Our Creative Soul Keller/Watauga Instructor Team

Jerome Bristow 

Bass/Guitar/Drums/Piano/Voice & Student Band Instructor @ Keller/Watauga

Creative Soul Keller/Watauga Instructor Jerome Bristow

Jerome Briscoe, aka, "Jerome57"  is the Band Leader, Manager, & Founder for Spoonfed Tribe, a six album released band local legend, formed in Fort Worth in 1999, appearing at music fests including Lollapalooza, and sharing bills with acts such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Galactic, and more...

About Spoonfed Tribe:

Formed in the Fort Worth area in 1999, Spoonfed Tribe is a musical/visual group known for mesmerizing live shows combining hypnotic walls of percussion, psychedelic sonics and mind-expanding visuals. Since their debut, the Tribe has remained on the road, building a sizeable fan base inspired by appearances at music fests including Lollapalooza, Joshua Tree, Voodoo Music Experience and Wakarusa, sharing bills with acts such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Flaming Lips, Nine Inch Nails, Blues Traveler, Galactic and many more.

The band has released six albums, including 2010's Live from DFW and recorded the follow-up to 2007's Public Service Announcement in 2012.

"To describe a Spoonfed Tribe gathering would take too many words, talking too small to measure what is gained by the actual experience of it all. So, to do our best, imagine a show that captures all senses, presents all musical styles, glows with a fluorescent fury, and creates space to be different and unique, all while making you dance like an idiot!"


Caroline Davidson

Creative Soul Keller/Watauga Instructor Caroline Davidson

Guitar/Piano/Voice/Little Soul Rockers @ Keller/Watauga

Caroline was born and raised in Garland, Texas and began taking piano lessons and singing in choirs at the age of 6. Her love of music quickly grew and she began studying flute as well. She is passionate about learning and teaching a wide range of musical instruments. Caroline studied musical theater, voice, flute, and piano while working on a music theory  and composition degree at Ouachita Baptist University.

Caroline has been leading worship and performing live for many years. She has been a music minister and currently is part of the worship team at Wellspring Church in North Richland Hills. Caroline currently plays in a folk/rock band, Secondhand Fire, that plays all over North Texas. They have released two albums “Ghosts” and “Watchman’s Son.”  She is excited to share her passion for music with the next generation, helping them to learn and grow in their appreciation of music. 

 


Aidan Garcia

Guitar/Drums/Bass/Trumpet & Student Band Instructor @ Keller/Watauga

Aidan Garcia - Creative Soul Keller/Watauga InstructorAidan has been an instructor at Creative Soul for over 8 years. He is currently studying classical guitar at TCC under William Douglas who was trained by the internationally known Elliot Fisk. Aidan has also achieved numerous awards as a trumpet player including: Outstanding Musician, All Region, All Area, All State Soloist and All State Ensemble.  He also has experience in the studio and has recorded numerous local bands from the DFW area. Aidan has years of experience in the music scene and is now pursuing his career as a performing guitarist and singer in the metal band, Your Past, My Present. Aidan teaches guitar, bass, and trumpet, and goes by the rule that “nothing is hard, just new”.

 


Andy Weaver

Voice/Drums Instructor @ Keller/Watauga

Andy Weaver - Creative Soul Keller/Watauga InstructorDFW native, Andy Weaver is a professional drummer/percussionist and vocalist with over 20 years of performance and education experience in the music business.  Graduate of the University of Texas in Arlington, he holds an all level B.A. music education degree specializing in drum and percussion performance.  Primarily self-taught, Andy immersed himself in the art of drumming at age 12 working on anything and everything he could get his ears on alongside being classically trained in percussion, trumpet and voice. During and after receiving his degree, he fully immersed himself into all aspects of the music industry as far as music production, promotion, performance, songwriting, and recording, as well as taking on private students to share what he has learned through his musical journey. 

Throughout his career, Andy has performed around the world on both drum set and percussion as well as lead and backing vocals with artists of all calibers in an extremely wide variety of musical genres including: Jazz, rock, pop, country, alternative, classic rock, jam band, reggae, electronic, hip hop, instrumental, metal, big band, acoustic, latin, afro-cuban, gospel, South Indian Carnatic, Folk, and Americana.

