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First Baptist Church
FBC Morehead City - New Beginnings
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Our Vision and Purpose
The First Baptist Church Music and Arts Academy is a not for profit ministry that was established to provide quality instruction in the arts in a Christian setting to the people in the Carteret County Community.  We strive to honor God by providing excellence in performing and visual arts instruction.  Our purpose is to lead students to develop and use their God-given talents for the glory of our Lord through excellence in instruction and Christ-centered love.

NOTICE: If you had an account set up prior to 10/25/2022 we have a new payment system, you will have to set up your payments on the new system.

Music & Arts Academy Payments
Payment may be made in full at the time of registration by cash or check in the church office. You may pay online with credit or debit cards with the links below if you choose this option there is a required registration fee see link below.  For installment payments only credit or debit card will be accepted (no checks). You will need to set up an account, using your email or facebook acount with the system.

Academy Offerings

Private Lessons (In person available for select instruments)
Private lessons are offered weekly in 30, 45, and 60 minute increments and are taught at First Baptist Church. Lessons are offered in Piano, Organ (for advanced piano students only), Voice, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Violin/Suzuki, Viola/Suzuki, Cello/Suzuki, Ukulele, Drum Set, Percussion, Accordion, Music Therapy, Music Theory and Composition.

Music & Me
Ages Newborn – 17 months (9:00 am)
Ages 18 months—3.5 years (10:00 am)

Parent or caregiver attends and participates with child/
children In this 45 minute class.

Music & Me is an early childhood music and movement
class for mixed ages. Have fun making music together
in a relaxed and playful family-style environment,
where the children participate at their own level of
development, in multi-sensory learning experiences.
Music making in each class will include:
Singing and vocalizing, rhythmic chants, finger plays,
playing tuned or untuned percussion instruments,
dancing, creative movement, music-inspired story time,
active listening, making and manipulating a variety of
sounds and materials, circle games, calming/bonding
activities, etc.

Music activities will be designed to address:
Social, emotional, physical, cognitive and musical levels
of development, and adults will learn ways to continue
and create music making experiences at home.
Led by a board-certified music therapist with over 20
years experience facilitating early childhood music and
movement groups

Copperplate Calligraphy Classes
Learn to use a calligraphy dip pen while getting and introduction to each letter of the Copperplate hand.  Students will receive instruction and gentle guidance for the formation of each letter.

Art Class
Students will experience a variety of media, which may include paint, clay, beads, mixed, and collage.  Drawing skills may also be included.  Fine motor skills and creativity will be developed  through the many different projects.  Group and private instruction are offered.

Sewing Class
Private and group classes are offered for beginners and more advanced sewers.  


    First Baptist Church
    810 Bridges Street
    Morehead City, NC  28557
    Phone:  252.726.4142
    Fax: 252.726.4784

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