Department of Music & Theatre
Dr. David McCullough
David McCullough is a native of Montgomery, Alabama and holds the B.S. and M.Ed. degrees in music education from Auburn University (1974, 1975), the M.M. degree in music performance (horn) from Florida State University (1980), and the D.M.A. degree in music performance (horn) from the University of Georgia (1990).
Prior to joining the University of North Alabama faculty as Chair of the music department in 2008, Dr. McCullough served as Director of Bands at Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, KY (1991-2008), Director of Bands at West Georgia College, now the State University of West Georgia, in Carrollton, GA (1981-1986) and as Band Director at Madison County High School in Gurley, AL (1975-1978). Dr. McCullough has the distinction of having founded the marching bands at Campbellsville University (1992) and at West Georgia (1982).
Dr. McCullough is active as a conductor, performer, clinician and adjudicator within his areas of specialty and has served three times as conductor of the Kentucky Baptist All-State Youth Orchestra (2000, 2003 and 2007). He is founder of the National Civil War Band Festival and directed the 2000 and 2003 sessions of the NCWBF held on the campus of Campbellsville University.
Dr. McCullough’s honors include his selection by the Campbellsville University Board of Advisors as the University’s 1994 Distinguished Professor for Academic Excellence, his selection by the Kentucky Music Educators Association as the 1996College/University “Teacher of the Year” and his selection in 2000 to the Robert E. Lee High School (Montgomery) Hall of Fame.