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David Shaffer

David Shaffer 

Instrumental Adjudicator

Adjudication Dates

3/27 & 3/28

David Shaffer was born in Columbus, Ohio and attended Grove City High School, Grove City, Ohio.  He holds a Bachelor Degree from the Ohio State University and a Master of Music Degree from Miami University (Ohio). In addition to his involvement with Miami University, Mr. Shaffer has over 400 compositions and arrangements in print. His compositions have been used at clinics and music festivals around the world and have been placed on contest required-performance lists in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia.  Mr. Shaffer has been the recipient of the ASCAP Standard Award in Music Composition for 24 years. Currently residing in Boston, Massachusetts, Mr. Shaffer is in demand as a conductor for honor bands, new music reading clinics, music festivals, and music education seminars.