March 21, 2013 - Tuba Concerto performed by Alan Baer and the JSU Chamber Winds
March 25, 2013 - Premiere of Second Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra by Alan Baer and the Kennesaw State University Orchestra.
April 28, 2013 - Premiere of Second Concerto for Piano and Wind Ensemble premiered by the Etowah Youth Wind Ensemble.
June 6, 2013 - Premiere of To Be Young for Clarinet, Bassoon, and Double Bass at the Alabama Music Teachers Association Annual Conference in Montevallo, AL.
Fall, 2013 - Premiere of The Frog Prince - A Children's Musical by the Jacksvonille Opera Theatre.
As an Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition at Jacksonville State University (Alabama), composer in residence for the Etowah Youth Orchestra, and award winning author, Dr. James Woodward has written and performed for films, commissions, and various media projects. He was the recipient of the 2006 BMI Pete Carpenter Film Scoring Fellowship, a Meet the Composer Grant, the 2007 Kappa Kappa Psi Alpha Beta Chapter Commission Competition, a residency at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and a Fellowship at the Virginia Arts Festival John Duffy Composers Institute.
His works are published by Daehn Publications, GIA Publications, and Cimarron Music Press. Recordings of his works are available on Mark Records and Baer Tracks Music. His tuba concerto, featured on the debut CD of Alan Baer, Principal Tuba of the New York Philharmonic, was called a "Tour de force...a great piece!" by Sergio Carolina of 'Tuba News' and the Oporto National Orchestra.
As a concert pianist, Dr. James Woodward has performed in many recitals and concerts including a guest soloist appearance with the Classics Philharmonic (San Diego, CA) and the Georgia Symphony Orchestra (Marietta, GA) where he performed his children's work, "When Rebecca Woogie Came to Town." James additionally went on to perform his Piano Concerto, "Downey's Groove" with the Georgia Symphony. His principal composition teachers were Stephen Hartke, John Downey, Ronald Foster, and Jody Rockmaker