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The School of Performing Arts

The School of Performing Arts is a division of the Music Ministry of Olive Baptist Church. Our goal is to provide quality instruction in the performing arts. This instruction is given by a highly qualified Christian faculty using a well-rounded curriculum designed to maximize the student’s potential for future service in performance, ministry and personal enjoyment.

Who May Register

Lessons are available to any person, age five and older, who desires to begin or continue music instruction. We offer private lessons in piano, guitar, voice, strings and wind instruments. The instruction is adapted to the student’s age and experience. Enrollment is year round. You do not have to be a member of Olive Baptist to take lessons. We welcome everyone!

Lessons

All lessons are held in the Music Suite of Olive Baptist Church and are taught Monday-Friday on a weekly basis. Lessons are scheduled at a mutually agreeable time between the student and instructor. For more information on availability, please contact the School of Performing Arts office

We offer private instruction in the following areas:

  • Piano
  • Voice
  • Guitar
  • Strings
  • Wind Instruments

Faculty

Daniel Campbell | Brass, Guitar

Eileen Cook | Piano

Darcie Drey | Piano, Voice

Brooke Haigler | Piano, Woodwinds

Brianna Jones | Piano, Voice

Olesya Kasianov | Piano

Cathy Melton | Piano

Michael Richardson | Strings, Voice

Clarissa Romero | Strings

Tom Savage | Brass

Chris Snyder | Brass

Recitals

Student music recitals are held near the end of the fall and spring semesters. We will schedule as many recitals as necessary to meet the needs of all students. Student performance is optional in recitals and is determined by the instructor.

Policies Concerning Make-Up Lessons

Students are allowed only two make-up lessons per semester with at least a twenty-four hour advance notice. Students are not billed for any lessons occurring on a Federal holiday when the church is closed and a make-up lesson will not be needed. For more information regarding our make-up policies, please contact the School of Performing Arts office.

Enrollment & Fees

For information regarding areas taught and available lesson times, please contact the School of Performing Arts office at 850.474.3645. Before lessons begin, the parent/student will need to schedule an appointment with the School of Performing Arts coordinator to fill out the enrollment forms and go over our studio policies.

There is an annual, non-refundable enrollment fee of $25 for the first student and $10 for any additional family members. Monthly fees are due by the tenth of each month after which a $10 late fee will be charged. A 10% discount is given to additional family members and students who take lessons in more than one area. The enrollment fee and first month’s payment will be due at the time of enrollment.

Thirty-minute lessons are $18.00 each with discounts available to additional family members.

Contact Us

For information regarding enrollment and areas of study contact us at 850.474.3645, or email rjustice@olivebaptist.org.

  • Additional Info
    • Tom Savage
    • Director of Instrumental Music
  • Additional Info
    • Rebekah Justice
    • School of Performing Arts Coordinator
    • 850-474-3645