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James Land

School of Music adjunct faculty of brass James Land headshotJames Land is the Adjunct Instructor of Tuba and Euphonium at Belmont University (BU) in Nashville, TN. In addition to being on faculty at BU, Mr. Land is an active performer throughout both the Memphis and Nashville areas. Mr. Land received both his BM and MM in Tuba Performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), a Performance Diploma from Indiana University (IU) where he was also the Associate Instructor of Tuba and Euphonium, and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Memphis, where he is the Tuba and Euphonium Graduate Assistant.

Mr. Land has performed with many ensembles throughout the Mid-West; including the Lafayette (IN) Symphony Orchestra, Owensboro (KY) Symphony Orchestra, the Dayton (OH) Philharmonic, the Saint Louis Low Brass Collective, the Belmont University Faculty Brass Quintet, the University of Memphis Faculty Brass Quintet, the Indiana University Associate Instructor Brass Quintet, the CCM Graduate Brass Quintet, and the Yonah Brass Ensemble. Mr. Land has also been invited to solo with many groups, including the Northwinds Symphonic Band, the University of Georgia Wind Ensemble, Tara Winds (where they performed for the Western International Band Conference in Seattle, Washington), Young Harris College, and the Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Land has taught privately and given master classes throughout the East Coast and was the Brass Teaching Assistant at the internationally renowned Interlochen Center for the Arts for five summers. James’s personal interests include all things tuba, performing and hearing great music, competitive barbequing, and professional football.