Music Instructor Bios
Jaime White---Music Director
Mrs. Jaime White is married to Holmes County native Christopher White and has two beautiful daughters Adileigh and Elianna. She has a Bachelors of Music Education from Kentucky Christian University where she has trained as a K-12 Band and Choir Teacher and is an Ohio Certified Teacher. Jaime has taught private piano for 20 years and voice for 16 years as well as various other private instrument instruction in flute, violin and cello. Jaime taught K-6 general music and 7-12 Jr. and Sr. High choir at Fairfield Christian Academy for 6 years when she moved, with her husband, to Holmes County to start a family. Once in Holmes County Jaime began to teach private lessons to the area students, including both youth and adult. Jaime has also taught private lessons and Women’s Choir at Hiland High School for 7 years and has been involved in the Share-a-Christmas concert for as many years. She has been involved in multiple All State Choral competitions, where her choirs received ratings from Excellent to Superior, as well as multiple solo/ensemble contests, where many of her students receive Excellent to Superior ratings. She has also sent several students to participate in the Ohio All State Fair Choir. Jaime has a dream of starting a community adult and children’s choir, opening up competitions to area private lesson students to inspire and encourage them, and to hold workshops to help train and encourage private music teachers. She dreams of a community band and/or orchestra to inspire and unify our community. She dreams of a haven for all musicians where they can grow, be encouraged, be inspired, and find a supportive environment to explore the joy of music - at any age.
Daniel Bolton---Strings Instructor
Daniel Bolton earned his Bachelor's degree in Violin Performance from Otterbein College, achieving Magna Cum Laude with Honors in 2009. Since then, he has gallivanted about mid-Ohio, teaching strings students where he finds them and playing in events and ensembles both well-known and obscure. Included in the litany of his experience are the McConnell Arts Center Chamber Orchestra, Westerville Symphony, the Ohio Light Opera, Wooster's Lyrics for Life, and his own star-crossed Pyxis String Quartet.
Daniel has a sincere devotion to helping his students develop their musical talents, and believes that with persistent practice, listening, guidance and encouragement, and the experience of live performance, anyone can learn to play the songs they love.
Jeremy Clevenger---Guitar Instructor
Jeremy Clevenger is a self-taught guitar player, banjo player, percussionist, singer, song writer, and performer with over 30 years of hard earned learning and growing as a musician and multi-instrumentalist. He has a vast knowledge of chords, scales, modes, as well as guitar technique for both electric and acoustic guitar in many different styles. Jeremy has taught friends, out of his love for music and sharing with others, to play guitar over the years and taught cover songs to bands while living in Seattle because of how easily he could learn and teach them.
He would love to spend time imparting guitar, and musical skills and knowledge to anyone who has an itch to play and wants to grow musically! He would truly be honored to teach anyone, young or old, who has any level of desire to learn! His background in the field of social work and counseling children and adults has prepared him in many ways to be a quality guitar teacher as he is well trained in bringing out the best in people. Jeremy is eager to be a part of a thriving music community at The Holmes Center for the Arts.