David Wolford

Retired Music Educator

Member Since: 2003

David is a 1972 graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Music Education degree. He spent his entire 31 year teaching career in the Lakewood Local School District in Hebron, Ohio where he was the high school band director and overall director of bands.

He and his wife, Margaret, have been married for 35 wonderful years and have two daughters, Abby and Erin. Abby graduated from Gardner Webb University in 2002 with a double major in English and Spanish and from Boise State University in 2006 with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. She currently is an Adjunct Professor of English at Boise State University. Erin graduated in 2007 from West Virginia Wesleyan with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Theater and a minor in dance. She is an actor who has been employed at various theaters since graduation. Margaret, a 1972 Kent State University graduate, also taught 31 years at Lakewood in grades 5 and 6. She became a published author in 2007 with her first book, No Sugar Coating, a preteen novel about friendship.

David and Margaret both retired from teaching in 2003. Besides playing in the BBC, David is also a charter member (1985), trumpet section leader, and chairman of the board of the Heisey Wind Ensemble.