Meet the Musician
Chief Musician James H. Hicks,
Chief Musician James Hicks, born and raised in Lake Butler, Fla., joined the Navy Band in June 2007. He earned a Bachelor of Music from the University of Georgia in 2004 and a Master of Music from DePaul University in 2006. Prior to his appointment to the Navy Band, Hicks was a regular performer in the Chicago, Ill., area and has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra among many others. His teachers include Floyd Cooley, Gene Pokorny, and David Zerkel.