Biography & Career
David S. Albert started his musical career under the direction of Scott C. Callaway. He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston MA and finished his Music Education Degree at East Carolina University. He conducted the High School Band in Elizabeth City, NC and was selected to start the Band Program and Chair the Arts Department of Leesville Road High School in Raleigh NC.
Bands under Mr. Albert’s baton have performed at State Conventions and many major cities including the Midwest Clinic in Chicago. Il. Mr. Albert was a student of the “Tonight Show” drummer, Ed Shaughnessy. He served as President of the NCBA and is now Past President of NCMEA. He also served on the Music Standards Committee that wrote the standards for NBPTS. Mr. Albert retired from the North Carolina Public School System after 31 years of teaching.
Mr. Albert is an Endorsing Artist/Clinician for Ludwig/Musser, a division of Conn-Selmer. In addition, he often guest conducts Honor Bands, presents seminars in Student Leadership, and adjudicates festival events.