Assistant Percussion Director, Front Ensemble Arranger Walton High School, Marietta, Ga
James has been involved with marching music for over a decade. He has performed with The Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps in 2010 and 2011, as well as Spirit Drum and Bugle Corps in 2009 and Odyssey Percussion Theatre from 2005 to 2010.
As an educator, James has worked with many groups in the the Atlanta area, both arranging and teaching (though not always both) including: Walton HS, Forsyth Central HS, Lassiter HS, Mill Creek HS, and Frequency Percussion (PIA). James earned his B.A. In music from Jacksonville State University in April of 2013.
Currently he serves as the front ensemble coordinator and arranger for Atlanta Quest as well as the front ensemble arranger for Q2. He also is the assistant percussion director and front ensemble arranger for Walton High School in Marietta, Ga. James also serves as the electronics designer for Legends Drum and Bugle Corps.