Professor of Music
Director of Bands
B.S. Gordon College
M.M. Boston University
Ed.D. Boston University
David W. Rox has taught classes in the area of lower brass and instrumental music education at Gordon College since 1981. He has also conducted many instrumental ensembles including the Wind Ensemble, Brass Quintet, Brass Choir, Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble. Dr. Rox has conducted ensembles throughout the United States, Canada and Europe, including important venues in London, Paris, Rome, Florence, Cannes, Monaco, Genoa, Quebec, and at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade in Boston.
He has served as a public and private school music consultant, festival conductor, adjudicator and clinician for concert bands, jazz bands and brass ensembles throughout New England. From 1995 until 2002 he served as music director of the Middlesex Concert Band, an adult community ensemble that performs throughout the Greater Boston area. He has been a guest conductor for the Metropolitan Wind Symphony, Massachusetts Music Educators Association District Festivals, and for similar district honors bands throughout the region.
Dr. Rox is a past president of the New England College Band Association and currently serves as musical advisor to the Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras Wind Ensemble. In addition to his musical activities, he is actively involved in church work in the North Shore area. He and his wife, Margot, live in Topsfield, Massachusetts.