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David L. Burroway has been active in the music field in Southern Ohio and West Virginia for a number of years. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Rio Grande and an Associate of Arts degree in music from Shawnee State University. He has worked extensively with award-winning band programs at Portsmouth High School in Portsmouth, Ohio; Portsmouth West High School in West Portsmouth, Ohio; Gallia Academy High School in Gallipolis, Ohio and Logan High School in Logan, West Virginia.

He attended Morehead State University, and participated in the marching band and concert band. He was inducted into Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of AmericaTheta Pi chapter at Morehead State University in April of 1983.

He has performed in two drum and bugle corps, “The Pride of Cincinnati”, and “The Cincinnati Tradition”.

In 1990, he continued his education in music at Shawnee State University, where he performed in the pep band and in the Shawnee Chorus.

While at The University of Rio Grande, he served as the Concertmaster for the Symphonic Band. He has also performed in the Jazz Ensemble, at Music Department Recitals, and in the Pep Band as the Student Director. He has performed in orchestras for Lucasville (Ohio) Valley High School’s production of The Wizard of Oz, South Webster (Ohio) High School’s productions of The Wizard of OzThe King & I and Oklahoma!, Portsmouth (Ohio) West High School’s and Sciotoville (Ohio) Community East High School’s presentations of Guys and Dolls. In April of 2003, he appeared in the Portsmouth Little Theatre’s production of The 1940’s Radio Hour as Ned “Woof” Bennett. He played in the orchestra for Southern Ohio Light Opera’s production of Hello Dolly in July of 2004. He is a member of the Southern West Virginia Community Band, a visiting member of the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra and Woodwind Ensemble, and continues to play at church.

Under Mr. Burroway's guidance, the Logan Middle School Bands have been very active. He started a Pep Band in 2004 to perform at football and basketball games, and the Band has participated at the Region 5 Band Festival each year, achieving I (Superior) and II (Excellent) Ratings. The Band also celebrated National Anthem Day on September 14th, 2006 by performing the Star-Spangled Banner at the first home football game.

Before coming to LMS, he taught General Music at Chapmanville East Grade School and Justice Elementary Schoolin Logan County, West Virginia. He previously taught at Western Local Schools in Latham, Ohio, directing the High School/Junior High Chorus and the 5th/6th Grade Chorus, and teaching General Music for students in Kindergarten through 4th grade. He also taught at Notre Dame High School in Portsmouth, Ohio, directing the instrumental and vocal programs at the school.

He is a member of the West Virginia Music Educators AssociationMENC: the National Association for Music EducationThe Society for Research in Music EducationThe International Clarinet Association, the Ohio Music Education Association and a past member of the Ohio Collegiate Music Education Association, holding the offices of Chapter Treasurer and President. In 2000, he was nominated to Who’s Who Among American College and University Students. He also earned the Student Teacher of the Year in Music and the Outstanding Music Scholarship Awards for 2000-2001

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