Mission & Purpose
The South Metro Fine Arts Academy is a ministry of Capitol Hill Baptist Church that exists to promote the gifts of the arts, as well as a response to the Giver of these gifts. We seek to provide a teaching environment of encouragement and care.
We offer private instruction to all ages in piano, guitar, voice, bass, drums, violin, and other instruments. The semester is 15 weeks long. Each class meets for 30 minutes each week. The enrollment fee is $25. The tuition fee is $260.
Lessons are available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:00 to 8:00 pm and Wednesday 2:00 to 6:00 pm, depending on availability.
Lessons will emphasize reading music, ear training, music theory, and technique. We teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced. All music will be provided. A recital will be held in the Spring.
Private Art Instruction Lessons are 45 minutes. We offer painting, drawing, sculpting, ceramics, or a combination, with custom tailored curriculum for each student.
Group Art Instruction Lessons are 45 minutes. Students will learn basic principles including texture, color, value ,etc. We offer painting, drawing, sculpting, ceramics, or a combination with curriculum tailored for each student.
SPRING SEMESTER INFO
The Spring semester for the Academy will begin on January 9 and continue until April 28. We will not meet during Spring Break week from March 13-17. Recitals will be held on May 4-6.
Summer Semester Info
The Summer semester for the Academy will begin on June 5 and continue until August 1 on Mondays and Tuesdays only. We will not meet on July 3-4.
SMFAA Financial Assistant
Tuesdy Dadulo, Art Teacher - Tuesdy was raised in Louisiana and received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Studio art from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2005. She has been involved with art since age eight and realized her love of teaching through the children’s ministry program at her church. Tuesdy lives in Oklahoma City with her husband, John Mark and daugther Ellie.
Cory Moon, Guitar - Cory holds a Bachelor of Arts in guitar performance with advanced studies in improvisation and contemporary music theory, has vast experience in performing. and has been teaching guitar for seven years. He and his wife Tabitha have two children and she is employed with the Baptist Homes for Children.
Kaelea Crowell, Piano and Art - Kaelea grew up in the Oklahoma City area where she was homeschooled and then attended college at OSU OKC. She has been teaching art and piano for two years at the Academy.
Cynthia Whitaker, Piano Cynthia grew up in the Oklahoma City area and graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Communications. She has taken piano lessons for approximately ten years and has had the honor of participating in Guild and the Clavinova Festival. She has been a part of the KIDS Worship Team at her church and has been working at SMFAA since 2013.
Lahoma Rosser, Piano and Voice Lahoma graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma where she earned her Bachelor of Music Education Degree and Master of Music Education. She was a music teacher in the public school system for over 29 years. She has been teaching piano and voice through the Academy for nine years and recently "retired" from serving as the director.