TJHSST Band Director and TJMC Director
Adam Foreman has served as the Director of Bands at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology since 2010. His duties include teaching two concert bands, two jazz bands, two percussion ensembles, as well as overseeing the Marching Colonials, Winter Drumline and Color Guard programs. Under his direction, the Symphonic Wind Ensemble was invited to perform at the 2013 and 2017 Music For All National Concert Band Festival and the 2014 and 2019 Virginia Music Educators Association Conference. The Marching Colonials have won numerous US Bands Regional and State championships, and were a 2012, 2014, 2017 and 2018 Bands of America Regional Finalist. The TJ band program is distinguished as a Virginia Honor Band.
Prior to his appointment to Thomas Jefferson HSST, Mr. Foreman taught at West Potomac High School. There he served as the assistant band director and head of percussion under Director of Bands Steve Rice. While at West Potomac, the band nearly doubled in size and both the Wind Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble were invited members to the 2010 Music For All National Festival.
Mr. Foreman received his Masters in Fine Arts from George Mason University, and his Bachelor of Arts in Music from James Madison University. While at James Madison, he studied percussion under Bill Rice and piano under Gabriel Dobner. Mr. Foreman resides in Alexandria, Virginia, and remains an active clinician and adjudicator in Virginia and other states.