James Worman is currently Coordinator of Winds and Percussion and Associate Professor of Music Education at Trinity University. Prior to his appointment in 1997, Worman served as adjunct professor at Edgewood College and Virginia Commonwealth University, and Instructor of Saxophone at the University of Richmond. He was a high school band director for ten years in Maryland and Virginia, and he remains active with school band programs by serving as a clinician and adjudicator for marching, concert, and jazz events.
Worman received the B.M.E. from Shenandoah Conservatory, the M.M in conducting from Virginia Commonwealth University, and the Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a minor in conducting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Worman has made presentations at the national conferences of both the Society for American Music and the College Band Directors National Association, and at the state convention of the Texas Music Educators Association. In addition, Worman participated in an international symposium at Oxford University, where he presented a paper entitled "Performance-based Ensemble Courses: Curriculum, Assessment, and Academic Legitimacy." He is the former National Chair for the American Music in American Schools and Universities committee of the Society for American Music, and has served as the College Representative for the TMEA Region XII and State Representative for the National Band Association. He currently serves on the National Selection Committee of the NBA/Revelli Composition Competition and is also an active member of the College Band Directors National Association. Worman's band arrangements are published by Daehn Publishers, TRN, and Hal Leonard.
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison
M.M., Virginia Commonwealth University
B.M.E., Shenandoah Conservatory
Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Music Theatre Pit Orchestra
Advanced Instrumental Conducting
Instrumental Fundamentals: Woodwinds
Marching Band and Jazz Instructional Practices
Secondary Instrumental Music Instructional Practices