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Teaching Artists

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Ryan Ketcherside

Program Director

Drums and Percussion

Ryan has 15 years of drumming experience. Ryan often spends his free time writing songs and playing gigs around South Florida.He has been involved in worship ministry at a number of churches throughout his life. He is committed to teaching the fundamentals of drumming in order to create a good foundation for his students.

Kelly Olive

Voice and Piano

Kelly has taught piano and voice lessons for over 18 years specializing in customizing lessons to each individual. She can teach the note method and by ear: expanding the horizons of what it means to be a 'well-rounded musician.’ Kelly has a passion to train life-long musicians and an incredible ability to tap into the creativity of each individual student to help them become the best they can be. 

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Leah Todd

Voice and Piano

Leah is a graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University who now lives in Lake Worth Beach. She has a wealth of musical knowledge as well as a heart and passion to invest in and serve her community. Her teaching style is customized to each student, igniting a passion to learn in 

each one.

Sheri Clark

Piano

Sheri has been playing piano most of her life and began teaching piano in 1997. In addition to being an educator, she serves as a music therapist in a healthcare organization. Sheri has experience working with people of all ages with varying abilities. She displays an unmatched energy and passion for teaching, desiring that her students would learn and enjoy music for a lifetime.

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Alexi Bell

Voice and Guitar

Alexi has contagious energy and is full of enthusiasm. She motivates her students by constantly encouraging them to persevere and stay positive. She graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University with a Business Management degree and a minor in Popular Music. In addition to teaching, Alexi also directs the worship ministry at Common Ground Church.

Alexi@cglakeworth.org

Geoff Leach

Guitar

Geoff has been playing guitar for 11 years. He started playing with the worship team at his church and has been a part of numerous ensembles throughout his life. He currently plays with a local band called Stone Castle and is working on a project called Comic Sands.  

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Brittan Allen

Bass Guitar

Brittan has been playing bass for over 10 years. In addition to being a musician, he has vast experience in technical and production arts. As the Tech Director of 1201, he loves to help students realize their performance potential. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Communication at Florida Atlantic University. 

Brittan@cglakeworth.org

Zach Miller

Ukulele 

Zach plays piano, guitar, bass, ukulele, mandolin, and sings. Zach began learning different instruments and writing songs when he was only 13 years old. He has served in church worship teams since he was 15. Zach is a recent graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University where he served with the campus worship team. In addition to music, he is passionate about his other hobbies which include: fishing, diving, adventures in the great outdoors, sports, and the culinary arts.

 

Zach@cglakeworth.org 

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Mark Beaupre

Drums and Percussion

Mark has been passionately playing drums for over 20 years. He has a way of connecting with students that gets them excited about drums and keeps them motivated to learn. He is not only an instructor, but also a performer. He actively plays with three local bands, at his church, and anywhere he can!

Tracy Danet

Visual Arts

Tracy is an artist who has been professionally painting for 6 years and loves exploring all artistic styles and mediums. She graduated from American Academy of Art in Chicago and has great skills in design, watercolors, figure drawing, acrylics and more. Tracy passionately shares her love for art and believes art is a creative tool for everyone to express themselves. !

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Amy Allen

Piano and Voice

Amy is a Floridian born and raised with a degree in music from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Fun fact about Amy: all she wants for Christmas this year is a puppy