James Fidlon – Director of Development

James’s primary role at ACG involves working with donors, board members, corporate partners, private and public foundations, and other funders to help raise the support ACG needs to grow and thrive. He also lends a hand with marketing and communications, finances, and website development. As the token jazz guitarist at ACG, James teaches his colleagues about things like Dorian scales and altered dominant chords. He received his Master’s in Jazz Studies from Indiana University in Bloomington and completed his PhD in Music & Human Learning at The University of Texas at Austin in 2011.

Email: james@austinclassicalguitar.org