Jamie Roth, a native of South Florida, is an accomplished composer, arranger, educator, and woodwind performer. He is currently the Director of Bands and Jazz Studies at Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he teaches grades 4 through 12. Roth holds a Bachelor of Music from Florida Atlantic University (1994) and a Master of Studio Jazz Writing from the University of Miami (1996). Upon graduation, he began his teaching career at FAU teaching music theory, orchestration, and music technology.
He has been a National Board Certified Educator since 2004. In 2007, he was awarded the Outstanding Secondary Teacher Award from the Florida Atlantic University Department of Education and was elected one of FMEA’s Emerging Leaders. Mr. Roth has served the Florida Bandmasters Association as both District 15 Secretary and Chairman and is a seasoned FBA adjudicator in the areas of Solo and Ensemble, Concert Bands, and Jazz Music Performance.
Mr. Roth performs regularly with various Rock/Funk Horn Bands, Wind Ensembles, Musical Pit Orchestras, and Jazz Big Bands throughout the South Florida area. Mr. Roth is regularly commissioned to write for a variety of school and professional wind, pop/rock, and jazz bands of all ability levels. Recently, his works have been performed by the United States Airmen of Note and University of Miami Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Big Band. Jamie has also been invited to have his arrangements performed by Randy Brecker on his Big Band engagements. Mr. Roth’s reputation for tuneful, intriguing, and playable compositions and arrangements has earned his work a place in many educational and professional band libraries.
He is a member of the NAfME, BMI, Midwest Clinic, Jazz Education Network, Florida Bandmasters Association, Florida Music Educators Association, and the International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers.