TJHSST Band Director and TJMC Director

Adam Foreman

Adam Foreman has served as the Director of Bands at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology since 2010. His duties include teaching the two concert bands, two jazz bands, two percussion ensemble, the Marching Colonials, and overseeing the Indoor Drumline and Colorguard. Under his direction the Wind Ensemble was invited to perform at the 2013 and 2017 Music For All National Concert Band Festival and the 2014 Virginia Music Educator’s 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 a Virginia Honor Band.
Prior to his appointment to Thomas Jefferson Mr. Foreman taught at West Potomac High School where 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 Music from James Madison University. While at James Madison, he studied under Bill Rice for Percussion and Gabriel Dobner for piano. Mr. Foreman resides in Alexandria, Virginia and remains and active clinician and adjudicator both in Virginia and abroad.