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composer , Music educator

David M. Ratliff, music educator, composer. Teaching Certified for Instrumental Music grades K-12 Kentucky, 1994. Recipient District Middle School Music Teacher Year, Kentucky Music Educators Association, 2002, Teacher Who Made A Difference, University of Kentucky College of Education, 2004. Member of Phi Beta Mu.

Background

Ratliff, David M. was born on September 23, 1971 in Pikeville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Michael C. Ratliff and Revel L. Metzger.

Education

Bachelor of Music in Education, University Kentucky, 1994. Master of Music in Education, University Kentucky, 1998. Rank I in Music Education, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, 2004.

Career

Assistant director of bands Nelson County High School, 1994—1997. Director of bands Old Kentucky Home Middle School, 1994—1997. Assistant director of bands Russell County High School, 1998—1999.

Director of bands Russell County Middle School, 1998—1999. Associate director of bands Madison Central High School, since 1999. Director of bands Madison Middle School, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Teaching Certified for Instrumental Music grades K-12 Kentucky, 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor study guide. Composer: (marching percussion arrangement) 1992 Taylor County High School Band (1992 Kentucky Music Educators Association State Finalist Marching Band). Musician: (drum corps performance) Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps (1991 Drum Corps International World Champion Percussion Award, 1991, 1993 Drum Corps International World Champion Percussion Ensemble, 1993), (indoor marching percussion performance) University Kentucky Indoor Drum Line (1991 Bands of America National Runner Up, 1991, 1993 Bands of America National Champion Drum Line, 1993), (indoor marching drum line) University Kentucky (1993 Percussive Arts Society International Runner Up, 1993).

      Conductor (state music convention performance) Madison Central Symphonic Band (Invited performance in the 2000 Kentucky Music Educators Association State Music Convention, 2000, 2003). Musician (conductor): (state music convention performance) Madison Central Ensemble (Invited performance in the 2000 Kentucky Music Educators Association State Music Convention, 2002). Conductor (concert band performance) Madison Middle Symphonic Band (Invited to perform in the University Kentucky Middle School Invitational Concert Band Festival, 2004, Invited to perform in the National Adjudicators Invitational concert Band Festival, 2005).

      Composer: (marching percussion arrangements) 2005 Madison Central High School Band (2005 Kentucky Music Educators Association State Champion Marching Band, 2005, 2004 Kentucky Music Educators Association State Finalist Marching Band, 2004, Kentucky Music Educators Association State Runner Up Marching Band, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002), (marching percusion arrangement) 2003 Nelson County High School Band (2003 Kentucky Music Educators Association State Finalist Marching Band, 2003).

Membership

Member of Phi Beta Mu.

Connections

Married Susan D. Long, December 4, 1994. Children: Holly, Kathryn.

father:
Michael C. Ratliff

mother:
Revel L. Metzger

spouse:
Susan D. Long

child:
Holly Ratliff

child:
Kathryn Ratliff