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Music educator , elementary school educator

Richard Lee Purvis, elementary school educator, music educator. Recipient award of Excellence, North Carolina Bandmasters Association, 1994, award of Distinction, Fiesta Val Music Company, 2002. Member of Virginia Band & Orchestra Directors Association, National Band Association, Music Educators National Conference.

Background

Purvis, Richard Lee was born on December 29, 1962 in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Robert Purvis and Laura Watson Newman.

Education

Bachelor of Music Education, University North Carolina, 1986.

Career

Director band South Johnston High School, Four Oaks, North Carolina, 1986—1989, J.H. Rose High Sch, Greenville, 1989—1996, York High Sch, Yorktown, Virginia, since 1996. Adjudicator, clinician Festivals of Music/Music in the Parks, Virginia, since 1996.

Religion

Every true believer receives the special gift from God to use in ministry.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts. Share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

Membership

Member of Virginia Band & Orchestra Directors Association, National Band Association, Music Educators National Conference.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, travel, theater.

Connections

Married Renee Cassandra Walden, July 11, 1992. 1 child Morgan Elizabeth.

father:
Robert Purvis

mother:
Laura Watson Newman

spouse:
Renee Cassandra Walden

child:
Morgan Elizabeth Purvis