Phone: 205-871-3516 Ext:7526
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 associate band director for Mountain Brook City Schools. Before coming to Mountain Brook Mr. Rogers was the Director of Bands at Montevallo High School. At Montevallo, Mr. Rogers led the Montevallo Marching Troubadours, Concert Band, Middle School Band, and the newly created Basketball Pep-Band and Jazz Combo. Prior to his appointment at Montevallo, James was the Director of Bands at Childersburg High School for four years. While at Childersburg, Mr. Rogers reestablished the program. Under his leadership, the program size more than doubled, and the concert band received its first superior score at state contest in over a decade.
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 has been 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, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Alabama Winds.
Mr. Rogers lives in Irondale, AL with his wife Becca who teaches music at Brookwood Forest Elementary, his daughter Nora, his two dogs Tucker and Indiana, and two cats Diana and Charlotte.
Mr. Rogers lives in Irondale, AL with his wife Becca, who is also a music educator, his two dogs Tucker and Indiana, and two cats Diana and Charlotte.