Director of Bands – Adam Foreman

Mr. Foreman is excited to enter his first year as the Director of Bands at John Champe! 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.

Previously Mr. Foreman served as the Director of Bands at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology from 2010-2020. His duties included 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 and 2019 Virginia Music Educator’s Association Conference. The Marching Colonials have won numerous US Bands Regional and State championships and were a 2012, 2014, 2017, 2018 and 2019 Bands of America Regional Finalist. TJMC was the 2019 VMBC Group IV State Champion.

Mr. Foreman just moved to Aldie where he is really looking forward to being a part of the community. In his free time he enjoys video games, running, and hanging out with his two mini dachshunds Yoshi and Daisy.


Associate Band Director – Jason Miller

Mr. Miller is excited to start the year as Associate Band Director at John Champe High School. Mr. Miller has been involved with the Champe community since the school’s founding; working with the marching band from 2012-2016. He has worked with JCHS, Willard, and Mercer over the years assisting with saxophone sectionals, assessment preparation, and instrument test drive nights.

Prior to JCHS, Mr. Miller was the Associate Band Director at Lake Braddock Secondary School in Fairfax County for 4 years. While at Lake Braddock, Mr. Miller taught students in grades 7-12 in the middle and high school concert bands. He also directed the Lake Braddock Jazz Ensemble and co-directed the Lake Braddock Marching Band. Mr. Miller is a founding Associate Conductor of the Virginia Winds Academy and member of many professional organizations including VBODA, VMEA, ad NAfME. Mr. Miller earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Instrumental Music Education from George Mason University. Mr. Miller is a native of Loudoun County and graduated from Park View High School in Sterling, VA.

In his free time, Mr. Miller enjoys playing video games, board games, traveling, and spending time with his wife!