Sergeant James Peterman is a Staff Arranger for the 3D Marine Aircraft Wing Band. Before joining the Marine Corps, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree from St. Olaf College in Music Composition and Education. He began his composition career at age 8, and has since written numerous published works, including Symphony #1 “Ainulindale,” and video game sound tracks for P.I.G. and Endeavor. He composes and arranges about 20 pieces a year for the Marine Corps, ranging in scope from brass quintet to wind ensemble.