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David Carbone
David Carbone




Mr. David Carbone has over 30 years of experience in music education, including a 25 year career as a band director at the high school and collegiate levels in Florida, Ohio, Texas, and South Carolina. Mr. Carbone holds a Masters Degree in Wind Band Conducting from the University of South Florida, as well as a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from the University of Miami.

Throughout his career, ensembles under Mr. Carbone’s leadership excelled, consistently advancing to finals contests at Bands of America (BOA) Regional and Super Regional Championships, making numerous BOA Grand National Championships Semifinals appearances, as well as consistently receiving superior ratings on the concert stage and in sight-reading. At James Martin HS in Texas, his bands earned the University Interscholastic League (UIL) “Sweepstakes” Award eight years consecutively, the Wind Ensemble received an invitation to perform at Carnegie Hall, and the Symphony Orchestra was recognized as the Texas UIL Honor Orchestra “Runner-up” in 2014. At Bellbrook HS (OH), his marching ensembles won two BOA Grand National Class Championships, and the Bronze Medal at the WGI Percussion World Championships.

Recently “retired” from public education, Mr. Carbone enjoys an active schedule advocating for music education locally, and serving as an adjudicator for Bands of America and Drum Corps International. He is also in demand as a band consultant, concert festival judge, and guest conductor nationwide. He resides in the Hilton Head Island area of South Carolina with his beautiful wife Carrie, son Beckett, daughter Jordan and dogs Grainger and Daisy.