First Baptist ChurchWichita Falls, TX

Academy of Fine Arts

The Academy of Fine Arts of First Baptist Church is staffed by Christian instructors, qualified and competent in their individual areas of expertise.  As a branch of the Music and Worship Ministry, The Academy of Fine Arts provides an environment where Christ is honored and students are challenged to develop their God-given talents for the glory and service of God.  We strive to provide excellence in training in fine arts, and a Christian atmosphere that nurtures the development of talents in children, youth and adults. Private lessons in violin, voice, guitar, piano, percussion, brass and woodwind instruments are currently offered.

All inquiries about The Academy of Fine Arts should be directed to the Worship Office, 940.723.2764, or via email at

Student Handbook 2015-2016 
Academy of Fine Arts Additional Information
About Our Fine Arts Academy Faculty

Who May Register

Lessons offered by The Academy of Fine Arts at First Baptist Church are open to anyone desiring to begin or continue music/performing arts instruction.  There are no entrance requirements, although we do collect an annual registration fee of $25 per student or $40 per family.  Adults and children of any ability level may enroll.  Private instruction will be adapted to the student's age and experience.  Enrollment is open at all times throughout the year.

Procedure For Registration:

  • Complete the registration form
  • Sign the Student/Parent Agreement
  • Turn in the above to the Worship Office along with the registration fee and the first tuition payment
  • Student information will be given to our Academy Coordinator who will, in turn, contact the student/parent to work out a lesson time

2015-2016 Private Instruction Registration Form 

For more information about our private music lessons, current fees and payment options, please click the Private Lessons button below:


Although The Academy of Fine Arts of First Baptist Church operates on a school year basis, enrollment is always open to new students.  Students will be given a schedule of lessons and holidays upon request.

Fall Semester - 2015:
August 24 - December 11 (15 Lessons)

Spring Semester - 2016:
January 4 - May 13 (18 Lessons)

Summer Semester - 2016:
As arranged with the instructor.


There will be no Academy of Fine Arts lessons during the following weeks:
  • Thanksgiving Week - November 23 through 27
  • Christmas Vacation - December 21 through 25
  • New Year's Week - December 28 through January 1
  • Spring Break (WFISD) - March 14 through 18


All lessons will be taught on the campus of First Baptist Church in secure areas.  The Academy requires that the parent or guardian of students under the age of 18 to be present at each lesson, either to sit in the classroom or just outside the door.  Children are never to be left alone to wait for their ride or allowed to wander the campus without supervision.  Some instructors require that a parent attend the lesson with his or her child.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but these policies are in place to protect children and instructors alike.