Cudd serves as the director of music education at NGU. He received a
Bachelor of Music Education degree from Furman University, a Master of
Music Education degree from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a
Doctor of Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.
Cudd completed a 28-year career as an instructor in the public school
system. He has also maintained a 30-plus-year history as a visual
designer, consultant, and adjudicator in the Marching Arts. In his spare
time, he enjoys woodworking, being outdoors, and spending time with his
Phone: (864) 977-7503
Dr. Christopher Davis
Associate Professor, Percussion
Christopher Davis serves as associate professor of percussion at NGU, where he teaches applied percussion and directs the NGU Percussion Ensemble and the NGU Marching Crusaders Drumline. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in percussion performance from the University of South Carolina, a Master of Arts degree in percussion performance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Music degree in music performance from Capital University.
Chris was a member of the front ensemble with the Toledo Glassmen Drum & Bugle Corps from 1995-1999, serving as the section leader his last four years. In the Indoor Drumline world, he has marched for four years with his high school, served as the front ensemble instructor for Centerville High School (1999-2000), and helped start the indoor program at Hilliard-Davidson High School (2002), while serving as the front ensemble director and the visual coordinator.
Chris and his wife Jennifer have four children and attend Grace Church-Greer.
Phone: (864) 977-7176
Director of Athletic Bands, Recruiter
McIntyre serves as director of athletic bands at NGU. He received his
Bachelor of Music and Master of Arts in education from Furman
University. McIntyre taught at Blue Ridge High School and then James F.
Byrnes High School as director of bands for 30 years. McIntyre and his
wife Wanda have been married since 1975 and have two daughters that are
both middle school band directors.