Dr. James Moyer

Dr. James Moyer


Associate Professor: Chair, Fine and Performing Arts Dept.
CPFA 217-C

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courses: Symphonic Band, Percussion, Student Teaching, Instrumental Literature and Ensemble Techniques

Dr. Moyer's articles appear in Percussive Notes, School Band and Orchestra and his solo CD, "Something Old, Something New," available on iTunes™. He has multiple publications through JW Pepper, Studio 4 Music and C. Alan Publications. His latest marimba method, Four Mallet Progressive Literature was released in 2010 by Studio 4 Music. In addition to Dr. Richard C. Gipson and John Bannon, his teachers include former Pittsburgh Symphony timpanist, Stanley Leonard, and marimba virtuosos, Gordon Stout and Lehigh Howard Stevens. Moyer also completed the Bob Becker Ragtime Xylophone Institute at the University of Delaware. His post doctoral work includes Level II certification with the Technology Institute for Music Educators.

He has presented clinics and masterclasses at numerous state and national conventions throughout U.S. including the 2015 TMEA State Convention. Dr. Moyer is Department Chair of Fine & Performing Arts and Director of Bands. He serves as Timpanist of the Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra and former Timpanist and soloist with the world-famous Allentown Band, Amercia's oldest civilian band. Dr. Moyer is an Atrist/Educator for DeMorrow Instruments and Salyers Percussion.