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About thE COMPOSER
Created to Create
"We have become his poetry, a re-created people that will fulfill the destiny he has given each of us, for we are joined to Jesus, the Anointed One. Even before we were born, God planned in advance our destiny and the good works we would do to fulfill it! Ephesians 2:10 (The Passion Translation)
Christine James' music creations are inspired by the beauty of creation, personal life adventures, and the whispers and murmers of the Spirit of God. She feels the creative process starts in the soul, and finds is completion in the hearts of those whose ears it reaches.
Christine's works have won several awards, have been featured in a German documentary film, and commissioned for Boulder’s Multiple Piano Festival. Her music was honored in Denver’s Colorado Composers program, and at a presentation of American Woman Composers. Among her favorite creations are the musical soundtrack for Experiencing the Passion, and her most recent duets for piano and alto flute. Christine is a member of Rocky Mountain Composers. As a bassoonist, she held Principal Chair in the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Fargo Moorhead Symphony Orchestra, and was founder/director of the Rocky Mountain Bassoon Choir. Currently, she is also a vocal coach, bassist and keyboardist for Citipointe Church in Loveland, Colorado. Original Music >
As an independent music teacher, Christine James is particularly interested in helping musicians develop tools that will prepare them for musical futures in today's world (composition, improvisation, studio recording, leading worship, playing or singing with performing groups, etc.) She strives to give her students a positive, comprehensive experience, through lessons, workshops, independent practice, and a variety of performance opportunities. Music Lesson Info >
Christine James recently discovered painting with alcohol inks, out of a desire to have original works for her new recording, Promises, and original music covers. She found this painting medium to apply beautifully to her jewelry making, and give a visual dimension to her musical inspirations. JEWELRY > ART >
Christine's most recent creative passion is music improvisation and live art collaboration. She will be seen showing this at the 2020 LOVELAND ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR, October 10, 11, 17 & 18 with Loveland Artist, Lisa Dubois at The Gressiwick, 426 N. Lincoln, Loveland, CO. Click here for details! Her music and jewelry will be available for viewing and purchase.