Jeremy batten has been teaching privately for 15 years. He teaches guitar, bass, piano, mandoline, and music theory. He formerly toured with Scott Simons, and was the guitarist for regional act The Ultimatums. Currently he supports Haley Slagle, a regionally touring act in the roots/americana/alternative country vein. He was the music director for RENT: student edition at Fairmont State University. His specialties are jazz/rock/country guitar, bluegrass, intermediate piano, beginning mandoline, advanced bass, songwriting, and music theory.