Meet the Staff!
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.
5 & 6 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.
7 & 8 year olds
Summer Bell graduated with her Bachelor's in Music with an emphasis in commercial music from Snow College in December of 2016. Summer first developed a love for the stage when she made her debut at just nine years old as little orphan Annie. She has since enjoyed performing ever since. Her favorite theatrical roles she’s done would have to be Annie Oakley, Marguerite Blakeney, and Hairspray’s Penny Pingleton. She has been featured for the LDS church in several international broadcasts and music videos as well as recording sessions for over a dozen albums. She is also an accomplished classically-trained violinist and has played since she was 6 years old. In 2014, she returned from serving as a Young Performing Missionary in Nauvoo, Illinois where she met the love of her life. She and her husband currently live in Roy, Utah with their two children. She and her husband enjoy performing music together, whether that be as an acoustic wedding duo, country, rock, or party band! Summer definitely feels like the stage is her second home!
9 to 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.
13 to 18 year olds
Keith Goodrich has been teaching choir and musical theater in the Salt Lake area for 10 years. A Saint George native, Keith earned his bachelors in Music Education with a violin and vocal emphasis form Dixie State University and later a Masters Degree in Vocal Performance form the University of Utah. Keith currently teaches Jr. High choir and has a program of over 350 students. He enjoys co-directing/choreographing the school musical and frequently travels to other districts around the state as a guest choreographer or vocal coach. Keith is often seen in local theatre productions at the Hale Center Theater in Sandy and is an aerial acrobat with Defying Gravity Utah.