Darrin Davis

Darrin Davis, a graduate of Broken Arrow High School, currently serves as the Director of Bands and Assistant Director of Fine Arts for the Broken Arrow school district and has enjoyed teaching band in the Broken Arrow Public Schools since 1993.  Davis is responsible for guiding the 1500 band students and 12 band instructors within the school district.  Mr. Davis is the conductor of the nationally acclaimed Broken Arrow HS Wind Ensemble and director of the Pride of Broken Arrow Marching Band.

Davis’ Broken Arrow bands have performed at the Midwest International Band & Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, Carnegie Hall, the Music for All National Concert Band Festival, and on numerous occasions at the Oklahoma Music Educators Convention.  The Broken Arrow band program has a long tradition of excellence, having received the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Sweepstakes Award recognizing excellence on the concert stage and the marching field over 100 times.

In March of 2017, Mr. Davis was elected into the membership of the prestigious American Bandmasters Association and the Oklahoma Bandmasters Association honored Davis as their 2012 “Band Director of the Year.”  At the 2015 Midwest Clinic, the National Band Association awarded Davis with a “Citation of Excellence” for an outstanding contribution to band and band music.

Davis’ marching bands have marched in the Tournament of Roses Parade (2009, 2013 & 2017).  On three occasions, the John Philip Sousa Foundation has presented the Broken Arrow Marching Band the prestigious Sudler Shield (1999, 2008 & 2015).  Broken Arrow is a 24-time Oklahoma State Marching Band Champion, a 13-time BOA Grand National Finalist, a 16-time BOA Regional Champion, and the 2006, 2011 & 2015 Bands of America Grand National Champion.