James Logan

Part-Time Faculty


Contact Information

CA 3095


American clarinetist James Logan has been thrilling audiences for more than 19 years as a National Tour Soloist and Assistant Principal Clarinetist with the United States Navy Band in Washington, DC. He has performed with them in every state of the Continental United States and in many European capitals. He has also soloed on more than 100 occasions including in St. Petersburg, Russia, during national concert tours, and at various national monuments in the Washington DC area.

Logan also has extensive performance experience with the Midland-Odessa Symphony, the Northwood Orchestra, and the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra. He has performed alongside Dave Brubeck, Maureen McGovern, Rosemary Clooney, Brandford Marsalis, Charlotte Church, and Al Hirt.

With the National Philharmonic in Washington, Logan performed as Principal Clarinetist on a recording featuring works by Steven R. Gerber. He has also been featured on programs at Baird Auditorium (Smithsonian Museum of Natural History) and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. He was an International Clarinet Association Competition Semifinalist in Seattle, and a winner of the Catholic University of America Concerto Competition. He is also the founding member of the critically-acclaimed chamber ensemble Logan Circle.

Logan completed his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the Catholic University of America, where he studied with Ricardo Morales. A strong proponent of music education, he has taught at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa. and currently leads an active private clarinet studio in Silver Spring, Md. At Towson University he is Adjunct Professor of Clarinet.