He has performed as a soloist with the Omaha Symphony, Opera Omaha, Peabody Chamber Opera, and the Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestra. He has also performed across the US and in Italy with Grammy nominated soprano Tony Arnold and mandolinist Avi Avatel.
Lowe holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Master of Music from Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, and Graduate Performance Diploma from Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, where he was a protege of Julian Gray. He is also an alumni of the Goldman Sach's 10,000 Small Businesses Program, graduating in the first Baltimore Class.
In his spare time, you'll find him outdoors heavily involved in running (he won second place age division in the North Face Trail Racing Series in Breckenridge, Colorado), cycling (he is a former collegiate competitive cyclist with the Johns Hopkins Cycling Team), hiking, camping, fly fishing, snowshoeing, and skiing.
James Robert Lowe is the Director and head of the Guitar Program at Baltimore School of Music, where he teachings students of all ages and abilities. As a advocate for classical guitar performance, Lowe has become recognized as one of the most prolific guitar teachers in Baltimore. Students interested in studying with Mr. Lowe should contact Baltimore School of Music.