Jonita Aadland has been a professional violinist/fiddler since 1988. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from Belmont University in Nashville, TN in 1993. She regularly supplied various World Music acts for Walt Disney World, leading Celtic, Norwegian, Country, and French bands at EPCOT from 2000-2015. She also performs regularly at other local Orlando venues such as SeaWorld and Ritz Carlton and Gaylord Hotels, as well as numerous conventions and weddings in the area. Her true calling is to teach young people the joy of music and to play the violin, through the Suzuki method.
Duane Solomon leads our after-school track program at Creation Kids Village.
Mr. Solomon is an American Olympic track athlete, primarily known for racing the 800 meters. He ran for his home country in the IAAF World Championships in 2007 and 2013 as well as in the 2012 Olympic Games. He also took the gold medal at the North American, Central American and Caribbean Under 23 Championships in 2006.
Advantage Tennis, owned and managed by Coach Darren Holt, is the tennis management company for the town of Celebration.
Coach Darren is also our head teaching pro and the Celebration High School Boys Tennis Coach. Originally from Sussex, England, and a player from the age of 7, he has taught for over 25 years, all over the east coast of the United States! Former Director of Operations for MG Tennis (overseeing Lake Cane Tennis Center, Ft. Gatlin Tennis Center, and others) he enjoys all aspects of the tennis industry; creating, promoting and teaching programs, giving private lessons, managing other tennis professionals, and he himself continues to play competitively! Coach Darren is skilled and experienced at teaching all levels of students, from the very beginner, to the college prospect and advanced ladies teams and is certified USPTA, CPR and First Aid.
Coach Darren and his family live right here in Celebration, where they all play tennis competitively and as a fun, family pastime!
Mrs. Dutt loves teaching Art to young minds allowing them a palate to explore and expand their curiosity and creativity.
Born and educated in Mumbai, India, Mrs. Dutt moved with her husband to Arizona in 2007. Mrs. Dutt holds a BFA from Sir JJ Institute of Applied Art with a Montessori Education Certification accredited by AIAO.