Phone: 205-871-3516 Ext:7526
Degrees and Certifications:
BA Music Education | Auburn University | Magna Cum Laude
Mr. James Rogers
James Rogers is the Associate Band Director for Mountain Brook City School. Prior to his appointment in his current role Mr. Rogers was the Assistant Band Director for Mountain Brook for one year. During that time the beginning band enrollment more than doubled.
Before coming to Mountain Brook Mr. Rogers was the Director of Bands at Montevallo High School. At Montevallo, Mr. Rogers lead 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, Mr.Rogers 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.
James 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.
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 and a clinician at the 2017 Alabama Music Educators Association State Conference. He is a member of 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 is also a music educator, his two dogs Tucker and Indiana, and two cats Diana and Charlotte.