Drue M. Bullington
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Drue M. Bullington
Mr. Drue M. Bullington joins the Children's Choir of Lancaster in its 10th season.
Mr. Bullington attended West Chester University where he was awarded the Music Education Scholarship in 2000.
He graduated magna cum laude from West Chester University with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education in May of 2001.
After graduation, he
traveled several times through Europe as a member of the WCU Alumni Concert Choir
In 2002, he
completed Kodaly Level I. In 2006, Mr. Bullington
acquired another degree from West Chester University
, this time a Masters as well a full certification in Orff-Schulwerk.
Since then, Mr. Bullington
has taken several graduate classes in Music Education and continues a commitment to life-long learning.
is fortunate to have studied solfege and music theory with Dr. Robert Maggio, choral conducting with Dr. David DeVenney, Ms. Jane Pippart-Brown, and Janos Horvath.
has taught vocal and/or choral music at every grade level kindergarten through twelfth grade.
In 2001-2002 he
was employed at Bedford Area School District
at Bedford Middle school
directed choirs of 6-8th graders, a select choir, and taught general music, keyboard, and guitar.
From 2002-present, Mr. Bullington has taught vocal music at Brownstown Elementary School in Conestoga Valley School District where his music classes K-6 are designed to engage students actively in music making in an Orff-Schulwerk environment.
began a unique choral format where 5/6th graders participate in the boys and girls choruses which have been rated "Superior" at several adjudications.
In his career at Conestoga Valley he has directed several high school and youth musicals, taught instrumental music at the elementary level as well as served four years as assistant marching band director.
has directed and taught summer arts classes in music, theatre arts and creative dramatics.
In 2008 to the spring of 2001, Mr. Bullington served as conductor of the Youth Chorale with the Kennett Symphony Children's Chorus, of Kennett Square, PA, where he directed a mixed choir of auditioned singers in grades 9-12 preparing performances, often including world premiers, with area symphonies and various choral ensembles throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania.
performs several times a year as a soloist, and free-lance musician.
enjoys interacting with the community through volunteer work, and supporting local performing and visual artists by attending many live performances each season.
A resident of Lititz, he
enjoys cooking, reading, history, drawing, painting, movies, traveling, and spending time outdoors.