Dr. Davaron Edwards

Performing Arts

dedwards5@mcneese.edu | 337-475-5006 | Band Hall 105

Dr. Davaron Edwards is the Assistant Director of Bands at McNeese State University in the W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts at McNeese State University where he conducts the Symphonic Band, Courtside Cowboys Basketball Pep Band, co-directs the Pride of McNeese Marching Band, and teaches additional music courses in the Department of Performing Arts.

Dr. Edwards earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia, a Master of Music in Instrumental Conducting from Winthrop University in 2012, and a Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia in 2022. At UGA, he served as a graduate teaching assistant, council member for the Graduate Student Association, and the Student Advisory Board for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (Office of Student Affairs).

Dr. Edwards has ten years of varied secondary public school teaching experience in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and South Carolina. His professional affiliations include the National Association for Music Education (NAfME); Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA); College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA); and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America, Inc.