James Petercsak is a drummer / percussionist located in the New York metropolitan area. In addition to his career in performance, James has been a part of the Music Industry since 2011. He has been a featured soloist at the SoundSCAPE Music Festival in Pavia, Italy and has performed across the United States, Europe, and Asia. James has been in residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada and is a member of the Orchestra of Northern New York. James holds a Bachelor of Music degree from SUNY Potsdam and a Master of Music degree from McGill University where he studied with Internationally renowned percussionist Aiyun Huang, and Principal timpanist of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Andrei Malashenko.