James is a guitarist, pianist and composer based in Bay Area. In addition to his guitar studies at Eastman, James was awarded a Graduate Teaching Assistantship at the Eastman Computer Music Center. This award led him to work with visiting composer, Fang Man, on her exhilarating work Ambush from Ten Sides for guitar and electronics.
He has worked with a variety of ensembles from playing with the MSM Brass and Percussion Orchestra to Musica Nova. His diverse teaching background includes, heading the Music Technology department at the Eastman Community Music School, teaching for the MSM outreach program, and running his own private studio. James has experience in ABRSM exam preparation.
M.M. from Eastman School of Music and B.M. from Manhattan School of Music.