Jim Shade

Over the past 40 years, Jim Shade has served as instructor, designer, and consultant for numerous percussion ensembles, marching bands, drum and bugle corps, and color guards across the country. His judging affiliations include the Winter Guard International, Keystone Indoor Drill Association, Musical Arts Conference, Maryland Marching Band Association, New York State Percussion Circuit, Mid-Atlantic Percussion Society, Indiana Percussion Association, Southern California Percussion Alliance, Mid East Performance Association and Drum Corps Associates. Currently, Jim lives outside of Harrisburg, PA with his wife, Denise, and is a Senior Vice President at United Concordia Dental.