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Damon Harvey

Band Teacher

Damon has served as band director for grades 4-12 since 2019. As such, he teaches Beginning Instrumental Methods at the Upper School as well as all band classes at Darlington, including Stadium Band, the Upper School Wind Ensemble, the Middle School Band, the Middle School Jazz Band, the Fifth-Grade Band and the Fourth-Grade Band. He holds a B.A in Music from Allegheny College, a Master of Arts in Music Education from Case Western Reserve University, and has done additional graduate work in music education at West Virginia University. Prior to his work at Darlington, Damon was director of bands and choirs for six years at the Linsly School in Wheeling, W.V., where he worked with a variety of music classes, including middle and high school band and chorus. He is passionate about building teams of young musicians and helping them overcome challenges to deliver fun, energetic and artistic final performances. He also enjoys helping students begin their journey in instrumental music and watching them continue through young adulthood. Damon and his wife, Rachel, live on campus with their son, Dean.

Band - 4th Grade
Band - 5th
Beginning Instrumental Methods
Jazz Band
Wind Ensemble
College Education
B.A. Allegheny College
M.A. Case Western Reserve University

Traditions of Christmas Upper School Wind Ensemble Concert

Upper School | Damon Harvey, December 7, 2020
The Wind Ensemble is thrilled to present their Traditions of Christmas Concert. This performance includes some humor, holiday joy, impressive instrumental playing, and fun!

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4th Grade Music - First Concert

Fine Arts | Jennifer Collins, November 3, 2020
The fourth grade band, general music class, and orchestra presented their first concert of the year virtually over Facebook Live in the Ledbetter Commons of Thatcher Hall.

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Upper School Band Fall Mini Concert

Fine Arts | Jennifer Collins, November 2, 2020
The Upper School band presented a mini fall concert on Monday, Nov. 2 during assembly as part of Fall for the Arts. 

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Darlington to present “Shrek The Musical” in downtown Rome, Feb. 14-16

January 30, 2020
Darlington’s fine arts department will present “Shrek The Musical” Feb. 14-16 at the Rome City Auditorium.

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School welcomes new faculty and staff

August 14, 2019
Darlington is pleased to welcome new faculty and staff members for the 2019-20 school year.

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Harvey named band director

June 7, 2019
Damon Harvey has joined the Darlington Community as band director for grades 4-12.

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