Retired, Director of Bands, Marysville Schools
Member Since: 1986
Joe has been a Band Director at Marysville Schools since 1993. He has been teaching Instrumental music since graduating from OSU in 1983. He is married to his section leader – Horn soloist, Lisa Galvin. They met in 7th Grade Band class and he married her with the blessed sounds of the BBC as a backdrop. Ain’t band great? They have 2 black labs – Mo (Mozart) & Buckeye to share their home.
Joe received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from OSU. He is the host of OMEA Solo & Ensemble contests in district 15 (west). His memberships include OMEA, MENC, ASBDA, and AKA (American Kite Association). He and Lisa enjoy beach vacations with family, friends, pets, and kite flying.
Joe says, “BBC has provided a musically excellent ‘rock’ for me to count on and draw from as I pass on the joy of music to my more than 500 band students each day.”