Our Mission Statement
Bringing Families Together Through Music Lessons.
Creative Soul School of Modern Music offers music education to aspiring musicians of all ages and skill levels within a supportive and encouraging environment at three convenient, family-friendly locations. Our team of Instructors is committed to innovative teaching and is here to serve you, whether you enjoy playing Rock, Popular, Folk, Blues or Jazz.
Founded in 2006, Creative Soul is building a music community where musicians can have fun learning, while instilling confidence, discipline, and recognition. Our schools are professionally managed and include performance venues where our students perform in private student showcases, songwriter nights, and rock band concerts throughout the year.
Our classes are tailored to the individual students’ music interests and learning needs. Lesson curriculum is designed specifically by our Instructors for our students in order to develop basic music fundamentals while motivating students through all genres of music. Our dedicated and passionate professionals at Creative Soul will provide tools for students to realize their potential for voice, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, bass, drums, horns, songwriting, bands, and ensembles.
Highlights, Specialties & Features
- Piano lessons
- Drum lessons
- Guitar lessons
- Voice lessons
- Cello lessons
- Violin lessons
- Southlake, Grapevine, Colleyville, Westlake, Trophy Club, Irving, Roanoke
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|Address||280 Commerce St. #195|
|Phone Number||(817) 764-1074|
Tami Owsley is a musician from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She started piano and voice lessons at a very young age. She has spent most of her adult life helping others come together to make beautiful music. From 2001 – 2016 she worked with the Texas Girls’ Choir where she helped put together 4 major concerts per year. From 1990 – 2004 she was the Adult Choral Music Director and Children’s Choral Music Director at the Grand Prairie Seventh-day Adventist Church where she produced 4 musicals per year. From 2005 – 2011 she was the Adult Choral Director at the Southlake Boulevard Church where she produced 2 major musicals per year.
Tami plays the piano, keyboard, accordion, flute, various percussion instruments and sings. She has been married to her husband Chris since 1989 with whom she has 3 beautiful daughters. Her daughter, Hannah, works as a busy Instructor at our Southlake Location.
“Some people think music education is a privilege, I think it’s essential to being human.” – Jewel
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Our one-on-one guitar lessons take students through popular and modern techniques to teaching tab, chords and harmony, songwriting and composition as well as music production. Teachers use modern songs and creative techniques to help a young beginner or any struggling learner. Teachers will adjust a modern arrangement and accompany their students so that they will be inspired and and interested.
Drum lessons teach students the know-how of what it takes to be an accomplished drummer. Drum lessons target rhythm as the foundation of any good band. We also work on coordination and technique so that our students can advance through many rudiments and polyrhythms.
It is our goal to have every drummer try our band program and learn other styles of music while performing. These opportunities are exciting for our students, and help them see the benefit to practicing as well as connecting with other musicians.
The piano is a great jump off point for the study of all other instruments. Here we teach students to learn to read notes in the Treble and Bass Clefs while also learning improvisation and songwriting. The piano is physically easy to play right out the gate, making it much quicker than any other instrument to create sound. This is great for those who need immediate satisfaction and reinforces desire to play more often. The piano or keyboard is also great for understanding how music works, visually the piano gives everyone patterns that help students see music in a linear way. Meaning kids and adults will see relationships and patterns much easier than any other instrument which is why college music students must have 2 years of piano under their belt before graduation. The most important part of piano is the use of both hands, which develops the left-right brain communication.
Voice lessons allow students to choose their own songs and our instructors will guide them based on their unique gifts and talents. We strongly encourage students to branch out to different styles of music including, rock, pop and classical, all while learning fundamentals of technique. We find it important that during voice lessons students should learn to breathe correctly, create a clear tone, project and understand melody and phrasing.
We offer Violin lessons for students ages 3 years to adult. Though we specialize in teaching beginner violin lessons our instructors move students through intermediate and advanced levels quickly. We offer both traditional Fiddle and Suzuki style instruction. Whether you want to play “Devil went down to Georgia” or a Bach Sonata, we will help you reach your goals.
