THE FLORIDA A&M MARCHING "100"
FAMU Bands Leadership
Florida A&M Marching 100 delivers electrifying performance during Louis Vuitton Fashion Show
Louis Vuitton's men's spring-summer 2023 fashion show was full of electrifying moments, and the monumental presence of Florida A&M University's Marching 100 was one of them.
Dr. Shelby R. Chipman is the Director of Bands and professor of music at Florida A&M University (FAMU). His responsibilities in the Department of Music include teaching Instrumental Music Education, conducting, and assisting with student recitals and student teachers. Additionally, he conducts the Marching & Pep Bands, Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, and String Ensemble.
Shaylor L. James, Ph.D, Professor of Music, serves as assistant to the Chairman, Assistant Director of Bands, Director of Percussion and the Percussion Ensemble. Dr. James graduated from Florida A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in instrumental music. He later earned his maser of Music in percussion performance and his doctorate from Florida State University.