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James Swearingen

James Swearingen

James Swearingen is one of the most performed composers of band music in the world. A recipient of numerous ASCAP awards, his trend-setting compositions and arrangements have a style and energy that are truly exceptional. Equally recognized for his contributions to education, he currently serves as Department Chair of Music Education at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Swearingen frequently appears as a guest conductor, adjudicator, and clinician throughout the United States, as well as Japan, Australia, Europe, Canada, and the Republic of China.

Explore Publications by James Swearingen

As Seasons Change Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1079 
In Quest of Uluru Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1146 
Land of Liberty Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1147 
Procession for a New Day Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1195 
Legend of the Yankee Clippers Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1238 
In Quiet Times Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1278 
Let the Flag of Freedom Wave Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1279 
Night Before Christmas, The (for Narration and Band)Concert BandFJH Developing Band1.5B1315 
Legend of the Nighthawk Concert BandFJH Young Band2B1319 
Night Before Christmas, The (for Narration, String Orchestra, and Percussion)String OrchestraFJH Developing Strings2ST6166