Jeremy Jorgenson

President

Jeremy Jorgenson has been involved in the marching percussion activity since 1997. He is a 5 time WGI medalist as a performer with Westerville South HS and Rhythm X. Jeremy aged out of Rhythm X in 2006 after completing his fourth season playing second bass drum. He has taught and consulted at several Ohio high schools including Findlay HS, Olentangy Liberty HS, Westerville South HS, Hilliard Darby HS, Central Crossing HS, and Delaware Hayes HS. Jeremy served as percussion director at Olentangy Liberty HS from 2008-2012 as well as the marching band’s visual designer. In 2011, Jeremy began serving as the visual designer for Capital City Percussion and helped lead them to their first WGI Independent Open Championship in 2013.

Outside of the marching world, Jeremy serves as Vice President, CIO of Robin Technologies Inc., a multimedia/web development firm based out of Worthington, OH. He holds a BA in Art from Ohio State with an emphasis in photography. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Sarah, and their twin sons Jake and Sam.

Jessica Kelley

Visual Designer / Office Manager

Jessica Kelley has been involved with marching activities since 1999.  She brings experiences from working with several Ohio programs including Miamisburg HS, Watkins Memorial HS, Olentangy Liberty HS and Westerville South HS.  As a woodwind specialist and clarinetist, Jessica has had the privilege of learning from and working alongside phenomenal visual instructors over the years and has taken a marked interest in visual design, implementation and teaching.

As a classroom and ensemble music director for 10 years, Jessica is passionate about teaching students and working toward excellence in performance from both a musical and visual perspective.  She teaches ensemble music in Olentangy Local Schools in Central Ohio and currently serves as the Assistant Marching Band Director at Westerville South HS.

Jessica holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education with instrumental band emphasis from Wright State University and a Master of Music in Music Education with Choral and Instrumental emphasis from Kent State University.  When she’s not in the classroom or on the marching band field, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband, Ryan, and their two children, Dylan and Rhiannon.

Sara Loney

Visual Designer

Sara Loney has been involved in marching activities since 2006. She completed her undergraduate honors thesis in Marching Band Drill design utilizing Pyware in 2013 and has been writing for high school marching bands and winterguards since 2014. Sara performed with the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps. on trumpet in their 2012 program, Unmasqued. She has taught high school marching band in Houston, Texas and Ohio.

Sara holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education, summa cum laude, from Youngstown State University where she was the Head Drum Major and wrote drill for the Youngstown State Marching Pride. As both a Head Band Director and Assistant Band Director, she has taught beginning band, middle school band, high school band, and music theory. Under her direction, the high school bands at both Niles McKinley High School (Niles, OH) and Sam Rayburn High School (Pasadena, TX) received superior ratings at their respective large group adjudicated events.

Sara is currently a full-time student a The Ohio State University working on a Master of Arts in Music Education. She performs in the Ohio State Wind Symphony and her current research interest is strategies to improve students’ practice motivation. Sara is also the Visual Coordinator for the Westerville South High School Marching Band and a Visual Consultant for the Worthington Kilbourne Marching Band. In these positions, she teaches marching technique, body movement basics, and dance basics, and she also assists with the body and visual design packages. Outside of school and teaching, Sara enjoys spending time with her friends and family attending live music and theater performances, trivia contests, and the Columbus Zoo.

Jon Honeycutt

Visual Designer

Jon Honeycutt has been an active visual designer in the marching arts world for over 10 years. Attending Bowling Green State University from 2002 to 2008, Jon studied percussion performance, music education, jazz studies, and film. He was a member of the BGSU Falcon Marching Band snare line from 2002 to 2005, becoming the ensemble section leader in 2005. Jon was also a member of the two time WGI gold medalist Independent World group, Rhythm X, receiving the bronze medal in 2004 and the silver medal in 2006.

Jon has helped create visual packages for multiple marching ensembles across the country, including Connexus Independent, Cap City Percussion, Bellefontaine HS, and Thomas Worthington HS.

He currently resides in Columbus, OH, where he teaches private lessons, plays in a few local acts, writes visual design, and works with the Westerville North HS Marching Band. Jon is incredibly excited and honored to be working with the extremely talented team at JJ Visual Design.