About NCBA

North Carolina
Bandmasters
Association


James Christian Pfohl

James Christian Pfohl was the first 
elected president of the newly formed
North Carolina Bandmasters
Association in 1938.

At the age of 19, he was asked to 
start a music department at Davidson
College which, under his direction, was
the first men's college in America to
give credit for applied music.

Founder of Brevard Music Center
Conductor of Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
Primary Inspiration for Starting the NC
School of Arts


Mr. James Christian Pfohl