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Mr. David Threlkeld

David Threlkeld
Department:
Music
Title:
Professor / Department Chair
Office:
Mary McGaw Music Center Office D
Phone:
606.539.4334
Bio:

Mr. Threlkeld joined the music faculty in 1990 and currently teaches Music History, World Music, Woodwind Techniques, Jazz Ensemble, Clarinet and Saxophone.

He is the Leader of Miss Direction, a band that performs music from a variety of styles and plays in the Kentucky and Tennessee regions. David is also a saxophonist in area bands; the Somerset Big Band, the MetroGnomes and the DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra (DOJO).

Recently, Mr. Threlkeld was a faculty member at the Jamey Aebersold 2018 Summer Jazz Workshop, and he was chosen as conductor of the 2017 KMEA All-State Jazz II ensemble. He is a member of KMEA, NAfME, and JEN (Jazz Education Network).

He is happily married to Marsha and they have a wonderful 16 year old daughter. He and his family are active members at their church. 

BME Morehead State University, MM (Performance) Northwestern University Additional study at: University of Tennessee, University of Kentucky, Tulane University