Jim Wunderlich

Jim is the owner and primary composer/arranger at Wunderpit Music. He is a member of the WGI Hall of Fame, and a founding member of the Southern California Percussion Alliance.

Jim has a sweeping history in the indoor percussion arena, highlighted by front ensemble music coordination & arrangements for the PIW powerhouse RCC (2004-2020), as well as the trailblazing PSW ensemble at Mission Viejo HS (1990-2012).

During the summer, Jim is the Music Coordinator & Brass Arranger for the Blue Stars Drum & Bugle Corps. He served as the Front Ensemble Caption Head and arranger for the Blue Devils from 2006-2017, helping earn 7 DCI Championships and 4 Fred Sanford High Percussion awards during his tenure. Jim has traveled to Tokyo since 2007, providing front ensemble arrangements & instruction for the reigning JMBA champion Soka Renaissance Vanguard. Jim marched tenors in the Suncoast Sound Drum & Bugle Corps in 1989.

In the fall, Jim combines all of the musical elements, from winds to full percussion & sound design, for several programs across the country. Current BOA finalist & state finalist bands include Broken Arrow (OK), Pearland (TX), Prosper (TX), and Bridgeland (TX). Jim also provided full music arrangements for the BOA finalist William Mason marching band (OH) 2019 thru 2023.

Jim proudly endorses Pro-Mark, Evans, Planet Waves, Zildjian and Meinl Percussion.