- BM, Piano, Butler University
First Year at Xavier University:
James Hart is a classically trained pianist, composer, arranger, and conductor whose 26-year career has spanned both Europe and the United States. His electric approach to music has given his career much variety. In Munich, Germany he was engaged by the Bavarian State Opera, taught at the Conservatory of Music, and was a studio musician performing on numerous film and television scores and records. The Bavarian State Ballet commissioned Mr. Hart to develop a full-length symphonic ballet score After eight years, he moved to Los Angeles to continue his career composing film and television scores. In Cincinnati since 1991, he has been scoring commercials and performing as a pianist in classical and jazz concerts both here and in Europe.