Dr. James T. Lindroth is Professor of Music at Northeastern State University where he serves as the Percussion Chair and Coordinator of Music Education. Dr. Lindroth earned his Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of South Florida, a Master of Music degree in Music Performance and Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He is an active performer and recording artist. He has performed with many professional ensembles such as the New England Philharmonic, Florida Orchestra, Clark Gibson Jazz Orchestra, and the Florida Wind Band. He is also a member of the Boston based rock band 3D. Dr. Lindroth is in demand as an adjudicator and is a member of the Central States Judges Association where he adjudicates music festivals throughout the United States. He is active in the Percussive Arts Society where he serves on the Society Health and Wellness Committee, frequently publishes articles for Percussive Notes and Rhythm Scene, and presented at PASIC in 2021. Dr. Lindroth’s scholarly research has been published in regional, national peer reviewed journals, and has presented research and workshops sessions at music conferences in the United States and internationally.