Director of Bands

Broken Arrow Public Schools


Darrin Davis, a graduate of Broken Arrow High School, currently serves as the Director of Bands for the Broken Arrow school district and has enjoyed teaching band in the Broken Arrow Public Schools since 1993. Davis is responsible for guiding the 1500 band students and 12 band instructors within the school district. Mr. Davis is the conductor of the Broken Arrow HS Wind Ensemble and director of the nationally acclaimed Pride of Broken Arrow Marching Band.

Davis’ Broken Arrow bands have performed at Carnegie Hall, the Music for All National Concert Band Festival, the Oklahoma Music Educators Convention, and have marched in the Tournament of Roses Parade (2009 & 2013). Twice, the John Philip Sousa Foundation has presented the Broken Arrow Marching Band the prestigious Sudler Shield (1999 & 2008). Broken Arrow is a 23-time Oklahoma State Marching Band Champion, a 13-time BOA Grand National Finalist, a 15-time BOA Regional Champion, and the 2006, 2011 & 2015 Bands of America Grand National Champion. Since he began teaching at Broken Arrow High School, every concert ensemble under Mr. Davis’ direction has received the OSSAA Sweepstakes Award at the Oklahoma State Concert Band Festival. The Broken Arrow band program has a long tradition of excellence, having received the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Sweepstakes Award recognizing excellence on the concert stage and the marching field over 100 times.

Mr. Davis earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree at Missouri Western State University and a Masters of Music Education degree with wind conducting emphasis from the University of Tulsa. He has studied wind conducting with many of the premier conductors in America.

The Oklahoma Bandmasters Association honored Davis as their 2012 “Band Director of the Year.” Mr. Davis is a national clinician and adjudicator for such organizations as Drum Corps International, Bands of America, the Fiesta Bowl National Band Championship, and numerous state band associations. Davis has served on the executive board for the Oklahoma Northeast Band Directors’ Association and is an active member in NBDA, OBA, OMEA, and Music for All organizations.

Contact Us

Visit the staff page for a listing of staff members and their email addresses.

(918) 259-8550

1901 E. Albany
Broken Arrow, OK 74012

  • Email Newsletter

    Enter your email address below to subscribe to our email newsletter.