Hello! I’m Dr. James McAllister – composer and music educator. Explore my site to find out more about me and my passion for creating and teaching music.

Music Educator

I am an experienced music educator who has taught instrumental music at all levels from beginning band through university course work.


I compose works that are rewarding experiences for performers and audiences, alike. Find out more about my compositions and commissions.


Check out concert footage of classic band repertoire performed by the LMU Concert Band and KWU Wind Ensemble as well as rehearsals and classroom videos.

Get in Touch!

If you have questions about my compositions, music education, music in general or just want to say “Hi”, drop me a line! I’d love to hear from you.