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Mr. Doug Goodwin currently serves as the Director of Bands at the Helfrich Park STEM Academy in Evansville, IN.  He has established a fine reputation as an educator, guest conductor, drill designer, clinician, and judge throughout the United States.  He received his Music Education degree from Ball State University and his Masters from the American Band College of Sam Houston State University. 


Doug began his career as the Assistant Director of Bands at Gibson Southern High School.  The "Marching Titans" were BOA Regional Class Champions and were crowned Indiana Class C State Champions.  Multiple indoor percussion and winter guards under his instruction have been named as State Champions and regional champions in a variety of classes, in multiple state circuits.  While teaching at Scottsburg High School, he founded the Concert Percussion Ensemble, which was named a 2014 WGI Open Class finalist at the World Percussion Championships and the WGI Mid-South Percussion Regional Class Champion.  

Doug Goodwin feels blessed to have the opportunity to support the positive mission of The Battalion.  He is looking forward to assisting in the development of our visual identity.  He is very proud of many previous students who have earned a music degree, and those currently serving as music teachers or performers in many drum corps, bands and professional orchestras across the US. Mr. Goodwin currently resides in Evansville, IN with his wife Lydia and young daughter Magnolia Elise.


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