the piano. Upon completion of his degrees, he taught at Fountainhead Conservatory of Music, Maryville College, Roane State Community College, and UT. Being a native of Columbia, Tn, Scott brought his passion for piano and music back home to Columbia, where he has been teaching since 1990. During these years of teaching, Scott has taught students of all ages and levels. His students are the recipients of numerous awards and regularly receive the highest ratings in competitions and festivals. Through his membership in National Federation of Music Clubs, National Guild of Piano Teachers, and Music Teachers National Association, Scott remains active and up to date on current happenings in piano and pedagogy. He also stays active as an adjudicator, which allows him to gauge the “pulse” in the field.
Wednesday
2:45 PM to 3:15 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Piano with Vicki Tucker Courtney
Scott Burt has been a piano teacher and performer for over 30 years. He started his pathway by starting piano lessons at the age of 8. Upon finishing high school, he earned his Bachelor of Music (Middle Tennessee State University) and Master of Music (University of Tennessee) degrees in piano. He was awarded a University Piano Scholarship at MTSU, and the Gottfired Galston Memorial Piano Scholarship at UT. During graduate school, he was later awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to perform contemporary art music for the piano. Upon completion of his degrees, he taught at Fountainhead Conservatory of Music, Maryville College, Roane State Community College, and UT. Being a native of Columbia, Tn, Scott brought his passion for piano and music back home to Columbia, where he has been teaching since 1990. During these years of teaching, Scott has taught students of all ages and levels. His students are the recipients of numerous awards and regularly receive the highest ratings in competitions and festivals. Through his membership in National Federation of Music Clubs, National Guild of Piano Teachers, and Music Teachers National Association, Scott remains active and up to date on current happenings in piano and pedagogy. He also stays active as an adjudicator, which allows him to gauge the “pulse” in the field.
Wednesday
3:20 PM to 3:50 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Piano With Vicki Courtney
Vicki Tucker Courtney’s classical piano background began at the age of four. Her extensive studies and choral accompanying while at North Texas State University led to a career that now includes composition and arranging for choirs, piano, handbells, and solo voice.

A multiple recipient of the annual ASCAP Plus Awards, Vicki currently writes full time, plays weekly traditional and contemporary church services, and tutors students of all ages in the study of the piano. She was mentored by Dove Award winning Mark Hayes in 2002 and published her first piece in 2004. Vicki currently has over 250 works in publication. Visit her website at www.vickituckercourtney.com.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Piano With Vicki Courtney
Vicki Tucker Courtney’s classical piano background began at the age of four. Her extensive studies and choral accompanying while at North Texas State University led to a career that now includes composition and arranging for choirs, piano, handbells, and solo voice.

A multiple recipient of the annual ASCAP Plus Awards, Vicki currently writes full time, plays weekly traditional and contemporary church services, and tutors students of all ages in the study of the piano. She was mentored by Dove Award winning Mark Hayes in 2002 and published her first piece in 2004. Vicki currently has over 250 works in publication. Visit her website at www.vickituckercourtney.com.
Wednesday
5:05 PM to 5:35 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Piano with Vicki Courtney
Vicki Tucker Courtney’s classical piano background began at the age of four. Her extensive studies and choral accompanying while at North Texas State University led to a career that now includes composition and arranging for choirs, piano, handbells, and solo voice.

A multiple recipient of the annual ASCAP Plus Awards, Vicki currently writes full time, plays weekly traditional and contemporary church services, and tutors students of all ages in the study of the piano. She was mentored by Dove Award winning Mark Hayes in 2002 and published her first piece in 2004. Vicki currently has over 250 works in publication. Visit her website at www.vickituckercourtney.com.
Wednesday
5:40 PM to 6:10 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Piano with Vicki Tucker Courtney Wednesday
6:15 PM to 6:45 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Piano With Vicki Courtney
Vicki Tucker Courtney’s classical piano background began at the age of four. Her extensive studies and choral accompanying while at North Texas State University led to a career that now includes composition and arranging for choirs, piano, handbells, and solo voice.

