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David Cudd

Associate Professor, Director - Music Education

David 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 family.

Phone: (864) 977-7503

Email: david.cudd@ngu.edu


Dr. Chris Davis | Associate Professor, Percussion

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

Email: chris.davis@ngu.edu


Phil McIntyre

Director of Athletic Bands, Recruiter

Phil 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.

Phone: (864) 663-1280

Email: phil.mcintyre@ngu.edu



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