Jamie holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in classical guitar music performance from Ball State University, where he studied with Mr. Paul Reilly. Jamie has held numerous teaching positions in Indiana at both the university level and the freelance level, including Anderson University, Taylor University, Purdue University, and Ball State University, as well as at the Muncie Music Center and Meridian Music, Indianapolis.

He has performed in many classical small ensembles in the Central Indiana region, including the WyndWood Flute & Guitar duo with Donna Swartz Bath (flute). In addition to his classical work, Jamie performed with the Jazz quartet Cries & Whispers, the Blues sextet Borrowed Time, the Madison County Directors Band, and the Muncie Symphony Orchestra.

He also served for fifteen years as director of music at the Saint Francis of Assisi Newman Center in Muncie, Indiana.

M.A., Ball State University