A multiple recipient of the annual ASCAP Plus Awards, Vicki currently writes full time, plays weekly traditional and contemporary church services, and tutors students of all ages in the study of the piano. She was mentored by Dove Award winning Mark Hayes in 2002 and published her first piece in 2004. Vicki currently has over 250 works in publication. Visit her website at www.vickituckercourtney.com.
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:15 PM

2019 Workshops/Camps

Location Name Class Days
Theatre
Shrek Jr Musical Camp
Fee is $90 for the Summer! Performance Friday Night at 7pm. Bring Bottled water to every rehearsal. No can drinks please. Wear comfortable Clothes and please no flip flops. AUDITIONS May 23 6pm. Don't worry if you have summer vacation planned, we will work around it. Come to auditions with your summer schedule. Also, We can help with performance fee, you can sell ads ! buildingblockarts@gmail.com with your questions.
Monday Wednesday Friday
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
CMS Sound Studio
Summer Private Lessons
6 private lessons for $90! Summer is a great time to learn a new instrument!
Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Art Studio/Kitchen
Summer Camp Plus
This is for Before Camp and After Camp Care. Once you sign up, we will email you so we can know Which week you will be attending. $200 includes one week of Before camp, during camp and After camp care. Drop off is no earlier than 6:50 am and pick up is no later than 6:10pm. IF YOU ARE SIGNING UP FOR THIS CAMP, PLEASE EMAIL SHERRY BUILDINGBLOCKARTS@GMAIL.COM WITH WHICH CAMP YOU WANT TO ATTEND. WE DON'T WANT YOU CHARGED FOR THE CAMP AND THE BEFORE/AFTER CARE.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Theatre
American Glamp
Fee is $90 for the week. Performance Friday Night at 7pm. Bring a bag lunch each day and Bottled water. No can drinks please. Wear comfortable Clothes and please no flip flops.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Theatre
Advance Music Theatre
Discount if you have attended any of our camps this summer. This camp is for the pro's and the pro wannabe's. Roll your sleeves up, we're going to dig in! Fee is $90 for the week. Performance Friday Night at 7pm. Bring a bag lunch each day and Bottled water. No can drinks please. Wear comfortable Clothes and please no flip flops.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Art Studio/Kitchen
Art Sea (ASA)
We will learn to use miscellaneous materials to make art collages, study and learn art from around the world. Create some real masterpieces this summer! before and after care available 7am -6pm, choose "summer care" class.
10:30 - 11:30 Sculpture
soap carving; clay; abstract using wood base, wire, and knee high hose; mobile; 3D paper on canvas

11:30 - 12:30 Lunch and games

12:30 - 1:30 Painting
acrylic on canvas; watercolor; t shirts; pour; food color on food

1:30 - 2:30 Literary arts
read through a chapter book and do projects for each chapter.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Theatre
The Oddest Squad Camp
Fee is $90 for the week. Performance Friday Night at 7pm. Bring a bag lunch each day and Bottled water. No can drinks please. Wear comfortable Clothes and please no flip flops.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Theatre
What's your line Improv
Performance SATURDAY Night at 7pm. Bring a bag lunch each day and Bottled water. No can drinks please. Wear comfortable Clothes and please no flip flops.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Music Theatre Camp Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Anime Art Workshop
June 22nd from 1-3pm, Learn from one of our favorite Anime Artists. She really understands the ins and outs of Japanese Cartoon Art and she knows how to have fun! Sign up today! Limited space available. Bring a friend and get $5 off!
Saturday
12:00 PM to 12:00 PM

Homeschool 2019/2020

Location Name Class Days
Art Studio/Kitchen
Tuesday Tutorial
There is a $25 supply fee per day and per child, that needs to be mailed in via Check to SALT .
We have an early drop off that can start at 10:15 and is $15 first child, $13 second child and $10 for each additional child. Please select that option separately and let us know which day you will be using it. There will not be curriculum for that time, just a quiet time of individual art or journaling.
Tuesday
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Art Studio/Kitchen
Thursday Tutorial
There is a $25 supply fee per day and per child, that needs to be mailed in via Check to SALT .
We have an early drop off that can start at 10:15 and is $15 first child, $13 second child and $10 for each additional child. Please select that option separately and let us know which day you will be using it. There will not be curriculum for that time, just a quiet time of individual art or journaling.
Thursday
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Theatre
Friday Tutorial
There is no Supply Fee for this tutorial day. This is a performance group and we ask that everyone be committed through the final performance date in May as well as extra performances that will be added through the year. We will do our best to add them during tutorial time, but as always we want as many kids to experience live theatre as possible. We do not have before care for Fridays.
Friday
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM