Jim served as the BDA Front Ensemble caption head and arranger from 2006-2017. He is currently serving as a music consultant for BDA. Jim has also been the Front Ensemble caption head and arranger for Tokyo’s Soka Renaissance Vanguard since 2007.
Jim resides in Southern California where he is the music coordinator for RCC indoor percussion and the Vista Murrieta HS marching band.
Outside of California, Jim arranges for several programs including the 2015 BOA Grandnational champion Broken Arrow HS.
Past indoor percussion credits include 22 years of arranging & instruction at multi-time WGI PSW medalist Mission Viejo HS, and 15 years at multi-time WGI PSA medalist Loara HS.
Jim is a member of the WGI Hall of Fame. He is a founding member of the Southern California Percussion Alliance (sc-pa.org), and proudly endorses pro-mark, system blue, zildjian, evans, planet waves & meinl percussion.
Jim's percussion ensemble & marching band music website can be found at http://wunderpitmusic.com.