Jim got his singing start watching and listening to his father, Dr. Dan Clark, sing in a quartet called ‘The Chordial Celebration’ in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. While in college Jim sang in the 1995 Central States District Quartet Champions, Freefall, and the 1999 International Medalist College Quartet, Millennium. Jim currently sings lead in the 2010 International Gold Medal quartet, Storm Front.
Prior to accepting the directorship of the America the Beautiful Chorus in 2010, Jim had directed the Valentine City Chorus in Loveland, CO. He also sang in and served as lead section leader, choreographer, and Assistant Director of the International Medalist Chorus, Sound of the Rockies, in Denver, Colorado. Jim continues to be a highly sought after teacher and clinician throughout the United States.
Professionally, Jim is Director of Development for Harmony Foundation International, whose mission is to connect people through charitable giving to enrich lives through singing. Jim lives in Aurora, CO with his wife, Rhonda and their sons, Simon and Seamus.