May 27, 2015 | by Scott Rush
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Scott Rush is the Director of Fine and Performing Arts for Dorchester School District Two in South Carolina.
Prior to that appointment, he was Director of Bands at Wando High School in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina for 15 years.
He is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, where he received a Master of Music degree in French Horn Performance.
direction, the Wando Symphonic Band performed at the 2007 Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, Illinois.
In 2008, the Wando
Band program received the prestigious Sudler Flag of Honor by the John Philip Sousa Foundation
is active as a clinician and adjudicator and has presented workshops for various universities, school districts, and conferences throughout the United States and Canada.
is the author or co-author of six highly touted books published by GIA Publications
They are: "Habits of a Successful Band Director," "The Evolution of a Successful Band Director," "Habits of a Successful Musician," "Habits of a Successful Middle School
Band Director," "Habits of a Successful String Musician," and "Quality of Life Habits of a Successful Band Director.
has been the recipient of the National Band Association's Citation of Excellence
on five occasions and is a former board member of the NBA
In 2010, Mr. Rush
was elected into the prestigious American Bandmasters Association and in 2015 was elected into the South Carolina Band Directors Association
Hall of Fame.
by Scott Rush