James Sewrey

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Mr. Sewrey is a pro-active "total-percussion" educator and a pro-am percussionist. As an instrumental music educator, he has taught elementary general music and†grade school through senior high school bands and orchestras. At the collegiate level, Jim taught applied percussion, percussion methods, band-orchestra methods, and†was the director-conductor of percussion ensembles†for undergraduate and graduate students. Jim is a charter member of the American School Band Directors Association (ASBDA) and the author-founding member of the Percussive Arts Society (PAS). At Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin†Jim developed and organized an outreach percussion ensemble for area community youth that received national attention for fifteen years (1985-2000), after which he formed the Spring City Area Percussion Ensemble (SCAPE)...an adult community group. (Throughout his professional career, Jim has served as a music adjudicator and clinician for bands and percussion, director of percussion workshops, and instructor of percussion at various nationally known summer music camps, state/national music education conventions/conferences and band/percussion association venues.)† Jim is in his 30th year as a percussionist and occasional†guest conductor with the Waukesha Area Symphonic Band (WASB). During this same period of time, Jim has†been the†chairman of the scholarship committee for the Woody Herman-Sister Fabian Scholarship Fund, which is administered by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.††In 2006, Jim was the recipient of the Milwaukee Civic Associationís Lifetime Achievement Award. (Jim continues to be involved in†various educational arenas.)†


Title Genre Level Price
On Eagles Wings (S.D. solo) Percussion INT $5.00
Sewrey on Concert Percussion (DVD) Percussion EAS/INT $40.00
Sewrey on Concert Percussion (DVD) DVD EAS/INT $40.00
Star Spangled Banner Percussion EAS/INT $15.00

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