Oral History Information
Ronnie Mallory is one of those small town Band Directors who had made a big difference in the lives of students, parents and fellow educators alike. Playing tuba in high school and enjoying the Music teachers he encountered, Ronnie attended Troy University where he not only earned his degree but met his future wife, Gale. The two taught together for many years before trying new endeavors. Next Ronnie become a school road rep for Art’s Music in Alabama in 1989. The role is perfect for him as he knows what band directors need and want. In addition to creating several band programs, and judging hundreds of band contests (since 1975), Ronnie served as director of his church’s music ministry for over 45 years!