John Webb is a native of Arkansas and holds degrees from Henderson State University where he was a student of Dwayne Sagen and Don Kramer. Webb is currently the Director of Bands at Benton High School, Arkansas, and has served as President of the Arkansas Bandmasters Association. In 2000 he was named Bandmaster of the Year by the Arkansas Bandmasters Association and in 1985 he was Teacher of the Year at Camden Fairview High School.
Webb is on the executive board of the Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association and has been Region Chairman and Parliamentarian. He is also a member of the National Federation of Interscholastic Music Association and Phi Beta Mu. For fourteen years Webb served as director of the Arkansas FFA Band. In addition to teaching at Henderson, Webb has also taught trumpet at Ouachita Baptist University.
A member of the Miss Arkansas Orchestra for sixteen years, he has played in bands for many many touring performers, including James Brown, Tom Jones, B. J. Thomas, Phyllis Diller, Sammy Davis, Jr., Donald O’Connor, Patty Page, and Cathy Riggs. In 1974 he was the lead trumpet in the nationally televised Miss Teenage America Pageant.
Mass Brass trumpet section: John Webb, Jim Buckner, Chris Stevens, Clay Harris, Amy Whitaker, Dan Breshears
Faculty Recital, Spring, 1992
|John||Gardner||Sonata da chiesa on a theme of Monteverdi||with Jim Buckner, trumpet|
Buckner Retirement, Fall, 2022
|Leroy||Anderson||Bugler’s Holiday||with Jim Buckner and Elora Rawdah, cornets and HSU Brass Band|
Senior Recital, Spring, 1974
|Vassily||Brandt||Concert Piece No. 1|
|Alan||Hovhaness||Prayer of Saint Gregory||with clarinet choir|
|Antonio||Vivaldi||Concerto for Two Trumpets||with Vernon Whisenhunt, trumpet|
Junior Recital, Spring, 1973
|Franz Joseph||Haydn||Concerto in E-flat major|
|D.||Borden||Fifteen Dialogues||No. XIII, duet with Kelly Bowen, trombone|