Currently, Andy Weaver is the primary drummer for international touring artist Manny Charlton (formerly of Nazareth), Fort Worth based orchestral rock group ALAN, local acoustic rock duo Chasing Rent, and works regularly with Samantha Newark (voice of JEM and The Holograms), L.A. producer Gary McGrath, Dean Minnerly (former keys and organist of 3 Dog Night) and many other local DFW based artists.  “Everyone has an artistic voice inside of them dying to be heard, I just provide tools to express themselves through the international language of music.”
 


Natalie Hoffman

Flute/Guitar/Piano/Voice @ Keller/Watauga

Creative Soul Keller/Watauga Instructor - Natalie Hoffman

Natalie Hoffman is a musician originally from Haughton, Louisiana. She was born into a musical family and started singing at her church in multiple settings ever since she can remember. She started taking piano lessons when she was 8 years old, and eventually switched to playing flute a few years later. With 15 years of flute, 11 years of piano, and 7 years of guitar experience, Natalie gives much versatility to her music.

In May 2011, Natalie graduated from the Northwestern State University School of Music with a Bachelor's degree of Music in Flute Performance. Currently, she is studying at Texas Woman's University in Denton Texas to obtain a Master's of Music degree in Music Therapy. Her desires are to become a Board Certified Music Therapist and work with adults and children with various disabilities.

Throughout her years of undergraduate and graduate school, Natalie has almost 10 years of experience leading worship in various settings. In these settings she has sung and played flute, guitar, piano and keys, bass guitar, various percussion instruments, and accordion. She was a member of the 2007 Sound of America Honor Band and Chorus which toured for a month in six European countries. She has led worship at the Baptist Collegiate ministry at NSU, First Baptist Church of Natchitoches, First Baptist Church of Rosepine, Pine Cove Shores Summer Camps, Grace Point of Little Elm, and is currently one of the worship leaders at Christ Community Church in Denton, TX which traveled to India to put on a week-long worship conference in the city of Bangalore.

 


Alan Turbeville

Piano/Voice/Trombone/Percussion @ Keller/Watauga

Alan Turbeville - Creative Soul Keller/Watagua InstructorAlan Turbeville is an established musician with performance and educational experience in virtually all genres of music from blues to classical to modern pop to his specialty—jazz. He began training in piano at the age of 5, eventually taking lessons from McLennan Community College music professor Bill Howard and University of North Texas prestigious One O'Clock Lab Band alumni Richard Thomas, from whom he received much of his jazz influence. He continued his educational career at UNT, receiving a Bachelor's of Science degree in 2015 in Learning Technology with specific studies in Music Production and Sound Design and a minor in Music. Alan also completed the UNT College of Music Theory and Aural Skills requirements to become Theory Proficiency Exam (TPE) Certified. After completing his degree at UNT, Alan enrolled in Point Blank Music College in London and received accreditation (Edexcel Level 3 Certification) in Electronic Music Production and Ableton Live DAW software.

Alan has been performing in solo acts and with his twin brother, Nash, since they were 5. Alan has
expanded into venues across Texas including Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Denton, Paris, Tyler, and Waco.
In 2010, Alan and Nash collectively won the Student Musicians of the Year award from the Music
Association of Central Texas (MACT). The same year, the duo took first place at the "Heartland's Got
Talent" competition at the Heart of Texas Fair.

Although Alan specializes in piano, he has also been trained in voice (solo and choral work), trombone,
melodica, various percussion, music notation, and music production. He has helped lead many different
worship groups throughout Texas, particularly at Church Under the Bridge in Waco, serving for many
years as an accompanist. He has worked and still collaborates with many musicians/groups throughout
Texas, while taking in students under his wing who want to learn the same unconventional yet effective
mixture of ear training and music theory with practical piano pedagogy or any other available
proficiency of preference.


