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 Tucker Courtney Wednesday
3:55 PM to 4:25 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

Classes 2018/2019

Location Name Class Days
Theatre
Maury County Childrens Choir (ASA)
Children’s choir taught by Jill Butler
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Theatre
Children's Music Theatre (ASA)
pre-requisite for Matinee minis.
Tuesday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Art Studio/Kitchen
Intro to Art II (ASA)
This is for the more advanced artist. You already know the basics in sketching and you're ready to move on to more depth in your work. This class will use more advanced technique in art.

This is part of the After School for the Arts program
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Lobby
KATS tv (ASA)
audition only. kids around the square (KATS tv) bringing news and events to kids by kids. We interview local shops, video in front of prominent downtown buildings, and bring a kid friendly fun to what is happening around town. Kids are also learning good public speaking skills and confidence as well as some technical aspects of working on camera and behind the camera.
for appointment to audition email buildingblockarts@gmail.com
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Lobby
KATS Video Tech (ASA)
This is by interview only. Please email buildingblockarts@gmail.com for an appointment
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Creative Writing
Creative Writing is a fun way to practice grammar and spelling. We give the students topic and allow them the space and help they need to create a piece of Literary Art that is their own. We have even had students work together to create their own play from this class!
This is part of our After School for the Arts program
Thursday
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Theatre
Improv
Improv is a very important part of becoming a great actor. You need to learn the skill of being present in the moment, thinking on your feet, knowing who you are and what you want, and how to express that. Our teachers are trained in this art and they will all tell you how much they have used this skill and how important it is.
This is part of the After School for the Arts Program (ASA)
Friday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Theatre
Teenage Theatre (ASA)
Intense Theatre Training for the Triple threat! Each week we will study different aspects of Theatre, Dance, and Singing. Each Month we will have mock auditions and every 9 weeks an opportunity to perform monologues, dance, or song.
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Homeschool 2018/2019

Location Name Class Days
Tuesday - SALT 2018/2019
Tuesdays we study Science, Art and Literature. Every morning will start with devotions and worship.

Tutorial tuition is $75 for 1 day weekly, $125 for 2 days weekly, $150 for 3 days weekly.
Tuesday
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Thursday - SALT 2018/2019
Thursdays Classes meet from 11-3 pm . We will study Culinary Arts and Show Choir along with our morning Devotions and Worship.

Tuition is $75 for 1 day weekly, $125 for 2 days weekly, $150 for 3 days weekly.
Thursday
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday - SALT 2018/2019
Class meets Fridays 11-3 pm. We will study Creative Dance for Stage, Music Theatre, and Vocal Technique the first semester. This class will perform twice a year.

Tutorial tuition is $75 for 1 day weekly, $125 for 2 days weekly, $150 for 3 days weekly.
Friday
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

2019 Workshops/Camps

Location Name Class Days
Theatre
Frozen Jr
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
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
10:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Theatre
an Almost Frozen Vacation
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
Max Box 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
Theatre
What's your line Improv
$75 for the Week. $25 application fee 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
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.
Tuesday Thursday Saturday
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM