James W. Roberts lives in Holy Cross, IA with his wife, Cindy, and 3 sons. He teaches music at St. Francis Xavier School in Dyersville, IA. He is a 1981 graduate of Luther College in Decorah, IA. He has taught almost all areas of music in grades JK – 12. He is actively involved in accompanying music at 5 churches in Northeast Iowa. He enjoys teaching students about instrumental music both in the classroom and privately.