Joel Gallardo

Drums/Bass/Guitar/Student Bands @ Keller/Watauga

Joel Gallardo - Creative Soul Keller/Watagua Instructor

 
Joel started his music experience at a young age. His curiosity, led by his appetite, was nourished by his father who introduced all types of music into his life, and taught Joel the importance of discipline when learning an instrument. This attraction grew while being raised in a Christian church and participating in worship music. It began with singing, then bass guitar, then guitar, then piano, and it ended with his main passion, drums. Navigating and searching in a place to excel he found a home in drums and its relationship with timing. Being self-taught, Joel has fallen in love with drumming and strives to continue growing in his skills.

At Nazarene Bible College, Joel got involved in the musical improvement of local Hispanic churches. Joel was teaching many songs to various churches and, at the same time, was involving himself in the counsel of their personal needs. It is here where Joel’s eyes were opened to the fact that music was a means to help grow and encourage people. It is a journey of learning, not so much a destination. He also found out that music has spiritual and physiological benefits that can help and inspire an individual.

With this in mind, Joel is ready to work at your pace, learning with you at every step, and being a guide when it comes to your musical growth. Through ear training, imitation, and repetition we can discover the wonders of music. And have a lot of fun doing it!

 


 

Angel Perez

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Angel Perez proved to be a virtuoso instrumentalist from a very young age. He works as an independent live/studio guitarist and producer. He has toured and recorded throughout the world with latin music artists including Grammy Award winner Gilberto Santarrosa.  He studied jazz and Caribbean music performance at the Puerto Rico Music Conservatory mentored by jazz virtuoso Fernando Matinna and jazz legend Eddie Gomez among other artists. His musical styles ranges from blues, rock, to pop, and fusion. Angel Perez has also worked as a counselor with at risk youth and families for 10 years. He holds degrees in psychology and counseling from Liberty University in Lynchburg Virginia (B.S, M.A).

 


 

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Michelle Schodowski

Piano/Voice @ Keller/Watauga

Michelle Schodowski, began playing piano at the age of five. She has won many prizes including: 1st place, Bristol Music Club Competition; 1st place, University of Tennessee Chattanooga Piano Competition; 1st place, State Auditions at TMTA; 2nd place, Tennessee Technical University Piano Competition; 2nd place, University of Tennessee Martin Piano Competition; Honorable Mention, St. Andrews International Piano Competition, St. Andrews, Canada.

In addition, she has attended numerous music festivals nationally and abroad, some of which are MusicFest Perugia, Italy; Heartland Chamber Music Festival, Kansas; Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival, Florida; St. Andrews Piano Academy and Festival, Canada; and Brevard Music Center, North Carolina. Michelle has performed for several internationally acclaimed professors and performers including Nelita True (Eastman School of Music), Enrico Elisi (Eastman School of Music), Rebecca Penneys (Eastman School of Music), Matti Raekallio (The Juilliard School), Chu-Fang Huang (finalist in the Van Cliburn Piano Competition), Howard Na (Shaanxi Normal University in China), Myong-Joo Lee (The Colburn School), and Randall Faber (author of the Faber Music Adventure Series). Michelle’s private teachers have included Dr. Chih-Long Hu at East Tennessee State University and Alexander Peskanov. Michelle currently studies at the University of North Texas.

She studies under the tutelage of the internationally renowned Polish-born pianist, recording artist and pedagogue, Adam Wodnicki. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance with a minor in German.

 


 

Aden Bubeck

Bass/Guitar/Piano/Drums/Student Bands @ Keller/Watauga

Touring Bass Player for Miranda Lambert! More Bio Coming Soon!..

 


 

Priscilla Sink

Drums/Piano/Student Bands @ Keller/Watauga

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Aaron Toney

Guitar/Bass/Piano/Student Bands @ Keller/Watauga

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Bryce Pilling

Bass/Guitar/Voice//Piano @ Keller/Watauga

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Jillian Wyatt

Guitar/Voice/Piano @ Keller/Watauga

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Patrick Moore

Guitar/Bass @ Keller/Watauga

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Travis Stom

Drums/Percussion @ Keller/Watauga

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Jessica Pardee

Guitar @ Keller/Watauga

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Thao Pham

Violin/Piano @ Keller/Watauga

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Erica Rosemand

Violin/Piano @ Keller/Watauga

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