Appearance Schedule

Biographical Info


Educational Tips


Published Works

See also:
Capital University Conservatory of Music
Conservatory of Music

The Music of
James Swearingen

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James Swearingen is unquestionably one of the most performed composers of band music in the world today. A recipient of numerous ASCAP awards, his trend-setting compositions and arrangements have a style and energy that are truly exceptional. It should come as no surprise that year after year his music is received enthusiastically by student musicians and band directors from all parts of the world. Equally recognized for his contributions to education, he currently serves as Department Chair of Music Education at Capital University, located in Columbus, Ohio.

His busy schedule also includes many engagements as a guest conductor, adjudicator, and educational clinician. Appearances have included trips throughout the United States, as well as Japan, Australia, Europe, Canada, and The Republic of China. Because of his international popularity, this web site has been created to better serve the needs of those who wish to know more about the composer and his music. Images Loading...
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Whether guest conducting or presenting a clinic, James Swearingen maintains a busy and active schedule of appearances. His 2001-2002 calendar is provided and will be continually updated.
For your convenience, James Swearingen has provided you with biographical information along with a photograph. If needed, this material can be used for promotional purposes.
Information, with regards to obtaining CD's of James Swearingen's music or a personally autographed poster, is provided in this section.

During his numerous clinics for music teachers throughout the world, James Swearingen has addressed a wide variety of timely topics dealing with the positive aspects of music education. Visitors to this area are encouraged to use any materials that might assist them in becoming better educators.
Comments or questions of interest regarding the music of James Swearingen, along with responses about this web site, are always appreciated.

Designed to assist you in becoming more familiar with James Swearingen's music, this section includes a complete listing of his many published compositions, arrangements, and method books.