Faculty and Staff

James, Tina

Tina James



 Tina James is an oboe/English horn freelancer in the Twin Cities and has maintained a private music studio out of her home for over twenty years. Tina has held faculty positions in music departments at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah and St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN. Previous performance engagements have included the Minnesota Opera, Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, VocalEssence, Utah Symphony Orchestra, Ballet West, Colors of the Baroque, Sinfonia da Camera, and the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Tina has recorded with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and has played for several feature film scores. In addition, she is a regular with many touring groups including Mannheim Steamroller and Broadway Across America (Wicked, Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady). In 1992, she was a finalist in the National Composers' Association Young Performers' Competition in Los Angeles, CA. She has received degrees in music performance from the University of Illinois and Louisiana State University. She lives in Eagan, Minnesota with husband Kristofer, daughters, Kathryn, Mahala, and Victoria and psychotic dog, Daisy.