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Blair F. Bettencourt       

CHS Class of 1966


CHS ’66 Yearbook (4), Talent Show (1,2,3,4), Marching Band (1,2,3,4), Chorus (1,2,3,4), Musical Pit Orchestra (1,2,3,4)

Lowell State College B Music Education ’70 Band (1,2,3,4), Orchestra (1,2,3,4), Musicals (1,2,3,4)

University of Lowell MEd Music Summa Cum Laude ’76

University of Massachusetts-Lowell Masters Music Performance-Conducting ‘90

Westford, MA Public Schools Westford Academy Teacher (Music), Band Director, Westford Public Schools Curriculum Coordinator (Music) Responsible for the Music Program district wide K-12 (Writes Curriculum, Responsible for staff evaluation & development. Also served as Director of: Marching Band, Chorus & Orchestra, Directed the first musical comedy performance at Westford Academy, Led Westford Academy musical groups to performances at: Disney World, National Music Festivals & on a tour in Austria; University of Massachusetts-Lowell Adjunct Professor

Lowell Masson Award-Outstanding Contributions to Music Education (Massachusetts Music Educators Association)

Lowell Summer Concert Band-Boarding House Park (Co-Founder & Assistant Director), Chelmsford Street Baptist Church of Lowell (Choir Director), Massachusetts Music Educators Association (District Chair), Music Educators National Conference, International Association of Jazz Educators (Adjudicator), National Band Association (Adjudicator), “The Yankee Rhythm Kings” (Clarinetist-over 30 Years)-Performed a major Jazz Festivals across the U.S. including: “The Globe Jazz Festival” (Boston, MA), “The Kool Jazz Festival” (New York, NY) & “The Jazz Jubilee” (Sacramento, CA) and has released 7 LP recordings.