James Brandt is 17 -years old and currently lives in League City. He began his musical path in 2010 on piano. In 2013, he was introduced to the French horn. James is currently a senior at Clear Creek High school. His private instructor is John Stucky, a retired band director and member of the Galveston Symphony orchestra. For 3 consecutive years, James has been named an All-state musician in the state of Texas. James is actively involved with Boy Scouts of America and currently working toward his Eagle Scout award. Spending so much time in the outdoors, James has developed a connection for nature, and challenges himself to visit somewhere unique every year.