Karan is from Argyle, Texas and graduated from Texas Wesleyan University in May of 2019 with a degree in mass communication. Karan is currently in graduate school at the University of North Texas studying public relations and journalism. In her free time, Karan fosters cats for the Saving Hope Foundation.
Robert was raised in Denton TX and has been a church music director since 2012, when he started at Blue Mound United Methodist Church. He is a guitarist, bassist, and trumpeter and he plays in several rock style combos.
He has a Bachelor’s degree from S.U.N.Y. Purchase and a Master’s in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas.
Robert enjoys reading, shopping for CDs, and swimming.
Taylor is very welcoming and is wonderful with the children. She is a graduate of Sanger High, Ogle School, and is currently studying Elementary Education at NCTC. Taylor is also CPR and first aid certified.
Jacob Cotton has worked on technical productions for churches and theatres for many years. Jacob graduated from Allen High School and is currently studying Biomedical Engineering at UNT. Jacob has a wife (Sophie) and is hoping to further learn about himself and God through expanding the online reach of the church.
Alyse Hokamp has been a church accompanist and musician since 2013, when she got her very first church job at Blue Mound United Methodist Church. After living in Los Angeles for a few years, her family moved back to Denton and is very happy to return to the Blue Mound family.
Alyse holds a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Flute Performance from the University of North Texas. She is an active performer and teacher of flute and piano.
When she’s not practicing flute, piano, or organ, she enjoys playing with her two kids, sewing her own clothes, and doing yoga.