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Meet the Staff!

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Blake Sharette
Camp Director

Blake Sharette is a composer, arranger, performer, and producer native to Sandy, Utah. He is classically trained in vocal and violin performance. Blake has extensive performing experience, some of the most notable being featured as a soloist with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square for the Organ Inauguration Concert at the LDS Conference Center, and performing various lead roles in other fine arts productions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Blake has also performed with acclaimed musicians such as Kurt Bestor, Marvin Goldstein, Michael Martin Murphy, Jenny Oaks Baker, Dallyn Bayles, Lexi Walker, legendary rock band Kansas, and many more. He was featured in LDS Living for one of his popular “a cappella hymn” videos, where he sings all eight parts of his own arrangement of the hymn "All Creatures of Our God and King". Blake plays guitar, piano, bass, and keyboard and has arranged numerous pop and rock songs for working cover bands and tribute groups.


Blake also owns three of his own businesses; Black Tie Booking, a booking agency for performing groups, Sing! Utah, a vocal competition and performing arts organization, and Black Tie Audio Visual, an equipment rental and pro audio services company. Blake received his Bachelor's degree in music composition at Snow College this year.

Becca Violet
7 & 8 year olds

Becca Violet is a talented singer-songwriter whose original music can be found on all major streaming platforms. With a diverse background in the arts, Becca's journey to musical success began with 12 years of intensive training in competitive dancing. This experience instilled in her a strong work ethic and a deep understanding of rhythm and movement. Not content with solely focusing on dance, Becca also dedicated herself to honing her vocal skills in classical, pop, R&B, and musical theater styles. In addition to her own artistic pursuits, Becca's passion for sharing her knowledge led her to teach singing and dancing to children for 5 years. Through her mentorship, she has inspired and nurtured young talents, shaping the next generation of performers.

Kenzie Grant
5 & 6 year olds

Mackenzie Grant is a Davis County native. She has been performing ever since she could walk and talk. Her favorite roles include "Cosette" in Les Miserables, "Belle" in Beauty and the Beast, and "Ado Annie" in Oklahoma. She is currently in Centerpoint Legacy Theater's production of "Kiss me Kate". During the school year, Mackenzie is a Kindergarten teacher at Monroe Elementary. She loves being with kids and sharing her passion of singing and dancing. 

Becca Violet
Kenzie Grant
Heidi Hughes
11 & 12 year olds

Heidi Hughes started performing at the age of five when she played “Gretel” in “Sound of Music” and fell immediately in love with the arts. She’s been in over 20 productions from age 5 to now 25. Some favorite roles she’s played include: Fiona (Shrek the musical), Emma (Jekyll and Hyde), Mary (Savior of the World), and when she was able to perform as a Young Performing Missionary in Nauvoo, IL. She’s studied varies types of dance from middle school to present and has been taking consistent private vocal coaching since she was 11. She currently teaches private voice lessons, has taught at various studios for the past three years and enjoys being a part of community theater. While teaching, Heidi focuses on building confidence, correct technique, and developing a great love for the arts. 

Heidi Orozco
Brianna Meickle
9 & 10 year olds


Brianna Meickle
Tanner Sorensen
13 - 18 year olds

Hello, my name is Tanner Sorensen. I am so excited to be joining the Sing Utah crew this summer. I have 15 years of singing, acting, dancing, and gymnastics experience. Coaching and teaching kids is my absolute passion in life, and I look forward to encouraging the students to be the best performers, singers, and people they can be. 

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Tanner Sorensen
Hailey McKinney
7 & 8 year olds (assistant)

Hailey McKinney has 16 years of competitive dancing under her belt, starting her career at the age of just 3 years old. She still loves to be on stage, and currently performs on the pre-professional Aura dance company. Hailey continues to share her love of dance by teaching at Aspire Dance Academy.

Hailey McKinney
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