OkMEA Retired Music Teacher Directory

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Retired Teacher NameL. Dale Barnett
ChildrenChad, Caysie and Ceth
Address1301 E Reno
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
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Phone(918) 355-4144
In what year did you retire from teaching?2005
How many years did you teach?33
Degrees Earned (start with most recent)

Tulsa University - Tulsa, OK - MM: Trombone Performance - 1981
Oral Roberts University - Tulsa, OK - BME: Trombone - 1971

Other Training Institutions (certifications, etc.)

Bands of America - summer camps and workshops

Teaching Positions (start with the most recent)

1983-2005 - Union HS, OK - Band
1976-1983 - Catoosa HS, OK - Band
1971-1976 - Central JH, OK - Band

Teaching Highlights (ensemble accomplishments, personal accomplishments, etc.)

Local, regional, and national honors in concert band, marching band, winter guard, and indoor percussion
Five times Bands of America Grand National Finalist
Six Oklahoma Sweepstakes Awards
National Adjudicators Sweepstakes Winner three times
Eleven OBA Class 6A State Marching Band Championships

Professional Education Associations

MENC - lifetime member
Northeastern Band Division Association (President 1991-1993)
OBA (President in 2000)

Personal Honors and Awards

1980 - Citizen of the Year in Catoosa

Retirement Years (jobs, accomplishments, travel, etc.)

Conductor of Starlight Band in Tulsa since 2000
Professional trombonist in Tulsa
National Marching Band Judging assignments
Private tutoring in trombone, baritone, and tuba
Gardening and travel with my wife of 37 years

Janis Dawson, OkMEA Past President

6721 Stonycreek Dr.
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
(405) 740-9306
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