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Dave Westgate
Bb Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Saxophones
Flower Mound, Texas










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PERSONAL MUSIC HISTORY

Grew up in a musical family
Sang with Tulsa Boy Singers as 5th & 6th grader; also in church choirs
Schooling in Tulsa Central H.S.( Clarinet & drum major); All State Band 1964
College: Univ. of OK- BME and MA (CLAR)
Worked on DMA in Vocal Pedagogy-did not complete
Band Director & Choir Director in Ok. Schools 38 years

BANDS/GROUPS I HAVE PLAYED OR AM PLAYING IN

145th National Guard Army Band 1967-72
Singing churchmen of Oklahoma
*Handbell Choir Director (Celebration Bells) FBC Lewisville;
*Singing Men of N.C.Tx-orch:
*Dallas Symphony Chorus-sing
*New Horizon Band Dallas

CAREER/RETIREMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Band Director in Oklahoma-Norman; Pryor; Norman; Kingfisher; Noble; Community Christian School
Choral Director-Clinton Ok.
Adjunct Music Faculty-woodwinds-Oral Roberts U. in Tulsa; Phillips University in Enid
Bivocational Minister of Music for 30 years in 3 Baptist churches.
Drum Major of the Pride of Oklahoma 1965 & 66
President Kappa Kappa Psi
President Oklahoma Music Educator Association 1984 & 85
A.S.B.D.A. member
OU Alumni band member 50 years.

FAMILY

Son Paul, his wife Ashley and 2 grandsons, Jason-6 and Justin-3

INTERESTS/HOBBIES

O.U. Sports, especially football.
Driver for Lyft
Attend Dallas Symphony concerts

OTHER

Left handed clarinet and saxophone player
Delta Upsilon Alumni-O.U.