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Darrin Davis
Darrin Davis




Darrin Davis (Broken Arrow, Oklahoma) is a graduate of Broken Arrow High School, currently serving as the Director of Bands and Executive Director of Fine Arts for the Broken Arrow school district and has enjoyed teaching band in the Broken Arrow Public Schools since 1993. As Director of Bands, Davis is responsible for guiding the 1,500 band students and 12 band instructors within the school district. Davis is the conductor of the nationally acclaimed Broken Arrow HS Wind Ensemble and director of the Pride of Broken Arrow Marching Band. His bands have performed at the 88th Annual Convention of the American Bandmasters Association, the Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Carnegie Hall, the Music for All National Concert Band Festival, and on six different occasions at the Oklahoma Music Educators Convention as a featured Honor Band. Davis’ ensembles consistently earn highest honors at State and Regional Concert Band Festivals. Davis is an elected member of the prestigious American Bandmasters Association and the Oklahoma Bandmasters Association honored Davis as their “Band Director of the Year.” Davis was recognized as the Broken Arrow “Citizen of the Year” and the Tulsa Signature Symphony “Signature Champion of Education.”  In 2020, Davis was inducted into the Bands of America Hall of Fame, recognizing individuals who have greatly impacted the nation’s band activity and music education. Davis is also enshrined in the Oklahoma Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame and Broken Arrow High School’s Great Graduates Hall of Fame. His marching bands have marched in the Tournament of Roses Parade and received the John Philip Sousa Foundation’s Sudler Shield. Broken Arrow is a 29-time Oklahoma State Marching Band Champion, a 17-time BOA Grand National Finalist, a 21-time BOA Regional Champion, and the 2021, 2015, 2011 and 2006 Bands of America Grand National Champion.