Degrees and Certifications:

BA in Music Studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Mr. James McMahan

James McMahan is a pianist and educator from Raleigh, North Carolina. He graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Studies. Born into a musical family, he began his musical journey on the trumpet and guitar before settling on the piano as his primary instrument. Mr. McMahan currently serves as the Director of Music and Accompanist for the Good Shepherd Chapel in Belle Chasse, part of the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans. In addition, he works as a professional musician and private piano instructor in New Orleans, where he teaches students of all ages, encouraging them to find their own artistic voice and vision at the piano. Mr. McMahan is thrilled to be part of the Satellite Center team and is looking forward to hearing all the music our team members will make this year!