Dr. James Flowers is an adjunct instructor of saxophone at Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA. He has won first prize at the Music Teacher’s National Association Chamber Music Competition, the Coleman National Chamber Music Competition, and was a finalist at the 2004 North American Saxophone Alliance National Conference Solo Competition.
He has presented various programs at the North American Saxophone Alliance national and regional conferences, the Navy Band Saxophone Symposium, the Heidelberg New Music Festival and the International Villa-Lobos Festival.
He has toured with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and performed with The Cleveland Duo, Wayne Newton, Marie Osmond, Bobby Vinton, Ben Vereen, Mary Wilson from the Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas, The Fifth Dimension, Al Martino, Deana Martin, Cleveland Fats, The Carmen Mico Orchestra, State Street Jazz, and the jazz trio Stretch.
In an effort to promote new works for the saxophone, he commissioned music written by Braxton Blake, Matthew Brazofsky, Patrick Burke, Jason Howard, and Daniel Perttu.