A dynamic performer and teacher, saxophonist James Barger has appeared as a guest artist and clinician in high schools and universities across the United States. An accomplished chamber musician, he has won awards in the Fischoff, MTNA, Enkor, and American Prize competitions with the Mirasol Quartet. He has presented and performed at conferences hosted by the Texas Music Educators Association, North American Saxophone Alliance, Midwest Clinic, and the US Navy Band. Additionally, he teaches during the summer on the faculties of the WTAMU Band Camp, WTAMU Chamber Music Strings Camp, the Young Saxophonist’s Institute, and the Asia Pacific Saxophone Academy in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Barger is the Assistant Professor of Saxophone at West Texas A&M University and is a proud artist and endorser of Selmer Paris Saxophones and D’Addario Reserve Reeds.