David England

David England

David England currently teaches the Blackman Middle School Band in Murfreesboro, TN where he was selected as Teacher of the Year in 2008 and 2017. The Blackman Middle Percussion section has performed at TnMEA and the TN State Day of Percussion as well as other local festivals. He has been teaching middle school band since 1994. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University where he studied with Lalo Davila.

Since 1993, David has been the percussion arranger and an instructor at Father Ryan High School in Nashville, TN. Father Ryan has won three WGI World Championships and has been a perennial WGI Finalist, medalist and fan favorite. Father Ryan is also a three-time winner of the PASIC indoor marching percussion standstill competition as well as several state and local awards.

David is a composer for Row-Loff Productions and an artist with Innovative Percussion and Mapex/Majestic. He is an active clinician having presented at the Mid-West Band and Orchestra Clinic along with colleague John Hearnes, NAfME National Conference, ASBDA Regional conference, TnMEA Conference, TN PAS, and many others. David is also a very active adjudicator for marching bands and indoor percussion/winds.

David marched with the Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps. He was the percussion supervisor and percussion arranger for the Music City Drum and Bugle Corps from Nashville, TN for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. He also served as an instructor for the Dutch Boy Drum and Bugle Corps alongside Matt Savage and Jay Webb. David and his wife Jennifer have four children, Breanna, Aaron, Angel and Damien, and two grandchildren, Aliza Dimple and John David.

Works by David England