Director of Bands
David Webb is in his 25th year as Director of Bands at Jefferson Forest High School in Forest, VA. Prior to taking his current position at Jefferson Forest, Mr. Webb taught at Linkhorne Middle School in Lynchburg, VA (1992-98), and at Marion County High School; Jasper Middle School in Jasper, TN (1990-92). Under Mr. Webb’s direction, the Jefferson Forest High School Bands have been recognized for outstanding performance in all areas, including consistent “Superior” ratings earned by the concert and marching bands, and recognition as a Virginia Honor Band; VA Music Educators Association “Blue Ribbon School”.
He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science in Education with certification in Instrumental Music and holds a Master’s of Music Education from George Mason University. Mr. Webb is the 2013 Bedford County Public Schools and Commonwealth of Virginia Region 5 “Teacher of the Year” and was elected a BandWorld Legion of Honor Laureate by the John Philip Sousa Foundation in 2013.
His professional affiliations include Virginia Music Educators Association, Virginia Band & Orchestra Directors Association, National Association for Music Education, National Band Association, American School Band Directors Association, and Phi Beta Mu International Band Fraternity.
Mr. Webb and his wife Karen live in Forest, VA with their two daughters—Audrey, a 23-year old French horn player, and Olivia, a 19-year old oboe player. He is currently the Immediate Past President of the Virginia Band & Orchestra Directors Association.