Group Music Lessons
Our award-winning classes feature trained, family friendly, and enthusiastic teachers who lead this class in a strong music environment that's full of fun! Not only do our early childhood music classes have a strong educational foundation, they are exciting, fast-paced in order to hold short attention spans, and are a burst of energy to keep our students busy.
Young listeners are instantly engaged with the music in our class. The songs chosen for early childhood music classes provide infectious rhythms and energetic production. No matter what your child’s age, the exciting and rewarding experience of Makin’ Music creates natural stepping stones to formal music education, and they help facilitate the transition to more advanced concepts.
My son (8) has been playing with his band for a little over a year now, he loves it!! Aidan is a wonderful teacher, he is not only patient, but pushes the kids.. we love creative soul!!
Southlake's Creative Soul of Music is a fantastic place for kids of all ages to learn more about their passion. My daughter always looks forward to her lessons every week. Wether it's singing a challenging song, or learning a new chords on the piano, there is always something my daughter looks forward to! Creative Soul of Music is a laid back and fun atmosphere with an eclectic vibe... not what you see at most music schools.
I participated in Creative Soul's Corporate Team Building event. It was a blast! Required no musical skill to participate. Whether you've never picked up an instrument or have been playing for years, this event has a place for everyone to contribute in a fun and exciting environment!
My two boys just finished their first week of camp and the performance was tonight. I can't say enough about how truly blown away I am at how much they learned in just a week. The studio is just stinkin adorable and the staff is amazing!!! They will definitely be going back.....soon!!! Thank you Creative Soul!!!
Such a great school in a fabulous location!! Kid central for sure!
It's such a fun, happy place for kids and adults. Great decor that encourages creativity and exploration!! Maybe if I had a fun place like this to go for piano lessons as a child I would have stuck with it!?!
My little boy loves the mommy and me class where he is encouraged to explore rhythm, movement, singing playing with instruments and interaction with the teacher and others. The teachers are engaging and passionate about music and kids and they truly make the learning process fun!!
My son has had private drum lessons for several years and loves them. The facility is awesome and the instructors are so helpful and patient. We have also done an adult "Band Date" and had a blast.
My son and I started taking a mommy and me music class at Creative Soul when he was about 6 months old. He LOVED it! There are fun, interactive songs and toys and instruments that the kids are encouraged to play with. The teachers are well trained and very interactive with the kids. Definitely one of my son's favorite activities!
My son Alex started there at about age 11. They really had an impact on him. He still plays. Right now he's into street BMX but I hear the guitar from his room a lot.i can't say enough about how great Creative Soul is.
Student Showcase in January 2013 at our Creative Soul S Fort Worth school!
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From decorated recitalists to award winning composers including members of the Dallas Symphony and National Touring Artists, our faculty is dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them. We are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs. Our faculty have instrument specific university degrees from prestigious institutions such as Universtiy of North Texas, Berklee College of Music and many others. In addition, faculty members have warm personalities and are dedicated to teaching you the style and genre of music that you want to learn.
A ukulele is a portable, approachable, and easy instrument that makes learning music fun! While ukuleles are especially advantageous for younger learners, they're great instruments for any age. The average cost for a guitar is $300 to $500. The average cost of a ukulele is $50 to $300, depending on the quality and size. This means it's a great instrument to try if you aren't sure about your kid's talent or interest in music. You get to expose them to all the positive benefits of learning an instrument without paying an arm and a leg for an instrument which might just gather dust in the corner.
Creative Soul Music School offers exceptional music lessons to students of all ages and levels in a fun and engaging environment. We focus on core principles and incorporate the music you enjoy. Beginning students can expect to start with the fundamentals, learn proper technique, rhythm, and reading music in a variety of genres. Intermediate to advanced students continue to experience progress with increased proficiency in technique in addition to mastering significant repertoire and developing overall musicianship.