Olivia Clark, cellist, currently serves as the 5th and 6th grade Orchestra Teacher in the Avon Local Schools in Avon, OH. Additionally, she is part of the Baldwin Wallace Community Arts School staff as Assistant Director of the New Horizons Orchestra Program. She also works part time as a contract musician and private cello instructor in the Cleveland Area. Olivia graduated from Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music in December of 2017.
Previously, Olivia has taught music at St. Peter School Lorain and in the Lakewood City Schools. She has a wide array of teaching experience, including adaptive music for moderate-severe special needs, pre-K music, marching band, beginners, and older adults.
Olivia is an active member of the Ohio Music Education Association, serving on the executive board for her collegiate chapter and attending yearly state conferences. In addition to cello, she has enjoyed studying violin, voice, and piano privately. Notable teachers and mentors include Regina Mushabac, Jordan Saul, Butch Marshall, Octavio Mas-Arocas, Dwight Oltman, Tracy Grady, Hillery Needham, and Peggie Willett.
Olivia currently resides in North Royalton and enjoys cooking, knitting, traveling, and being in nature.