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Subjects Taught
Adv Band I (Semester 1) (Period:02) 53.0381051-1, Adv Band II (Semester 1) (Period:02) 53.0382051-1, Adv Band III (Semester 1) (Period:02) 53.0383051-1, Adv Band IV (Semester 1) (Period:02) 53.0384051-1, Adv Instr Ens I (Semester 1) (Period:01) 53.0761051-1, Adv Instr Ens II (Semester 1) (Period:01) 53.0762051-1, Adv Instr Ens III (Semester 1) (Period:01) 53.0763051-1, Adv Instr Ens IV (Semester 1) (Period:01) 53.0764051-1, Int Orchestra I (Semester 2) (Period:02) 53.0571051-1, Int. Orchestra II (Semester 2) (Period:02) 53.0572051-1, Int.Orchestra III (Semester 2) (Period:02) 53.0573051-1, Int.Orchestra IV (Semester 2) (Period:02) 53.0574051-1, Inter Band I (Semester 1) (Period:03) 53.0371051-1, Inter Band II (Semester 1) (Period:03) 53.0372051-1, Inter Band III (Semester 1) (Period:03) 53.0373051-1, Inter Band IV (Semester 1) (Period:03) 53.0374051-1

Education


Post Graduate - Illinois State University

Master of Arts - University of North Alabama

Bachelor of Science - Jacksonville State University



Experience

2008 - Present:  Heritage High School

2007-08:  Gilmer High School, Ellijay, GA

2000 - 07:  Foley High School, Foley, AL

1998-2000: Alma Bryant High School, Irvington, AL

1992-98:  Russellville High School, Russellville, AL



Bio

Blair Callaway is in his twenty-first year as a teacher and his fifth year as director of the Heritage High School "Legion of Generals."  Prior to Heritage High School, Blair was the band director at Gilmer High School in Ellijay, GA; Foley High School in Foley, AL; Alma Bryant High School in Irvington, AL; and Russellville High School in Russellville, AL.  Blair is a 1982 graduate of Ringgold High School.  He received his Masters of Arts Degree from the University of North Alabama in Florence, AL and his Bachelor of Science Degree from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, AL.  His bands have received all superior ratings at district concert festivals and marching contests for the 14 years Blair has been a high school band director. He has marched with the Guardsmen, Cavaliers and Suncoast Sound Drum and Bugle Corps.  Blair is a member of the Music Educators National Conference, Georgia Music Educators Association, American School Band Directors Association, National Band Association, Georgia Association of Jazz Educators and the Epsilon Nu Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.  He is a member of the GMEA Music Selection Committee.  He served four years on the Alabama Bandmasters Association Board of Directors and served as district chairman.  He was the 2006 Foley High School Teacher of the Year.  Blair is a church pianist and while in Alabama played trombone with the Baldwin Pops Community Band.  He has judged and served as a clinician all across the Southeast.  His bands have performed in the Fiesta Bowl Parade, Blue Cross/Blue Shield National Band Championships, the Loyola University Invitational Concert Band Festival, the Boscov's Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Atlanta Festival of Trees Parade, and the GMAC Bowl Parade.  His bands have also performed at a St. Louis Cardinal's baseball game, Walt Disney World, Epcot Center, and Universal Studios.  Blair is the President-Elect of the American School Band Directors Association.