David Weinberg, Director of Bands
Now in his 12th year as Director of Bands at ANHS, David Weinberg is a graduate of CSU Long Beach, where he earned his BM Degree and Teaching Credential. He is currently pursuing his Masters Degree at the American Band College in Ashland, Oregon.
In addition to his current position at ANHS, David has served as director of bands at a number of Southern California schools, including: assistant director at Mater Dei HS from 1983-1997; Band Director at Santa Margarita Catholic HS from 1997-2006; Instrumental Music Director at El Toro HS in 2006-2007; and Instrumental Music Director at JSerra Catholic HS in San Juan Capistrano from 2007-2009.
During the course of Mr. Weinberg’s career, his marching band programs have won several championships, including the posting of undefeated field seasons. His Wind Ensembles and Jazz Bands have won numerous Superior ratings. David has also developed a very large Steel Drum Band that has performed at Downtown Disney, The Irvine Spectrum and the Orange County Performing Arts Center.
Mr. Weinberg has developed an elementary music program for several private schools in South Orange County. This program now provides music education for over 100 elementary and middle school students.
David has been an instructor for over 200 high school music programs, and has designed over 1800 Field Shows for high school marching bands from all over the country. While a student at Long Beach State, he wrote drill for the CSULB 49ers Marching Band. From 2002-2008, he wrote drill for the JSU Marching Southerners from Jacksonville, Alabama. David is in demand as a Drill Designer, and may be reached through his website (www.omegadrilldesigns.com).
Mr. Weinberg has also written drill for various drum and bugle corps throughout the nation, and has also been a member of the Anaheim Kingsmen and the World Champion Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps. David was also recently the Drill Designer and Staff member with the Kingsmen Alumni Drum and Bugle Corps that performed at the 2007 Drum Corp International Championships in Pasadena, CA. Mr. Weinberg is also currently the Program Coordinator for the Vessel Drum and Bugle Corps
Mr. Weinberg has served as a judge for Southern California School Band & Orchestra Association, Drum Corps World, Winter Guard Association of Southern California and Winter Guard International. He is currently a member of SCSBOA, Western Band Association, Music Educators National Conference (NAfME) and the California Music Education Association.