In-Home Teaching Artists


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Daven Ralston is a professional musician, actor, and teacher with a high level of experience and a zest for sharing her passion for all things musical. She has performed professionally in city orchestras, chamber music groups, professional theatrical productions, private events, and educational settings. As an instructor, she teaches music and theatre to pupils ranging from less than one year old to adults. She is trained in both the Suzuki method and traditional methods of music instruction, and has completed advanced coursework in music theory, composition, sight-reading, and music history. She is trained in diverse musical genres that include classical, contemporary, and jazz. Daven cherishes the opportunity to share the joyful gift of music with others.

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Carol Clark is an experienced teaching artist and performer. She is wonderful with children and currently teaches students in both piano and voice ranging in age from 5 to 14. In addition to private teaching, Carol directs musical theatre productions at Rose Hill Elementary School. Carol studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. She regularly performs in the DC Metro area and was recently seen in A Christmas Carol at the Little Theatre of Alexandria. Carol can teach a range of styles and genres that are engaging to young children and aims to cultivate a love of music for her students while they are learning!

 

Jess Hoover has been playing piano since age 6, and singing since she could speak. She began teaching piano and voice lessons at the age of 17, when she needed to earn enough money to buy a ukulele. Since then, she continued teaching while she earned a degree in Music from the College of William and Mary, and found Aimee Bee Studios soon after moving to DC after graduation. She currently sings as a member of the 18th Street Singers, a local choir operating out of DC. With them, she has sung for the White House Haunted House (Bo the dog made an appearance), the National Cathedral Choral Society's Annual Gala, and on stage at the Verizon Center with Demi Lovato!

 

Moriah Whiteman is an actress and educator in the DC-Metro area.  She holds an MFA in Acting, and loves to focus on telling stories through movement.  With Aimee Bee, Moriah has had the wonderful opportunity to focus on Musical Theatre: from building auditions to working trouble spots in rehearsals, to celebrating performances! She enjoys coffee, being outside, and is a shameless car dancing choreographer.