Staff and Contact Information

Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions or to discuss your child’s experience in orchestra.

Miss Caitlin Bartholic <– BEST WAY TO REACH ME
(614) 921-6900 (Tharp Main Office # – can leave a message)
Miss Bartholic will be teaching all periods of the Tharp Orchestra.

For general questions about the Tharp Orchestra, or concerns about grades or events, please contact Miss Bartholic.


Miss Bartholic is a Hilliard Davidson Alumni, and after Graduating from Bowling Green State University in 2007 with a degree in Music Education returned home to Hilliard to accept a position as the Tharp Orchestra Director. Miss Bartholic has served as the Operations Coordinator for the Columbus Symphony Cadet Orchestra, and maintains a private studio of string and piano students. This summer Miss Bartholic completed her Master of Arts degree in Music Education from The Ohio State University, and has studied violin with Dr. Penny Thompson-Kruse, Dr. Robert Gillespie, and double bass with Dr. Paul Robinson. Miss Bartholic currently assists at Weaver Middle School and Davidson High School, and lives in Hilliard with her cat, Lucy.



Mrs. Virginia Faulkner
Mrs. Faulkner will be coming several times a week to help with 6th and 7th period Orchestra.

Mrs. Faulkner

As Orchestra Director at Weaver Middle School and Assistant Director at Davidson High School, Ginny Faulkner is currently in her fourteenth year of teaching orchestra in the Hilliard City Schools.  She teaches grades six through twelve in three different schools in the district.  Previously she taught for three years in the Delaware City Schools.  Mrs. Faulkner received her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Music Education from The Ohio State University.  She lives in Hilliard with her husband Jim, a professional bassist, her children Joshua and Emma and their lovable Yellow Lab Maggie.


Mr. Patrick Barrett
Bio coming soon – This is Mr. Barrett’s first year teaching in the Hilliard City Schools as the head Davidson Orchestra director. He will be assisting several times a week with 2nd and 3rd period Orchestras.