A native of the Spartanburg, SC area and board certified music therapist, Alison has been involved in performing arts throughout her life. She earned a degree in Music Performance (flute) and equivalency studies in Music Therapy at Converse College; she has shared her love of music with many through teaching private music lessons, leading drum circles, performing, facilitating music therapy services, and leading recreational music groups for residents in skilled nursing care at White Oak Spartanburg. Alison has served as Vice President of CARMA, Inc. since 2011; she focuses her energies in the group’s efforts to lead women’s jam nights and recruit/lead the many volunteers needed for the organization’s annual music and arts festivals. She will be writing covering local bands and musicians. If you are a musician who would like to be featured, or if your band would like to be featured, you may contact Alison directly: AlisonTWatson@gmail.com
Heather is the owner of Charlie Mason Entertainment in Upstate South Carolina. Entities include Upstate Exposures Magazine, Charlie Mason Radio, and the Northwest Corner Podcast.