John David Maybury is honored to be the director of the Old Dominion Chorus. Maybury has been provided with a wide variety of instrumental, vocal, and music technology education that he has gained through years of teaching, performing, directing, and pursuing continual learning goals. He received his Bachelor of Arts and K-12 Music Teacher Certification from Salisbury University (Salisbury, MD) and his Master of Arts degree in Music Technology from The University of Limerick (Limerick, Ireland). Outside of teaching, he currently is a chorus director for the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS) for both the Washington, D.C. and Leesburg, VA chapters.
Maybury is an arranger, composer, coach, and leader of educational workshops for events run by organizations like the Contemporary A Cappella Society (CASA), SingStrong and Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS). He has put on concerts in both the band and vocal worlds, directed musicals, served events as a guest conductor, helped run singing festivals and competitions, and has performed numerous times as principle roles in musicals and on prestigious stages like Carengie Hall. Maybury has experience in teaching and coaching ages spanning over 8 decades from 8-year-old students to 90-year-old BHS members. He is so proud to be a part of an organization who's motto is "Keep the Whole World singing!"