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Matthew James
Professor
School of Visual & Performing Arts
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318-342-3249
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Matthew H James, DMA
Professor, Music

Education

MA

1982, Music
University of Missouri-Kansas City

BS

1978, Music Education
Missouri Western State College (later, University)

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Licensure & Certification

Lifetime Missouri State Teaching Certificate, State of Missouri. (August 1978 - Present)
Suzuki Violin Teacher Certification, BK I-B, American Suzuki Institute. (July 17 1999 - July 24 1999)
Suzuki Violin Teacher Certification, BK I-A, Atlanta Suzuki Institute. (June 10 1999 - June 15 1999)

Creative Works

Music Performance - Participation, Narration of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Monroe, LA. (November 27 2018).
Music Performance - Full Solo Recital, Voice Recital (w/ Prof. Coralie White) of Broadway and Popular Songs, University of Louisiana-Monroe, Biedenharn Recital Hall. (December 4 -- 2016).
Music Performance - Participation, Performance of role of "Speaker" in Mozart's THE MAGIC FLUTE, University of Louisiana-Monroe, Biedenharn Recital Hall. (May 20 and 22, 2016).
Music Performance - Participation, Narration of Aaron Copland's "Lincoln Portrait" with the ULM Wind Ensemble, Dr. Derle Long, Conductor, University of Louisiana-Monroe. (February 22 2016).
Music Performance - Participation, Narration of " Twas the Night Before Christmas" by DiLorenzo with the Monroe Symphony Orch Brass and Percussion, First Presbyterian Church, Monroe, LA. (December 12 2016).
Music Performance - Minor Participant, Opera/Musical, Performance of role of Sciaronne in Louisiana Opera production of"Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini, University of Louisiana-Monroe. (April 1 & 3 2016).
Music Performance - Major Participant, Opera/Musical, Opera--Puccini "La Boheme" (two performances), Monroe, LA, ULM Campus. (May 17 2013).
Music Performance - Participation, Performance of Narration to Douglas Hedwig's "Its Soul of Music Shed" as part of the ULM Composer-In-Residence Series, in collaboration with Dr. Eric Siereveld at Grace Episcopal Church,, MONROE, LA --USA. (February 17 2020).
Music Performance - Participation, Performance of Narration to Libby Larsen's "An Introduction to the Moon" with the ULM Wind Ensemble, cond. by Dr. Derle Long, Univeristy of Louisiana at Monroe,, MONROE, LA --USA. (February 18 2020).
Music Performance - Minor Participant, Opera/Musical, "Dialogues of the Carmelites" (Concert Performance of Opera), Northminster Church, Monroe, LA: Louisiana Opera under the Direction of Mark Clark. (April 10 & 12 2015).
Music Performance - Participation, "T'was the Night Before Christmas" (Arrangement for Band with Narrator), University of Louisiana at Monroe. (November 25 2014).
Music Performance - Full Solo Recital, Faculty Recital with Prof. Coralie White, First United Methodist Church--West Monroe, LA. (July 2013).

Recent Publications

James, M. H. (2007). "When a Major Becomes a Minor: The Importance of the Music Minor to the Survival of the Small Music Program" (pp. 187-194). Reston, VA: National Association of Schools of Music.
James, M. H. (2013). "You and Music," Chapter 5--"Early Music". Monroe, LA: Ecoutez Press.

Awards & Honors

November 1998 Distinguished Alumni Award.

Courses Taught

ART 4011Art Ed For Elem School, 1 course(s)

ARTS 1010HONORS ARTS, 1 course(s)

MUSC 1021Voice, 1 course(s)

MUSC 1091ENJOYMENT OF MUSIC, 67 course(s)

MUSC 3011VOICE CLASS, 1 course(s)

MUSC 3012VOICE CLASS, 6 course(s)

MUSC 4096Song Literature, 1 course(s)