Degrees and Certifications:
Auburn University Bachelors in Music Education| Magna Cum Laude Troy University Masters in Music Education
Mr. James Rogers
James Rogers is the Director of Bands for Mountain Brook City Schools. Mr.Rogers came to Mountain Brook in 2017 and served as the Assistant Band Director for 1 year where he was integral in returning the beginning bands back to the elementary schools. After that year Mr. Rogers became the Associate Band Director at Mountain Brook Junior High. While at MBJH Mr. Rogers tripled the size of the program and created the MBJH Concert band and Leadership Council. Before coming to Mountain Brook, Mr. Rogers was the Director of Bands at Montevallo High School and Director of Bands at Childersburg High School.
Mr.Rogers is a graduate of Mountain Brook High School, and received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University. While at Auburn, Mr. Rogers was a member of the Auburn University Marching Band, Symphonic Winds, Jazz Band, Pep Band, Trombone Choir, Concert Choir, and AUCappella. An all-male acapella group he founded. Mr.Rogers earned his Masters in Music Education at Troy University in 2021.
In December of 2017, Mr. Rogers performed with the Alabama Winds at the Midwest International Band Conference in Chicago, IL. Also that year, Mr. Rogers was a guest conductor at the University of Montevallo Middle School Honor Band. James was a clinician at the 2017 and 2020 Alabama Music Educators Association State Conference. He is a member of the Alabama Bandmasters Association, National Association for Music Educators, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
Mr. Rogers lives in Mountain Brook, AL with his wife Becca who teaches music at Brookwood Forest Elementary, his daughters Nora and Mazie, his two dogs Tucker and Indiana, and two cats Diana and Charlotte.