David Law is the new business manager of the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band. Mr. Law recently retired as the 7-8th grade band director at Vernon Middle School in Marion, Iowa. He is a National Board Certified Teacher and a member of the Music Educator’s National Conference, Iowa Music Educator’s Conference (Middle School Chair), Iowa Bandmasters Association (currently serving as Past President), Northeast Iowa Bandmasters (Past President), Association for School Curriculum Development, National Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, and Marion Education Association (Treasurer). In 2004 he was selected as the Educator of the Year from Linn County. He is the founder and conductor of the Marion Community Bands.
David has had articles published in a national music education magazine, 14 state music education journals and was a presenter at the National Music Educators Conference in Washington D.C. He is an adjudicator, clinician and guest conductor throughout Iowa. Bands under David’s direction have played at the Iowa Bandmasters Conference, the Iowa Music Educators Conference and were twice selected to play for President Reagan. David has taught instrumental music grades 5-12 in all sizes of schools in Iowa. David received his BA in Music Education from William Penn College and his MA in Conducting from Truman State University. In 2003 David received his National Board Certification in Music.
David is married to Jill and has a daughter, Stephanie a graduate physics major at the University of Illinois and a son, William a biology major at Iowa State University.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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