Blair Callaway

Blair Callaway
Music Education

Studio: Mason Hall 208
Phone: (256) 782-5044

Blair Callaway is currently teaching Music Education classes at Jacksonville State University.   Blair is a 1982 graduate of Ringgold High School. He received his Master of Arts Degree from the University of North Alabama in Florence, AL and his Bachelor of Science Degree from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, AL.  In his twenty-eight years of teaching high school bands, his bands have received all superior ratings at district concert festivals and marching contests. Blair taught at Heritage HS, Gilmer HS, Foley HS (AL), Alma Bryant HS (AL), and Russellville HS (AL).  He marched with the Guardsmen, Cavaliers and Suncoast Sound Drum and Bugle Corps. Blair is a member of the National Association for Music Education, Georgia Music Educators Association, American School Band Directors Association, National Band Association, Georgia Association of Jazz Educators and the Epsilon Nu Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. He is the 2018 Heritage High STAR Teacher, 2015 Heritage High School Teacher of the Year and is a member of Phi Beta Mu. He has received the NBA Citation of Excellence four times and his bands have received the GMEA Exemplary Performance Award three times. Blair is a Past President of the American School Band Directors Association. He has been an instructor for the U.S. Army All American Band and performed with the Tara Winds at the 2015 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic and is currently the pianist for the Alabama Winds.  Blair serves as the organist at Anniston United Methodist Church.