William Galvin is the former Director of Instrumental Studies and Music Department Chair for the Trinity Area School District. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Morehead State University (KY) and Master of Music Education degree from Duquesne University. Galvin has been awarded the National Band Association’s Citation of Excellence and the Citation of Excellence presented by the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA). During his tenure at Trinity High School, Galvin’s ensembles earned twenty-eight Superior Ratings and eight consecutive Pennsylvania Interscholastic Marching Band Association Class Championships. His ensembles performed for five PMEA State Conferences, one Music Educators National Conference Eastern Division Conference, and three Music For All National Festivals.
Galvin was cited as an Outstanding Young Educator in America and has been listed in “Who’s Who Among American Teachers.” He is conductor of the Washington (PA) Symphony Chamber Orchestra. He has served on the board of directors of the Washington Symphony Orchestra, as a member of the Music for All Advisory Board, is a past president of the Washington County Music Educators Association, a past PMEA District President, and a former chair of the PMEA Music Booster Affiliate. In his retirement, Galvin continues to be active as a consultant, speaker and guest conductor.